The ROSAT All-Sky Survey Bright Source Catalogue

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. Schmitt, J. Trümper, and U. Zimmermann

Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching

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


Format of the Correlation Catalogue

Last update: 1999-Jun-10

1) RBSC Row

Template:

....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....+....7.. ---------------------+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+++++++++++ SrcNam R.A. Dec ?p #id catalog-id F (2000) (2000) ["] lines ---------------------+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+++++++++++ 1RXS J025613.6-801240 44.0567 -80.2113 12 2 1RXS x ..+....8....+....9....+...10....+...11....+...12....+...13....+...14....+ +-------+--------+--------++++++-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+----- gal_Nh gal_long gal_lat hr1 ?hr1 hr2 ?hr2 ext exl srcl exp 10**21 likelihood [s] +-------+--------+--------++++++-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+----- 0.588 296.7333 -35.3643 -0.09 0.22 -0.88 0.32 0 0 32 303 ...15....+...16....+...17....+...18....+...19....+...20....+...21....+...22....+ +--------+--------+----------+---------++++++---------+---------++------+------+ src-cps ?src-cps flux1 flux2 t_obs_beg t_obs_end orgdat moddat erg/cm**2/s erg/cm**2/s +--------+--------+----------+---------++++++---------+---------++------+------+ 7.91E-02 1.95E-02 2.533E-12 6.196E-13 901003.85 901008.79 960614 000000

Description:

---------------------------------------------------------------------------- shortcut | description ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- srcnam | see ref. 1 R.A. | see ref. 1 Dec. | see ref. 1 ?p | see ref. 1 #id | number of ID-rows following (see ref. 1) catalog-id| name of source catalogue (always 1RXS) F | origin of the source position (always x: X-ray) gal_Nh | galactic HI column density [10**21 atoms/cm**2] gal_long | galactic longitude [decimal degrees] gal_lat | galactic latitude [decimal degrees] hr1 | see ref. 1 ?hr1 | see ref. 1 hr2 | see ref. 1 ?hr2 | see ref. 1 ext | see ref. 1 exl | see extl in ref. 1 srcl | see ref. 1 exp | see ref. 1 src-cps | see ref. 1 ?src-cps | see ref. 1 flux1 | X-ray flux 1 in the 0.1--2.4 keV energy range (cf. Sect. 3.3.5. in ref. 2) [erg/cm**2/s] flux2 | X-ray flux 2 in the 0.1--2.4 keV energy range (cf. Sect. 3.3.5. in ref. 2) [erg/cm**2/s] t_obs_beg | first date of observation format: yymmdd.dd (.dd is the fraction of the day) t_obs_end | last date of observation format: yymmdd.dd (.dd is the fraction of the day) orgdat | see ref. 1 moddat | see ref. 1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

2) Identification Row

General Template: ....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....+....7.. -------------------+-+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+---------- source-ID R.A. Dec sep pa catalog-id F type (2000) (2000) ["] deg -------------------+-+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+---------- 16065 48.9874 -77.3887 7 191 IRASPSC i iras PKS 0312-77 47.9779 -76.8644 27 220 VERONV8 o bright-agn PMN J0312-6812 48.1725 -68.2125 215 193 NED r Radio ..+....8....+....9....+...10....+...11....+...12....+...13....+...14.... +------+------+++------+------+------+------+------+---+-------+-------- fxfopt vmag bmag rmag b-r b-v u-b var red-sh. dist [kpc] +------+------+++------+------+------+------+------+---+-------+-------- 0.07 16.10 0.16 -0.77 0.225 +...15....+...16....+...17....+...18....+...19....+...20....+...21....+...22....+ +---------+---------+---------+---------+-------------------------+------+------+ IR-12mu IR-25mu IR-60mu IR-100mu comments orgdat moddat R-f6cm R-f11cm R-f20cm(I) R-f20cm(P) NED-flux fl-band size +---------+---------+---------+---------+-------------------------+------+------+ 0.675E+00 0.172E+00 0.400E+00 0.402E+01 990215 000000 S1.2 990215 000000 1.53 4.85 990215 000000 Template for ROSATP3 and ROSATWGA: ....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....+....7.. ---------------------+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+---------- ROSAT observation ID R.A. Dec sep pa catalog-id F type ` (2000) (2000) ["] deg ---------------------+--------+--------+----+---+----------+-+---------- US600045P_N3_P1 49.4054 -66.5506 13 273 ROSATP3 x Xray rp200044_out_2 49.4058 -66.5497 13 287 ROSATWGA 8 x Xray ..+....8....+....9....+...10....+...11....+...12....+...13....+...14....+ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+----- hr1 ?hr1 hr2 ?hr2 ext exl srcl exp likelihood [s] ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+----- 0.99 0.01 0.05 0.04 4 5 999 10829 8 3031 ...15....+...16....+...17....+...18....+...19....+...20....+...21....+...22....+ +--------+--------+----+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------+------+ src-cps ?src-cps roff orgdat moddat +--------+--------+----+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------+------+ 5.50E-02 2.20E-03 4.8 990215 000000 3.70E-02 4.60E-03 22.9 990215 000000

Description:

---------------------------------------------------------------------------- shortcut | description ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- source-ID | source name R.A. | Right Ascension, equinox 2000.0 [decimal degrees] Dec. | Declination, equinox 2000.0 [decimal degrees] sep | positional separation between RBSC source and ID object (North to East) [arcsec] pa | positional angle between RBSC source and ID object [decimal degrees] catalog-id| name of source catalogue F | origin of the source position (o: optical; x: X-ray; r: Radio; e: EUV; i: IR) type | type or class of object fxfopt | ratio of X-ray to optical flux f_X / f_opt vmag | visual magnitude bmag | blue magnitude rmag | red magnitude b-r | (blue-red) colour b-v | (blue-visual) colour u-b | (ultraviolet-blue) colour var | variability flag red-sh. | red-shift dist | distance [kpc] in case of ROSATP3: hr1 | see ref. 1 ?hr1 | see ref. 1 hr2 | see ref. 1 ?hr2 | see ref. 1 ext | see ref. 1 exl | see extl in ref. 1 in case of ROSATP3, ROSATWGA: exp | see ref. 1 src-cps | see ref. 1 ?src-cps | see ref. 1 roff | off-axis angle [arcmin] in case of IRASFSC and IRASPSC: IR-12mu | infrared flux in the 12 micron band IR-25mu | infrared flux in the 25 micron band IR-60mu | infrared flux in the 60 micron band IR-100mu | infrared flux in the 100 micron band [?] in case of VERONV8: R-f6cm | Radio flux in the 6 cm band R-f11cm | Radio flux in the 11 cm band [mJy] in case of NED: Ned-flux | Radio flux density or IR flux density in the band given in column 'fl-band' Radio: [mJy]; IR: [?mJy] fl-band | frequency band or wavelength band used for flux given in column 'Ned-flux' Radio: [?GHz]; IR: [micron] size | size of object [arcmin] in case of FIRST and NVSS: R-f20cm(I)| Radio integrated flux density in the 20 cm band [mJy] R-f20cm(P)| Radio peak flux density in the 20 cm band [mJy] general again: comments | additional information concerning type or class of object orgdat | see ref. 1 moddat | see ref. 1 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Acronyms

  RBSC - ROSAT Bright Source Catalogue

References

  1. Description of the RBSC Format
  2. Voges et al, 1999

More information on the ROSAT All-Sky Survey Bright Source Catalogue can be found at URL http://wave.xray.mpe.mpg.de/rosat/catalogues/rass-bsc .
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