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Spectra of KIC 8462852 available for download?

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Bernard
Spectra of KIC 8462852 available for download?

Hi,

is it possible to download the spectral data of KIC 8462852 that has been recorded so far as a private person? If so, where can i get it?

Clear skies,

Bernard

FJQ
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Spectra of KIC 8462852 available for download?
WGR
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Particulars

Hello James

I am interested in the particulars of your spectra.  Its very nice.  What aperture, spectragraph/sa200?, exposure, stacking?

 

Thanks

Gary

Robin Leadbeater
KIC 8462852

Hi Gary,

While we wait for James to reply it is worth mentioning that the details of James's spectrum (and any other in the database)  can be found by interogating the BAA database here

https://britastro.org/specdb/

The spectra can also be downloaded from the database in fits format. The use of BeSS standard means that  all the relevant data on the  observation are also contained in the fits header.  Below is a printout of the header for James' spectrum. (I have truncated the observatory coordinates for privacy)

Cheers

Robin

SIMPLE T / file does conform to FITS standard

BITPIX -32 /8 unsigned int, 16 & 32 int, -32 & -64 real

NAXIS 1 / number of data axes

NAXIS1 4005 /fastest changing axis

CRVAL1 3890.75344925

CDELT1 0.87635195

VERSION 'ISIS V5.8.0'        / Software version

OBJNAME 'KIC 8462852'

DATE-OBS '2017-06-23T06:55:32'

EXPTIME 1885

EXPTIME2 '10 x 180 s'         / Exposure decomposition

BSS_INST 'CDK17 LISA ATIK460EX'

BSS_SITE 'Mt. Pinos, Nordic Base, CA'

BSS_ITRP 762

OBSERVER 'James R. Foster'

CUNIT1 'Angstrom'

CTYPE1 'Wavelength'

Q_CAL '0       '           / Quality flag 4-excellent

CRPIX1 1

BSS_VHEL 0

BSS_COSM 'Removed'

BSS_TELL 'None'

BSS_NORM 'None'

SPE_RPOW 762 / Spectral resolution power

JD-OBS 2457927.7886 / JD start observation

JD-MID 2457927.7995 / JD mid observation

JD-HEL 0 / JD heliocentric mid-obs

GEO_LONG -119 / Obs. geographic longitude

GEO_LAT 34 / Obs. geographic latitude

GEO_ELEV 2500 / Obs. geographic elevation

DATE-END '2017-06-23T07:26:57'

BAS_MJD 2457927.79946759 / BASS Project mid-exposure Julian Date

RA 301.564397083333

DEC 44.456886944241

EQUINOX 2000

RSDECSYS 'FK5'

BSS_STYP 'F3V'

BSS_VSIN 0

BSS_VMAG 12.01

BZERO 0.000000000 /physical = BZERO + BSCALE*array_value

SWMODIFY 'BASS Project 0.1.9.7'

FJQ
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KIC 8462852

One correction on the fits header...this was taken with a 33cm apeture classical cassegrain working at F/7.5 with LISA.   The usual header is accurate with the CDK17, but whenever I go to the "field" I use the 33cm classical cassegrain for spectroscopy.  I made a note of this in the BAA spectra database.

 

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