The ROSAT All-Sky Survey Bright Source Catalogue (1RXS)

W. Voges, B. Aschenbach, Th. Boller, H. Bräuninger, U. Briel, W. Burkert, K. Dennerl, J. Englhauser, R. Gruber, F. Haberl, G. Hartner, G. Hasinger, M. Kürster, E. Pfeffermann, W. Pietsch, P. Predehl, C. Rosso, J.H.M.M. Schmitt, J. Trümper, and H.-U. Zimmermann

Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, 85740 Garching, Germany

Astronomy and Astrophysics 349, 389-405 (1999).
The catalogue can be used for scientific purposes as long as the above publication is referenced.


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Browsing the 1RXS catalogue via WWW

Subsets of the catalogue sources - selected by certain properties - may be retrieved via the In certain cases, the list provided contains also links to source images.

Retrieving the full catalogues

The full catalogues (1RXS and correlation catalogue) are either accessible via anonymous ftp:

    ftp ftp.xray.mpe.mpg.de
    user anonymous, <your e-mail address> as password
    cd rosat/catalogues/rass-bsc
    binary
    get README
    get rass-bsc-1rxs.cat.gz
    get rass-bsc-1rxs-corr.cat.gz
    get <more files>
    quit
or directly via the WWW.

Descriptions of the 1RXS catalogue format and the 1RXS correlation catalogue format are available.


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Page author: Jakob Englhauser / 1999-Jun-10