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J/A+A/483/183      Catalogue of Blue Stragglers                (Moretti+, 2008)

Environmental effects on the globular cluster blue straggler population: a statistical approach. Moretti A., de Angeli F., Piotto G. <Astron. Astrophys. 483, 183 (2008)> =2008A&A...483..183M
ADC_Keywords: Clusters, globular ; Photometry Keywords: stars: blue stragglers - stars: luminosity function, mass function - stars: Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) and C-M diagrams - Galaxy: globular clusters: general Abstract: We present the Blue Stragglers (BSS) Catalogues extracted from the photometric data base of 74 Galactic GCs published by Piotto et al., 2002, Cat. J/A+A/391/945. All the clusters were observed in the F439W and F555W photometric bands pointing the HST/WFPC2 camera to the central core. Candidates were selected according to their position in the colour magnitude diagrams. A detailed description of the selection process is given in the paper. We give for each cluster a list of blue straggler candidates together with their photometric data. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file clusters.dat 79 56 Cluster information (from Simbad) phot/* 118 56 Files with cluster photometry
See also: J/A+A/391/945 : HST photometry of 74 galactic globular clusters (Piotto+, 2002) Byte-by-byte Description of file: clusters.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 8 A8 --- Cluster Cluster name 10- 14 F5.1 pix Xpos X position on the chip 16- 21 F6.1 pix Ypos Y position on the chip 23- 24 I2 h RAh Simbad Right ascension (J2000) 26- 27 I2 min RAm Simbad Right ascension (J2000) 29- 33 F5.2 s RAs Simbad Right ascension (J2000) 35 A1 --- DE- Simbad Declination sign (J2000) 36- 37 I2 deg DEd Simbad Declination (J2000) 39- 40 I2 arcmin DEm Simbad Declination (J2000) 42- 45 F4.1 arcsec DEs Simbad Declination (J2000) 47- 52 F6.1 km/s RV ? Simbad radial velocity 54- 58 F5.2 mag Bmag ? Simbad B magnitude 60- 64 F5.2 mag Vmag ? Simbad V magnitude 66- 68 I3 --- NStar Number of blue stragglers candidates in the cluster 70- 79 A10 --- FileName Name of the files with cluster data in subdirectory phot
Byte-by-byte Description of file: phot/*
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 I6 --- ID Running number on the chip 8- 14 F7.3 pix Xpos Position on the chip along X-axis 16- 22 F7.3 pix Ypos Position on the chip along Y-axis 24- 30 F7.4 mag Vmag ? Johnson V magnitude, reddening corrected 32- 38 F7.4 mag Bmag ? Johnson B magnitude, reddening corrected 40- 46 F7.4 mag F555W ? HST F555W magnitude, reddening corrected 48- 54 F7.4 mag F439W ? HST F439W magnitude, reddening corrected 56- 61 F6.4 mag e_F555W Photometric error on F555W 63- 68 F6.4 mag e_F439W Photometric error on F555W 70- 76 F7.4 mag Vmagnr ? Johnson V magnitude before dereddening 78- 84 F7.4 mag Bmagnr ? Johnson B magnitude before dereddening 86- 92 F7.4 mag F555Wnr HST F555W magnitude before dereddening 94-100 F7.4 mag F439Wnr HST F439W magnitude before dereddening 102-108 F7.4 mag chi Chi fit parameter 110-116 F7.4 mag Sharp Sharp parameter (1) 118 I1 --- Chip [1/4] Chip number (2)
Note (1): The sharp parameter is significantly positive for non-stellar objects as semi-resolved galaxies and unrecognized blended double stars, and significantly negative for cosmic rays. Stellar objects have the sharp parameter in the [-0.2-+0.2] range. Note (2): Chip number as follows: 1 = planetary camera (PC) 2 = Wide Field 1 3 = Wide Field 2 3 = Wide Field 3
Acknowledgements: Alessia Moretti, alessia.moretti(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 03-Mar-2008
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