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J/PASJ/56/1025      Compact star clusters in SW field of M31 (Kodaira+, 2004)

A survey of compact star clusters in the south-west field of the M 31 disk. Kodaira K., Vansevicius V., Bridzius A., Komiyama Y., Miyazaki S., Stonkute R., Sableviciute I., Narbutis D. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Jap., 56, 1025-1040 (2004)> =2004PASJ...56.1025K
ADC_Keywords: Clusters, globular ; Clusters, open ; Photometry Keywords: emission nebulae: general - galaxies: individual (M31) - galaxies: photometry - galaxies: star cluster - globular clusters: general - open clusters: general Abstract: A survey for compact clusters with a dimension of 10pc order was conducted in an area of about 500 square arc-minutes of the south-west part of the M31 disk, making use of the high-resolution capability of Suprime-Cam. Photometry in the B, V and R broad-bands, and in the R* medium-band centered around Hα with varying apertures was carried out for about 1200 targets, which are related to about 300 compact objects detected in the survey. The results for 101 prominent compact objects are presented as photometric catalogues and morphological atlases, separately for samples with and without strong Hα emission. Description: We used the M31 frames that were secured during the verification period of Suprime-Cam in 1999 July. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 109 49 Catalogue of compact non-emission objects (KWC) in M31 S-W. table2.dat 109 52 Catalogue of compact emission objects (KWE) in M31 S-W. codes.dat 61 17 Morphological codes
See also: J/A+A/416/917 : Revised Bologna Catalog of M31 globular clusters (Galleti+, 2004) J/A+AS/116/447 : M31 globulars clusters ellipticities (Staneva+, 1996) J/AJ/114/1488 : Globulars in M31 (Holland+ 1997) J/AJ/119/727 : M31 globular clusters photometry (Barmby+, 2000) J/AJ/122/2458 : M31 globular clusters from HST (Barmby+, 2001) J/AJ/123/2490 : RV and [Fe/H] of M31 globular cluster system (Perrett+, 2002) J/ApJ/559/851 : Young star cluster candidates in M31 (Williams+, 2001) J/A+AS/31/439 : A Survey of HII Regions in M31 (Pellet+ 1978) J/AcA/48/455 : Globular Clusters in M31 and M33 (Mochejska+, 1998) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table?.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 --- Seq Sequential number (1) 4- 11 F8.5 deg RAdeg Right ascension, in decimal degrees (J2000) 13- 20 F8.5 deg DEdeg Declination, in decimal degrees (J2000) 22- 26 F5.2 mag Vmag Johnson V magnitude 28- 33 F6.3 mag B-V ?=- Johnson B-V colour index 35- 38 F4.2 mag V-R Johnson V-R colour index 39 A1 --- u_B-V Uncertainty flag on B-V 41- 45 F5.2 mag R* R* magnitude (medium-band around Hα) 47- 51 F5.2 mag R*-R ?=- R*-R colour index 53- 56 F4.1 arcsec Ap Aperture size (in case of ellipse major diameter) 58- 60 F3.1 arcsec Vfw Extent of compact object, in V band 62- 64 F3.1 arcsec Hfw Extent of compact object, in H band 66- 74 A9 --- Morph Morphological code (3) 76- 97 A22 --- Note Note 99-109 A11 --- ONames Previous IDs (2)
Note (1): Nomenclature note: KWC NN in table1, KWE NN in table2 Note (2): In Galleti et al., 2004, Cat. J/A+A/416/917, coordinates for B190D (KWC07) are erroneous. BNNNA: Battistini et al., 1987A&AS...67..447B, Bol NNN supplemented with A, B, C and D which is a mark of class GNNN: Galleti et al., 2004, Cat. J/A+A/416/917, SKHB NNN CNNN: Hodge, 1981, An atlas of the Andromeda Galaxy PNNN: Pellet et al., 1978, Cat. J/A+AS/31/439, [PAV78] NNN Note (3): Morphological codes, also in file "codes.dat", are the following: s1 = one dominant star with surrounding components s2 = concentrated multiple stars in a common envelope s3 = compact star aggregation c1 = concentric isophote less steep than that for normal stars c2 = loose round isophote profile c3 = elliptical or irregular loose isophote profile c4 = as c3 but with multiple peaks in a common envelope c5 = as c4 but its peaks are diffuse d = profile resembling that of a disk galaxy g = profile resembling that of a globular cluster rs1 = one star surrounded by compact emission nebulosity rs2 = compact emission nebulosity with one faint star rs3 = one star with companion surrounded by emission nebulosity rs4 = one star with diffuse emission envelope rc1 = a few stars in a common emission envelope rc2 = stellar group in a common emission envelope rc3 = star cluster in a common emission envelope.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: codes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 A3 --- Code Code number 5- 61 A57 --- Note Explanation of the code
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 03-Nov-2005
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