The spectral line tool provides an interface for searching spectral line lists downloaded from Splatalogue (

Overview of Spectralline \tool\ functionality

Conversion - In order for the spectralline tool to be able to search Splatalogue a splatalogue line list, an ascii version of a line list must be exported using the splatalogue web interface and then converted to a CASA table. The method splattotable does this conversion.

splattotable - Convert an ascii Splatalogue line list to a casa table.


open - open a Spatalogue table for searching


search - search a Spatalogue table

chemnames - get unique chemical names in a Splatalogue table

species - get unique species in a Splatalogue table


list - list the spectral lines in a Spatalogue table