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Resource Description: AllWISE Data Release (Cutri+ 2013) limited to HELP coverage.

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NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
field Field Name of the field in HELP survey N/A;obs.field
allwise AllWISE WISE All-Sky Release Catalog name, based on J2000 position N/A;meta.main
raj2000 RAJ2000 Right Ascension (J2000) deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main
dej2000 DEJ2000 Declination (J2000) deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
eemaj eeMaj Semi-major axis of the error ellipse [Note 1] arcsec stat.error
eemin eeMin Semi-minor axis of the error ellipse [Note 1] arcsec stat.error
eepa eePA Position angle of the error ellipse deg pos.posAng;pos.errorEllipse
w1mag W1mag W1 magnitude (3.35um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.3-4um
e_w1mag e_W1mag Mean error on W1 magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR-3-4um
w2mag W2mag W2 magnitude (4.6um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.4-8um
e_w2mag e_W2mag Mean error on W2 magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.4-8um
w3mag W3mag W3 magnitude (11.6um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.8-15um
e_w3mag e_W3mag Mean error on W3 magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.8-15um
w4mag W4mag W4 magnitude (22.1um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.15-30um
e_w4mag e_W4mag Mean error on W4 magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.15-30um
jmag Jmag 2MASS J magnitude (1.25um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.J
e_jmag e_Jmag Mean error on J magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.J
hmag Hmag 2MASS H magnitude (1.65um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.H
e_hmag e_Hmag Mean error on H magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.H
kmag Kmag 2MASS Ks magnitude (2.17um) mag phot.mag;em.IR.K
e_kmag e_Kmag Mean error on Ks magnitude mag stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.K
wx wx x-pixel coordinate on the Atlas Image pix pos.cartesian.x;instr.det
wy wy y-pixel coordinate on the Atlas Image pix pos.cartesian.y;instr.det
id ID Unique source ID N/A;meta.main
snr1 snr1 Signal to noise ratio for W1 filter N/A stat.snr;phot.mag;em.IR-3-4um
chi2w1 chi2W1 Reduced chi-square of the W1 profile fit N/A
snr2 snr2 Signal to noise ratio for W2 filter N/A stat.snr;phot.mag;em.IR.4-8um
chi2w2 chi2W2 Reduced chi-square of the W2 profile fit N/A
snr3 snr3 Signal to noise ratio for W3 filter N/A stat.snr;phot.mag;em.IR.8-15um
chi2w3 chi2W3 Reduced chi-square of the W3 profile fit N/A
snr4 snr4 Signal to noise ratio for W4 filter N/A stat.error;phot.mag;em.IR.15-30um
chi2w4 chi2W4 Reduced chi-square of the W4 profile fit N/A
chi2 chi2 All-band combined reduced chi-square N/A
nb nb Number of PSF components [1-4] used simultaneously in the profile-fitting N/A meta.number
na na Active deblending flag (1 if a detection was split into multiple sources) N/A meta.number
sat1 sat1 Saturated pixel fraction in W1 N/A instr.saturation;em.IR.3-4um
sat2 sat2 Saturated pixel fraction in W2 N/A instr.saturation;em.IR.4-8um
sat3 sat3 Saturated pixel fraction in W3 N/A instr.saturation;em.IR.8-15um
sat4 sat4 Saturated pixel fraction in W4 N/A instr.saturation;em.IR.15-30um
ccf ccf Contamination and confusion flag, one per band [Note 2] N/A meta.code
ex ex Extended source flag [Note 3] N/A meta.code
var var Variability flag, one per band [Note 4] N/A meta.code;src.var
nw1 nW1 Frame detection count in W1 (w1nm) [Note 5] N/A meta.number
mw1 mW1 Integer frame coverage in W1 [Note 6] N/A meta.number
nw2 nW2 Frame detection count in W2 [Note 5] N/A meta.number
mw2 mW2 Integer frame coverage in W2 [Note 6] N/A meta.number
nw3 nW3 Frame detection count in W3 [Note 5] N/A meta.number
mw3 mW3 Integer frame coverage in W3 [Note 6] N/A meta.number
nw4 nW4 Frame detection count in W4 [Note 5] N/A meta.number
mw4 mW4 Integer frame coverage in W4 N/A meta.number
satnum satnum Minimum sample at which saturation occurs in each band N/A instr.saturation
ra_pm RA_pm Right ascension at epoch MJD=55400.0 (2010.5589) from the profile-fitting measurement model that includes motion. deg pos.eq.ra
e_ra_pm e_RA_pm error on RA_pm arcsec stat.error;pos.eq.ra
de_pm DE_pm Declination at epoch MJD=55400.0 (2010.5589) from the profile-fitting measurement model that includes motion. deg pos.eq.dec
e_de_pm e_DE_pm error on DE_pm arcsec stat.error;pos.eq.dec
cosig_pm cosig_pm co-sigma of the equatorial position uncertainties arcsec pos.posAng
pmra pmRA Proper motion in RA marcsec/yr;pos.eq.ra
e_pmra e_pmRA Mean error on pmRA marcsec/yr stat.error;;pos.eq.ra
pmde pmDE Proper motion in DE marcsec/yr;pos.eq.dec
e_pmde e_pmDE Mean error on pmDE marcsec/yr stat.error;;pos.eq.dec
chi2w1_pm chi2W1_pm ? Reduced chi-square of the W1 profile fit including motion estimation N/A
chi2w2_pm chi2W2_pm Reduced chi-square of the W2 profile fit including motion estimation N/A
chi2w3_pm chi2W3_pm Reduced chi-square of the W3 profile fit including motion estimation N/A
chi2w4_pm chi2W4_pm Reduced chi-square of the W4 profile fit including motion estimation N/A
chi2pm chi2pm Combined reduced chi-square profile fit including motion estimation N/A
qpm qpm Motion estimation quality [Note 7] N/A meta.code.qual
qph qph Photometric quality flag [Note 8] N/A meta.code.qual;phot
fdet fdet Bit-encoded integer indicating bands in which a source has a w?snr>2 detection N/A meta.code
fmoon fmoon Scattered moonlight contamination flag N/A meta.code
covw1 covW1 Mean pixel coverage in W1 N/A src.sample;stat.mean
covw2 covW2 Mean pixel coverage in W2 N/A src.sample;stat.mean
covw3 covW3 Mean pixel coverage in W3 N/A src.sample;stat.mean
covw4 covW4 Mean pixel coverage in W4 N/A src.sample;stat.mean
twomkey 2Mkey 2MASS PSC association (not identification) N/A
d2m d2M Distance separating the positions of the WISE source and associated 2MASS PSC source arcsec pos;arith.diff

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More Information on the Base Resource

This resource contains the AllWISE Data Release catalogue ( Cutri et al., 2003) that was downloaded from Vizier and limited to HELP coverage. Its full documentation is available there:

A field column was added containing the name of HELP field associated with each source to allow easy filtering. Here is the number of sources per field:

Field Count
AKARI-NEP 184904
AKARI-SEP 171262
Bootes 193391
COSMOS 71599
EGS 61022
ELAIS-N1 267600
ELAIS-N2 150687
ELAIS-S1 131674
GAMA-09 947803
GAMA-12 837136
GAMA-15 988404
HDF-N 11179
Herschel-Stripe-82 4851288
Lockman-SWIRE 340512
NGP 2648932
SA13 3707
SGP 4321775
SSDF 1752467
XMM-13hr 12299
XMM-LSS 321009
xFLS 135507

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20160512 Catalogue retrieved from Vizier and ingested

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