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J/AJ/128/2965           Red variables in the NSVS              (Williams+, 2004)

Identifying red variables in the Northern Sky Variability Survey. Williams P.R., Wozniak S.J., Vestrand W.T., Gupta V. <Astron. J., 128, 2965-2976 (2004)> =2004AJ....128.2965W
ADC_Keywords: Stars, variable ; Stars, giant ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: catalogs - stars: AGB and post-AGB - stars: variables: other Abstract: We present a catalog of 8678 slowly varying stars with near-infrared colors corresponding to the evolved asymptotic giant branch population. Objects were selected from the Northern Sky Variability Survey (NSVS, Wozniak et al., 2004AJ....127.2436W) covering the entire sky above declination δ=-38° in a single unfiltered photometric band corresponding to a V-band magnitude range of ∼8-15.5mag. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table4.dat 115 8678 Catalog of red variables in NSVS
See also: II/250 : Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (Samus+ 2004) ftp://skydot.lanl.gov/pub/projects/skydot/nsvs/red_variables : NVSV Red Variable Home Page Byte-by-byte Description of file: table4.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 14 A14 --- NSVS NSVS source identification 16- 24 F9.5 deg RAdeg Right ascension in decimal degrees (J2000) 26- 34 F9.5 deg DEdeg Declination in decimal degrees (J2000) 36- 41 F6.3 mag Rmag NSVS R-band magnitude 43- 45 I3 d Per NSVS period 47- 51 F5.3 mag Amp NSVS magnitude amplitude 53- 56 A4 --- 2Type NSVS two-class problem (1) 58- 61 A4 --- 3Type NSVS three-class problem (1) 63- 71 A9 --- GCVS GCVS name (2) 73- 77 A5 --- G-Type GCVS type (2) 79- 94 A16 --- 2MASS 2MASS source identification 96-101 F6.3 mag Ksmag 2MASS Ks band magnitude 103-108 F6.3 mag J-H 2MASS (J-H) color 110-115 F6.3 mag H-Ks 2MASS (H-Ks) color
Note (1): The classification code used for the NSVS two- and three-class problems is defined as follows: M = Mira variable SR+L = Semiregular variable and iregular variables C = Carbon stars Note (2): GCVS=General Catalogue of Variable Stars (Kholopov et al., 1998, see Cat. II/250)
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Marianne Brouty [CDS] 18-May-2005
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