Welcome To Caterpillar’s Documentation

The Caterpillar project a series of state-of-the-art cosmological simulations focusing on halos similar in mass to that of our own Milky Way. The full Caterpillar catalogue consists of just under 40 dark matter halos at a particle resolution of ∼10^4 M_⊙ making it the one of the largest and highest resolution simulation suites in the world to date.


This documentation should help you make the most out of the data products of the Caterpillar Project. Please reach out should you be unable to find what you need.

The overall layout of this documentation is as follows:

This documentation is also available via GitHub.