OpenStars project

Pedagogical star modeling using Web technology.
ishort "at" ap.smu.ca

Client-side modeling of the atmosphere, direct observables, and more with a browser-based user interface:

Run ChromaStar (formerly "GrayStar")

ascl:1701.008

Server-side approximate atmospheric modeling and spectrum synthesis with the ChromaStar client-side user-interface:

Run ChromaStarServer (formlerly GrayStarServer)

ascl:1701.009

Server-side approximate atmospheric modeling and SQL database-driven spectrum synthesis with the ChromaStar client-side user-interface:
Allows for spectrum synthesis experiments with highly specified subsets of lines

Run ChromaStarDB (formlery GrayStarServerDB)

Model the interior structure (experimental):

Run polyStar

Mission and vision statements
Collaboration and supervision opportunities in astrophysics, web development, and pedagogy:

Instructive ChromaStar & ChromaStarServer animated gifs

OpenStars blog for users, developers, ...
'Like' ChromaStar
OpenStars YouTube video series models lesson plans and has suggested student activities based on GS and pedagogical animations made with GS
GrayStarServer on GitHub
- there are always open Issues
GrayStar4 & polyStar on GitHub - there are always open Issues

Download your own installation:

ChromaStar tarball: ChromaStar.tar.gz

ChromaStarServer tarball: ChromaStarServer.tar.gz
The byte version of the line list needed by ChromaStarServer: gsLineListBytes.dat - CSS expects to find this in ./InputData
The Java package for preparing your own custom byte-file line list for ChromaStarServer from your own ascii line list in NIST Atomic Spectral Database format:
LineListServer tarball: LineListServer.tar.gz

Combined polyStar stellar interior structure modeling JavaFX and JavaScript source tarball: polyStar.tar.gz

References
Friends of OpenStars