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III/201             Pulkovo Spectrophotometric Catalog   (Alekseeva+ 1997)

The Pulkovo spectrophotometric catalog of bright stars in the range from 320 to 1080nm Alekseeva G.A., Arkharov A.A. , Galkin V.D. , Hagen-Thorn E.I., Nikanorova I.N., Novikov V.V., Novopashenny V.B., Pakhomov V.P., Ruban E.V., Shchegolev D.E. <Baltic Astron. 5, 603 (1996); 6, 481 (1997)> =1996BaltA...5..603A =1997BaltA...6..481A
ADC_Keywords: Spectrophotometry ; Stars, bright Abstract: A spectrophotometric catalog is presented, combining results of numerous observations by Pulkovo astronomers at different observing sites. The catalog consists of three parts: the first contains the data of 602 stars in the spectral range 320-735 nm with a resolution 5 nm; the second one contains 285 stars in the spectral range of 500-1080 nm with resolution10 nm and the third one contains 278 stars combined from the preceding catalogs in spectral range 320-1080 nm with resolution 10 nm. The data are presented in the absolute energy units W/mm, with step of 2.5 nm and with an accuracy no more than 1.5 - 2.0%. Description: A complete list of the observed stars is given in Table 4. The following information about the stars is given: HR and HD numbers, the Bayer's name, the number of independent scans of the spectrum (short-/long-wavelength range), equatorial coordinates for 2000.0, spectral type from the 1982 version of the BS catalog, magnitude V and color index B-V from the same source. Information on binarity and variability is given in the remarks following Table 4. For the visual binaries, the separation and m are taken also from the BS . For the variables, variability type and magnitudes at the maximum and minimum light and the period are from the General Catalog of Variable Stars (Kholopov et al. 1985-1990) and its three Supplements (Inf. Bull. Var. Stars Nos. 2681, 3058, and 3323). The final energy distribution data in the range 320-1080 nm with a step 2.5 nm, expressed in W/m2/m (or 10-6arg/cm2/s/nm in cgs) given in Tables 5, 5a and 6. Tables 5 contains the combined data covering the wavelengths 320-1080 nm and Table 5a is for the stars having data only in the 500-1080 nm range. All the data are for the same effective spectral broadening, 10 nm. The data covering only the wavelengths 320-735 nm (with effective spectral broadening of 5 nm) are presented in Table 6. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file stars.dat 80 609 List of stars (table4 of paper I) notes.dat 80 510 Notes to stars.dat table5.dat 76 12240 *Absolute fluxes, range 320-1080nm (paper I) table5a.dat 76 234 *Absolute fluxes, range 500-1080nm (paper I) table6.dat 75 14448 *Absolute fluxes, range 320-735nm (paper I) getsp 71 73 *C-shell script to get fluxes on Unix machines
Note on table5.dat, table5a.dat, table6.dat: The flux files contain blocks of data for 7 stars, introduced by at least 8 blanks and the list of the 7 HR numbers; the lines which follow are mode of 8 columns containing the wavelength (in nm) followed by the absolute fluxes (in W/m2/m = 10-6 erg/cm2/s/nm) of each of the 7 stars. Note on getsp: This file is a short script in Unix C-shell which, given a HR number, lists the spectrophotometry from the flux files.
See also: II/85 : Absolute Calibration of Stellar Spectrophotometry (Johnson 1980) III/202 : Spectrophotometric Catalogue of Stars (Kharitonov+, 1988) Byte-by-byte Description of file: stars.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- HR Designation of the star in the Bright Star Catalog V/50 5- 6 A2 --- m_HR [/0-9] Multiplicity 8- 16 A9 --- HD Designation in the Hentry Draper Catalog III/135 17- 27 A11 --- Name Star name 29- 31 I3 --- Ns(short) ? Number of scans (short wavelength) 33- 35 I3 --- Ns(long) ? Number of scans (long wavelength) 37- 38 I2 h RAh Right Ascension J2000 (hours) 40- 41 I2 min RAm Right Ascension J2000 (minutes) 43- 44 I2 s RAs Right Ascension J2000 (seconds) 46 A1 --- DE- Declination J2000 (sign) 47- 48 I2 deg DEd Declination J2000 (degrees) 50- 53 F4.1 arcmin DEm Declination J2000 (minutes) 55- 67 A13 --- SpType MK Spectral Classification 69- 72 F4.2 mag Vmag V magnitude 74- 78 F5.2 mag B-V color index 79 A1 --- table *[56ab] Table containing the spectrophotometry 80 A1 --- Note [*] note detailed in file notes.dat
Note on table: the spectrophotometry is in tables: 5 : spectrophotometry in table5.dat (range 320-1080nm) 6 : spectrophotometry in table6.dat (range 500-1080nm) a : spectrophotometry in table5a.dat (range 320-735nm) b : spectrophotometry in both table5.dat and table6.dat
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- HR Designation of the star as in table4.dat 5- 7 A3 --- m_HR [ /0-9A-DP'] Multiplicity 8 A1 --- about [VD] Note about Variability or Duplicity 9 A1 --- --- [:] Colon 11- 80 A70 --- Text *Text of note
Note on Text: the following abbreviations are used: ExtSt = Standard for definitions of atmospheric extinction. NSV = number from "New Catalogue of Suspected Variable Stars" (catalog II/140, 1982) PSt = Primary standard; SSt = Secondary standard; TSt = Tertiary standard;
Acknowledgements: It is a pleasure to thank Dr Victor Novikov Pulkovo Observatory, St. Petersburg, Russia who provided the data to CDS in September 1997.
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 30-Sep-1997
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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