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The LEGUE high latitude bright survey design for the LAMOST pilot survey
Zhang, Yue-Yang1,2; Carlin, Jeffrey L.3; Yang, Fan1,2; Liu, Chao1; Deng, Li-Cai1; Newberg, Heidi Jo3; Zhang, Hao-Tong1; Lepine, Sebastien4; Xu, Yan1; Gao, Shuang1; Christlieb, Norbert5; Han, Zhan-Wen6; Hou, Jin-Liang7; Lee, Hsu-Tai8; Liu, Xiao-Wei9,10; Pan, Kai-Ke11; Wang, Hong-Chi12
2012-07-01
Source PublicationRESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
ISSN1674-4527
Volume12Issue:7Pages:792-804
AbstractWe describe the footprint and input catalog for bright nights in the LAMOST Pilot Survey, which began in October 2011. Targets are selected from two stripes in the north and south Galactic Cap regions, centered at delta = 29 degrees, with 10 degrees width in declination, covering right ascensions of 135 degrees to 290 degrees and -30 degrees to 30 degrees respectively. We selected spectroscopic targets from a combination of the SDSS and 2MASS point source catalogs. The catalog of stars defining the field centers (as required by the Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor at the center of the LAMOST field) consists of all V < 8(m) stars from the Hipparcos catalog. We employ a statistical selection algorithm that assigns priorities to targets based on their positions in multidimensional color/magnitude space. This scheme overemphasizes rare objects and de-emphasizes more populated regions of magnitude and color phase space, while ensuring a smooth, well-understood selection function. A demonstration of plate design is presented based on the Shack-Hartmann star catalog and an input catalog that was generated by our target selection routines.
KeywordSurveys: Lamost Techniques: Spectroscopic Galaxy: Stellar Content
Subject AreaAstronomy & Astrophysics
WOS HeadingsScience & Technology ; Physical Sciences
WOS KeywordDIGITAL SKY SURVEY ; CATALOG ; TARGETS
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
WOS Research AreaAstronomy & Astrophysics
WOS SubjectAstronomy & Astrophysics
WOS IDWOS:000306892600007
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Identifierhttp://libir.pmo.ac.cn/handle/332002/8014
Collection分子云与恒星形成研究团组
Affiliation1.Chinese Acad Sci, Natl Astron Observ, Key Lab Opt Astron, Beijing 100012, Peoples R China
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Grad Univ, Beijing 100049, Peoples R China
3.Amer Museum Nat Hist, Dept Astrophys, Div Phys Sci, New York, NY 10024 USA
4.Rensselaer Polytech Inst, Dept Phys Appl Phys & Astron, Troy, NY 12180 USA
5.Heidelberg Univ, Landessternwarte, D-69117 Heidelberg, Germany
6.Chinese Acad Sci, Yunnan Astron Observ, Kunming 650011, Peoples R China
7.Chinese Acad Sci, Shanghai Astron Observ, Shanghai 200030, Peoples R China
8.Acad Sinica, Inst Astron & Astrophys, Taipei 106, Taiwan
9.Peking Univ, Dept Astron, Beijing 100871, Peoples R China
10.Peking Univ, Kavli Inst Astron & Astrophys, Beijing 100871, Peoples R China
11.Apache Point Observ, Sunspot, NM 88349 USA
12.Chinese Acad Sci, Purple Mt Observ, Nanjing 210008, Jiangsu, Peoples R China
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Zhang, Yue-Yang,Carlin, Jeffrey L.,Yang, Fan,et al. The LEGUE high latitude bright survey design for the LAMOST pilot survey[J]. RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS,2012,12(7):792-804.
APA Zhang, Yue-Yang.,Carlin, Jeffrey L..,Yang, Fan.,Liu, Chao.,Deng, Li-Cai.,...&Wang, Hong-Chi.(2012).The LEGUE high latitude bright survey design for the LAMOST pilot survey.RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS,12(7),792-804.
MLA Zhang, Yue-Yang,et al."The LEGUE high latitude bright survey design for the LAMOST pilot survey".RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS 12.7(2012):792-804.
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