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J/A+A/493/1171   Mutual phenomena of Galilean satellites PHEMU03  (Arlot+, 2009)

The PHEMU03 catalogue of observations of the mutual phenomena of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter. Arlot J.E., Thuillot W., Ruatti C., Ahmad A., Amosse A., Anbazhagan P., Andreyev M., Antov A., Appakutty M., Asher D., Aubry S., Baron N., Bassiere N., Berthe M., Bogdanovski R., Bosq F., Bredner E., Buettner D., Buromsky M., Cammarata S., Casas R., Chis G.D., Christou A.A., Coquerel J.-P., Corlan R., Cremaschini C., Crussaire D., Cuypers J., Dennefeld M., Descamps P., Devyatkin A., Dimitrov D., Dorokhova T.N., Dorokhov N.I., Dourneau G., Duenas M., Dumitrescu A., Emelianov N., Ferrara D., Fiel D., Fienga A., Flatres T., Foglia S., Garlitz J., Gerbos J., Gilbert R., Goncalves R.M.D., Gonzales D., , Gorda S.Yu., Gorshanov D.L., Hansen M.W., Harrington M., Irsmambetova T.R., Ito Y., Ivanova V., Izmailov I.S., Khovritchev M.Yu., Khrutskaya E.V., Kieken J., Kiseleva T.P., Kuppuswamy K., Lainey V., Lavayssiere M., Lazzarotti P., Le Campion J.-F., Lellouch E., Li Z.L., Lo Savio E., Lou M., Magny E., Manek J., Marinello W., Marino G., McAuliffe J.P., Michelli M., Moldovan D., Montagnac S., Moorthy V., Nickel O., Nier J.M., Noel T., Noyelles B., Oksanen A., Parrat D., Pauwels T., Peng Q.Y., Pizzetti G., Priban V., Ramachandran B., Rambaux N., Rapaport M., Rapavy P., Rau G., Sacre J.-J., Sada P.V., Salvaggio F., Sarlin P., Sciuto C., Selvakumar G., Sergeyev A., Sidorov M., Sorescu S., Spampinato S.A., Stellmacher I., Trunkovsky E., Tejfel V., Tudose V., Turcu V., Ugarte I., Vantyghem P., Vasundhara R., Vaubaillon J., Velu C., Venkataramana A.K., Vidal-Sainz J., Vienne A., Vilar J., Vingerhoets P., Vollman W. <Astron. Astrophys. 493, 1171 (2009)> =2009A&A...493.1171A
ADC_Keywords: Planets ; Occultations Keywords: astrometry - eclipses - occultations - planets and satellites: individual: Jupiter Abstract: In 2003, the Sun and the Earth passed through both the equatorial plane of Jupiter and therefore the orbital planes of its main satellites. During this period, mutual eclipses and occultations were observed and we present the data collected. Light curves of mutual eclipses and occultations were recorded by the observers of the international campaign PHEMU03 organized by the Institut de Mecanique Celeste, Paris, France We completed 377 observations of 118 mutual events from 42 sites and the corresponding data are presented in this paper. For each observation, information about the telescope, receptor, site, and observational conditions are provided. This paper gathers all data and indicates a first estimate of its precision. This catalogue of these rare events should constitute an improved basis for accurate astrometric data useful in the development of dynamical models. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file events.dat 66 119 List of mutual events phemu03.dat 118 377 PHEMU03 observations (table4 of paper) list.dat 147 372 Summary of photometric light curves lc/* 44 372 Individual light curves in ascii fig/* 0 373 Individual light curves as images
See also: J/A+AS/125/399 : Mutual phenomena of the Galilean satellites (Arlot+ 1997) J/A+A/437/705 : Observations of PHEMU97 and PHEMU03 at Ukkel (Pauwels+, 2005) Byte-by-byte Description of file: events.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 "Y/M/D" Date UT Observation date 11 A1 --- n_Date [*] Phenomenon observed at several locations 13- 15 A3 --- Phen Phenomenon designation (G1) 16 A1 --- --- [(] 17 A1 --- n_Phen [APT] Annular, Partial or Total phenomenon 18 A1 --- --- [)] 21- 28 A8 "h:m:s" Obs.Beg Predicted time of the beginning of the event 32- 39 A8 "h:m:s" Obs.Max Predicted time of the maximum of the event 42- 49 A8 "h:m:s" Obs.End Predicted time of the end of the event 53- 56 F4.3 mag dmag Magnitude drop 58- 61 F4.1 s Ph Phase angle 63- 66 F4.1 --- Dist Distance from the satellites to the center of Jupiter in Jovian radii
Byte-by-byte Description of file: phemu03.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 "Y/M/D" Date Observation date (1) 11 A1 --- n_Date [*] Phenomenon observed at several locations 13- 15 A3 --- Phen Phenomenon designation (G1) 16 A1 --- --- [(] 17 A1 --- n_Phen [APT] Annular, Partial or Total phenomenon 18 A1 --- --- [)] 20- 33 A14 --- Site Name of the site of observation 35- 42 A8 "h:m:s" Obs.Max Time of the observed maximum of the event 44- 46 I3 s e_Obs.Max Error on Obs.Max 48- 52 F5.3 mag dmag Magnitude drop 55- 58 F4.3 mag e_dmag rms uncertainty on magdrop 60- 63 I4 s C-O Calculated minus observed time 65 A1 --- Inst [TL] Code for the instrument used (2) 67- 69 I3 cm Ap Aperture of the instrument in centimeters 71- 75 A5 --- Recept Code for the receptor 77- 79 I3 deg EJup Elevation of Jupiter upon the horizon 82- 84 I3 deg ESun Elevation of the Sun upon the horizon 86 I1 --- Qobs [0/3]?=- Conditions of observation code (3) 88 A1 --- Filt [BCGRV-] Filter code 91- 94 F4.2 s Tint ?=- Integration time 95 A1 --- --- [-] 96- 98 F3.1 s Tint2 ? Second value of integration time when interval 100 I1 arcsec Size ?=- Size of the diaphragm or window 102-104 A3 --- Sat Order number of satellites in diaphragm, i.e. the satellites, the global magnitude drop of which was observed 106-118 A13 --- File Name of observation file (4)
Note (1): General informations of observation are in table times.dat, for the same Date, n_Date and Phen. Note (2): Code for the instrument used as follows: T = reflector L = refractor (i.e. Lunette) Note (3): Conditions of observation code as follows: 1 = Very good conditions 2 = Acceptable conditions 3 = Very difficult conditions Note (4): In "lc" subdirectory, with .txt extension for ascii files, in "fig" subdirectory, with .png extension for image files.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: list.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 13 A13 --- File File name (1) 15- 27 A13 --- Phen Phenomenon 29- 38 A10 "D/M/Y" Date Observation date 40- 67 A28 --- Site Site of observation 69- 73 I5 --- Npts Number of points 75- 81 F7.4 h alpha Right ascension of Jupiter at 0h (in decimal hours) 83- 89 F7.5 rad delta Declination of Jupiter at 0h (in decimal radians) 90- 98 F9.1 d JD Julian date at 0h 99 A1 --- --- [2] Parameter to indicate we are in magnitude 101-109 F9.6 h Lon Longitude of the observatory (in decimal hours) counted positively towards west 111-119 F9.7 rad Lat Latitude of the observatory (in decimal radians) counted positively towards north 121-123 F3.2 --- KA ? KA parameter (no used) 125-130 F6.2 --- KX ? KX parameter (no used) 132-147 E16.10 --- Z ? Zenithal distance
Note (1): The light curves are provided in the files dXXXYYY.ZZZ where XXX is the coded name of the site of observation on 3 characters, YYY the type of phenomena, ZZZ the date.
Byte-by-byte Description of file (# headlines): lc/*
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
4- 5 A2 --- Com Comments 7- 8 I2 h Obs.h Hour of observation 10- 11 I2 min Obs.min Minute of observation 13- 17 F5.2 s Obs.s Second of observation 20- 35 E16.11 mag mag Magnitude drop 38- 44 F7.5 mag e_mag rms uncertainty on mag
Global Notes: Note (G1): The phenomenon contains the letter O (occultation) or E (eclipse) preceded and followed by the concerned satellite numbers (1=Io, 2=Europa, 3=Ganymede, 4=Callisto)
Acknowledgements: Jean-Eudes Arlot, Jean-Eudes.Arlot(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 20-Nov-2008
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