Access to Astronomical Catalogues

← Click to display the menu
J/ApJS/127/79     BATSE occultation catalog of Gamma-Ray sources   (Ling+, 2000)

A BATSE Earth occultation catalog of 0.03-1.8 MeV Gamma-Ray source spectra and light curves for phases 1-3 (1999-1994) Ling J.C., Wheaton W. A., Wallyn P., Skelton R.T., Mahoney W.A., Radocinski R.G., Callas J.L., Ling N.F., Tumer E., Shubert R. <Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser. 127, 79 (2000)> =2000ApJS..127...79L
ADC_Keywords: Fundamental catalog ; Gamma rays ; Occultations Mission_Name: CGRO Keywords: catalogs - gamma rays: observations Abstract: Using the powerful Earth-occultation technique, long-term, nearly continuous monitoring of the entire low-energy gamma-ray sky is now possible with the advent of BATSE, the Burst and Transient Source Experiment on board the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO). In this paper, we present a catalog of 34 moderately strong gamma-ray sources measured by BATSE. It consists of 0.03 - 1.8 MeV photon spectra averaged over weeks and months, and light curves of the 35 - 200 keV flux, with 1 day resolution, covering the first three phases of the CGRO mission (1991 May through 1994 October). This database contains a complete record of ∼1200 daily source count rates in 14 energy channels along with the corresponding Poisson and systematic errors. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table3.dat 166 686 Time averaged fluxes of 14 channel spectra of 34 Gamma-Ray sources
See also: J/ApJS/120/335 : Gamma-ray source catalog (Macomb+, 1999) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 22 A22 --- Name Object name 24- 25 I2 --- Channel BATSE Channel number 28- 31 I4 keV Emin Lower Energy range in Channel 33- 36 I4 keV Emax Upper Energy range in Channel 38- 44 I7 d P1Beg Beginning Julian date of Period 1 46- 52 I7 d P1End Ending Julian date of Period 1 54- 60 A7 --- P1Panel Panels in Figure 8 where data is shown 62- 71 E10.3 ct/cm2/s/keV P1Flux Period 1 Flux in Channel 73- 81 E9.2 ct/cm2/s/keV e_P1Flux Uncertainty in P1Flux 83- 89 I7 d P2Beg ? Beginning Julian date of Period 2 91- 97 I7 d P2End ? Ending Julian date of Period 2 99-105 A7 --- P2Panel Panel in Figure 8 where data is shown 107-116 E10.3 ct/cm2/s/keV P2Flux ? Period 2 Flux in Channel 118-126 E9.2 ct/cm2/s/keV e_P2Flux ? Uncertainty in P2Flux 128-134 I7 d P3Beg ? Beginning Julian date of Period 3 136-142 I7 d P3End ? Ending Julian date of Period 3 144-145 A2 --- P3Panel Panel in Figure 8 where data is shown 147-156 E10.3 ct/cm2/s/keV P3Flux ? Period 3 Flux in Channel 158-166 E9.2 ct/cm2/s/keV e_P3Flux ? Uncertainty in P3Flux
History: From ApJ electronic edition.
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS] 23-May-2000
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

catalogue service

© UDS/CNRS

Contact