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III/175    Optical spectroscopy of radio sources (Stickel+, 1989-94)

Optical spectroscopy of 1Jy, S4 and S5 radio source identifications Stickel M., Kuehr H., Fried J.W. <Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 80, 103; 97, 483; 100, 395> <Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 101, 521; 103, 349 > =1989A&AS...80..103S =1993A&AS...97..483S =1993A&AS..100..395S =1993A&AS..101..521S =1994A&AS..103..349S
ADC_Keywords: Radio sources ; Active gal. nuclei ; QSOs ; Redshifts Keywords: galaxies: active - quasars: emission lines - radio continuum: galaxies radio continuum: general Description: A number of flat spectrum radio sources have been observed in optical spectroscopy; most of the sources are either classified as BL Lacertae objects or have been described as BL Lac candidates. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 126 114 Observed radio source identifications table2.dat 58 115 Journal of the observations table3.dat 68 510 Line data
See also: J/A+AS/98/393 : II-Observational data J/A+AS/105/67 : Optical identifications from 1Jy, S4, S5 J/A+AS/105/211 : Optical identification of 1Jy J/A+AS/115/1 : Optical identifications from S5 catalog J/A+AS/115/11 : Optical identifications from 1Jy, S4, S5 Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
2- 9 A8 --- Object Object name 12- 13 I2 h RAh Right Ascension 1950 (hours) 15- 16 I2 min RAm Right Ascension 1950 (minutes) 18- 22 F5.2 s RAs Right Ascension 1950 (seconds) 24 A1 --- DE- Declination 1950 (sign) 25- 26 I2 deg DEd Declination 1950 (degrees) 28- 29 I2 arcmin DEm Declination 1950 (minutes) 31- 34 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination 1950 (seconds) 37- 40 F4.1 mag m Magnitude of the optical identification 42- 48 A7 --- Type Type of the optical identification 50- 54 F5.3 Jy S5GHz 5GHz (6cm) flux 56- 60 F5.2 --- s(11-6) Two-point spectral index between 11 and 6 cm 64-126 A63 --- Names Entries in other radio sources catalogues
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
3- 10 A8 --- Object Object name 13- 18 A6 --- Tel Telescope (1) 21- 41 A21 --- Date Observation date 43- 47 I5 s IntTime Total integration time 50- 53 F4.1 0.1nm/pix Scale Scale of the wavelength calibrated spectra. 55- 58 F4.1 0.1nm/pix Scale2 ? Scale in in red channel for Twin Spectrograph
Note (1): Telescopes: CA 3.5 = 3.5 m telescope on Calar Alto, Spain CA 2.2 = 2.2 m telescope on Calar Alto, Spain LS 2.2 = 2.2 m telescope on La Silla, Chile
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
3- 10 A8 --- Object Object name 13 A1 --- l_z ">" sign for lower redshift limit 14- 18 F5.3 --- z ? Redshift computed from unweighted zInd 20- 27 A8 --- Element Element identification 29- 32 I4 0.1nm Lam0 ? Rest wavelength 33 A1 --- u_Lam0 [?] ? when unknown 34- 37 I4 0.1nm LamObs Observed wavelength 39- 43 F5.3 --- zInd ? Individual redshift 44 A1 --- u_zInd [?] ? when unknown 45- 49 F5.1 0.1nm FWHM ? FWHM (for emission line) 52- 56 F5.1 0.1nm EW ? Equivalent width (for emission line) 57 A1 --- u_EW ":" sign indicating uncertain values 58- 63 F6.1 10-19W/m2 Flux ? Flux (10-16erg/s/cm2) 64 A1 --- u_Flux ":" sign indicating uncertain values 66- 68 A3 --- Rem Remarks (1)
Note (1): the remarks mean the following: gal = stellar absorption lines of host galaxy abs = intervening absorption lines cal = calibration uncertain due to second order contamination atm = emission lines affected by atmospheric absorption
Courtesy: Manfred Stickel History: * 25-Nov-1994: Original version * 14-Mar-2005: in table3.dat, the Object 1945+725 was corrected into 1945+726, in order to be consistent with the other tables.
(End) Patricia Bauer, Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 14-Mar-2005
The document above follows the rules of the Standard Description for Astronomical Catalogues.From this documentation it is possible to generate f77 program to load files into arrays or line by line

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