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J/A+A/608/A122    Spectra of 28 intermediate redshift quasars  (Sulentic+, 2017)

What does CIV λ1549 tell us about the physical driver of the Eigenvector quasar sequence? Sulentic J.W., Del Olmo A., Marziani P., Martinez-Carballo M.A., D'Onofrio M., Dultzin D., Perea J., Martinez-Aldama M.L., Negrete C.A., Stirpe G.M., Zamfir S. <Astron. Astrophys. 608, A122 (2017)> =2017A&A...608A.122S (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: QSOs ; Atlases ; Spectrophotometry Keywords: quasars: general - quasars: emission lines - quasars: supermassive black holes Abstract: Broad emission lines in quasars enable us to "resolve" structure and kinematics of the broad-line emitting region (BLR) thought to involve an accretion disk feeding a supermassive black hole. Interpretation of broad line measures within the 4DE1 formalism simplifies the apparent confusion among such data by contrasting and unifying properties of so-called high and low accreting Population A and B sources. H-beta serves as an estimator of black hole mass, Eddington ratio and source rest frame; the latter being a valuable input for CIV 1549 studies which allow us to isolate the blueshifted wind component. Optical and HST-UV spectra yield H-beta and CIV 1549 spectra for low-luminosity sources while VLT-ISAAC and FORS and TNG-LRS provide spectra for high-luminosity sources. New high-S/N data for CIV in high-luminosity quasars are presented here for comparison with the other previously published data. Comparison of H-beta and CIV 1549 profile widths/shifts indicates that much of the emission from the two lines arise in regions with different structure and kinematics. Covering a wide range of luminosity and redshift shows evidence for a correlation between CIV 1549 blueshift and source Eddington ratio, with a weaker trend with source luminosity (similar amplitude outflows are seen over four of the five dex luminosity ranges in our combined samples). At low luminosity (z<0.7) only Population A sources show evidence for a significant outflow while at high luminosity the outflow signature begins to appear in Population B quasars as well. Description: Spectroscopic data for 28 intermediate redshift quasars are identified in Table 1. Actual data files are in FITS format in the spectra sub-directory. Units are in wavelength in Angstroms, and specific flux in erg/s/cm2/Angstrom (pW/m3)x1E15 in the rest frame (i.e., after redshift correction). The last column of Table 1 reports the FITS file names. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 73 28 List of the program quasars sp/* 0 28 Individual fits spectra
See also: J/A+A/358/77 : Hamburg/ESO survey for bright QSOs. III. (Wisotzki+, 2000) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 11 A11 --- Name Quasar identification name (HEHHMM+DDMM) 13- 14 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 16- 17 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 19- 23 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 25 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 26- 27 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 29- 30 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 32- 35 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 37- 41 F5.2 --- Bmag Apparent B magnitude taken from Wisotzki et al. (2000A&A...358...77W, Cat. J/A+A/358/77) 43- 48 F6.4 --- z Redshift 50- 54 F5.1 --- BMAG Absolute B magnitude (1) 56- 73 A18 --- FileName Name of FITS file containing the spectrum in subdirectory sp
Note (1): obtained from Wisotzky et al. (2000A&A...358...77W, Cat. J/A+A/358/77) corrected of galactic absorption and k-correction, and computed for H0=70km/s/Mpc, OmegaM=0.3, OmegaLambda=0.7.
Acknowledgements: Paola Marziani, paola.marziani(at) Ascension del Olmo, chony(at)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 04-Oct-2017
The document above follows the rules of the Standard Description for Astronomical Catalogues.From this documentation it is possible to generate f77 program to load files into arrays or line by line

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