plot_cmd

beast.plotting.plot_cmd.plot_cmd(fitsfile, mag1_filter='F475W', mag2_filter='F814W', mag3_filter='F475W', savefig=False, show_plot=True)[source]

Read in flux from real or simulated data in fitsfile and plot a color-magnitude diagram based on specified filters.

Parameters
fitsfilestr

input fitsfile (includes full path to file); format = .fits

mag1_filterstr (default=’F475W’)

1st color filter

mag2_filterstr (default=’F814W’)

2nd color filter

mag3_filterstr (default=’F475W’)

magnitude

savefigstr (default=False)

to save the figure, set this to the file extension (e.g., ‘png’, ‘pdf’)

show_plotboolean

True, show the plot (to screen or a file) False, return the fig