RT Cap

Query : RT Cap

Basic data :
V* RT Cap -- Carbon Star
Origin of the objects types :

(Ref) Object type as listed in the reference "Ref"
(acronym) Object type linked to the acronym according to the original reference
() Anterior to 2007, before we can link the objet type to a reference, or given by the CDS team in some particular cases

Other object types:
* (HD,BD,...), ** (ADS,CCDM,...), C* (1869AN,C*,...), IR (IRAS,IRC,...), V* (V*,AAVSO), LP* (2009yCat), C*? (2022yCat), LP? (2022yCat), NIR (2MASS)
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
  • ra dec : right ascension and declination (unit and frame defined according to your Output Options)
    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
  • [error ellipse] : measurement uncertainty, on (ra,dec) if the positional angle is 90 degrees, on (majaxis,minaxis) otherwise (in mas at defined epoch in the original catalogue),
    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
ICRS coord. (ep=J2000) :
20 17 06.5287791168 -21 19 04.466353512 (Optical) [ 0.0971 0.0428 90 ] A 2020yCat.1350....0G
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
  • ra dec : right ascension and declination (unit and frame defined according to your Output Options)
    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
  • [error ellipse] : measurement uncertainty, on (ra,dec) if the positional angle is 90 degrees, on (majaxis,minaxis) otherwise (in mas at defined epoch in the original catalogue),
    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
FK4 coord. (ep=B1950 eq=1950) :
20 14 10.9993428363 -21 28 23.092637877 [ 0.0971 0.0428 90 ]
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
  • ra dec : right ascension and declination (unit and frame defined according to your Output Options)
    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
  • [error ellipse] : measurement uncertainty, on (ra,dec) if the positional angle is 90 degrees, on (majaxis,minaxis) otherwise (in mas at defined epoch in the original catalogue),
    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
Gal coord. (ep=J2000) :
021.9410513341611 -27.9385957392202 [ 0.0971 0.0428 90 ]
Syntax of proper motions is : "pm-ra pm-dec [error ellipse] quality bibcode"
  • pm-ra : mu-ra*cos(dec) (expressed in the ICRS system in mas/yr)
  • pm-dec : mu-dec (expressed in the ICRS system in mas/yr)
  • [error ellipse] : error major axis and minor axis (in mas), orientation angle (in deg)
  • quality : flag of quality (A=best quality -> E=worst quality, {� } =unknown quality)
  • bibcode : bibcode of the proper motion reference
Proper motions mas/yr :
6.006 -12.031 [0.096 0.051 90] A 2020yCat.1350....0G
Syntax of radial velocity (or/and redshift) is : "value [error] (wavelength) quality bibcode"
  • value : radial velocity or/and redshift (Heliocentric frame) according to your Output Options
    (redshift may be not displayed if the data value is <0 and the database inside value is a radial velocity)
  • [error] : error of the corresponding value displayed before
  • (wavelength) : wavelength range of the measurement : Rad, mm, IR, Opt, UV, Xray, Gam or  '∼'(unknown)
  • quality : flag of quality ( A=best quality -> E=worst quality, ∼=unknown quality)
  • bibcode : bibcode of the value's origin
Radial velocity / Redshift / cz :
V(km/s) -29.20 [2.3] / z(~) -0.000097 [0.000008] / cz -29.20 [2.30]
   C 2006AstL...32..759G
Syntax of parallax is : 'value quality [error] bibcode'
  • value : parallax value
  • quality : flag of quality (A=best quality -> E=worst quality, {� } =unknown quality)
  • [error] : mean error
  • bibcode : bibcode of the parallax reference
Parallaxes (mas):
1.7972 [0.0449] A 2020yCat.1350....0G
Spectral type is made of 3 parts: %coding is composed of 4 parts :
  • the spectral type, which is made of a temperature class, eventually a luminosity class (roman number) and/or spectral peculiarities;
  • a quality letter: A=best quality→E=worst quality, {� } =unknown quality %
  • a quality letter: A=best quality -> E=worst quality, {� } =unknown quality
  • bibcode : bibcode of the spectral type reference
Spectral type:
C6,4 C 1972AnTok..13..169Y
Syntax of fluxes (or magnitudes) is : "filter-name (System) flux-value [error] quality MultVarFlags bibcode"
  • filter-name : U, B, V, R, I, G, J, H, K, u, g, r, i, z
  • (System) : may be AB (default is Vega)
  • flux-value : value of flux or magnitude
  • [error] : error value
  • quality : flag of quality of the flux value ( A=best quality -> E=worst quality, {� } =unknown quality)
  • MultVarFlags : Mult is zero or one char (J) for joined photometry ; Var can be zero or two chars (V[0-4])
  • bibcode : bibcode of the flux reference
Fluxes (6) :
B 12.92 [~] C 2002yCat.2237....0D
V 8.90 [~] C 2002yCat.2237....0D
G 5.622669 [0.007754] C 2020yCat.1350....0G
J 2.37 [~] C 2002yCat.2237....0D
H 1.33 [~] C 2002yCat.2237....0D
K 0.60 [~] C 2002yCat.2237....0D
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Identifiers (30) :
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HD 192737 GCRV 12644 2MASS J20170651-2119043 WDS J20171-2119A
ADS 13616 A GEN# +1.00192737 PPM 736058 WEB 17999
BD-21 5672 GSC 06340-01015 RAFGL 2542 [LFO93] 2014-21
C* 2882 HIC 99990 SKY# 38272 AAVSO 2011-21
CCDM J20171-2119A HIP 99990 TIC 71637257 Gaia DR3 6853966780133956096
CGCS 4774 IDS 20113-2138 A TYC 6340-1015-1 Gaia DR2 6853966780133956096
CPD-21 7614 IRAS 20141-2128 UBV M 24662
CSI-21 5672 1 IRC -20585 V* RT Cap

References (128 between 1850 and 2024) (Total 128)
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Collections of Measurements


velocities : 5    V* : 1    distance : 2    Fe_H : 2    PLX : 4    PM : 4    MK : 9   

   

Observing logs


herschel : 6   

   


External archives :

Data at NED - NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database : RT Cap

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HD 192737 BD-21 5672 CCDM J20171-2119A CGCS 4774 CPD-21 7614
GSC 06340-01015 HIC 99990 HIP 99990 IRAS 20141-2128 IRC -20585
2MASS J20170651-2119043 PPM 736058 RAFGL 2542 TYC 6340-1015-1 V* RT Cap
WDS J20171-2119A Gaia DR3 6853966780133956096 Gaia DR2 6853966780133956096

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