Information on Service 'Münster Flare Plates Web Service'

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From 1986 through 1991, the Astronomical Institute of Münster University performed a search for flare stars in several southern associations and open stellar clusters using the GPO telescope (d=40 cm, WFPDB identifier ESO040); the fields suveyed include Coalsack, M42, B228 Lup, the Chameleon T1 association, omicron Vel cluster, R CrA association, the Pipe nebula (B59 Oph), and the Sco-Oph association. This was done primarily through multiple exposures. The files published here are plate scans done in 2017. The obscore collection name for these files is Muenster Flare Survey.

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource 'Münster Flare Star Survey 1986-1991'

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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
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d VOX:Image_MJDateObs
hFORMAT Output format Requested format of the image data N/A N/A
hINTERSECT Intersection type Relation of image and specified Region of Interest. N/A N/A
hPOS Position ICRS Position, RA,DEC, or Simbad object (e.g., 234.234,-32.45) deg pos.eq
hSIZE Field size Size in decimal degrees (e.g., 0.2 or 1,0.1) deg N/A
object Target Name of the target object (mostly, cluster or association) N/A meta.id;src

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
accref Product key Access key for the data N/A N/A
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte VOX:Image_FileSize
centerAlpha Ctr. RA Approximate center of image, RA deg POS_EQ_RA_MAIN
centerDelta Ctr. Dec Approximate center of image, Dec deg POS_EQ_DEC_MAIN
datalink_url Datalink URL to a datalink document for this plate (ancillary files, cutouts) N/A meta.ref.url
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d VOX:Image_MJDateObs
imageTitle Title Synthetic name of the image N/A VOX:Image_Title
instId Instrument Identifier of the originating instrument N/A INST_ID
kind Kind Direct observation, stellar tracks, or multiple exposure? N/A meta.code;obs
object Target Name of the target object (mostly, cluster or association) N/A meta.id;src
obs_duration Obs. duration Time between first shutter open and last shutter close (for multiply exposed plates, this is not the total exposure time) s time.interval;obs.exposure
total_exptime Exp. time Length of exposure (non-contiguous for multiply exposed plates s time.duration;obs.exposure
wfpdb_id WFPDB Plate identifier as in the WFPDB N/A meta.id

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
centerAlpha Ctr. RA Approximate center of image, RA deg POS_EQ_RA_MAIN 0
centerDelta Ctr. Dec Approximate center of image, Dec deg POS_EQ_DEC_MAIN 0
imageTitle Title Synthetic name of the image N/A VOX:Image_Title 0
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d VOX:Image_MJDateObs 0
accref Product key Access key for the data N/A N/A 1
pub_did PubDID Publisher data set id; this is an identifier for the dataset in question and can be used to retrieve the data through, e.g., datalink. N/A meta.id;meta.main 1
kind Kind Direct observation, stellar tracks, or multiple exposure? N/A meta.code;obs 5
object Target Name of the target object (mostly, cluster or association) N/A meta.id;src 5
obs_duration Obs. duration Time between first shutter open and last shutter close (for multiply exposed plates, this is not the total exposure time) s time.interval;obs.exposure 5
total_exptime Exp. time Length of exposure (non-contiguous for multiply exposed plates s time.duration;obs.exposure 5
emulsion Emulsion Photographic emulsion used. N/A instr.plate.emulsion 5
bandpassId Bandpass Freeform name of the bandpass used N/A VOX:BandPass_ID 10
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte VOX:Image_FileSize 11
pixelScale Scales The pixel scale on each image axis deg/pix VOX:Image_Scale 12
instId Instrument Identifier of the originating instrument N/A INST_ID 15
pixelSize Axes Lengths Number of pixels along each of the axes pix VOX:Image_Naxis 15
datalink_url Datalink URL to a datalink document for this plate (ancillary files, cutouts) N/A meta.ref.url 15
wfpdb_id WFPDB Plate identifier as in the WFPDB N/A meta.id 15
mime Type MIME type of the file served N/A N/A 20
nAxes #axes Number of axes in data N/A VOX:Image_Naxes 20
refFrame Ref. Frame Coordinate system reference frame N/A VOX:STC_CoordRefFrame 20
wcs_equinox Equinox Equinox of the given coordinates yr VOX:STC_CoordEquinox 20
wcs_projection Proj. FITS WCS projection type N/A VOX:WCS_CoordProjection 20
wcs_refPixel Ref. pixel WCS reference pixel pix VOX:WCS_CoordRefPixel 20
wcs_refValues Ref. values World coordinates at WCS reference pixel deg VOX:WCS_CoordRefValue 20
wcs_cdmatrix CD matrix FITS WCS CDij matrix deg/pix VOX:WCS_CDMatrix 20
bandpassUnit Bandpass unit Unit of bandpass specifications (always m). N/A VOX:BandPass_Unit 20
bandpassRefval Band Ref. Characteristic quantity for the bandpass of the image m VOX:BandPass_RefValue 20
bandpassHi Band upper Upper limit of the bandpass (in BandPass_Unit units) m VOX:BandPass_HiLimit 20
bandpassLo Band lower Lower limit of the bandpass (in BandPass_Unit units) m VOX:BandPass_LoLimit 20
pixflags P. Flags Flags specifying the processing done (C-original; F-resampled; Z-fluxes valid; X-not resampled; V-for display only N/A VOX:Image_PixFlags 20
coverage Coverage Field covered by the image deg N/A 20
owner Owner Owner of the data N/A N/A 25
embargo Embargo ends Date the data will become/became public a N/A 25

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