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J/MNRAS/464/1247 VVV high proper motion stars. I. Ks≤13.5 stars (Kurtev+, 2017)

VVV high proper motion stars. I. The catalogue of bright Ks ≤ 13.5 stars. Kurtev R., Gromadzki M., Beamin J.C., Folkes S.L., Pena Ramirez K., Ivanov V.D., Borissova J., Villanueva V., Minniti D., Mendez R., Lucas P.W., Smith L.C., Pinfield D.J., Kuhn M.A., Jones H.R.A., Antonova A., Yip A.K.P. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 464, 1247-1258 (2017)> =2017MNRAS.464.1247K (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Surveys ; Stars, nearby ; Stars, double and multiple ; Proper motions ; Photometry, infrared ; Photometry, SDSS Keywords: catalogues - proper motions - binaries: general - stars: kinematics and dynamics - stars: low-mass Abstract: Knowledge of the stellar content near the Sun is important for a broad range of topics ranging from the search for planets to the study of Milky Way (MW) structure. The most powerful method for identifying potentially nearby stars is proper motion (PM) surveys. All old optical surveys avoid, or are at least substantially incomplete, near the Galactic plane. The depth and breadth of the 'VISTA Variables in Via Lactea' (VVV) near-IR survey significantly improves this situation. Taking advantage of the VVV survey data base, we have measured PMs in the densest regions of the MW bulge and southern plane in order to complete the census of nearby objects. We have developed a custom PM pipeline based on VVV catalogues from the Cambridge Astronomy Survey Unit, by comparing the first epoch of JHKs with the multi-epoch Ks bands acquired later. Taking advantage of the large time baseline between the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS) and the VVV observations, we also obtained 2MASS-VVV PMs. We present a near-IR PM catalogue for the whole area of the VVV survey, which includes 3003 moving stellar sources. All of these have been visually inspected and are real PM objects. Our catalogue is in very good agreement with the PM data supplied in IR catalogues outside the densest zone of the MW. The majority of the PM objects in our catalogue are nearby M-dwarfs, as expected. This new data base allows us to identify 57 common PM binary candidates, among which are two new systems within 30 pcof the Sun. Description: A catalogue of 3003 high proper motion stars projected on the area of the Vista Variables en via Lactea NIR survey. The positions of the first and the last VVV epochs as well as the 2MASS positions of the majority of the catalogue objects are given. The catalogue also contains photometrical data for these 3003 nearby stars in ZYJHKs filters. The proper motions are calculated one using the VVV only data and VVV-2MASS positions. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 315 3003 The main catalogue: positions and photometry table4.dat 279 113 Catalogue of common proper motion binaries
See also: II/246 : 2MASS All-Sky Catalog of Point Sources (Cutri+ 2003) II/337 : VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea Survey DR1 (Saito+, 2012) II/341 : VPHAS+ DR2 survey (Drew+, 2016) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- Seq [1/3003] Sequential number 6- 15 F10.6 deg RAdeg ?=- VVV1 Right ascension (J2000) 17- 26 F10.6 deg DEdeg ?=- VVV1 Declination (J2000) 28- 38 F11.3 JD EpVVV1 VVV1 epoch for positions 40- 49 F10.6 deg GLON ?=- Galactic longitude 50- 59 F10.6 deg GLAT ?=- Galactic latitude 61- 66 F6.3 mag Zmag ?=99.999 VVV Z magnitude 68- 72 F5.3 mag e_Zmag ?=9.999 Error in Zmag 74- 79 F6.3 mag Ymag ?=99.999 VVV Y magnitude 81- 85 F5.3 mag e_Ymag ?=9.999 Error in Ymag 87- 92 F6.3 mag Jmag ?=99.999 VVV J magnitude 94- 98 F5.3 mag e_Jmag ?=9.999 Error in Jmag 100-105 F6.3 mag Hmag ?=99.999 VVV H magnitude 107-111 F5.3 mag e_Hmag ?=99.999 Error in Hmag 113-118 F6.3 mag Ksmag ?=99.999 VVV Ks magnitude 120-124 F5.3 mag e_Ksmag ?=9.999 Error in Ksmag 126-135 F10.6 deg RA2deg 2MASS Right ascension 137-146 F10.6 deg DE2deg 2MASS Declination 148-158 F11.3 JD JD2MASS Epoch 2MASS 160-165 F6.3 mag J2mag 2MASS J magnitude 167-171 F5.3 mag e_J2mag Error in J2mag 173-178 F6.3 mag H2mag ?=99.999 2MASS H magnitude 180-184 F5.3 mag e_H2mag ?=9.999 Error H2mag 186-191 F6.3 mag Ks2mag 2MASS Ks magnitude 193-197 F5.3 mag e_Ks2mag Error Ks2mag 199-204 F6.3 arcsec/yr pmRA VVV Proper motion in right ascension 206-211 F6.3 arcsec/yr pmDE VVV Proper motion in declination 213-217 F5.3 arcsec/yr pm ?=9.999 VVV Total proper motion 219-224 F6.1 deg PA []?=99 VVV Parallactic angle 225-231 F7.3 arcsec/yr pm2RA ?=- 2MASS Proper motion in right ascension 232-238 F7.3 arcsec/yr pm2DE ?=- 2MASS Proper motion in declination 240-245 F6.3 arcsec/yr pm2 ?=9.999 2MASS Total proper motion 247-252 F6.1 deg PA2 [] 2MASS Parallactic angle 254-315 A62 --- Com Comments on individual objects and references
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table4.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 4- 6 I3 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 7- 13 F7.3 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 15 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 16- 17 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 19- 20 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 22- 26 F5.2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 28- 33 F6.3 arcsec/yr pmRA Proper motion in right ascension 35- 40 F6.3 arcsec/yr pmDE Proper motion in declination 42- 46 F5.3 arcsec/yr pm Total Proper motion 48- 53 F6.1 deg PA [] Parallactic angle 55- 60 F6.2 arcsec Sep Separation in arcsec 62- 65 I4 AU SepAU Separation in AU 67- 69 I3 pc Dist Photometric distance in parsec 70- 75 F6.3 mag J-Ks J-Ks colour index 77- 82 F6.3 mag KsMAG Absolute magnitude in Ks band 84- 85 A2 --- SpType Spectral type 87- 92 F6.3 mag Zmag ?=99.999 Z magnitude 94- 98 F5.3 mag e_Zmag ?=9.999 Error in Zmag 100-105 F6.3 mag Ymag ?=99.999 Y magnitude 107-111 F5.3 mag e_Ymag ?=9.999 Error in Ymag 113-118 F6.3 mag Jmag ?=99.999 2MASS J magnitude 120-124 F5.3 mag e_Jmag ?=9.999 Error in Jmag 126-131 F6.3 mag Hmag ?=99.999 2MASS H magnitude 133-137 F5.3 mag e_Hmag ?=9.999 Error in Hmag 139-144 F6.3 mag Ksmag ?=99.999 2MASS Ks magnitude 146-150 F5.3 mag e_Ksmag ?=9.999 Error in Ksmag 152-157 F6.3 mag umag ?=99.999 VPHAS+ u magnitude 159-163 F5.3 mag e_umag ?=9.999 Error in umag 165-170 F6.3 mag gmag ?=99.999 VPHAS+ g magnitude 172-176 F5.3 mag e_gmag ?=9.999 Error in gmag 178-183 F6.3 mag Hamag ?=99.999 VPHAS+ Halpha magnitude 185-189 F5.3 mag e_Hamag ?=9.999 Error in Hamag 191-196 F6.3 mag rmag ?=99.999 VPHAS+ r magnitude 198-202 F5.3 mag e_rmag ?=9.999 Error in rmag 204-209 F6.3 mag imag ?=99.999 VPHAS+ i magnitude 211-215 F5.3 mag e_imag ?=9.999 Error in imag 217-279 A63 --- Com Comments about the PSF photometry
Acknowledgements: Radostin Kurtev, radostin.kurtev(at) References: Gromadzki et al., 2016AcA....66..293G, High Proper Motion Objects toward the Inner Milky Way: Characterisation of Newly Identified Nearby Stars from the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea Survey
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 02-May-2017
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