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J/AJ/105/1860     2-35 micron point source IR sky model            (Cohen, 1993)

A model of the 2-35 micron point source infrared sky COHEN M. <Astron. J. 105, 1860 (1993)> =1993AJ....105.1860C (SIMBAD/NED Reference)
ADC_Keywords: Infrared sources; Spectra, infrared Abstract: The Point Source Infrared Sky Model of Wainscoat et al. [ApJS, 83, 111 (1992)] is extended to make predictions for any filter lying wholly within the range 2.0 to 35.0 microns. The development of a library of complete 2-35micron low-resolution spectra (with 0.1micron step size) that represent the 87 categories of Galactic object and four types of extragalactic source implicit in the Model supports this extension. This library is based upon the "spectral template" technique whereby existing spectral fragments for individual sources (from ground-based, airborne, and satellite-borne instruments) are combined into complete spectra. Templates provide a natural way to represent the complete spectral energy distributions of celestial sources for which only infrared photometry and/or partial spectroscopy are available. Consequently, templates bear upon the important general problem of establishing midinfrared calibration sources. The new Model is validated by comparison with broadband K (2.2micron) source counts. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1 100 341 Model categories of source
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- Cat Category 12- 29 A18 --- Source Source/LRS? (1) 32- 49 A18 um Rtot Total range for the infrared spectral information available 51-100 A50 --- Ref References for the spectral fragments
Note (1): An asterisk, "*", preceding an object name indicates that an IRAS Low Resolution Spectrometer (LRS) spectrum is not available for that source. Source names surrounded by braces, "", denote sources whose spectra were not used in the creation of the average template for their category.
Origin: AAS CD-ROM series, Volume 1, 1993
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 06-Jul-1994
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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