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J/A+A/411/L59       INTEGRAL reference catalog               (Ebisawa+, 2003)

High-energy sources before INTEGRAL. INTEGRAL reference catalog. Ebisawa K., Bourban G., Bodaghee A., Mowlavi N., Courvoisier T.J.-L. <Astron. Astrophys. 411, L59 (2003)> =2003A&A...411L..59E
ADC_Keywords: X-ray sources ; Gamma rays Mission_Name: INTEGRAL Keywords: INTEGRAL - X-ray sources - gamma-ray sources - catalog Abstract: We describe the INTEGRAL reference catalog which classifies previously known bright X-ray and gamma-ray sources before the launch of INTEGRAL. These sources are, or have been at least once, brighter than ∼1mCrab above 3keV, and are expected to be detected by INTEGRAL. This catalog is being used in the INTEGRAL Quick Look Analysis to discover new sources or significantly variable sources. We compiled several published X-ray and gamma-ray catalogs, and surveyed recent publications for new sources. Consequently, there are 1122 sources in our INTEGRAL reference catalog. In addition to the source positions, we show an approximate spectral model and expected flux for each source, based on which we derive expected INTEGRAL counting rates. Assuming the default instrument performances and at least ∼105s exposure time for any part of the sky, we expect that INTEGRAL will detect at least ∼700 sources below 10keV and ∼400 sources above 20keV over the mission life. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file catalog.dat 491 1122 INTEGRAL reference catalog catalog.tex 535 1239 LaTeX version of the catalog
Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- Seq [1/1122] Source number 6- 26 A21 --- Name Source name 28- 29 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 31- 32 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 34- 38 F5.2 s RAs ? Right ascension (J2000) 40 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 41- 42 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 44- 45 I2 arcmin DEm ? Declination (J2000) 47- 50 F4.1 arcsec DEs ? Declination (J2000) 52- 70 A19 --- BibCode Position reference, bibcode 72-103 A32 --- Aut Position reference, author's name 105-126 A22 --- Model Spectral model (XSPEC format) (1) 129-160 A32 --- ModParam Spectral model parameters (1) 171-178 E8.3 mW/m2 F3-10keV 3-10 keV energy flux (JEMX) (2) 180-187 E8.3 mW/m2 F10-30keV 10-30 keV energy flux (JEMX) (2) 189-196 E8.3 mW/m2 F20-60keV 20-60 keV energy flux (ISGRI) (2) 198-205 E8.3 mW/m2 F60-200keV 60-200 keV energy flux (ISGRI) (2) 207-212 F6.2 ct/s CR3-10keV JEMX soft band counting rates 214-218 F5.2 ct/s CR10-30keV JEMX hard band counting rates 220-225 F6.2 ct/s CR20-60keV ISGRI soft band counting rates 227-232 F6.2 ct/s CR60-200keV ISGRI hard band counting rates 234-262 A29 --- Type Source type 264-491 A228 --- ONames Source name alias
Note (1): We follow the XSPEC (Arnaud 1996; http://xspec.gsfc.nasa.gov) format for definition of the models and model parameters. Note (2): the instruments are: JEMX: Joint European Monitor - X (3-20keV) ISGRI: INTEGRAL Soft Gamma-Ray Imager (20-450keV)
Acknowledgements: Ken Ebisawa History: * 21-Nov-2003: Original version * 04-Oct-2004: The Galactic coordinates, systematically in error, were removed from catalog.dat
(End) Ken Ebisawa [ISDC, Switzerland], Patricia Bauer [CDS] 21-Nov-2003
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