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J/A+AS/128/35       New Sample of OH/IR stars    (Sjouwerman+ 1998)

A new sample of OH/IR stars in the Galactic center Sjouwerman L.O., van Langevelde H.J., Winnberg A., Habing H.J. <Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 128, 35 (1998)> =1998A&AS..128...35S
ADC_Keywords: Stars, masers ; Infrared sources ; Spectroscopy Keywords: masers - catalogs - surveys - stars: AGB and post-AGB - Galaxy: center - radio lines: stars Description: Tables 2 and 3 present the positional and kinematic, and physical data for OH/IR stars found within 37 arcmin of the Galactic center (Sgr A*) respectively. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 104 253 OH/IR stars in the Galactic center: positional and kinematic data table3.dat 88 253 OH/IR stars in the Galactic center: physical data
See also: J/A+AS/92/43 : Radio Obs. of OH/IR stars close to GCenter (Lindqvist+ 1992) J/ApJS/89/189 : IRAS PSC new OH/IR stars. III. (Chengalur+ 1993) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- s2 [abc] Image cube/data set code (2) 4- 16 A13 --- Name OH name according to its Galactic coordinates 19- 20 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 22- 23 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 25- 30 F6.3 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 32 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 33- 34 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 36- 37 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 39- 43 F5.2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 46- 50 F5.3 arcsec ePos Maximum error in RA or Dec 53- 58 F6.1 km/s Vblue Velocity blue-shifted peak 61- 66 F6.1 km/s Vred Velocity red-shifted peak 69- 74 F6.1 km/s Vstar Stellar velocity (mean of OH peaks) 77- 83 F7.3 arcmin oLon Galactic longitude offset from Sgr A* 86- 92 F7.3 arcmin oLat Galactic latitude offset from Sgr A* 95-104 A10 --- Ref References, see Note (1)
Note (1): references as follows: 1 = Lindqvist et al., 1992A&AS...92...43L (number) and references therein 1a = Lindqvist et al., 1992A&AS...92...43L, single peak (number) 2 = Baud et al., 1975Natur.258..406B 3 = Van Langevelde et al., 1992A&A...261L..17V 4 = Levine et al., 1995ApJ...447L.101L 5 = Yusef-Zadeh & Mehringer, 1995ApJ...452L..37Y 6 = I.S. Glass, pers. comm. (Glass et al. 1996) * = See remarks in main text Note (2): 1612 MHz Survey image cubes: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Code Set Image cube center Epoch Size Res Freq Freq rms Velocity range RA DE ' " km/s kHz mJy km/s (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- a VLA 17 42 12.6 -28 56 18.0 (B1950) 37 2.2 1.14 6.1 7.2 -93 -> +176 b VLA 17 42 29.3 -28 59 18.0 (B1950) 17 0.5 2.27 12.2 3.7 -92 -> +176 c ATCA 17 45 40.0 -29 00 28.0 (J2000) 37 2.2 1.45 7.8 4.5 -600 -> +700 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- s3 Image cube/data set code (see Table 1) 3- 15 A13 --- Name OH name according to its Galactic coordinates 17- 20 F4.2 --- PBF Primary beam attenuation factor 22- 27 F6.1 mJy Sblue Peak flux density blue-shifted peak 29- 33 F5.2 Jy.km/s Iblue Integrated line flux blue-shifted peak 35- 38 F4.1 % e_Sblue Relative error blue-shifted measurements 40- 45 F6.1 mJy Sred Peak flux density red-shifted peak 47- 51 F5.2 Jy.km/s Ired Integrated line flux red-shifted peak 53- 56 F4.1 % e_Sred Relative error red-shifted measurements 59- 63 F5.2 km/s Vexp Expansion velocity of OH shell 65- 68 F4.1 [solLum] log(LOH) OH luminosity (distance assumed Ro=8kpc) 70- 73 F4.1 arcsec majAxis Deconvolution major axis 75- 78 F4.1 arcsec minAxis Deconvolution minor axis 80- 82 I3 deg PA Deconvolution position angle 84- 87 A4 --- Note Notes, see Note (1)
Note (1): Notes as follows: MC = Molecular cloud complex(es) LWHM = Peak velocity secondary in Table 2 from Lindqvist et al., 1992A&AS...92...43L VLA = Peak velocity secondary in Table 2 from our VLA data ATCA = Peak velocity secondary in Table 2 from our ATCA data
Acknowledgements: Lorant Sjouwerman, sjouwerm(at)oso.chalmers.se History: * 09-Jun-1997: Original version * 29-Nov-2011: 2 Names differed in tables 2 and 3 for records #171 and 179 converted table2 from 0.018-0.137 to 0.018-0.136 and from 0.029-0.026 to 0.030-0.026
(End) Lorant Sjouwerman [Onsala Space Observatory] 09-Jun-1997
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