Information on Service 'K2C9 VST Time Series Browser Interface'

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The Kepler satellite has observed the Galactic center in a campaign lasting from April until the end of June 2016 (K2/C9). The main objective of the 99 hours for the microlensing program 097.C-0261(A) using the ESO VLT Survey Telescope (VST) was to monitor the superstamp (i.e., the actually downloaded region of K2/C9) in service mode for improving the event coverage and securing some color-information. Due to weather conditions, the majority of images were taken in the red band. These are part of the present release. The exact pointing strategy was adjusted to cover the superstamp with 6 pointings and to contain as many microlensing events from earlier seasons as possible. In addition, a two-point dither was requested to reduce the impact of bad pixels and detector gaps. Consequently, some events were getting more coverage and have been observed with different CCDs. The large footprint of roughly 1 square degree and the complementary weather conditions at Cerro Paranal have lead to the coverage of 147 events (this resource's events table), but ~60 of those were already at baseline.

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource 'Coordinated microlensing survey observations with Kepler K2/C9 using VST'

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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
ssa_location Location ICRS location of aperture center deg pos.eq
ssa_targname Object Common name of object observed. N/A meta.id;src
t_0 t_0 Time of largest magnification estimated from a fit assuming a gravitational lens event of pointlike source and lens. N/A time.event;stat.fit

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 Time Series Access key for the data N/A meta.ref.url;meta.dataset
ssa_dstitle Title Title or the dataset (usually, spectrum) N/A meta.title;meta.dataset
t_0 t_0 Time of largest magnification estimated from a fit assuming a gravitational lens event of pointlike source and lens. d time.event;stat.fit
t_max_mjd t_max (Approximate) latest timestamp in dataset. d stat.max;time.obs
t_min_mjd t_min (Approximate) earliest timestamp in dataset. d stat.min;time.obs

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
accref Time Series Access key for the data N/A meta.ref.url;meta.dataset 1
t_min_mjd t_min (Approximate) earliest timestamp in dataset. d stat.min;time.obs 1
t_max_mjd t_max (Approximate) latest timestamp in dataset. d stat.max;time.obs 1
t_0 t_0 Time of largest magnification estimated from a fit assuming a gravitational lens event of pointlike source and lens. d time.event;stat.fit 5
ssa_location Location ICRS location of aperture center deg pos.eq 5
ssa_dateObs Date Obs. Midpoint of exposure d time.epoch 5
ssa_timeExt Exp. Time Exposure duration s time.duration 5
ssa_length Length Number of points in the spectrum N/A N/A 5
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte VOX:Image_FileSize 11
ssa_dstitle Title Title or the dataset (usually, spectrum) N/A meta.title;meta.dataset 15
ssa_creatorDID C. DID Dataset identifier assigned by the creator N/A meta.id 15
ssa_pubDID P. DID Dataset identifier assigned by the publisher N/A N/A 15
ssa_cdate Proc. Date Processing/Creation date N/A time;meta.dataset 15
ssa_pdate Pub. Date Date last published. N/A N/A 15
ssa_bandpass Bandpass Bandpass (i.e., rough spectral location) of this dataset; use something generic like 'Optical' here. N/A instr.bandpass 15
ssa_cversion C. Version Creator assigned version for this dataset (will be incremented when this particular item is changed). N/A meta.version;meta.dataset 15
ssa_targname Object Common name of object observed. N/A meta.id;src 15
ssa_targclass Ob. cls Object class (star, QSO,...; use Simbad object classification http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-display?data=otypes if at all possible) N/A src.class 15
ssa_redshift z Redshift of target object N/A src.redshift 15
ssa_targetpos Obj. pos Equatorial (ICRS) position of the target object. N/A pos.eq;src 15
ssa_snr SNR Signal-to-noise ratio estimated for this dataset N/A stat.snr 15
ssa_aperture Aperture Angular diameter of aperture deg instr.fov 15
ssa_specmid Mid. Band Midpoint of region covered in this dataset m em.wl;instr.bandpass 15
ssa_specext Bandwidth Width of the spectrum m em.wl;instr.bandwidth 15
ssa_specstart Band start Lower value of spectral coordinate m em.wl;stat.min 15
ssa_specend Band end Upper value of spectral coordinate m em.wl;stat.max 15
ssa_dstype Data type Type of data (spectrum, time series, etc) N/A N/A 15
ssa_publisher Publisher Publisher of the datasets included here. N/A N/A 15
ssa_creator Creator Creator of the datasets included here. N/A N/A 15
ssa_collection Collection IOVA id of the originating data collection N/A N/A 15
ssa_instrument Instrument Instrument or code used to produce these datasets N/A meta.id;instr 15
ssa_datasource Src Method of generation for the data. N/A N/A 15
ssa_creationtype Using Process used to produce the data N/A N/A 15
ssa_reference Ref. URL or bibcode of a publication describing this data. N/A N/A 15
ssa_fluxStatError Err. flux Statistical error in flux adu stat.error;phot.flux.density;em 15
ssa_fluxSysError Sys. Err flux Systematic error in flux adu stat.error.sys;phot.flux.density;em 15
ssa_fluxcalib Calib Flux Type of flux calibration N/A N/A 15
ssa_binSize Spect. Bin Bin size in wavelength m em.wl;spect.binSize 15
ssa_spectStatError Err. Spect Statistical error in wavelength m stat.error;em 15
ssa_spectSysError Sys. Err. Spect Systematic error in wavelength m stat.error.sys;em 15
ssa_speccalib Calib. Spect. Type of wavelength calibration N/A meta.code.qual 15
ssa_specres Spec. Res. Resolution on the spectral axis m spect.resolution;em.wl 15
mime Type MIME type of the file served N/A 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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