Changelog

0.5.0 (2021-05-04)

  • Adds high-level, pure-Theano/Aesara implementation of RegularGridInterpolator to replace compiled version #167

  • Moves compiled Ops to exoplanet-core making exoplanet a pure-Python package #171

  • Moves ReboundOp and ReboundOrbit to rebound-pymc3 #166

  • Removes deprecated submodules (gp, optimize, and sampling) and base distributions (e.g. xo.Angle) #165

0.4.5 (2021-03-15)

  • Adds support for recent versions of PyMC3 built on Aesara #150

  • Fixes bug in SimpleTransitOrbit contact point calculation #148

0.4.4 (2021-01-04)

  • Adds support for relativistic orbits using REBOUNDx #98

0.4.3 (2020-12-08)

  • Adds support for PyMC3 v3.10 and Theano-pymc

0.4.2 (2020-11-15)

  • Fixes issue with automatic execution of tutorials

0.4.1 (2020-11-15)

  • Fixes pickling error when sampling in parallel #120

0.4.0 (2020-10-05)

  • Adds faster solver for Kepler’s equation

  • Improves automation of documentation and release process

  • Removes most C++ Ops and replaces them with pre-compiled functions which allows the distribution of binary wheels

  • Removes gp submodule; moved to new celerite2 package

  • Deprecates some non-exoplanet-specific functions and distributions; moved to pymc3-ext package

0.3.3 (2020-09-09)

  • Fixes compatibility with PyMC3 version 3.9

0.3.2 (2020-05-04)

  • Fixes a documentation bug introduced in v0.3.1

0.3.1 (2020-05-04)

  • Adds support for light travel time when computing positions in Keplerian orbits

  • Adds SecondaryEclipseLightCurve for modeling eclipsing binaries

  • Adds UnitDisk distribution for fitting eccentricity vectors

0.3.0 (2020-04-03)

  • Adds tests and support for Windows

  • Adds a “Jacobian” interface to the orbit objects for reparameterization

0.2.6 (2020-03-23)

  • Adds support for fitting circular orbits with duration

  • Adds a bls_estimator for transit search using Astropy’s BoxLeastSquares

0.2.5 (2020-03-11)

  • Improves infrastructure for generating documentation

  • Adds an EclipsingBinaryLightCurve for building binary star models

  • Adds DensityDist implementation for celerite GP likelihoods

0.2.4 (2019-12-30)

  • Makes rebound an optional dependency

0.2.3 (2019-11-12)

  • Adds ConditionalMeanOp and DotLOp for scalable conditional mean calculation and prior sampling with celerite

  • Adds developer documentation

  • Moves documentation to a separate repository

0.2.2 (2019-10-25)

  • Adds TTVOrbit tutorial

  • Switches tutorials to lightkurve for data access

  • Improves packaging and code style features

  • Fixes bugs and improves interface to TTVOrbit

0.2.1 (2019-09-26)

  • Adds a new interface for tuning dense mass matrices with less overhead

  • Adds support for photodynamics using rebound

  • Adds a new interface for assigning units to Theano variables

  • Adds new physically-motivated distributions for impact parameter and eccentricity

  • Improves test coverage

  • Fixes bug in diagonal elements of the IntegratedTerm model

  • Fixes bug in indexing for TTVOrbit models with large TTVs

0.2.0 (2019-08-04)

  • Updates starry to get much better performance for high order spherical harmonics

  • Renames StarryLightCurve to LimbDarkLightCurve

  • Restructures the C++ backend to reduce code duplication

  • Adds support for fitting of astrometric observations

  • Adds support for exposure time integration in celerite models

  • Adds new distributions for periodic parameters and U(0, 1).

  • Fixes many small bugs

0.1.6 (2019-04-24)

  • Fixes some edge case failures for Kepler solver

  • Improves reliability of contact point solver and fails (more) gracefully when this doesn’t work; this reduces the number of divergences when fitting a transit model

0.1.5 (2019-03-07)

  • Improves contact point solver using companion matrix to solve quadratic

  • Improves reliability of Angle distribution when the value of the angle is well constrained

0.1.4 (2019-02-10)

  • Improves the reliability of the PyMC3Sampler

  • Adds a new optimize function since the find_MAP method in PyMC3 is deprecated

  • Adds cronjob script for automatically updating tutorials.

0.1.3 (2019-01-09)

  • Adds a more robust and faster Kepler solver (ref)

  • Fixes minor behavioral bugs in PyMC3 sampler wrapper

0.1.2 (2018-12-13)

  • Adds regular grid interpolation Op for Theano

  • Fixes major bug in handling of the stellar radius for transits

  • Fixes small bugs in packaging and installation

  • Fixes handling of diagonal covariances in PyMC3Sampler

0.1.1 (IPO; 2018-12-06)

  • Initial public release