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II/288      IRSF Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalog          (Kato+ 2007)

The IRSF Magellanic Clouds point source catalog Kato D., Nagashima C., Nagayama T., Kurita M., Koerwer J.F., Kawai T., Yamamuro T., Zenno T., Nishiyama S., Baba D., Kadowaki R., Haba Y., Hatano H., Shimizu H., Nishimura M., Nagata T., Sato S., Murai Y., Kawazu T., Nakajima Y., Nakaya H., Kandori R., Kusakabe N., Ishihara A., Kaneyasu N., Hashimoto J., Tamura M., Tanabe T., Ita Y., Matsunaga N., Nakada Y., Sugitani K., Wakamatsu K.-I., Glass I.S., Feast M.W., Menzies J.W., Whitelock P.A., Fourie P., Stoffels J., Evans G.P., Hasegawa T. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan 59, 615 (2007)> =2007PASJ...59..615K
ADC_Keywords: Surveys ; Magellanic Clouds ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: catalogs - galaxies: Magellanic Clouds - infrared: stars - surveys Abstract: We present a near-infrared (JHKs) photometric catalog, including 14811185 point sources for a 40deg2 area of the Large Magellanic Cloud, 2769682 sources for an 11deg2 area of the Small Magellanic Cloud, and 434145 sources for a 4deg2 area of the Magellanic Bridge. The 10sigma limiting magnitudes are 18.8, 17.8, and 16.6mag at J, H, and Ks, respectively. The photometric and astrometric accuracies for bright sources are 0.03-0.04mag and 0.1arcsec, respectively. Based on the catalog, we also present (1) spatial distributions, (2) luminosity functions, (3) color-color diagrams, and (4) color-magnitude diagrams for point sources toward the Magellanic Clouds. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file bmc.dat 229 434145 Catalog Data for the Magellanic Bridge (MB) lmc1.dat 230 5000000 Catalog Data1 for the LMC lmc2.dat 230 5000000 Catalog Data2 for the LMC lmc3.dat 230 4811185 Catalog Data3 for the LMC smc.dat 230 2769682 Catalog Data for the SMC bmcreg.dat 276 324 Auxiliary Parameters List for the Magellanic Bridge (MB) lmcreg.dat 276 3249 Auxiliary Parameters List for the LMC smcreg.dat 276 882 Auxiliary Parameters List for the SMC
See also: I/221 : The Magellanic Catalogue of Stars - MACS (Tucholke+ 1996) II/181 : IR sources in Magellanic Clouds (Schwering+ 1990) II/228 : DENIS Catalogue toward Magellanic Clouds (DCMC) (Cioni+ 2000) II/236 : UBVR CCD survey of the Magellanic clouds (Massey+, 2002) Byte-by-byte Description of file: bmc.dat lmc[123].dat smc.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 16 A16 --- IRSF Star designation, HHMMSSss+DDMMSSs 18- 19 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 20 A1 --- --- [:] 21- 22 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 23 A1 --- --- [:] 24- 28 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 30 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 31- 32 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 33 A1 --- --- [:] 34- 35 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 36 A1 --- --- [:] 37- 40 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 42- 46 F5.2 mag Jmag ?=99.99 J magnitude at 1.25um 48- 51 F4.2 mag e_Jmag ?=9.99 J error 53- 57 F5.2 mag Hmag ?=99.99 H magnitude at 1.63um 59- 62 F4.2 mag e_Hmag ?=9.99 H error 64- 68 F5.2 mag Ksmag ?=99.99 Ks magnitude at 2.14um 70- 73 F4.2 mag e_Ksmag ?=9.99 Ks error 75- 77 A3 --- Qual [0-5] Quality flag in J, H and Ks (1) 79- 81 A3 --- pflg [012] Periphery flag in J, H and Ks (2) 83- 85 A3 --- aflg [0-9] Adjacency flag in J, H and Ks (3) 87- 90 F4.2 mag Jep ?=9.99 PSF-fitting error in J band 92- 97 F6.2 --- Jshrp ?=99.99 Sharpness in J band (4) 99-103 F5.2 --- Jchi ?=99.99 Chi in J band 105-111 F7.2 pix XposJ ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (x) in J band 113-119 F7.2 pix YposJ ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (y) in J band 121-133 A13 --- Jregion J Region name e.g, "LMC0518-6900A" (G1) 135-138 F4.2 mag Hep ?=9.99 PSF-fitting error in H band 140-145 F6.2 --- Hshrp ?=99.99 Sharpness in H band (4) 147-151 F5.2 --- Hchi ?=99.99 Chi in H band 153-159 F7.2 pix XposH ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (x) in H band 161-167 F7.2 pix YposH ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (y) in H band 169-181 A13 --- Hregion H Region name e.g, "LMC0518-6900A" (G1) 183-186 F4.2 mag Ksep ?=9.99 PSF-fitting error in Ks band 188-193 F6.2 --- Ksshrp ?=99.99 Sharpness in Ks band (4) 195-199 F5.2 --- Kschi ?=99.99 Chi in Ks band 201-207 F7.2 pix XposKs ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (x) in Ks band 209-215 F7.2 pix YposKs ?=0.00 Pixel-Coordinate (y) in Ks band 217-229 A13 --- Ksregion Ks Region name e.g, "LMC0518-6900A" (G1)
Note (1): The three character of quality flag, one character per one band [JHKs], that describes shapes of sources as follows: 1 = "point-like" 2 = "extended" 3 = "saturated" 4 = "faint" 5 = "odd-shaped" 0 = sources undetected in that band Note (2): The three character of periphery flag, one character per one band [JHKs], that identifies sources in the periphery area as follows: 1 = sources in the central area, 2 = sources in the periphery area, 0 = sources undetected in that band. Note (3): The three character of adjacency flag, one character per one band [JHKs], that provides the number of adjacent sources for each band. Note (4): the sharpness parameter is zero for perfect stellar match; negative values indicate a too broad fit (blend or extended object), and positive values a too sharp fit (e.g. cosmic ray).
Byte-by-byte Description of file: bmcreg.dat lmcreg.dat smcreg.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 13 A13 --- Region Region designation, AMCHHMM+DDMMA (G1) 15- 16 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 17 A1 --- --- [:] 18- 19 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 20 A1 --- --- [:] 21- 24 F4.1 s RAs [0/60] Right ascension (J2000) 26 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 27- 28 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 29 A1 --- --- [:] 30- 31 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 32 A1 --- --- [:] 33- 36 F4.1 arcsec DEs [0/60] Declination (J2000) 38- 43 I6 --- Date Date (YYMMDD) 45- 53 F9.3 d MJD Modified Julian date of observation 55- 60 F6.4 --- secz Airmass 62- 63 I2 s texp [15/30] Exposure time for each frame 65- 66 I2 --- Nim [10/45] number of dithered images 68- 72 F5.2 mag Jlim 10σ limiting magnitude in J 74- 78 F5.2 mag Hlim 10σ limiting magnitude in H 80- 84 F5.2 mag Kslim 10σ limiting magnitude in Ks 86- 89 F4.2 pix JFWHM FWHM of seeing at J 91- 97 F7.1 ct Jsky Mean J sky-background level 99-102 F4.1 ct Jdev Deviation of J sky-background level 104-107 F4.2 pix HFWHM FWHM of seeing at H 109-115 F7.1 ct Hsky Mean H sky-background level 117-120 F4.1 ct Hdev Deviation of H sky-background level 122-125 F4.2 pix KsFWHM FWHM of seeing at Ks 127-133 F7.1 ct Kssky Mean Ks sky-background level 135-138 F4.1 ct Ksdev Deviation of Ks sky-background level 140-145 F6.3 mag Japcor Aperture correction at J 147-151 F5.3 mag e_Japcor Aperture correction error at J 153-158 F6.3 mag Hapcor Aperture correction at H 160-164 F5.3 mag e_Hapcor Aperture correction error at H 166-171 F6.3 mag Ksapcor Aperture correction at Ks 173-177 F5.3 mag e_Ksapcor Aperture correction error at Ks 179-184 F6.3 mag Jstcor Zero-point of the magnitude at J 186-190 F5.3 mag e_Jstcor Error of zero-point of the magnitude at J 192-197 F6.3 mag Hstcor Zero-point of the magnitude at H 199-203 F5.3 mag e_Hstcor Error of zero-point of the magnitude at H 205-210 F6.3 mag Ksstcor Zero-point of the magnitude at Ks 212-216 F5.3 mag e_Ksstcor Error of zero-point of the magnitude at Ks 218-237 A20 --- Jcomarea Four corners of the ``central'' area at J 238-257 A20 --- Hcomarea Four corners of the ``central'' area at H 258-276 A19 --- Kscomarea Four corners of the ``central'' area at Ks
Global Notes: Note (G1): Region names are: * BMCHHMM-DDMMA for the Bridge * LMCHHMM-DDMMA for the Large Magellanic Cloud * SMCHHMM-DDMMA for the Small Magellanic Cloud * "Nothing" if no region
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 05-Dec-2008
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