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J/ApJ/703/517    The Spitzer Local Volume Legacy: IR photometry    (Dale+, 2009)

The Spitzer Local Volume Legacy: survey description and infrared photometry. Dale D.A., Cohen S.A., Johnson L.C., Schuster M.D., Calzetti D., Engelbracht C.W., Gil de Paz A., Kennicutt R.C., Lee J.C., Begum A., Block M., Dalcanton J.J., Funes J.G., Gordon K.D., Johnson B.D., Marble A.R., Sakai S., Skillman E.D., van Zee L., Walter F., Weisz D.R., Williams B., Wu S.-Y., Wu Y. <Astrophys. J., 703, 517-556 (2009)> =2009ApJ...703..517D
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, nearby ; Photometry, infrared ; Surveys Keywords: galaxies: photometry - infrared: galaxies - surveys Abstract: The survey description and the near-, mid-, and far-infrared flux properties are presented for the 258 galaxies in the Local Volume Legacy (LVL). LVL is a Spitzer Space Telescope legacy program that surveys the local universe out to 11Mpc, built upon a foundation of ultraviolet, Hα, and Hubble Space Telescope imaging from 11HUGS (11Mpc Hα and Ultraviolet Galaxy Survey, Cat. J/ApJS/178/247) and ANGST (ACS Nearby Galaxy Survey Treasury, 2009ApJS..183...67D). LVL covers an unbiased, representative, and statistically robust sample of nearby star-forming galaxies, exploiting the highest extragalactic spatial resolution achievable with Spitzer. Description: New Spitzer IRAC observations were obtained for 180 LVL galaxies. New Spitzer MIPS observations were obtained for 201 LVL galaxies. Archival IRAC and MIPS data are utilized for 78 (IRAC) and 57 (MIPS) galaxies. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 82 258 Galaxy sample and infrared photometry apertures table2.dat 187 258 Infrared flux densities
See also: J/ApJ/693/1821 : The Spitzer infrared nearby galaxies survey (Dale+, 2009) J/ApJS/178/247 : Hα and [NII] survey in local 11 Mpc (Kennicutt+, 2008) J/AJ/136/479 : IRAC observations of M83 extended UV disk (Dong+, 2008) J/A+A/476/1161 : Spitzer photometry of M33 (Verley+, 2007) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 13 A13 --- Name Galaxy name 15 A1 --- n_Name [ab] Note on Name (G1) 17- 21 F5.2 mag Bmag Apparent B band magnitude (1) 23- 26 I4 km/s cz ? Heliocentric recessional velocity (1) 28- 32 F5.2 Mpc Dist Distance (1) 34- 35 I2 --- TT Optical morphological T-type (1) 37- 40 F4.2 mag E(B-V) Milky Way foreground extinction (2) 42- 43 I2 h RAh ? Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) 45- 46 I2 min RAm ? Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) 48- 51 F4.1 s RAs ? Second of Right Ascension (J2000) 53 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) 54- 55 I2 deg DEd ? Degree of Declination (J2000) 57- 58 I2 arcmin DEm ? Arcminute of Declination (J2000) 60- 61 I2 arcsec DEs ? Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) 63- 66 I4 arcsec 2a ? Major axis of elliptical aperture 68- 71 I4 arcsec 2b ? Minor axis of elliptical aperture 73- 75 I3 deg PA ? Position angle; measured East of North 77 A1 --- l_logLIR Limit flag on logLIR 78- 82 F5.1 [Lsun] logLIR Log total IR luminosity
Note (1): From Kennicutt et al., 2008, Cat. J/ApJS/178/247 Note (2): From Schlegel, Finkbeiner, & Davis (1998ApJ...500..525S).
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 13 A13 --- Name Galaxy name 15- 17 A3 --- Rem Remarks on the IR photometry for the source (G1) 19 A1 --- l_F1.25 Limit flag on F1.25 20- 26 E7.2 Jy F1.25 ? 2MASS J band (1.25 micron) flux density 28- 34 E7.2 Jy e_F1.25 ? Uncertainty in F1.25 36 A1 --- l_F1.65 Limit flag on F1.65 37- 43 E7.2 Jy F1.65 ? 2MASS H band (1.65 micron) flux density 45- 51 E7.2 Jy e_F1.65 ? Uncertainty in F1.65 53 A1 --- l_F2.17 Limit flag on F2.17 54- 60 E7.2 Jy F2.17 ? 2MASS Ks band (2.17 micron) flux density 62- 68 E7.2 Jy e_F2.17 ? Uncertainty in F2.17 70 A1 --- l_F3.6 Limit flag on F3.6 71- 77 E7.2 Jy F3.6 ? Spitzer/IRAC J band (1.25 micron) flux density 79- 85 E7.2 Jy e_F3.6 ? Uncertainty in F3.6 87 A1 --- l_F4.5 Limit flag on F4.5 88- 94 E7.2 Jy F4.5 ? Spitzer/IRAC 4.5 micron band flux density 96-102 E7.2 Jy e_F4.5 ? Uncertainty in F4.5 104 A1 --- l_F5.8 Limit flag on F5.8 105-111 E7.2 Jy F5.8 ? Spitzer/IRAC 5.8 micron band flux density 113-119 E7.2 Jy e_F5.8 ? Uncertainty in F5.8 121 A1 --- l_F8.0 Limit flag on F8.0 122-128 E7.2 Jy F8.0 ? Spitzer/IRAC 8.0 micron band flux density 130-136 E7.2 Jy e_F8.0 ? Uncertainty in F8.0 138 A1 --- l_F24 Limit flag on F24 139-145 E7.2 Jy F24 ? Spitzer/MIPS 24 micron flux density 147-153 E7.2 Jy e_F24 ? Uncertainty in F24 155 A1 --- l_F70 Limit flag on F70 156-162 E7.2 Jy F70 ? Spitzer/MIPS 70 micron band flux density 164-170 E7.2 Jy e_F70 ? Uncertainty in F70 172 A1 --- l_F160 Limit flag on F160 173-179 E7.2 Jy F160 ? Spitzer/MIPS 160 micron band flux density 181-187 E7.2 Jy e_F160 ? Uncertainty in F160
Global notes: Note (G1): Flag as follows: a = Infrared photometry for the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are from Bernard et al. (2008AJ....136..919B) and Gordon et al. (2009, in prep), respectively. b = NGC 1800 and MCG-05-13-004 spatially overlap so separate photometry for MCG-05-13-004 is not provided. c = The bright cores of NGC 3034 (M82) and NGC 0253 produce particularly challenging Spitzer data, including the effects of saturation at 24 micron. The 24 micron flux densities are approximated from IRAS data via νfν(24um)=νfν(25um), and the data at other wavelengths should be used with caution. d = Only 4.5 and 8.0 micron data were obtained for IC 5152. e = IRAC imaging taken from the Spitzer archives. f = MIPS imaging taken from the Spitzer archives.
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Emmanuelle Perret [CDS] 17-Oct-2011
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