Table information for 'browndwarfs.cat'

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A catalogue of brown dwarfs produced by Gelino et al. The database reflects the state of http://www.dwarfArchives.org on 2015-09-29.

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@MISC{vo:browndwarfs_cat,
  year=2008,
  title={{DwarfArchives}.org – Photometry, spectroscopy, and astrometry of L, T,
and Y dwarfs},
  author={Gelino, C. and Kirkpatrick, D. and Burgasser, A.},
  url={https://dc.zah.uni-heidelberg.de/tableinfo/browndwarfs.cat},
  howpublished={{VO} resource provided by the {GAVO} Data Center}
}

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NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
designation Name Designation, typically from 2MASS N/A meta.id;meta.main
raj2000 RA RA J2000.0 deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main
dej2000 Dec Dec J2000.0 deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
jmag Mag(J) Magnitude in the J band mag phot.mag;em.IR.J
errjmag Err. Mag(J) Error in magnitude in the J band mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.J
hmag Mag(H) Magnitude in the H band mag phot.mag;em.IR.H
errhmag Err. Mag(H) Error in magnitude in the H band mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.H
kmag Mag(K) Magnitude in the K band mag phot.mag;em.IR.K
errkmag Err. Mag(K) Error in magnitude in the K band mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.K
parallax Par. Parallax as reported by parallax_paper. deg pos.parallax
parallax_error Par. Error Error in parallax as reported by parallax_paper. deg stat.error;pos.parallax
parallax_paper Par. Src. Reference to the paper the parallax was taken from N/A meta.bib;pos.parallax
pm_tot PM Total proper motion deg/yr pos.pm
pm_tot_err Err(PM) Error in total proper motion. deg/yr stat.error;pos.pm
pm_pa PA of PM Position angle of proper motion deg pos.posAng;pos.pm
pm_pa_error Err. PA Error in the position angle of the proper motion. deg stat.error;pos.posAng;pos.pm
pm_paper PM Src. Paper the proper motion was taken from. N/A meta.bib;pos.pm
spectral_opt Spectral (Optical) Spectral type inferred from observation in visible light N/A src.spType;em.opt
st_opt_paper Sp. Opt. Src. Reference to the paper the optical spectral type was taken from N/A meta.bib;src.spType
spectral_ir Spectral (IR) Spectral type inferred from observation in infrared N/A src.spType;em.IR
st_ir_paper Sp. IR Src. Reference to the paper the infrared spectral type was taken from N/A meta.bib;src.spType
discovered_as Disc. Name Name the object was discovered as. N/A meta.id
discovered_by Disc. Ref. Reference to the paper in which the object was discovered. N/A meta.bib

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Copyright and such: If this table has been useful to you, please acknowledge: This research has benefitted from the M, L, and T dwarf compendium housed at DwarfArchives.org and maintained by Chris Gelino, Davy Kirkpatrick, and Adam Burgasser.