Most of my code development happens on GitHub, so check out my GitHub profile for the latest updates on my code.

Released and stable code

galpy: Galactic Dynamics in python

extreme deconvolution: Density estimation using Gaussian mixtures in the presence of noisy, heterogeneous and incomplete data

mwdust: Dust extinction in 3D in the Milky Way

apogee: Tools for dealing with APOGEE data

gaia_tools: Tools for dealing with ESA/Gaia data

wendy: A one-dimensional gravitational N-body code

XDQSO(z): Quasar target selection and photometric redshift code for SDSS-III's Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey

segueSelect: Selection function for the SDSS/SEGUE survey (G and K star samples)

Mature code

isodist: an interface to various stellar isochrone libraries

bovy_mcmc: MCMC routines (currently Metropolis, slice sampling, and a wrapper around markovpy, the latter now known as emcee)

contact info

email: jo.bovy [at]

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
University of Toronto
50 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3H4