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J/ApJ/649/L61       SDSS J155810.16-003120.0 abundances      (O'Meara+, 2006)

The deuterium-to-hydrogen abundance ratio toward the QSO SDSS J155810.16-003120.0. O'Meara J.M., Burles S., Prochaska J.X., Prochter G.E., Bernstein R.A., Burgess K.M. <Astrophys. J., 649, L61-L65 (2006)> =2006ApJ...649L..61O
ADC_Keywords: QSOs ; Abundances, peculiar Keywords: cosmology: observations - quasars: absorption lines - quasars: individual (SDSS J155810.16-003120.0) Abstract: We present a measurement of the D/H abundance ratio in a metal-poor damped Lyα(DLA) system along the sight line of QSO SDSS 1558-0031. Description: We have obtained two high-resolution spectra of the z=2.83 quasar SDSS 1558-0031 using two different spectrographs, the MIKE echelle spectrograph on the 6.5m Magellan Clay telescope at Las Campanas, and the upgraded HIRES spectrometer on the 10m Keck I telescope on Mauna Kea. The MIKE spectrum was obtained on 2004 May 10 and covers the spectral range 3221-7420Å, with an exposure time of 3600s. The HIRES spectrum was taken on 2006 April 11 and covers the spectral range 3338-6200Å, with an exposure time of 4100s. Objects: -------------------------------------------------------------------- RA (2000) DE Designation(s) -------------------------------------------------------------------- 15 58 10.16 -00 31 20.0 SDSS J155810.16-003120.0 = QSO B1555-0022 -------------------------------------------------------------------- File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 89 14 Ions observed in the z=2.70262 DLA towards SDSS1558-0031
See also: II/282 : The SDSS Photometric Catalog, Release 6 (Adelman-McCarthy+, 2007) http://www.sdss.org : SDSS Home Page Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 A6 --- Ion Ion name 8 A1 --- l_logN Limit flag on LogN 9- 13 F5.2 cm-2 logN Log of the column density 15- 18 F4.2 cm-2 e_logN ? Error in logN from VPFIT along 20 A1 --- f_logN [cd] Flag on logN (1) 22- 26 F5.2 km/s b ? Velocity width 28- 31 F4.2 km/s e_b ? Error in b 33- 40 F8.6 --- z Redshift 42- 49 F8.6 --- e_z Error in z 51 A1 --- l_[X/H] Limit flag on [X/H] 52- 56 F5.2 [-] [X/H] ? Log of the ion number abundance (2) 58- 89 A32 0.1nm Trans Transition(s) in Angstroms
Note (1): Flag on logN as follows: c = See text for detailed description of the values and errors for this ion. d = Column density measurement from the apparent optical depth method. Note (2): Where [X/H]=log(X/HI)-log(X/H)solar and we have considered only low-ion transitions and have not adopted ionization or depletion corrections.
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 18-Jul-2008
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