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VII/169     Optical Identifications of IRAS Point Sources (Wang+ 1986,87,91)

The identifications of IRAS point sources - I. A 304 deg^2 field centred on the South Galactic Pole Wolstencroft R.D., Savage A., Clowes R.G., MacGillivray H.T., Leggett S.K., Kalafi M. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 223, 279 (1986)> =1986MNRAS.223..279W An infrared-optical study of IRAS point sources in the Virgo region Leggett S.K., Clowes R.G., Kalafi M., MacGillivray H.T., Puxley P.J., Savage A., Wolstencroft R.D. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 227, 563 (1987)> =1987MNRAS.227..563L Optical Identifications of IRAS Point Sources Wang G., Clowes R.G., Leggett S.K., MacGillivray H.T., Savage A. <MNRAS, 248, 112 (1991)> =1991MNRAS.248..112W
ADC_Keywords: Clusters, galaxy ; Galactic pole, south Description: Optical identifications are given of IRAS point sources: 312 sources in a 304 square deg area centred on the South Galactic Pole, of which 148 are identified with stars, 154 with galaxies and 10 are unidentified down to 21st magnitude; 206 point sources in a 113 square deg area centred on the Virgo cluster, of which 54 are identified with stars, 113 with optically bright (B_J<16) galaxies, 32 with faint galaxies, and 7 are apparently empty fields; (66, 114, 61) sources in the regions of (Fornax, Hydra I, Coma) cluster of galaxies, of which (35, 48, 18) are identified with stars, (43, 58, 41) with galaxies. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . this file sgp.dat 140 312 optical identifications in the South Galactic Pole region virgo.dat 130 206 optical identifications in the Virgo cluster region fohycom.dat 118 241 optical identifications in the Fornax, Hydra I, Coma cluster regions
Byte-by-byte Description of file: sgp.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- IRAS [ 0-9-]! IRAS name by IAU format 13- 14 I2 h RAh IRAS right ascension (hours) (B1950) 16- 17 I2 min RAm IRAS right ascension (minutes) 19- 22 F4.1 s RAs IRAS right ascension (seconds) 24 A1 --- DE- [-]! declination sign 25- 26 I2 deg DEd IRAS declination (degrees) (B1950) 28- 29 I2 arcmin DEm IRAS declination (minutes) 31- 32 I2 arcsec DEs IRAS declination (seconds) 34- 36 I3 arcsec SMAJ IRAS position uncertainty semi-major axis (1) 38- 39 I2 arcsec SMIN semi-minor axis of above (1) 41- 42 I2 deg THETA [0,180[ orientation of SMAJ, east of equatorial north (1) 44- 52 F9.4 Jy F12 [0,] IRAS flux density at 12micron (1) 53 A1 --- l_F12 [L] upper limit flag of F12 54- 62 F9.4
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