WUPPE Atlas - WUPPE Object Header Field Descriptions

WUPPE Object Header Field Descriptions

Name1 - Common name of target.

Name2 - Alternate name of target.

Type - Type of object.

Sp - Spectral Type of object.

RA - Right ascension (in degrees) 1950 epoch.

Dec - Declination (in degrees) 1950 epoch.

Astro - Astro mission - 1 (December 1990) or 2 (March 1995).

ID - Target ID

Q - Quality of polarimetry (SC=affected by scattered light; DP=affected by Droop; LO= Low Signal/Noise data)

%Pol - Percent polarization-average over WUPPE wavelength region

%Err - Percent error for data-average over WUPPE wavelength region

PA - Position Angle of polarization-average over WUPPE wavelength region

Opt - Optical polarimetry available (H=HPOL,A=AAT,M=Magalhaes,L=Mt.Lemmon)

GMT - Date of observation (GMT) in the form YY/DDD/HR:MN (YY=Year, DDD=Day number, HR=Hour, MN=Minute).

JD - Julian Date - 2440000.

ExpT - Exposure time in seconds

D/N - Obsevation taken in Day or Night or combination

Ap - Aperture Used (8=6"x12";1=40";2=4.2";6=3"x50";7=6"x50")

Comments - Comments about observation or reduction

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