Grid Tools

This appendix outlines the set of tools provided with MSG to assist in creating and managing custom grids. These tools are built by default during compilation, and can be found in the $MSG_DIR/bin directory.

Converting Spectra

The following tools convert existing spectra and/or spectroscopic grids into one or more specint files:

If you would like to convert spectra from a format that isn’t covered by these tools, please open an issue describing the format and/or pointing to relevant literature.

Packaging Grids

The following tools package multiple specint files to create specgrid and photgrid files:

Managing Grids

The following tools help with managing grid files:

Creating Passband Files

The following tools create passband files: