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Quick question about Kmag

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Generich_Capuli
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Quick question about Kmag

Pretty much new to Vstar but I'm getting a glimpse of it. May I ask if the 'Kmag' stands for 'measured magnitude' of check star that was measured through the 'K-band filter' (a standard broad-band filter used to avoid strong absorption features/ lines at 2.2 microns)?

Don't worry, I have checked the format data file section and it just pass by in my head whether it is or not.

Looking forward to your response(s). Thanks and clear skies to everyone.

CGHA^^

HBB
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Kmag

Kmag is the instrumental magnitude of the check star in whatever filter you are using.

Generich_Capuli
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Thanks c:

Nice. I thought I got something wrong for calibrating the minst. Thanks

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