Table information for 'rare_objects.main'


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Resource Description: HELP rare objects list.

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  title={Herschel Extragalactic Legacy Programme ({HELP}) rare object database},
  author={Shirley, R.; et al},
  howpublished={{VO} resource provided by the The Virtual Observatory at susseX ({VOX})}


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NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
field Field Name of the field in HELP survey N/A;obs.field
help_id HELP_Id HELP identifier, based on J2000 position N/A;meta.main
ra RA Right Ascension (J2000) deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main
dec Dec Declination (J2000) deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
hp_idx HP_Idx HEALPix index of the source position at order 13 using the nested scheme. N/A pos.healpix
lbol_intrinsic lbol_intrinsic Bolometric infrared luminosity. Lsun phys.dust;phys.luminosity
redshift Redshift Redshift obtained manually from either photometric or spectrographic methods. N/A src.redshift.phot
mu_lens mu_lens The lensing mu value if the object is lensed. N/A phys
sfr SFR Star Formation Rate. Msun/yr phys.SFR

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More Information on the Base Resource

This resource contains the rare object catalogue from the Herschel Extragalactic Legacy Programme (HELP).


20190311 HELP rare object first release