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J/MNRAS/438/2642    LMC PNe multiwavelength photometry       (Reid, 2014)

A multiwavelength analysis of planetary nebulae in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Reid W.A. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 438, 2642-2663 (2014)> =2014MNRAS.438.2642R (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Magellanic Clouds ; Planetary nebulae ; Photometry, UBVRI ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: surveys - stars: evolution - planetary nebulae: general - galaxies: luminosity function, mass function - Magellanic Clouds infrared: general Abstract: This paper examines, compares and plots optical, near- and mid-infrared (MIR) photometric data for 605 planetary nebulae (PNe) in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). With the aid of multiwavelength surveys such as the Spitzer legacy programme Surveying the Agents of a Galaxy's Evolution, the Two Micron All Sky Survey and the Magellanic Cloud Photometric Survey, plots have been constructed to expose the relative contributions from molecular hydrogen, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, forbidden emission lines, warm dust continuum and stellar emission at various bands. Besides identifying trends, these plots have helped to reveal PN mimics including six previously known PNe in the outer LMC which are re-classified as other object types. Together with continuing follow-up optical observations, the data have enabled a substantial reduction in the number of PNe previously tagged as 'likely' and 'possible'. The total number of LMC PNe is adjusted to 715 but with a greater degree of confidence in regard to classification. In each colour-colour plot, the more highly evolved LMC PNe are highlighted for comparison with younger, brighter PNe. The faintest and most evolved PNe typically cluster in areas of colour-colour space occupied by ordinary stars. Possible reasons for the wide disparity in infrared colour-colour ratios, such as evolution and dust composition, are presented for evaluation. A correlation is found between the optical luminosity of PNe, emission-line ratios and the MIR dust luminosity at various bands. Luminosity functions using the four Infrared Array Camera and Multiband Imaging Photometer of Spitzer (MIPS) [24] bands are directly compared, revealing an increasing accumulation of PNe within the brightest two magnitudes at longer wavelengths. A correlation is also found between the MIPS [24] band and the [OIII] 5007 and Hβ fluxes. Description: Using the 2MASS 6x catalogue for the LMC (Cutri et al. 2003, Cat. II/246; 2012, Cat. VII/233), magnitudes were obtained for 274 PNe in J, 269 in H and 263 in Ks. To increase the number of detections available for comparison, magnitudes were also obtained from the InfraRed Survey Facility (IRSF) Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalogue (Kato et al., 2007, Cat. II/288). The 3.6, 4.5, 5.8 and 8um bands were obtained with the IRAC on board Spitzer. This study used the archival data from the Spitzer legacy programme SAGE (Meixner et al., 2006, Cat. J/AJ/132/2268) which mapped the central 7x7deg2 area of the LMC. The MIPS data were also obtained from both the Hora et al. (2008, Cat. J/AJ/135/726) and Gruendl & Chu (2009, Cat. J/ApJS/184/172) studies. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 172 605 Magnitude data for each LMC PNe
See also: II/246 : 2MASS All-Sky Catalog of Point Sources (Cutri+ 2003) II/288 : IRSF Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalog (Kato+ 2007) VII/233 : The 2MASS Extended sources (IPAC/UMass, 2003-2006) J/AJ/128/1606 : Magellanic Clouds Photometric Survey: LMC (Zaritsky+, 2004) J/AJ/132/2268 : SAGE calibration stars (Meixner+, 2006) J/AJ/135/726 : Spitzer SAGE observations of LMC PNe (Hora+, 2008) J/ApJS/184/172 : High- and intermediate-mass YSOs in the LMC (Gruendl+, 2009) J/A+A/531/A157 : LMC planetary nebulae (VMC Survey II) (Miszalski+, 2011) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
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1- 12 A12 --- Name LMC PNe common name 14- 19 F6.3 mag Umag ?=- MPCS survey U magnitude 21- 25 F5.3 mag e_Umag ? rms uncertainty on Umag 27- 32 F6.3 mag Bmag ?=- MPCS survey B magnitude 34- 38 F5.3 mag e_Bmag ? rms uncertainty on Bmag 39 A1 --- n_Bmag [c] Note on Bmag 40- 45 F6.3 mag Vmag ?=- MPCS survey V magnitude 47- 51 F5.3 mag e_Vmag ? rms uncertainty on Vmag 53- 58 F6.3 mag Imag ?=- MPCS survey I magnitude 60- 64 F5.3 mag e_Imag ? rms uncertainty on Imag 66- 71 F6.3 mag Jmag ?=- IRSF J magnitude 73- 77 F5.3 mag e_Jmag ? rms uncertainty on Jmag 78- 79 A2 --- n_Jmag [?*d ] Note on Jmag (1) 81- 86 F6.3 mag Hmag ?=- IRSF H magnitude 88- 92 F5.3 mag e_Hmag ? rms uncertainty on Hmag 93 A1 --- n_Hmag [?] Note on Hmag 94- 99 F6.3 mag Kmag ?=- IRSF K magnitude 101-105 F5.3 mag e_Kmag ? rms uncertainty on Kmag 106 A1 --- n_Kmag [?*d] Note on Kmag (1) 108-113 F6.3 mag [3.6] ?=- IRAC 3.6um magnitude 115-119 F5.3 mag e_[3.6] ? rms uncertainty on [3.6] 120 A1 --- n_[3.6] [cd] Note on [3.6] (1) 121-126 F6.3 mag [4.5] ?=- IRAC 4.5um magnitude 128-132 F5.3 mag e_[4.5] ? rms uncertainty on [4.5] 133 A1 --- n_[4.5] [cd] Note on [4.5] (1) 134-139 F6.3 mag [5.8] ?=- IRAC 5.8um magnitude 141-145 F5.3 mag e_[5.8] ? rms uncertainty on [5.8] 146 A1 --- n_[5.8] [d] Note on [5.8] (1) 147-152 F6.3 mag [8.0] ?=- IRAC 8um magnitude 154-158 F5.3 mag e_[8.0] ? rms uncertainty on [8.0] 159 A1 --- n_[8.0] [cd] Note on [8.0] (1) 160-165 F6.3 mag [24] ?=- MPIS 24um magnitude 167-171 F5.3 mag e_[24] ? rms uncertainty on [24] 172 A1 --- n_[24] [cd] Note on [24] (1)
Note (1): Notes as follows: c = magnitude for a point source taken from the SAGE catalogue d = magnitude taken from Miszalski et al (2011, Cat. J/A+A/531/A157) ? = uncertainty flag * = 2MASS magnitude
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