Modelling the spectra of planets, brown dwarfs and stars using vstar

@article{Bailey2011ModellingTS,
  title={Modelling the spectra of planets, brown dwarfs and stars using vstar},
  author={Jeremy Bailey and Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={419},
  pages={1913-1929}
}
We describe a new software package capable of predicting the spectra of Solar system planets, exoplanets, brown dwarfs and cool stars. The Versatile Software for Transfer of Atmospheric Radiation (vstar) code combines a line-by-line approach to molecular and atomic absorption with a full multiple scattering treatment of radiative transfer. vstar is a modular system incorporating an ionization and chemical equilibrium model, a comprehensive treatment of spectral line absorption using a data base… 
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