Published February 5, 2020 | Version v1.0
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H0LiCOW distance likelihoods in MontePython

  • 1. Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
  • 2. Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics / Technical University of Munich


Implementation of the 6-lens likelihoods of the H0LiCOW lensing distance measurements in the MontePython software (tested in MontePython 3.1.0).  The implementation is available at:

If you make use of the distance measurements (time-delay distance and/or lens angular diameter distance) to the 6 lens systems from H0LiCOW, please cite the relevant publications:

For MontePython (Brinckmann & Lesgourgues 2019; Audren et al. 2013), please see:


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LENSNOVA – Cosmic Fireworks Première: Unravelling Enigmas of Type Ia Supernova Progenitor and Cosmology through Strong Lensing 771776
European Commission