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J/ApJS/166/498  Atlas of HST STIS spectra of Seyfert galaxies  (Spinelli+, 2006)

An atlas of Hubble space telescope STIS spectra of Seyfert galaxies. Spinelli P.F., Storchi-Bergmann T., Brandt C.H., Calzetti D. <Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser., 166, 498-504 (2006)> =2006ApJS..166..498S
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, Seyfert ; Galaxies, spectra Keywords: atlases - galaxies: nuclei - galaxies: Seyfert - ultraviolet: galaxies Abstract: We present a compilation of spectra of 101 Seyfert galaxies obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS), covering the UV and/or optical spectral range. Information on all the available spectra have been collected in a Mastertable, which is a very useful tool for anyone interested in a quick glance at the existent STIS spectra for Seyfert galaxies in the HST archive, and it can be recovered electronically. Nuclear spectra of the galaxies have been extracted in windows of 0.2" for an optimized sampling (as this is the slit width in most cases) and combined in order to improve the signal-to-noise ratio and provide the widest possible wavelength coverage. These combined spectra are also available electronically, at http://www.if.ufrgs.br/~pat/atlas.htm . File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 134 101 Galaxy Sample refs.dat 70 45 References table2.dat 111 782 The Mastertable
See also: http://www.if.ufrgs.br/~pat/atlas.htm : Atlas of STIS-HST Spectra of Seyfert Galaxies Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 16 A16 --- Gal Galaxy name 17 A1 --- n_Gal [bcd] Note on Gal (1) 20- 21 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) (2) 23- 24 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) (2) 26- 29 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) (2) 31 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) (2) 32- 33 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) (2) 35- 36 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) (2) 38- 39 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) (2) 41- 56 A16 --- HType Hubble Type (2) 57- 75 A19 --- Activity Activity type (2) 77- 82 F6.4 --- z ? Redshift (2) 84- 87 I4 0.1nm lam1 Spectral coverage interval value 88 A1 --- --- [-] 89- 93 I5 0.1nm lam2 Spectral coverage interval value 94 A1 --- n_lam2 [bcd] Individual notes on the spectra (1) 95 A1 --- --- [/] 96- 99 I4 0.1nm lam3 ? Second spectral coverage interval value 100 A1 --- --- [-] 101-104 I4 0.1nm lam4 ? Second spectral coverage interval value 106-119 A14 --- Refs References, in refs.dat file 121-134 A14 --- FileName Name of file containing the spectra at http://www.if.ufrgs.br/~pat/atlas.htm
Note (1): Notes as follows: b = Spectra of this galaxy were not extracted due to a poor signal-to-noise ratio in the continuum. Nevertheless, information on the available spectra is also included in the Mastertable (table2.dat). c = Spectra of this galaxy were not extracted due to the presence of more than one continuum source where we could not identify the brightest one. Information on the available spectra is also included in the Mastertable (table2.dat). d = Final spectrum of this Seyfert 1 galaxy was obtained with spectra observed in different dates. Note (2): References from NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: refs.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 -- Ref Reference code 4- 22 A19 --- BibCode BibCode 24- 41 A18 --- Aut Author's name 42- 70 A29 --- Com Comments
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 16 A16 --- Gal Galaxy name 18- 26 A9 --- HST The HST/STIS root name 27- 31 A5 --- f_HST Notes on HST spectrum (1) 33- 40 A8 --- Grate Grating used in observation 42- 47 A6 arcsec2 Aper Slit width 49- 52 I4 0.1nm lam.c Central wavelength in Angstroms 54- 57 I4 0.1nm lam1 Initial wavelength in Angstroms 59- 63 I5 0.1nm lam2 Final wavelength in Angstroms 65- 69 I5 --- Res Spectral resolution 71- 80 F10.5 deg PosAng Slit orientation 82- 88 F7.2 s Exp Exposure time 90-103 A14 --- ID ID of extracted spectrum from each segment 105-111 F7.5 arcsec/pix Scale Observation platescale
Note (1): Flag on HST as follows: * = the long slit spectrum has the extension '_x2d' otherwise means extension '_sx2' (LS) = low signal-to-noise ratio, we did not extract a nuclear spectrum in this case # = continuum source is absent, thus we did not extract a nuclear spectrum (2S) = there are two sources, and we did not extract a nuclear spectrum in this case (!) = Warning: this spectrum was combined with another spectra observed in different dates to compile a final Sy1-1.9 galaxy spectrum
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 16-May-2008
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