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J/AJ/135/631    Reddenings for the MACHO bulge RR0 Lyrae stars   (Kunder+, 2008)

The extinction toward the Galactic Bulge from RR Lyrae stars. Kunder A., Popowski P., Cook K.H., Chaboyer B. <Astron. J., 135, 631-636 (2008)> =2008AJ....135..631K
ADC_Keywords: Stars, variable ; Stars, population II ; Reddening ; Surveys Keywords: dust, extinction - Galaxy: center - stars: statistics - surveys Abstract: We present mean reddenings toward 3525 RR0 Lyrae stars from the Galactic bulge fields of the MACHO Survey. These reddenings are determined using the color at minimum V-band light of the RR0 Lyrae stars themselves and are found to be in general agreement with extinction estimates at the same location obtained from other methods. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table3.dat 92 3525 Catalog of reddenings for the MACHO bulge RR0 Lyrae stars
See also: J/ApJ/542/257 : MACHO LMC first-overtone RR Lyrae (Alcock+, 2000) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 15 A15 --- MACHO [0-9.] MACHO star name (Field.Tile.Seq) (MACHO FFF.NNNNN.NNNN in Simbad) 17- 18 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) 20- 21 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) 23- 27 F5.2 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) 29 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) 30- 31 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) 33- 34 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) 36- 39 F4.1 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) 41- 47 F7.3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 49- 54 F6.3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 56- 63 F8.6 d Per Period 65- 69 F5.2 mag Vmag Mean V band magnitude 71- 75 F5.2 mag Rmag Mean R band magnitude 77- 80 F4.2 mag Vamp The V band amplitude 82- 86 F5.3 mag V-R The (V-R) color index at minimum 88- 92 F5.2 mag E(V-R) The E(B-V) color excess
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Marianne Brouty [CDS] 04-Nov-2009
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