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J/AcA/48/35   All Sky Automated Survey variable stars (Pojmamski 1998)

The All Sky Automated Survey. The catalogue of the periodic variables stars in the Selected Fields. Pojmanski G. <Acta Astron., 48, 35 (1998)> =1998AcA....48...35P
ADC_Keywords: Stars, variable ; Surveys ; Photometry Keywords: Catalogs - stars: variables - surveys Abstract: Results of the first two months of observations using the All Sky Survey prototype camera are presented. More than 45000 stars in 24 Selected Fields covering 140 square degrees were monitored a few times per night resulting in the I-band catalog containing 107 individual measurements. Period search revealed 126 variable stars brighter than 13mag with periods less than 20d. Only 30 of them are known variable stars included in the General Catalogue of Variable Stars (II/214). The other 90 objects are newly detected variable stars - mainly eclipsing binaries (75%) and pulsating stars (17%). We estimate that completeness of the current catalogs of variable stars is smaller than 50% already for the stars brighter than 9mag. The catalog is accessible over the WWW: http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/~gp/asas/asas.html File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 36 26 Selected fields observed during the first two months of ASAS operation table2.dat 94 126 Periodic variables in the selected fields
See also: http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/~gp/asas/asas.html : The All Sky Automated Survey Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 17 A17 --- Field Field name 19- 20 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 22- 23 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 25- 26 I2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 28 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 29- 30 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 32- 33 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 35- 36 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000)
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 13 A13 --- ASAS *ASAS variable stars designation 15- 16 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 18- 19 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 21- 24 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 26 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 27- 28 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 30- 31 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 33- 34 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 36- 41 A6 --- Type *Variability classification 43- 48 F6.3 mag Imax I magnitude at maximum brightness 50- 54 F5.3 mag DImag Light curve amplitude 56- 67 F12.4 d T0 Epoch of minimum brightness (HJD) 69- 75 F7.4 d Per Period 77- 94 A18 --- CrossId *Identification
Note on ASAS: The designation is based on J2000 position; the "134460-3019.2" name was changed to "134500-3019.2"Note on Type: Note on Type: ACV: α2 CVn type CEP(B): Cepheid B type DCEP: Delta Cep type DCEPS: Delta Cep type DSCT: Delta Scuti type EA: Algol type EB: Eclipsing binary EW: W UMa type MISC: Miscellaneous RRab: RRab Lyrae type RRc: RRc Lyrae type Note on CrossId: The cross-identification of ASAS J114736-6310.4 and 114736-6322.7 are flagged with an '*', they have been corrected at CDS (see the "History" section below)
History: * 15-Jun-1998 Copied from http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/~gp/asas/asas.html * 14-Jan-1999 Corrected the CKS identifications for 114736-6310.4 and 114736-6322.7, after discussion with Grzegorz Pojmanski: "I misplaced "OtherID" for the two adjacent lines (in Table 3)" and therefore the cross-identifications are: ASAS J114736-6310.4 = CKS91 11451-6253 ASAS J114736-6322.7 = CKS91 11451-6305 = HD 309036
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 07-Jan-1999
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