Tempo is a program for the analysis of pulsar timing data. Pulsar
rotation, astrometric, and binary parameters are deduced by fitting
models to pulse times of arrival measured at one or more terrestrial
Tempo is maintained and distributed by Princeton University and the
Australia Telescope National Facility. The code is freely available,
and others are encouraged to extend, modify, and improve it as they see
- There is presently no documentation giving a general introduction
to the program or giving a detailed summary of the algorithms used.
Reference Manual. A summary of the command-line
interface, input file format, and support files.
Release Notes and Download Instructions
- Tempo v11.010. April 2005. Installed at ATNF only.
- Tempo v11.005. Released June 2000.
- Tempo v11.000. Major release produced in late 1997. Incorporates
many fixes, changes and new file format
- Tempo v10.10. More-or-less standard version through mid-1997.
Questions, comments, or suggestions regarding Tempo should be sent to
Dick Manchester or
The Tempo web site is mirrored at: