Measurements in SIMBAD


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Diameter collection of stellar diameters
Distance collection of distances (pc, kpc or Mpc) by several means.
Fe/H collection of metallicity, as well as Teff, logg for stars
Herschel The Herschel observing Log
ISO Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) observing log
IUE International Ultraviolet Explorer observing log
SpT collection of spectral types
Plx collection of trigonometric parallaxes
PM collection of proper motions
Rot Stellar Rotational Velocities.
Var collection of stellar variability types and periods
Velocities collection of HRV, Vlsr, cz and redshifts
XMM XMM observing log

Diameter collection of stellar diameters
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| diameterQ unit| error | filter | method | Reference |
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| 3.15E-05 mas |0.10E-05 |B |6A |2001A&A...367..521P|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
diameter float8 Diameter value double PHYS.ANGSIZE
Q char(1) Quality char META.CODE.QUAL
unit char(4) Unit (mas/km) char META.UNIT
error float8 Error double STAT.ERROR
filter char(8) filter or wavelength char INSTR.FILTER
method char(8) calculation method
FundStP = Fundamental Stellar Parameters
char INSTR.SETUP
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Distance collection of distances (pc, kpc or Mpc) by several means.
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| distance Q unit | err- err+ | method | Reference |
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| 17.3 Mpc | -0.2 +0.6 |ST-L |2000A&A...356..849G|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
distance float8 Distance value double POS.DISTANCE
Q char(1) Quality char META.CODE.QUAL
unit char(4) Unit (pc,kpc or Mpc) char META.UNIT
merr float8 minus error double STAT.ERROR
perr float8 plus error double STAT.ERROR
method char(8) distance calculation method
Cep, RRLyr : Stars. period-luminosity relationship
T-RGB : Stars. Tip of the Red Giant Branch
ST-L : Stars. Inferred from photometry and spectral type
T-F : Galaxies. Tully-Fisher relation
Redshift: Galaxies
SBF : Galaxies. Surface Brightness Fluctuation
Kin : galactic objects. kinematic distance
CaIIHK : Observation of spectral lines
paral : parallaxe
char INSTR.SETUP
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Fe/H collection of metallicity, as well as Teff, logg for stars
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| Teff log_g| Fe_H *|CompStar |CatNo| Reference |
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| 5196 4.5 |-1.40 M|SUN |F4716|1991ApJS...77..515L|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
Teff int4 Effective Temperature int PHYS.TEMPERATURE.EFFECTIVE unit-degK
log_g float4 Decimal logarithm of the surface gravity float PHYS.GRAVITY cm/s**2
Fe_H float4 Metallicity index relative to the Sun float PHYS.ABUND.FE
flag char(1) Flag on the [Fe/H] value char META.CODE.ERROR
CompStar char(9) Designates the comparison star from which the [Fe/H] value was obtained char META.ID
CatNo char(5) Star in the Cayrel et al. (1997A&AS..124..299C) compilation char META.ID;META.MAIN
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Herschel The Herschel observing Log
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| ObsId | alpha delta |
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|1342271266|18 52 22.19 -00 14 13.9|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
ObsId char(10) Observation identifier char META.ID;META.MAIN
alpha char(11) Right ascension char POS.EQ.RA;META.MAIN h:m:s
delta char(11) Declination char POS.EQ.DEC;META.MAIN d:m:s

ISO Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) observing log
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| TDT | alpha delta |
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|76802105|315.5775+36.6924|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
TDT char(8) Observation identifier char META.ID;META.MAIN
alpha float8 Right ascension double POS.EQ.RA;META.MAIN deg
delta float8 Declination double POS.EQ.DEC;META.MAIN deg

IUE International Ultraviolet Explorer observing log
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|Homogenized Name: ComplID |PROG |CL|D CAM IMAGE A| FES MD|Obs.date Time|ExpTim|m|CEB|S|Comments |F|Reference |
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|HD 48915 : |AMBJL|30|H SWP 08034 L|28673 FU|800224 022900|000004| |X03|G|C=2X,B=50 |*|1996IUEML.C......0I|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
Homogenized_Name char(16) Homogenized Name char META.ID;META.MAIN
ComplID char(12) Complementary Identifier char META.ID
PROG char(5) Observing Program Identification char META.ID;OBS
CL int2 IUE class code int SRC.CLASS
D char(1) Dispersion code char META.CODE
CAM char(3) Camera id char META.ID;INSTR
IMAGE int4 Image number int OBS.IMAGE
A char(1) Aperture designation code char INSTR.FOV
FES int4 FES count int PHOT.COUNT;EM.OPT
MD char(2) FES mode char META.CODE
ObsDate char(6) Observation date char TIME.EPOCH
Time char(6) Observation time char TIME.EPOCH
ExpTim int4 Effective exposure time int TIME.EXPO sec
m char(1) Abnormality code char META.CODE.QUAL
CEB char(3) Exposure quality code char META.CODE.CLASS
S char(1) Station (V=Vilspa/G=Goddard) char META.FLAG;INSTR.TEL
Comments char(20) Comments char META.NOTE
F char(1) Flag char META.CODE
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

SpT collection of spectral types
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|ds/mss |Spectral type | reference |
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| / |G2Ibvar |1954ApJS....1..175B|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
ds char(2) dispersive system char META.ID;INSTR
mss char(3) mss notes char META.NOTE
Spectral_type char(36) MK/MSS spectral type char SRC.SPTYPE
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Plx collection of trigonometric parallaxes
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| plx : m.e R | reference |
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| -1234.005695:0000.000009 Yk|1952GCTP..C......0J|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
plx float4 Parallaxe float POS.PARALLAX.TRIG mas
me float4 sigma{plx} float STAT.ERROR mas
R char(2) Observatory code char META.ID;INSTR.OBSTY
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

PM collection of proper motions
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| pm-ra [ m.e ]| pm-de [ m.e ]|SYST| reference |
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| -.026[ .015 ]| +.025[ .012 ]|FK4 |1971$AGK3.C.......L|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
pmra float4 Proper motion R.A. float POS.PM;POS.EQ.RA mas.yr-1
me_pmra float4 sigma{pm-ra} float STAT.ERROR mas.yr-1
pmde float4 Proper motion DEC. float POS.PM;POS.EQ.DEC mas.yr-1
me_pmde float4 sigma{pm-de} float STAT.ERROR mas.yr-1
system char(4) coordinates system designation char POS.FRAME
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Rot Stellar Rotational Velocities.
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| Vsini [ err ] (mes)|Q| reference |
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| 9 [ ] ( 10)|E|1970$KwKy.189.....U|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
upVsini char(1) Upper value of Vsini char META.CODE
Vsini float4 V sini float PHYS.VELOC.ROTAT km.s-1
err float4 error float STAT.ERROR
mes int2 Number of measurements int META.NUMBER
qual char(1) Quality char CODE.QUAL
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Var collection of stellar variability types and periods
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|vartyp| Vmax p Vmin | period (d) | epoch (JD) |D/rt%|Reference |
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|M | 13.50 p >16.50 |> 250 | 2424935 :|~ |1971GCVS3.C......0K|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
vartyp char(16) Type of variability char META.CODE;SRC.VAR
LoVmax char(1) Upper limit flag for Vmax char META.CODE.ERROR
Vmax float4 Maximum of brightness float PHOT.MAG mag
R_Vmax char(1) Uncertainty flag char META.CODE.ERROR
magtyp char(1) Magnitude type char META.ID;PHOT
UpVmin char(1) Lower limit flag for Vmin char META.CODE
Vmin float4 Minimum of brightness float PHOT.MAG mag
R_Vmin char(1) Uncertainty flag for Vmin char META.CODE.ERROR
UpPeriod char(1) Lower limit flag for the period char META.CODE
period float8 Period double TIME.PERIOD day
R_period char(2) Uncertainty flag on period (:+) char META.CODE.ERROR
epoch float8 Epoch of maximum or minimum double TIME.EPOCH day
R_epoch char(1) Uncertainty on epoch (:) char META.CODE.ERROR
D_rt float4 Raising time for all other variable types float TIME.INTERVAL
R_D_rt char(1) Uncertainty flag on raising time char META.CODE.ERROR
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

Velocities collection of HRV, Vlsr, cz and redshifts
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|type| Value R m.e. | Acc (Nmes)|nat,Q,dom,res D| Date |Rem. | Origin | Reference |
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|cz | 492.13 ? 12.123 | A ( 1)|e ,D,X, 0.11 | 50000.4324 | |t |1966POHP....8...25F|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
type char(3) velocity type (v, z or cz) char META.CODE;SPECT.DOPPLERVELOC
Value float8 Velocity double SPECT.DOPPLERVELOC
R char(1) colon is uncertain question mark is questionable char META.NOTE
me float8 sigma(Value) double STAT.ERROR
Acc char(1) Quality char META.CODE.QUAL
Nmes int2 Number of measurements int META.NUMBER
nat char(2) nature of the measurement
p = photometric
s = spectroscopic
se= spectroscopic on emmision line
sa= spectroscopic on absorption line
char META.CODE;SPECT.DOPPLERVELOC
Q char(1) Quality char META.CODE.QUAL
dom char(4) Wavelength domain (Rad,mm,IR,Opt,UV,XRay,Gam) char EM.WL.CENTRAL;SPECT.DOPPLERVELOC
res float8 Resolution float SPECT.RESOLUTION
d char(1) D char META.CODE
Date float8 Observation date double TIME.EPOCH
Rem char(7) Remarks char META.NOTE
Origin char(2) Origin of the radial velocity char META.NOTE
bibcode char(19) Bibcode char META.BIB.BIBCODE

XMM XMM observing log
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| Obsno |
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|0143630901|
fieldname data type description votable type UCD Unit
Obsno char(10) Observation identifier char META.ID;META.MAIN


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