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J/MNRAS/346/627     CENSORS (Combined EIS-NVSS Survey) catalog    (Best+, 2003)

CENSORS: A Combined EIS-NVSS Survey Of Radio Sources. I. Sample definition, radio data and optical identifications. Best P.N., Arts J.N., Rottgering H.J.A., Rengelink R., Brookes M.H., Wall J. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 346, 627-683 (2003)> =2003MNRAS.346..627B
ADC_Keywords: Surveys ; Radio sources Keywords: surveys - galaxies: active - radio continuum: galaxies - galaxies: luminosity function, mass function Abstract: A new sample of radio sources, with the designated name CENSORS (A Combined EIS-NVSS Survey Of Radio Sources), has been defined by combining the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Very Large Array Sky Survey (NVSS) at 1.4GHz with the ESO Imaging Survey (EIS) Patch D, a 3x2deg2 region of sky centred at RA = 09 51 36.0, DE = -21 00 00 (J2000). New radio observations of 199 NVSS radio sources with NVSS flux densities S1.4GHz>7.8mJy are presented, and are compared with the EIS I-band imaging observations which reach a depth of I∼23; optical identifications are obtained for over two-thirds of the ∼150 confirmed radio sources within the EIS field. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file tablea1.dat 88 199 Details of the EIS-NVSS sample of radio sources tablea2.dat 105 320 Properties of the radio sources tableb1.dat 84 104 EIS optical counterparts of the radio sources notes.dat 80 65 Individual notes tablec1.dat 36 155 *Definition of the final CENSORS sample
Note on tablec1.dat: It includes only those NVSS sources which are real and fall within the EIS Patch D. It is numbered in order of decreasing flux density. Four additional sample members are appended.
See also: http://www.eso.org/science/eis/ : EIS Home Page VIII/65 : 1.4GHz NRAO VLA Sky Survey (NVSS) (Condon+ 1998) J/A+A/379/740 : ESO Imaging Survey (EIS) (Arnouts+, 2001) J/A+A/384/81 : ESO Imaging Survey. CDF-S point sources (Hatziminaoglou+, 2002) J/A+A/392/741 : EIS: Stellar Catalogue in the Chandra DFS (Groenewegen+ 2002) J/A+AS/137/75 : ESO Imaging Survey. IV. (Zaggia+, 1999) J/A+AS/137/83 : ESO Imaging Survey. VII. (Scodeggio+, 1999) J/MNRAS/366/1265 : CENSORS. II. Infrared imaging (Brookes+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: tablea1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- --- [EISD] 5- 7 I3 --- EISD Source number 9- 12 A4 --- --- [NVSS] 13 A1 --- --- [-] 14- 25 A12 --- NVSS NVSS designation (JHHMMSS-DDMM) 27- 28 I2 h RAh NVSS Right ascension (J2000) 30- 31 I2 min RAm NVSS Right ascension (J2000) 33- 37 F5.2 s RAs NVSS Right ascension (J2000) 39 A1 --- DE- NVSS Declination sign (J2000) 40- 41 I2 deg DEd NVSS Declination (J2000) 43- 44 I2 arcmin DEm NVSS Declination (J2000) 46- 49 F4.1 arcsec DEs NVSS Declination (J2000) 51- 55 F5.1 mJy S1.4GHz NVSS flux density at 1.4GHz (1) 57- 60 F4.1 mJy e_S1.4GHz rms uncertainty on S1.4GHz 62- 71 A10 "DD/MM/YYYY" BnADate BnA array observation date 74- 83 A10 "DD/MM/YYYY" CnBDate CnB array observation date 87- 88 I2 uJy rms rms noise (2)
Note (1): The flux densities quoted are at 1.4GHz as extracted from the most recent version of the NVSS catalogue (version 2.17, issued July 2002) Note (2): The rms noise is that on the final image produced from the new VLA observations (after combination of array configurations where appropriate) presented in this paper.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: tablea2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- --- [EISD] 5- 7 I3 --- EISD Source number 9- 11 A3 --- Morph Morphology (1) 13- 17 F5.1 mJy Sint ? Source 1.4GHz integrated flux 19- 21 F3.1 mJy e_Sint ? rms uncertainty on Sint 23- 27 F5.1 deg PA ? Source position angle 29 A1 --- l_Drad Limit flag on Drad 30- 34 F5.1 arcmin Drad ? Source Largest angular size 35 A1 --- --- [/] 36- 39 F4.1 arcmin Drad2 ? Second value of source largest angular size 41- 45 F5.1 mJy Speak ? Peak 1.4GHz flux density (in mJy/beam) 47- 51 F5.1 mJy Scomp ? Component 1.4GHz flux density 53- 55 F3.1 mJy e_Scomp ? rms uncertainty on Scomp 57- 58 I2 h RAh ? Component Right ascension (J2000) 60- 61 I2 min RAm ? Component Right ascension (J2000) 63- 67 F5.2 s RAs ? Component Right ascension (J2000) 69 A1 --- DE- Component Declination sign (J2000) 70- 71 I2 deg DEd ? Component Declination (J2000) 73- 74 I2 arcmin DEm ? Component Declination (J2000) 76- 79 F4.1 arcsec DEs ? Component Declination (J2000) 81- 82 I2 h RASh Source Right ascension (J2000) (2) 84- 85 I2 min RASm Source Right ascension (J2000) (2) 87- 91 F5.2 s RASs Source Right ascension (J2000) (2) 93 A1 --- DES- Source Declination sign (J2000) (2) 94- 95 I2 deg DESd Source Declination (J2000) (2) 97- 98 I2 arcmin DESm Source Declination (J2000) (2) 100-103 F4.1 arcsec DESs Source Declination (J2000) (2) 105 A1 --- Note [N] N: Note detailed in notes.dat file
Note (1): Morphology code as follows: D = Double E = Extended diffuse M = Multiple S = Single T = Triple Note (2): Radio source position: For extended sources, this is the location of the radio core, where one is unambiguously detected, or the flux-weighted mean position of the radio emission where no clear core exists.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: tableb1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- --- [EISD] 5- 7 I3 --- EISD Source number 10 I1 --- Class [1/3] Source class (1) 12- 16 F5.2 --- L ? Likelihood 17 A1 --- n_L [n] n: Not analysed 19- 20 I2 h RAh ? Right ascension (J2000) 22- 23 I2 min RAm ? Right ascension (J2000) 25- 29 F5.2 s RAs ? Right ascension (J2000) 31 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 32- 33 I2 deg DEd ? Declination (J2000) 35- 36 I2 arcmin DEm ? Declination (J2000) 38- 41 F4.1 arcsec DEs ? Declination (J2000) 43- 47 F5.2 mag Imag ? I magnitude (from EIS catalog) 49- 52 F4.2 mag e_Imag ? rms uncertainty on Imag 53 A1 --- n_Imag [S] S: saturated 55- 59 F5.2 mag Vmag ? V magnitude (from EIS catalog) 61- 64 F4.2 mag e_Vmag ? rms uncertainty on Vmag 65 A1 --- n_Vmag [S] S: saturated 67- 71 F5.2 mag Bmag ? B magnitude (from EIS catalog) 73- 76 F4.2 mag e_Bmag ? rms uncertainty on Bmag 77 A1 --- n_Bmag [S] S: saturated 79- 82 F4.2 --- S/G ? Stellaricity classification (0=gal, 1=star) 84 A1 -- Note [N] N: note detailed in notes.dat file
Note (1): The EIS optical counterparts of the radio sources were identified by maximum likelihood analysis on unresolved radio sources or those with unambiguous radio cores (class 1, likelihood L>1 for for inclusion), maximum likelihood analysis on extended sources (class 2, L>0.3 for inclusion), or inclusion because the optical counterpart lay directly on top of one of the radio components which could plausibly be a radio core (class 3).
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 A4 --- --- [EISD] 5- 7 I3 --- EISD Source number 9- 80 A72 --- Note Text of the note
Byte-by-byte Description of file: tablec1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- CENSORS New name, CENSORS designation 13- 24 A12 --- Name Old name (EISD or J) 25 A1 --- n_Name [*] *: NVSS flux densities adjusted to account for overlap with another NVSS source 27- 31 F5.1 mJy S1.4GHz NVSS flux density at 1.4GHz 33- 36 F4.1 mJy e_S1.4GHz rms uncertainty on S1.4GHz
History: * 22-Jan-2004: From electronic version of the journal * 23-Oct-2009: tableb1 corrected (version at CDS was apparently in error) * 30-Aug-2012: units of Drad / Drad2 were corrected (from "arcmin" to "arcsec"; thanks to Heinz Andernach, and a comparison with the NVSS).
(End) James Marcout, Patricia Bauer [CDS] 12-Jan-2004
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