Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Processing table (applause_dr1.process)

The table has 25708 rows, 19 columns.


The process table contains data on pyplate"s processing of source extraction and astrometric calibration of plate scans. Unique Identifier process_id


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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).


Name Type UCD Unit Description
process_id int

Process identification number

scan_id int

Scan identification number

plate_id int

Plate identification number

archive_id int

Archive identification number

filename char meta.ref

Name of the processed file

hostname char

Name of the computer that carried out the plate process

timestamp_start char time.start
Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss]

Timestamp of the start of process

timestamp_end char time.start
Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss]

Timestamp of the end of process

duration int time.duration s

Duration of the process

sky float phot.count

Sky background value

sky_sigma float stat.stdev

Standard deviation of the sky background value

use_psf short meta.code

1 if PSF fitting was used in the process, 0 otherwise

threshold float phot.count

Threshold above which sources were detected

num_sources int meta.number

Number of sources extracted from the image

solved short meta.code.status

1 if astrometric solution was found for the image, 0 otherwise

num_ucac4 int meta.number

Number of matched UCAC4 catalogue objects

num_tycho2 int meta.number

Number of matched Tycho-2 catalogue objects

completed short meta.code.status

1 if process was completed, 0 otherwise

pyplate_version char meta.version

Version number of the PyPlate software used for the process