V/134 Atlas of Radio/X-ray associations (ARXA) (Flesch, 2010)
The atlas of radio/X-ray associations (ARXA) Flesch E. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Australia 27, 283 (2010)> =2010PASA...27..283F
ADC_Keywords: Radio sources ; X-ray sources ; Cross identifications Keywords: atlases ; catalogs ; X-rays: general ; X-rays: stars ; radio continuum: stars Abstract: An all-sky comprehensive catalogue of calculated radio and X-ray associations to optical objects is presented. Included are X-ray sources from XMM-Newton, Chandra and ROSAT catalogues, radio sources from NVSS, FIRST and SUMSS catalogues, and optical data, identifications and redshifts from the APM, USNO-A, SDSS-DR7 and the extant literature. This "Atlas of Radio/X-ray Associations" inherits many techniques from the predecessor Quasars.org catalog (Flesch 2004, Cat. J/A+A/427/387), but object selection is changed and processing tweaked. Optical objects presented are those which are calculated with 40% confidence to be associated with radio/X-ray detections, totalling 602570 objects in all, including 23681 double radio lobe detections. For each of these optical objects I display the calculated percentage probabilities of its being a QSO, galaxy, star, or erroneous radio / X-ray association, plus any identification from the literature. The catalogue includes 105568 uninvestigated objects listed as 40% to >99% likely to be a QSO. The catalogue is available at http://quasars.org/arxa.htm . Description: This is a compendium of all catalogued or APM/USNO-A optical objects which are found to be associated to XMM, Chandra, RASS, HRI, PSPC or WGA X-ray detections, or to NVSS, FIRST or SUMSS radio detections. All detections are displayed, plus double radio lobes where found. The counts are: Optical objects - 602,570 NVSS - 266,148 core associations, plus 8309 double lobes. FIRST - 173,383 core associations, plus 12,844 double lobes. SUMSS - 59,138 core associations, plus 2529 double lobes. XMM associations - 57,778 Chandra associations - 32,951 ROSAT RASS - 47,486 ROSAT HRI - 15,523 ROSAT PSPC - 35,607 WGA - 24,226 Each optical object is shown as one line bearing the J2000 coordinates, the object name (from the literature where available), APM & USNO-A sourced red & blue photometry, redshift, the source catalogs for the name and redshift, calculated odds that the object is a quasar, galaxy, star, or erroneous association, and the radio & X-ray identifiers, up to 10 of them possible although usually just 1 or 2. Questions or comments may be directed to File Summary:
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ReadMe 80 . This file arxa.dat 308 602570 The atlas of Radio/X-ray associations
See also: J/A+A/427/387 : QORG catalog of radio/X-ray sources (Flesch+, 2004) VII/258 : Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei (13th Ed.) (Veron+ 2010) I/252 : The USNO-A2.0 Catalogue (Monet+ 1998) VIII/65 : 1.4GHz NRAO VLA Sky Survey (NVSS) (Condon+ 1998) VIII/71 : The FIRST Survey Catalog, Version 03Apr11 (Becker+ 2003) VIII/81 : Sydney University Molonglo Sky Survey (SUMSS V2.1) (Mauch+ 2008) IX/10 : ROSAT All-Sky Bright Source Catalogue (1RXS) (Voges+ 1999) IX/29 : ROSAT All-Sky Survey Faint Source Catalog (Voges+ 2000) IX/28 : ROSAT HRI Pointed Observations (1RXH) (ROSAT Team, 2000) IX/30 : Second ROSAT PSPC Catalog (ROSAT, 2000) IX/31 : The WGACAT version of ROSAT sources (White+ 2000) IX/41 : XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue 2XMMi-DR3 (XMM-SSC, 2010) B/xmm/ : XMM-Newton Observation Log (XMM-Newton Science Operation Center, 200 B/chandra : The Chandra Archive Log (CXC, 1999-) http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~apmcat : APM home page http://www.nofs.navy.mil : USNO-A home page http://www.cv.nrao.edu/nvss : NVSS home page http://sundog.stsci.edu : FIRST home page http://www.astrop.physics.usyd.edu.au/SUMSS/index.html : SUMSS home page http://xmmssc-www.star.le.ac.uk : XMM-Newton home page http://wave.xray.mpe.mpg.de/rosat/rra : HRI & PSPC home page http://wgacat.gsfc.nasa.gov/wgacat/wgacat.html : WGA home page http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/rosat/survey/rass-fsc : RASS-FSC home page http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/rosat/survey/rass-bsc : RASS-BSC home page http://chandra.harvard.edu : Chandra home page http://xassist.pha.jhu.edu/zope/xassist : XAssist home page (XMMX & CXOX sources are from XAssist) Byte-by-byte Description of file: arxa.dat
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1- 2 I2 h RAh Right Ascension J2000 (hours) 3- 4 I2 min RAm Right Ascension J2000 (minutes) 5- 8 F4.1 s RAs Right Ascension J2000 (seconds) 9 A1 --- DE- Declination J2000 (sign) 10- 11 I2 deg DEd Declination J2000 (degrees) 12- 13 I2 arcmin DEm Declination J2000 (minutes) 14- 15 I2 arcsec DEs Declination J2000 (seconds) 18- 41 A24 --- Name ID from the literature, if any (1) 43- 45 A3 --- Cl Classification of object (2) 47- 50 F4.1 mag Rmag ? Red optical magnitude (3) 52- 55 F4.1 mag Bmag ? Blue optical magnitude (3) 57- 59 A3 --- opt Source of optical magnitudes (4) 60 A1 --- R Red optical PSF class (5) 62 A1 --- B Blue optical PSF class (5) 64- 69 F6.3 --- z ? Redshift from the literature. 71- 72 A2 --- r_Name Source catalog for name (6) 74- 75 A2 --- r_z Source catalog for redshift (6) 77- 79 I3 % pr.Q probability that this object is a QSO (7) 80- 82 I3 % pr.G probability that this object is a galaxy (7) 83- 85 I3 % pr.* probability that this object is a star (7) 86- 88 I3 % perr probability that association is erroneous (7) 90-110 A21 --- NVSS NVSS radio ID, if any. 112-132 A21 --- FSid FIRST or SUMSS radio ID, if any. 134-154 A21 --- XMM XMM X-ray ID, if any. 156-176 A21 --- RASS ROSAT RASS X-ray ID, if any. 178-198 A21 --- PSPC ROSAT PSPC X-ray ID, if any. 200-220 A21 --- WGA WGA X-ray ID, if any. 222-242 A21 --- HRI ROSAT HRI X-ray ID, if any. 244-264 A21 --- Chandra Chandra X-ray ID, if any. 266-286 A21 --- lobe1 1st radio lobe ID, if any. 288-308 A21 --- lobe2 2nd radio lobe ID, if any.
Note (1): A blank value indicates this object has been not identified up to now. If the catalogue is "QO" (QORG), name is e.g., QORG J012345.6+012345. If the catalogue is blank, name is of the form ARXA J012345.6+012345, using the J2000 location column as the name. I am tempted to use names from a sequential name list, e.g., "Bertfriede", "Bertha", "Berthar", etc, but suspect it would not take. Note (2): Classification from the Veron catalog takes precedence over other values. Legend: Q = QSO from the literature, with redshift (21735 of these) A = AGN (from Veron, or Seyfert galaxy). (6941) B = Bl Lac object (803) q = NBCKDE photometric quasar (>60%). Redshift rounded to 0.1z. G = galaxy (89,731) L = lenticular liner galaxy(3 stated) N = narrow emission line galaxy (93 stated) M = multiple-galaxy cluster (179) g = MegaZLRG photometric galaxy (>80%). Redshift rounded to 0.01z. S = star (13,841) W = white dwarf star. H = HI/starburst region. R = radio association displayed. X = X-ray association displayed. 2 = double radio lobe identified. Note (3): Magnitudes have been recalibrated from the original APM/USNO-A values. However, USNO-A UKST objects fainter than 18.5 can have large errors. Extended objects brighter than mag 13 can be represented as far too bright. If "opt" is r/b/g/i/w, magnitudes are from the object's source catalog. Note (4): Legend: p = optical magnitudes are POSS-I E and O. r/b/g/i/w = optical magnitudes from the source catalog (e.g. SDSS, 2QZ, etc). This is presented if object was not found in APM/USNO-A. (none of the above) = optical magnitudes are UKST R and Bj. v = variability nominally detected for both red & blue m = proper motion nominally detected. ? = "inferred" object -- position and magnitude is approximate for one or both colours where PSF is listed as "n". Note (5): The APM provides PSF class, the USNO-A does not. Some QSO catalogs like the SDSS give morphology which we use here for objects not found in the APM. Legend: - = stellar PSF (usually from APM) 1 = fuzzy PSF (usually from APM) 2 = extended PSF. Can be galaxies, merged stars, etc. n = no PSF available, usually USNO-A sourced. x = not seen in this color (fainter than plate depth, or confused, etc.) Note (6): Legend and references: 2d/2G = 2dFGRS, Colless M. et al. 2001MNRAS.328.1039C, Cat. VII/250 2Q/6Q = 2QZ and 6QZ, Croom S.M. et al. 2004MNRAS.349.1397C, Cat. VII/241 2S = 2SLAQ, Croom S.M. et al. 2009, Cat. J/MNRAS/392/19 3C = 3CRR, Laing R.A., Riley J.M., Longair M.S., 1983MNRAS.204..151L 6d/6D = 6dF Galaxy Survey, Jones D.H. et al. arXiv;0903.5451, Cat. VII/249 BU = Burbidge E.M., October 2003, Keck-I LRIS, unpublished. CF = Huchra J.P. et al. 1999ApJS..121..287H www.cfa.harvard.edu/∼huchra/zcat CN = Common Names, Smith, W.B., 1996, Cat. IV/22 CO = Lopez-Corredoira M. et al. 2008A&A...480...61L CV = Cataclysmic Variables, Downes R.A. et al. 2001PASP..113..764D (Cat. V/123, B/cb) CX = CXSEXSI, Eckart M.E. et al. 2006, Cat. J/ApJS/165/19 EN = ENEAR, Wegner G. et al. 2003, Cat. J/AJ/126/2268 F2 = FIRST-2MASS QSOs, Glikman et al. 2007, Cat. J/ApJ/667/673 FA = FIRST-APM-SDSS hi-z survey, Carballo, R. et al. 2006, Cat. J/MNRAS/370/1034 GC = GCVS, Samus, N.N., et al., 2002, Ast. Lett., 28, 174 (Cat. B/gcvs) HD = Harvey Draper Ext: Nesterov V.V. et al. 1995, Cat. III/182 LB = LBQS, Hewett P.C., Foltz C.B., Chaffee F.H., 1995, Cat. J/AJ/109/1498 LC = Las Campanas, Shectman, S.A. et al. 1996, Cat. VII/203/ MZ = MegaZLRG, Abdalla F.B. et al. 2008 arXiv:0812.3831 (see J/MNRAS/375/68) N1 = NPM1, Klemola A.R.,Hanson R.B.,Jones B.F., 1994, Cat. I/200 N2 = NPM2, Hanson R.B. et al. 2004, Cat. I/283 NB = NBCKDE, Richards G.T. et al. 2009, Cat. J/ApJS/180/67 NE = NASA/IPEC Extragalactic Database, http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu NL = NLTT, Salim, S., Gould, A. 2003, Cat. J/ApJ/582/1011 PG = Principal Galaxy Catalogue, Paturel G. et al. 2003, Cat. VII/237 PS = PSCz, Saunders W. et al. 2000, Cat. VII/221 QO = QORG, Flesch E. and Hardcastle M., 2004, Cat. J/A+A/427/387 SD = SDSS DR-7, Abazajian K. et al. 2008, Cat. II/294 (www.sdss.org) SN = SNUQSO, Lee I. et al. 2008, Cat. J/ApJS/175/116 SW = SWIRE-hiz, Siana B. et al. 2008, Cat. J/ApJ/675/49 TY = Tycho, Hog et al. 2000, Cat. I/259 UG = UGC Galaxies, Cotton W.D. and Condon J.J., 1999, Cat. J/ApJS/125/409 VE = Veron 12th edition, Veron-Cetty M-P. and Veron P., 2006, Cat. VII/248 WD = White Dwarfs, McCook G.P., Sion E.M., 1999ApJS..121....1M, Cat. III/235 XB = XBSS, Caccianiga A. et al. 2008A&A...477..735C XH = XMMSSC (hard spectrum), Page M.J. et al. 2007MNRAS.378.1335P XM = XMSS, Barcons X. et al. 2007, Cat. J/A+A/476/1191 YL = Yale Bright Star, Hoffleit E.D., Warren Jr. W.H., 1991, Cat. V/50 ZW = the Updated Zwicky Catalog, Falco E.E. et al. 1999, Cat. J/PASP/111/438 Note (7): These probabilities are calculated as described in the QORG paper (2004, Cat. J/A+A/427/387), but the final correction described in section A.6.1 (page 28 of 2004A&A...427..387F) has been made source catalogue specific, and on average about halved, after comparison of QORG to subsequent SDSS findings showed we had excluded too many objects.
Acknowledgements: If using this catalogue in published research, please add a small mention. This research has made use of the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory,California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
(End) Eric Flesch [New Zealand], Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 10-Jan-2010
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