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A browser-based particle visualization platform

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Firefly

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Firefly is an interactive viewer for any particle-based data. A live example is available here or if you're ready to get started creating your own interactive viewer, click here.

If you use Firefly, please cite us using the ADS listing that points to our Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL) entry.

Additional Docs

Comprehensive documentation is available here.

Contributors

Primary Developers

  • Aaron Geller
  • Alex Gurvich

Past Contributors

  • Mike Cronin
  • Zach Hafen
  • Alessandro Febretti

Student Contributors

  • Mahlet Shiferaw
  • Luolei Zhao
  • Nora Linzer

Project PI

  • Claude-André Faucher-Giguère

Acknowledgments

Firefly is written in WebGL using the three.js library. This tool builds off of a previous version developed by Alessandro Febretti.

This project is funded by Northwestern's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), Northwestern's IT Research Computing group, and NSF grants AST-1412836, AST-1715216, and CAREER award AST-1652522 awarded to Claude-André Faucher-Giguère.

Additional Info

Firefly was originally designed for FIRE data, but has since been extended to support any particle data. This package should not be confused with the serendipitously named web-based visualization software Firefly, from Caltech-IPAC, a general tool for retrieving and viewing astronomy data.

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