A Galactic Rotation Curve Calculator

Version: 1.0 December 2004
Based on the rotation curve of Clemens (1985)
Thanks to Dan Clemens and Ronak Shah for code on which this is based (Assumes Rsun=8.5 kpc, Vsun=220 km/s-- more functionality to be added later)


Galactic Longitude:
LSR Velocity :


Distance (near and far) and Galactocentric radius in kpc

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