Plotting Rotation Curves

with plotly.graph_objects

  1. Import packages
  2. Import data
    • Trim data if needed
    • Define radius (arcsec or kpc)
    • Define radial velocity (km/s)
  3. Plot
    • Add photo of galaxy, adjust size for correct scaling
      • Add distance measure from finding chart tool, or use coordinates in fits header, to make a distance ruler to match to the plot
    • Save interactive plot with fig.write_html(filename).