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Distribution Of Astronomical Sources In The Second Equatorial Infrared Catalogue
Author(s): T. A. Nagy; L. H. Sweeney; J. R. Lesh; J. M. Mead; S. P. Maran; T. F. Heinsheimer; F. F. Yates
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of infrared (2.7-μm) source positions and flux densities have been derived based on an additional 60.6 hours of satellite observations beyond those considered in the preparation of the Equatorial Infrared Catalogue No. 1 (EIC-1). These data have been processed together with the EIC-1 data to produce EIC-2. The new catalogue differs from EIC-1 as follows: there are 1278 sources (vs. 896 in EIC-1); there is a larger percentage of unidentified sources (17% vs. 10%); there are increased numbers of sources identified with Two-Micron Sky Survey sources (101 more than in EIC-1), AFGL sources (38 more), AGK3 stars (91 more) and SAO stars (187 more).

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1979
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0197, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V, (17 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957996
Show Author Affiliations
T. A. Nagy, Systems and Applied Sciences Corporation (United States)
L. H. Sweeney, Space Applications Corporation (United States)
J. R. Lesh, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
J. M. Mead, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
S. P. Maran, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
T. F. Heinsheimer, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)
F. F. Yates, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0197:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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