Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Astrometric solutions of plate scans (applause_dr1.solution)

The table has 22388 rows, 27 columns.

Description

The table contains astrometric solutions of plate scans. See also table astrom_sub. Unique Identifier solution_id

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
solution_id int meta.id
meta.main
Astrometric solution identification number
process_id int meta.id Process identification number
scan_id int meta.id Scan identification number
exposure_id int meta.id Exposure identification number
plate_id int meta.id Plate identification number
archive_id int meta.id Archive identification number
raj2000 double pos.eq.ra deg Right ascension of the plate center (equinox J2000)
dej2000 double pos.eq.dec deg Declination of the image center (equinox J2000)
raj2000_hms char pos.eq.ra Right ascension of the plate center (equinox J2000) in sexagesimal format
dej2000_dms char pos.eq.dec Declination of the image center (equinox J2000) in sexagesimal format
fov1 float pos.angDistance
instr.fov
deg Field of view along axis 1
fov2 float pos.angDistance
instr.fov
deg Field of view along axis 1
pixel_scale float pos.wcs.scale arcsec / pix Mean pixel scale for the image
source_density float meta.number Number of sources per square degree in the central 2/3 of the image
cd1_1 double pos.wcs.cdmatrix Transformation matrix element
cd1_2 double pos.wcs.cdmatrix Transformation matrix element
cd2_1 double pos.wcs.cdmatrix Transformation matrix element
cd2_2 double pos.wcs.cdmatrix Transformation matrix element
rotation_angle float pos.posAng Image rotation angle
plate_mirrored short meta.code 1 if image is mirrored, 0 otherwise
ncp_on_plate short meta.code 1 if North Celestial Pole is in the image, 0 otherwise
scp_on_plate short meta.code 1 if South Celestial Pole is in the image, 0 otherwise
stc_box char meta.code Space-Time Coordinate (STC) representation of the image footprint in the sky. Numbers denote plate center coordinates (RA, Dec) and box (width|height) in degrees.
stc_polygon char meta.code Space-Time Coordinate (STC) representation of the image footprint in the sky. Numbers denote (RA,Dec) pairs (in degrees) of four plate corners.
wcs char pos.wcs Part of FITS header that provides the World Coordinate System (WCS) of the astrometric solution
timestamp_insert timestamp time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss] Timestamp of insert
timestamp_update timestamp time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss] Timestamp of last update