Nuevo Observatorio Virtual Argentino

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NOVA Spectra Collection


This collection is comprised of spectra from many different researchers, observatories and instrumental configurations. Most of them were used in publications (bibcode indicated at column "Ref.").


CONICET - República Argentina

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Nuevo Observatorio Virtual Argentino (NOVA) is an instrument for coordinating the efforts of the participating institutions in Argentina to achieve greater efficiency and productivity in the access, management and analysis of multiwavelength astronomical observations.

  • OAC Observatorio Astronómico de Córdoba
  • FCAGLP- UNLP - Facultad de Cs. Astronómicas y Geofísicas de La Plata - Universidad Nacional de La Plata
  • IALP - Instituto de Astrofísica de La Plata- La Plata Astrophysical Institute
  • IAR Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía
  • IAFE Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio
  • ICATE Instituto de Ciencias Astronómicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio
  • IATE Instituto de Astronomía Teórica y Experimental
  • CASLEO Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito

Related papers:

WR 35a: A new double-lined spectroscopic binary

Authors: Gamen, R.; Collado, A.; Barbá, R.; Chené, A.-N.; St-Louis, N.

Apsidal motion in massive close binary systems - I. HD 165052, an extreme case?

Authors: Ferrero, G.; Gamen, R.; Benvenuto, O.; Fernandez-Lajus, E.

Central stars of planetary nebulae. II. New OB-type and emission-line stars

Authors: Weidmann, W. A.; Gamen, R.

Data Table Fields:

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
accref Product key Access key for the data N/A meta.ref.url;meta.dataset
ssa_location Location ICRS location of aperture center deg pos.eq
ssa_dateObs Date Obs. Midpoint of exposure d time.epoch
ssa_timeExt Exp. Time Exposure duration s time.duration
ssa_length Length Number of points in the spectrum N/A N/A
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte N/A
ssa_dstitle Title A compact and descriptive designation of the dataset. N/A meta.title;meta.dataset
ssa_creatorDID C. DID Dataset identifier assigned by the creator N/A
ssa_pubDID P. DID Dataset identifier assigned by the publisher N/A N/A
ssa_cdate Proc. Date Processing/Creation date N/A time;meta.dataset
ssa_pdate Pub. Date Date last published. N/A N/A
ssa_bandpass Bandpass Bandpass (i.e., rough spectral location) of this dataset; this should be the most appropriate term from the values of VODataService vs:Waveband. N/A instr.bandpass
ssa_cversion C. Version Creator assigned version for this dataset (will be incremented when this particular item is changed). N/A meta.version;meta.dataset
ssa_targname Object Common name of object observed. N/A;src
ssa_targclass Ob. cls Object class (star, QSO,...; use Simbad object classification if at all possible) N/A src.class
ssa_redshift z Redshift of target object N/A src.redshift
ssa_targetpos Obj. pos Equatorial (ICRS) position of the target object. N/A pos.eq;src
ssa_snr SNR Signal-to-noise ratio estimated for this dataset N/A stat.snr
ssa_aperture Aperture Angular diameter of aperture deg instr.fov
ssa_specmid Mid. Band Midpoint of region covered in this dataset m em.wl;instr.bandpass
ssa_specext Bandwidth Width of the spectrum m em.wl;instr.bandwidth
ssa_specstart Band start Lower value of spectral coordinate m em.wl;stat.min
ssa_specend Band end Upper value of spectral coordinate m em.wl;stat.max
ssa_dstype Data type Type of data (spectrum, time series, etc) N/A N/A
ssa_publisher Publisher Publisher of the datasets included here. N/A N/A
ssa_creator Creator Creator of the datasets included here. N/A N/A
ssa_collection Collection A short handle naming the collection this spectrum belongs to. N/A N/A
ssa_instrument Instrument Instrument or code used to produce these datasets N/A;instr
ssa_datasource Src Method of generation for the data (one of survey, pointed, theory, custom, artificial). N/A N/A
ssa_creationtype Using Process used to produce the data (archival, cutout, filtered, mosaic, projection, spectralExtraction, or catalogExtraction) N/A N/A
ssa_reference Ref. URL or bibcode of a publication describing this data. N/A N/A
ssa_fluxStatError Err. flux Statistical error in flux N/A stat.error;phot.flux.density;em
ssa_fluxSysError Sys. Err flux Systematic error in flux N/A stat.error.sys;phot.flux.density;em
ssa_fluxcalib Calib Flux Type of flux calibration (ABSOLUTE, CALIBRATED, RELATIVE, NORMALIZED, or UNCALIBRATED). N/A N/A
ssa_binSize Spect. Bin Bin size in wavelength m em.wl;spect.binSize
ssa_spectStatError Err. Spect Statistical error in wavelength m stat.error;em
ssa_spectSysError Sys. Err. Spect Systematic error in wavelength m stat.error.sys;em
ssa_speccalib Calib. Spect. Type of wavelength calibration N/A meta.code.qual
ssa_specres Spec. Res. Resolution on the spectral axis m spect.resolution;em.wl
mime Type MIME type of the file served N/A meta.code.mime
owner Owner Owner of the data N/A N/A
embargo Embargo ends Date the data will become/became public a N/A
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