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J/A+A/387/129       IR observations of S stars                     (Wang+, 2002)

Near-infrared observations of candidate extrinsic S stars. Wang X.-H., Chen P.-S. <Astron. Astrophys. 387, 129 (2002)> =2002A&A...387..129W
ADC_Keywords: Stars, late-type ; Stars, S ; Infrared sources ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: stars: AGB and post-AGB - stars: evolution - stars: circumstellar matter - infrared: stars Abstract: Photometric observations in the near infrared for 161 S stars, including 18 Tc-rich (intrinsic) stars, 19 Tc-deficient (extrinsic) ones and 124 candidates for Tc-deficient S stars, are presented in this paper. Based on some further investigations into the infrared properties of both Tc-rich and Tc-deficient S stars, 104 candidates are identified as very likely Tc-deficient S stars. The large number of infrared-selected Tc-deficient S stars provides a convenient way to study the physical properties and the evolutionary status of this species of S stars. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 34 81 α12 values of the S stars whose Tc contents are well known. table2.dat 101 40 Observed S stars whose Tc contents have been well known. table3.dat 101 131 Observed candidates for Tc-deficient S stars
See also: III/168 : General Catalog of S Stars, second edition (Stephenson 1984) III/197 : IRAS Low Resolution Spectra (IRAS team, 1987) J/AZh/76/604 : Spectrophotometry of S and carbon stars (Tereshchenko, 1999) J/A+A/333/952 : BVRI photometry of HR 1105 (Adelman 1998) J/A+AS/113/51 : Catalogue of associations IRAS and S stars (Chen+, 1995) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- TcType [ab] a: Tc-deficient S stars (extrinsic) b: Tc-rich S stars (intrinsic) 3- 11 A9 --- Name Star name (G1) 13- 22 A10 --- IRAS IRAS designation 23 A1 --- Note [a] a: In a region of the sky not surveyed by IRAS 24- 27 F4.2 --- alpha12 ? Spectral slope between the 12 and 25mum (1) 29- 33 A5 --- LRS LRS classification
Note (1): Spectral slope between the 12 and 25µm: alpha12 = log(25F12/12F25)/log(25/12), where F12 and F25 are fluxes in Jy at 12 and 25µm respectively.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- TcType [abc] a: Tc-deficient S star b: Tc-rich S star c: candidates for Tc-deficient S star 3- 11 A9 --- Name Star name (G1) 13- 22 A10 --- IRAS IRAS designation 23 A1 --- Note [a] a: In a region of the sky not surveyed by IRAS. 25- 34 A10 "YYYY/MM/DD" Date Observation date 36- 39 F4.1 mag Vmag ? V or B magnitude 40 A1 --- n_Vmag [BIv] B: B magnitude in Vmag I: I magnitude in Vmag v: variable 42- 46 F5.2 mag Jmag J magnitude 48- 52 F5.2 mag Hmag H magnitude 54- 58 F5.2 mag Kmag K magnitude 60- 66 F7.3 Jy F12um ? Flux at 12µ 68- 74 F7.3 Jy F25um ? Flux at 25µ 76- 81 F6.3 Jy F60um ? Flux at 60µ 83- 88 F6.3 Jy F100um ? Flux at 100µ 90- 94 A5 --- LRS LRS classification 96- 98 A3 --- f_CIO JHK flags (1) 100-101 A2 --- Tc [n:? ] Tc deficient status for candidates (2)
Note (1): Catalog of Infrared Observations (Gezari et al., 1993, see Cat. II/225) set of symbols for J, H and K band respectively. *: there is no observation appearing in CIO catalog v: there is a difference of more than 0.2 between the present measurement and one of the previous data in CIO JHK: the CIO magnitudes at the corresponding band do not differ by more than 0.2 from the value here Note (2): Judgement on a star as a Tc-deficient S star: n - the star should be Tc-deficient as judged by the (K-[12])-([12]-[25]) diagram n: - states that judgement for Tc-deficiency is made only by the K-[12] histogram due to the lack of the flux at 25µm n? - star that has the proper K-[12] color as a Tc-deficient S star but does not lie in the area populated by Tc-deficient stars in the (K-[12])-([12]-[25]) plot and should not taken as a good candidate of Tc-deficient S stars.
Global notes: Note (G1): Names: SNNNN: CSS NNNN in Simbad, Stephenson, 1984, Cat. III/168 SfNN : CSS2 NN in Simbad, Stephenson, 1990AJ....100..569S
History: Prepared via OCR at CDS. * 02-Dec-2002: Tables 1 and 2, name of star IRAS 19323+4909 corrected to V1743 Cyg (instead of V1743 Peg) References: Chen et al., Paper I 1998A&A...333..613C
(End) James Marcout, Patricia Bauer [CDS] 30-May-2002
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