Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Healpix table (applause_dr2.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.

Columns

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