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J/A+A/346/955       Magnetic field around the Local Bubble   (Leroy, 1999)

Interstellar dust and magnetic field at the boundaries of the Local Bubble Analysis of polarimetric data in the light of Hipparcos parallaxes Leroy J.L. <Astron. Astrophys. 346, 955 (1999)> =1999A&A...346..955L
ADC_Keywords: Polarization Keywords: polarization - ISM: clouds - ISM: magnetic fields - Galaxy: solar neighbourhood Description: This catalogue gathers optical polarimetric data, concerning 918 stars, observed by 15 different authors. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file 60-90u.dat 36 375 *Unpolarized stars: 60 pc < D < 90 pc 90-120u.dat 36 283 Unpolarized stars: 90 pc < D < 120 pc 120-150u.dat 36 109 Unpolarized stars: 120 pc < D < 150 pc 150u.dat 36 214 Unpolarized stars: D > 150 pc 60-90p.dat 36 32 Polarized stars: 60 pc < D < 90 pc 90-120p.dat 36 82 Polarized stars: 90 pc < D < 120 pc 120-150p.dat 36 93 Polarized stars: 120 pc < D < 150 pc
Note on 60-90u.dat: the polarization degree is smaller than 0.1 % for unpolarized stars, and conversely.
See also: I/239 : The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues (ESA 1997) Byte-by-byte Description of file: *u.dat *p.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 I6 --- HD HD number 8- 10 I3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 13- 15 I3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 17- 20 I4 pc D Distance to the Sun 22- 25 I4 10-5 Pdeg Polarization degree 27- 29 I3 10-5 e_Pdeg rms uncertainty on P 31- 33 I3 deg PA Polarization angle in the Galactic system 35- 36 I2 --- Ref [1/15] Source of the polarimetric data (1)
Note (1): 1 : Appenzelller 1966ZA.....64..269 ; 1968ApJ...151..907A 2 : Behr 1959, Verroff. Univ. Sternw. Gottingen No 126 3 : Berdyugin et al. 1995A&A...294..568B 4 : Dyck and Jennings 1971AJ.....76..431D 5 : Klare et al. 1971A&A....11..155K 6 : Korhonen and Reiz 1986A&AS...64..487K 7 : Krautter 1980A&AS...39..167K 8 : Leroy 1993A&A...274..203 ; 1993, Cat. J/A+AS/101/551 ; 1995, Cat. J/A+AS/114/79 ; this work. 9 : Mathewson and Ford 1970MmRAS..74..139M 10 : Piirola 1977A&AS...30..213P 11 : Poeckert et al. 1979AJ.....84..812P 12 : Reiz and Franco 1998, Cat. J/A+AS/130/133 13 : Schr=94der 1976A&AS...23..125S 14 : Serkowski 1970ApJ...160.1083S ; 1975ApJ...196..261S 15 : Tinbergen 1981A&A...102...53V
Acknowledgements: Jean-Louis Leroy
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 22-Apr-1999
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