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J/A+A/316/147       Catalogue of ROSAT White Dwarfs         (Fleming+ 1996)

Catalogue and luminosity function of white dwarfs detected in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey Fleming T.A., Snowden S.L., Pfeffermann E., Briel U., Greiner J. <Astron. Astrophys. 316, 147 (1996)> =1996A&A...316..147F (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Stars, white dwarf ; X-ray sources Mission_Name: ROSAT Keywords: stars: white dwarfs - stars: statistics - X-rays: stars - surveys Description: Table1 lists all white dwarf stars, both previously-catalogued and newly discovered, which have been detected in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey. The positions and count rates of the X-ray sources associated with each star are given, as well as spectral types and other star names for those stars which have been previously catalogued. Table2 lists distances estimated via Balmer line profile fitting, corrected (for IS absorption) X-ray luminosities, and each star's contribution to the X-ray luminosity function for all DA white dwarfs which were detected in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1 80 175 All white dwarfs detected in the ROSAT PSPC Survey table1.tex 101 247 LaTeX version of table1 table2 38 164 Adopted distances, X-ray luminosities, and contributions to the luminosity function for the ROSAT DA stars table2.tex 79 218 LaTeX version of table2
See also: IX/10 : ROSAT All-Sky Bright Source Catalogue III/129 : Catalogue of Spectroscopically Identified White Dwarfs Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 4- 5 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 7- 10 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 12 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 13- 14 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 16- 17 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 19- 20 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 22 A1 --- n_Rate [+] Note on count rate (1) 23- 28 F6.3 ct/s Rate PSPC count rate in the 0.1-0.28 keV band 30- 34 F5.3 ct/s e_Rate 1-sigma error in count rate 36 A1 --- WFCflag [YN] Was source detected in EUV by ROSAT WFC? 38- 51 A14 --- Name Star name 53- 63 A11 --- WD Villanova catalogue designation III/129 65- 74 A10 --- Type White dwarf spectral type 76- 80 A5 --- Ref References (2)
Note (1): + indicates detection also made in hard band; should be treated as upper limit Note (2): (1) Barstow M.A. et al. (1993MNRAS.264...16B) (2) Fleming T.A. et al. (1993ApJ...416L..79F) (3) Barstow M.A. et al. (1994MNRAS.270..499B) (4) Hoare M.G. et al. (1995MNRAS.273..812H) (5) Barstow M.A. et al. (1992MNRAS.255..369B) (6) Barstow M.A. et al. (1993MNRAS.260..631B) (7) Hodgkin S.T. et al. (1993MNRAS.263..229H) (8) Barstow M.A. et al. (1995MNRAS.273..711B) (9) Tweedy R.W. et al. (1993AJ....105.1938T) (10) Fleming T.A. et al. (1991A&A...246L..47F) (11) Barstow M.A. et al. (1994MNRAS.271..175B) (12) Motch C. et al. (1993A&A...268..561M) (13) Genova R. et al. (1995AJ....110..788G) (14) Sion E.M. et al. (1995PASP..107..232S) (15) Kahabka P. et al. (1994A&A...288..538K) (16) Cowley A.P. et al. (1995PASP..107..927C)
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 15 A15 --- Name Star name or RASS designation 16 A1 --- n_Name [+] Note on RX J2034.9-2734 (1) 18 A1 --- n_Dist [*] An '*' indicates distance estimated assuming MV = 9.63 19- 23 F5.1 pc Dist ? Distance estimated to each star 25- 29 F5.2 10-7W Lx' ? Corrected X-ray luminosity (0.1-0.28 keV) 31- 38 E8.6 pc-3 1/Va' ? Each star's contribution to the LF and local space density
Note (1): For RX J2034.9-2734, neither photometry nor good spectrum available
Acknowledgements: Thomas A. Fleming
(End) Thomas A. Fleming [Steward Obs.], Patricia Bauer [CDS] 23-Jul-1996
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