Information on Service '2007-2012 ANTARES search for cosmic neutrino point sources'

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A time integrated search for point sources of cosmic neutrinos was performed using the data collected from January 2007 to November 2012 by the ANTARES neutrino telescope. This dataset includes a total of 5921 events obtained during the effective livetime of 1338 days.

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource '2007-2012 ANTARES search for cosmic neutrino point sources'

Service Documentation

This table can be used for TAP queries. To give you an idea of what you can do, there's an example in the TAP service.

A worked out use case (on a previous, but analogous version) on comparing IceCube and Antares data using TOPCAT was kindly contributed by Vladimir Kulikovsky.

Here is another sample query that gives, for all the areas of the neutrinos, the average energy and the number of photons per area from the ROSAT survey:

SELECT
        a.id,
        AVG(energy_cor) AS mean_energy,
        COUNT(*)/(ang_error*ang_error)/exposure_time
FROM antares.data AS a
JOIN rosat.photons AS p on
1=CONTAINS(POINT('', p.raj2000, p.dej2000),origin_est)
GROUP BY a.id, ang_error

Note that since this has to do a linear scan through the relatively large ROSAT photon table, the query will take a while; you will need to execute it in async mode.

In a separate step, you could compute these averages for the entire table and see if some systematics show up.

Overview

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Input Fields

The following fields are available to provide input to the service (with some renderers, some of these fields may be unavailable):

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
ang_error Ang. Error 1 sigma confidence radius of the position. deg stat.error;pos
DEC Delta (ICRS) Declination (ICRS decimal) deg pos.eq.dec
epoch_mjd t_arr Arrival time in UTC TOPOCENTER. d time.epoch
hscs_pos Position/Name Coordinates (as h m s, d m s or decimal degrees), or SIMBAD-resolvable object N/A N/A
hscs_sr Search radius Search radius in arcminutes N/A N/A
MAXREC Match limit Maximum number of records returned. Pass 0 to retrieve service parameters. N/A N/A
MAXREC Match limit Maximum number of records returned. Pass 0 to retrieve service parameters. N/A N/A
MAXREC Match limit Maximum number of records returned. Pass 0 to retrieve service parameters. N/A N/A
RA Alpha (ICRS) Right Ascension (ICRS decimal) deg pos.eq.ra
RESPONSEFORMAT Output Format File format requested for output. N/A meta.code.mime
RESPONSEFORMAT Output Format File format requested for output. N/A meta.code.mime
RESPONSEFORMAT Output Format File format requested for output. N/A meta.code.mime
SR Search Radius Search radius deg N/A
VERB Verbosity Exhaustiveness of column selection. VERB=1 only returns the most important columns, VERB=2 selects the columns deemed useful to the average user, VERB=3 returns a table with all available columns. N/A N/A
VERB Verbosity Exhaustiveness of column selection. VERB=1 only returns the most important columns, VERB=2 selects the columns deemed useful to the average user, VERB=3 returns a table with all available columns. N/A N/A
VERB Verbosity Exhaustiveness of column selection. VERB=1 only returns the most important columns, VERB=2 selects the columns deemed useful to the average user, VERB=3 returns a table with all available columns. N/A N/A

Default Output Fields

The following fields are contained in the output by default. More fields may be available for selection; these would be given below in the VOTable output fields.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
_r Dist. Distance to cone center deg pos.distance
ang_error Ang. Error 1 sigma confidence radius of the position. deg stat.error;pos
dej2000 Dec Declination, ICRS deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
epoch_mjd t_arr Arrival time in UTC TOPOCENTER. d time.epoch
id Id Identifier for this neutrino. N/A meta.id;meta.main
n_hits N Number of signals from the photo multiplier tubes contributing to this observation. N/A meta.number;obs
raj2000 RA Right Ascension, ICRS deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main

VOTable Output Fields

The following fields are available in VOTable output. The verbosity level is a number intended to represent the relative importance of the field on a scale of 1 to 30. The services take a VERB argument. A field is included in the output if their verbosity level is less or equal VERB*10.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD Verb. Level
id Id Identifier for this neutrino. N/A meta.id;meta.main 1
raj2000 RA Right Ascension, ICRS deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main 1
dej2000 Dec Declination, ICRS deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main 1
n_hits N Number of signals from the photo multiplier tubes contributing to this observation. N/A meta.number;obs 1
ang_error Ang. Error 1 sigma confidence radius of the position. deg stat.error;pos 1
epoch_mjd t_arr Arrival time in UTC TOPOCENTER. d time.epoch 1
_r Dist. Distance to cone center deg pos.distance 10
origin_est Est. Origin A circle around the most likely position with ang_error radius (for convenient matching). N/A obs.field 30

Copyright, License, Acknowledgements

If you use this data in published research, please let antares.spokesperson@in2p3.fr know.

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