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J/ApJS/149/327      JKs photometry of local universe galaxies (Grauer+, 2003)

Infrared observations of galaxies in the local universe. II. 391 calibrated images with photometric and structural measurements. Grauer A.D., Rieke M.J., Quillen A.C. <Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser., 149, 327-342 (2003)> =2003ApJS..149..327G
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, IR ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: galaxies: photometry - galaxies: structure - infrared: galaxies - surveys Abstract: This paper presents empirical results from a deep imaging survey of galaxies in the local universe at the J and Ks wavelengths. Three hundred ninety-one images have been obtained and calibrated using the same camera and filter set with the Steward Observatory 1.6m Kuiper Telescope on Mount Bigelow and the 2.3m Bok Telescope on Kitt Peak. The limiting magnitude is typically 22mag/arcsec at J and 21mag/arcsec at Ks. The central surface brightness, apparent magnitudes, sizes, scale lengths, and inclinations are tabulated from measurements made using these data. The purpose of this paper is to provide basic near-infrared data on a variety of galaxy types. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 106 174 J observations and data table2.dat 106 217 Ks observations and data
See also: http://ircamera.as.arizona.edu/survey/ : Galaxy Survey Images Byte-by-byte Description of file: table?.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 27 A27 --- Name Image name (1) 29- 39 A11 --- MType Hubble type from paper I, Grauer et al., 1998ApJS..116...29G 41- 45 I5 km/s cz Heliocentric redshift from NED 47- 50 F4.2 arcsec Seeing Seeing estimate 52- 53 I2 mag/arcsec2 Isophot ? Limiting brightness (2) 55- 59 F5.2 mag emag Apparent magnitude inside an elliptical aperture surrounded by an elliptical sky annulus (3) 61- 65 F5.2 mag emag1 ? Apparent magnitude inside the first moment of the ellipse fit light profile 67- 71 F5.2 mag emag2 ? Apparent magnitude inside the limiting isophote determined from the ellipse fit 73- 77 F5.2 mag/arcsec2 csb ? Central surface brightness from ellipse fit (4) 79- 83 F5.2 arcsec Rad ? First moment of the light profile (5) 85- 89 F5.2 arcsec Rmax ? Size of the galaxy at the limiting isophotal magnitude 91- 95 F5.2 arcsec Disk ? Disk scale length 97-100 F4.2 --- Rad-b/a ? Axis ratio at Rad 102-105 F4.2 --- Rmax-b/a Axis ratio at Rmax
Note (1): Gives the UGC number along with the date on which the data were taken. For example, u10j.10.1819.99.fits is an image of UGC 10 taken with a J filter on October 18-19, 1999. Note (2): From the IRAF STSDAS ellipse fit at the level of 2σ above the pixel to pixel noise. Note (3): The dimensions of the elliptical aperture and sky annulus were selected interactively, while viewing the image, so that the galaxy was included within it and that no stars were included in the sky annulus. Note (4): It is the total brightness per square arcsecond in the center of the galaxy. For those galaxies which have bulge and disk components it includes contributions from both of them. Note (5): Obtained by running the STSDAS task ellipse on the image to obtain a radial profile of brightness versus distance from the galaxy center. The quantity Rad was then calculated to be the integral of the distance from the center times the flux at that distance divided by the integral of the flux. The integral was carried out to the isophotal limit.
History: From electronic version of the journal References: Grauer et al., Paper I 1998ApJS..116...29G
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Bauer [CDS] 19-Dec-2003
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