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III/232        STELIB: A library of stellar spectra at R∼2000 (Le Borgne+, 2003)

STELIB: A library of stellar spectra at R∼2000. Le Borgne J.-F., Bruzual G., Pello R., Lancon A., Rocca-Volmerange B., Sanahuja B., Schaerer D., Soubiran C., Vilchez-Gomez R. <Astron. Astrophys. 402, 433 (2003)> =2003A&A...402..433L
ADC_Keywords: Atlases ; Spectroscopy Keywords: atlases - stars: fundamental parameters - galaxies: stellar content Description: STELIB is a new spectroscopic stellar library, available at http://webast.ast.obs-mip.fr/stelib . It consists in an homogeneous library of stellar spectra in the visible range (3200 to 9500)Å), with an intermediate spectral resolution (≲3Å) and sampling (1Å), and corrected from interstellar absorption. This library includes 255 stars of various spectral types and luminosity classes, spanning a relatively wide range in metallicity. The spectral resolution, wavelength and spectral type coverage of this library represents a substantial improvement over previous libraries used in population synthesis models. The overall absolute photometric uncertainty is 3%. The data were obtained during two runs, one at the 1m Jacobus Kaptein Telescope (JKT), Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, between 1994 March 28 and April 4, and a second one at the 2.3m of the Australian National University at Siding Spring (SSO), Australia, between 1994 December 25 and 31. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table.dat 208 255 Star list sorted by equatorial coordinates and access to individual spectra obs_sp/* 0 258 Observed individual spectra cor_sp/* 0 255 Individual spectra, corrected for interstellar extinction and radial velocity stelib.ps 132 241060 PostScript file of observed spectra
See also: http://webast.ast.obs-mip.fr/stelib : STELIB homepage III/88 : Stellar Spectrophotometric Atlas (Gunn+ 1983) VI/78 : Theoretical Stellar Flux Spectra for F- to K-type Stars (Buser+ 1992) J/A+AS/98/523 : Grids of stellar models. II. (Schaerer+ 1993) J/A+AS/124/1 : The Centaurus Cluster Catalogue (Jerjen+ 1997) J/A+AS/125/229 : A standard stellar library (Lejeune+ 1997) J/A+AS/130/65 : A standard stellar library. II. (Lejeune+ 1998) J/PASP/110/863 : A Stellar Spectral Flux Library: 1150-25000Å (Pickles 1998) Observing runs: -------------------------------------------------------------------------- date observatory telescope observers -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 28/03/1994 - Roque de los Jacobus Kaptein R. Pello, J.F Le 04/04/1994 Muchachos, La Palma, Telescope, 1m Borgne, R. Canary Islands, Spain Vilchez 25/12/1994 - Mount Stromblo and 2.3m at Mount 01/01/1995 Siding Spring, Stromblo A. Lancon Australia Byte-by-byte Description of file: table.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- Star Star name 12- 13 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) 15- 16 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 18- 22 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 24 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 25- 26 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 28- 29 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 31- 34 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 36- 45 A10 --- SpType MK Spectral type 48- 52 I5 K Teff ? Effective temperature 54- 57 F4.2 [cm/s2] log(g) ? Gravity surface 59- 63 F5.2 [Sun] [Fe/H] ? Metallicity 65- 70 F6.3 mag VMAG ? Absolute visual magnitude 72- 75 F4.2 mag E_VMAG ? Error on absolute magnitude (upper limit) 79- 82 F4.2 mag e_VMAG ? Error on absolute magnitude (lower limit) 85- 88 F4.2 mag Av ? Absorption 90-118 A29 --- OName Other identifications 120-122 A3 --- Add [Add ] Indicates additional stars not presented in the paper 124-143 A20 --- cSpFile1 Spectrum file in "cor_sp" subdirectory (1) 145-165 A21 --- oSpFile1 Spectrum file in "obs_sp" subdirectory (2) 167-186 A20 --- cSpFile2 Spectrum file in "cor_sp" subdirectory (1) 188-208 A21 --- oSpFile2 Spectrum file in "obs_sp" subdirectory (2)
Note (1): Spectra corrected for interstellar extinction and radial velocity. The fluxes in the FITS files are expressed in 10mW/m2/nm (erg/cm2/s/Å) Note (2): fluxes expressed in 10mW/m2/nm (erg/cm2/s/Å)
History: Copied at http://webast.ast.obs-mip.fr/stelib
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 22-Apr-2003
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