Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

HEALPix table (applause_dr1.healpix)

Description

HEALPix center coordinates (nside=256, nested scheme). Healpix indices are uniquely identifying an area of the sky. The healpix_id used in the source_calib and lightcurve tables is here connected with the center of the area. More on HEALPix see healpix.sourceforge.net/documentation.php.

Attribution

If you have made substantial use of the data provided by APPLAUSE DR1, kindly include this acknowledgement

Funding for APPLAUSE has been provided by DFG (German Research Foundation, Grant), Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP), Dr. Remeis Sternwarte Bamberg (University Nuernberg/Erlangen) and the Hamburger Sternwarte (University of Hamburg).

Columns

Name Type UCD Unit Description
healpix256 int pos.healpix HEALPix number (nside=256, nested scheme)
raj2000 double pos.eq.ra deg Right ascension of HEALPix center
dej2000 double pos.eq.de deg Declination of HEALPix center