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J/AJ/122/3046       HST photometry of star clusters in NGC 5236  (Harris+, 2001)

Young clusters in the nuclear starburst of M83. Harris J., Calzetti D., Gallagher III J.S., Conselice C.J., Smith D.A. <Astron. J. 122, 3046 (2001)> =2001AJ....122.3046H
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, photometry ; Associations, stellar Keywords: galaxies: starburst - galaxies: star clusters - galaxies: individual (NGC 5236) Description: We present a photometric catalog of 45 massive star clusters in the nuclear starburst of M83 (NGC 5236), observed with the Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, in both broadband (F300W, F547M, and F814W) and narrowband (F656N and F487N) filters, in two separate visits one week apart during April and May 2000 . File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 83 45 Astrometry and photometry of clusters in NGC 5236 table3.dat 54 330 Objects not detected in F547M or F814W
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 --- Cl Cluster number, [HCG2001] Cl* NN 3 A1 --- n_Cl [c] c: Probable anomalous cluster 4- 5 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) 7- 8 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 10- 14 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 16 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 17- 18 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 20- 21 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 23- 27 F5.2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 29- 33 F5.2 mag F300W The F300W band magnitude 34 A1 --- f_F300W [f] multiple detection in F300Wmag (1) 35- 39 F5.2 mag F547M The F547M band magnitude 40 A1 --- f_F547M [f] multiple detection in F547Mmag (1) 41- 45 F5.2 mag F814W The F814W band magnitude 47- 50 I4 0.1nm EW(Ha) ? Halpha equivalent width (2) 51 A1 --- f_EW(Ha) [g] limit value on EW(Ha) (3) 52- 55 I4 0.1nm EW(Ha)2 ? Second Halpha equivalent width (2) 57- 60 F4.2 mag E(B-V) The E(B-V) colour excess 61 A1 --- f_E(B-V) [b] unreliable value of E(B-V) (4) 64- 67 F4.1 10+3solMass Mass Mass 68 A1 --- f_Mass [d] lower limit on Mass (5) 69- 72 I4 --- Massph ? Mass estimated from photometry 74- 78 F5.2 Myr Age Primary age 79 A1 --- f_Age [e] Age estimated from Halpha line (6) 80- 83 F4.1 --- Ageph ? Primary age estimated from photometry
Note (1): 'f' indicates that the cluster was split into two detections in this filter. We flux-added the two detections to get the total cluster flux. Note (2): Values estimated by flux-adding all Hα peaks within 5 and 12 pixels of the cluster position. In the three cases for which the two radii yield different EW(Hα) values, both are presented. Note (3): 'g' indicates that an upper limit to EW(Hα) was determined from the cluster-centered aperture of peak-subtracted F656N image. The age and mass estimates for this cluster are lower limits. Note (4): 'b' indicates that no reliable extinction estimate could be made from the Hα/Hβ map. We assume a reddening value that makes the intrinsic cluster photometry consistent with a point on the Starburst99 model. Note (5): We cannot exclude a mixed gas and dust geometry for objects with E(B-V)≳0.37mag. The mass presented is a lower limit, because it assumes the intrinsic luminosity is not underestimated. Note (6): 'e' indicates a cluster with anomalous photometry. Age and mass estimates are from EW(Hα).
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- Obj Identification number, [HCG2001] Obj NNN 5 A1 --- n_Obj [sc] Nature of obj (1) 7- 8 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) 10- 11 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) 13- 17 F5.2 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) 19 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) 20- 21 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) 23- 24 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) 26- 30 F5.2 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) 32- 36 F5.2 mag F300Wmag The F300W band magnitude 38- 42 F5.2 mag F547Mmag ? The F547M band magnitude 44- 47 F4.2 mag E(B-V) The E(B-V) colour excess 49- 52 I4 0.1nm EWHa ? The Hα equivalent width in Angstroems 54 A1 --- f_EWHa [b] Flag on EWHa (2)
Note (1): the note means the following: c = Probable cluster s = Probable individual star Note (2): 'b' indicates an estimation from flux measured through an 11-pixel aperture in the peak-subtracted F656N image.
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Bauer [CDS] 25-Feb-2002
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