SPARCL - SPARCL Field Catalog (SFC)

SPARCL Field Catalog

List of Fields available via Retrieve

CORE fields (common to all Data Sets)

Name Storage Units Description Default All
extra_files CORE Additional files read for ingest
updated CORE Date and time when the record was created/updated
file CORE File used for this record
dateobs_center CORE Central value of the dateobs range
site CORE [Categorical] Site of observations
datasetgroup CORE [Categorical] Common name for a coherent set of spectra published as a single release (e.g., SDSS_BOSS)
specid CORE Dataset-specific spectrum identifier (may not be unique)
instrument CORE [Categorical] Instrument used for observation
redshift CORE Measured redshift, or radial velocity in units of redshift
targetid CORE Dataset-specific photometric target identifier
ra CORE deg Right Ascension in degrees
data_release CORE [Categorical] Data release of a given record (with a common data structure, e.g., SDSS-DR16, BOSS-DR16)
wavemin CORE AA Minimum value of wavelength coverage in Angstroms
spectype CORE [Categorical] Spectral type of the object (STAR, GALAXY, QSO)
dec CORE deg Declination in degrees
telescope CORE [Categorical] Telescope used for the observation
redshift_err CORE Uncertainty on the measured redshift, or radial velocity in units of redshift
wavemax CORE AA Maximum value of wavelength coverage in Angstroms
sparcl_id CORE Universally Unique Identifier for spectrum in SPARCL
exptime CORE second Exposure time in seconds
specprimary CORE Whether an entry is the primary spectrum for a given target object
dateobs CORE Range of observational dates for a given spectrum (single value for a single date)
redshift_warning CORE Bitmask with warning on redshift result
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AUX and SPECTRA fields (unique to each Data Set)

Data Set: BOSS-DR16, AUX fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
chi68p AUX 68-th percentile value of abs(chi) of the best-fit synthetic spectrum to the actual spectrum (around 1.0 for a good fit)
boss_target2 AUX Always set to zero (placeholder for BOSS target flags never used)
spectrosynflux AUX nanomaggy Best-fit template spectrum projected onto ugriz filters
z_noqso AUX Best redshift when ignoring QSO fits, recommended for BOSS CMASS and LOWZ targets; calculated only for survey=boss spectra, not for any SDSS spectrograph data
subclass AUX Best spectroscopic subclassification
ancillary_target1 AUX BOSS ancillary science target selection information at plate design
ancillary_target2 AUX BOSS ancillary target selection information at plate design
elodie_bv AUX mag (B-V) color index for ELODIE star
vdispchi2 AUX Chi-squared for best-fit velocity dispersion
tcolumn AUX Columns of template files that correspond to each template
wcoverage AUX Coverage in wavelength, in units of log10 wavelength
elodie_dof AUX Degrees of freedom in fit to best ELODIE star
sectarget AUX Deprecated version of secondary (calibration) target flags (meanings highly overloaded)
deredsn2 AUX Dereddened overall signal-to-noise-squared measure for plate (only for BOSS spectrograph plates)
designid AUX Design identification number for plate
rchi2diff AUX Difference in reduced chi-squared between best and second best fit
rchi2diff_noqso AUX Difference in reduced chi-squared between best and second best fit for Z_NOQSO redshift
platerun AUX Drilling run that this plate was drilled in
eboss_target1 AUX eBOSS, TDSS and SPIDERS target selection flags for main eBOSS survey
eboss_target2 AUX eBOSS, TDSS and SPIDERS target selection flags for main eBOSS survey
eboss_target_id AUX EBOSS unique target identifier for every spectroscopic target
elodie_teff AUX Kelvin Effective temperature of ELODIE star
lambda_eff AUX AA Effective wavelength drilling position was optimized for
elodie_sptype AUX ELODIE star spectral type
vdispz_err AUX Error in redshift associated with best-fit velocity dispersion

Data Set: BOSS-DR16, SPECTRA fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
flux SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Coadded calibrated flux
ivar SPECTRA 1e+34 cm4 s2 AA2 erg-2 Inverse variance of flux
mask SPECTRA and_mask
model SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Pipeline best model fit used for classification and redshift
sky SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Subtracted sky flux
wavelength SPECTRA AA Wavelength in units of Angstroms
wave_sigma SPECTRA pixel Line-spread function width (sigma of approximating Gaussian) in units of number of pixel

Data Set: SDSS-DR16, AUX fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
elodie_bv AUX mag (B-V) color index for ELODIE star
elodie_dof AUX Degrees of freedom in fit to best ELODIE star
elodie_feh AUX Metallicity [Fe/H] of ELODIE star
elodie_filename AUX File name for best-fit ELODIE star
elodie_logg AUX log10(gravity) of ELODIE star
elodie_object AUX Star name for ELODIE star
elodie_rchi2 AUX Reduced chi-squared of fit to best ELODIE star
elodie_sptype AUX ELODIE star spectral type
elodie_teff AUX Kelvin Effective temperature of ELODIE star
elodie_z AUX Redshift fit to ELODIE star
elodie_z_err AUX Error in redshift fit to ELODIE star
elodie_z_modelerr AUX Standard deviation in redshift among the 12 best-fit ELODIE stars
fiberid AUX Fiber number
firstrelease AUX Name of first release this PLATE, MJD, FIBERID, RUN2D was associated with
fluxobjid AUX Unique database ID of flux-based photometric match based on RUN, RERUN, CAMCOl, FIELD, ID (same as SkyServer version)
fracnsighi AUX Fraction of pixels high by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
fracnsiglo AUX Fraction of pixels low by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
fracnsigma AUX Fraction of pixels deviant by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
lambda_eff AUX AA Effective wavelength drilling position was optimized for
legacy_target1 AUX Primary (science) target flags for SDSS-I and SDSS-II Legacy survey
legacy_target2 AUX Secondary (calibration) target flags for SDSS-I and SDSS-II Legacy survey
marvels_target1 AUX Primary (science) target flags for MARVELS targets
marvels_target2 AUX Secondary (calibration) target flags for MARVELS targets
mjd AUX days Modified Julian Day of observation
npoly AUX Number of polynomial terms in fit

Data Set: SDSS-DR16, SPECTRA fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
flux SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Coadded calibrated flux
ivar SPECTRA 1e+34 cm4 s2 AA2 erg-2 Inverse variance of flux
mask SPECTRA and_mask
model SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Pipeline best model fit used for classification and redshift
sky SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Subtracted sky flux
wavelength SPECTRA AA Wavelength in units of Angstroms
wave_sigma SPECTRA pixel Line-spread function width (sigma of approximating Gaussian) in units of number of pixel

Data Set: SDSS-DR17, AUX fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
elodie_bv AUX mag (B-V) color index for ELODIE star
elodie_dof AUX Degrees of freedom in fit to best ELODIE star
elodie_feh AUX Metallicity [Fe/H] of ELODIE star
elodie_filename AUX File name for best-fit ELODIE star
elodie_logg AUX log10(gravity) of ELODIE star
elodie_object AUX Star name for ELODIE star
elodie_rchi2 AUX Reduced chi-squared of fit to best ELODIE star
elodie_sptype AUX ELODIE star spectral type
elodie_teff AUX Kelvin Effective temperature of ELODIE star
elodie_z AUX Redshift fit to ELODIE star
elodie_z_err AUX Error in redshift fit to ELODIE star
elodie_z_modelerr AUX Standard deviation in redshift among the 12 best-fit ELODIE stars
fiberid AUX Fiber number
firstrelease AUX Name of first release this PLATE, MJD, FIBERID, RUN2D was associated with
fluxobjid AUX Unique database ID of flux-based photometric match based on RUN, RERUN, CAMCOl, FIELD, ID (same as SkyServer version)
fracnsighi AUX Fraction of pixels high by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
fracnsiglo AUX Fraction of pixels low by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
fracnsigma AUX Fraction of pixels deviant by more than N sigma relative to best-fit (for 1,2,..,10 sigma)
lambda_eff AUX AA Effective wavelength drilling position was optimized for
legacy_target1 AUX Primary (science) target flags for SDSS-I and SDSS-II Legacy survey
legacy_target2 AUX Secondary (calibration) target flags for SDSS-I and SDSS-II Legacy survey
marvels_target1 AUX Primary (science) target flags for MARVELS targets
marvels_target2 AUX Secondary (calibration) target flags for MARVELS targets
mjd AUX days Modified Julian Day of observation
npoly AUX Number of polynomial terms in fit

Data Set: SDSS-DR17, SPECTRA fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
flux SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Coadded calibrated flux
ivar SPECTRA 1e+34 cm4 s2 AA2 erg-2 Inverse variance of flux
mask SPECTRA and_mask
model SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Pipeline best model fit used for classification and redshift
sky SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Subtracted sky flux
wavelength SPECTRA AA Wavelength in units of Angstroms
wave_sigma SPECTRA pixel Line-spread function width (sigma of approximating Gaussian) in units of number of pixel

Data Set: DESI-EDR, AUX fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
zcat_nspec AUX Number of coadded spectra for this TARGETID in this zcatalog
tsnr2_qso AUX QSO template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
tsnr2_lya AUX LYA template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
tsnr2_lrg AUX LRG template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
tsnr2_gpbdark AUX GPBDARK template (S/N)^2 summed over BRZ
tsnr2_gpbbright AUX GPBBRIGHT template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
tsnr2_gpbbackup AUX GPBBACKUP template (S/N)^2 summed over BRZ
tsnr2_elg AUX ELG template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
tsnr2_bgs AUX BGS template (S/N)^2 summed over B,R,Z
sv_primary AUX Boolean flag (True/False) for the primary coadded spectrum in SV (SV1+2+3)
sv_nspec AUX Number of coadded spectra for this TARGETID in SV (SV1+2+3)
sv3_scnd_target AUX Secondary target selection bitmask for SV3
sv3_mws_target AUX MWS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV3
sv3_desi_target AUX DESI (dark time program) target selection bitmask for SV3
sv3_bgs_target AUX BGS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV3
sv2_scnd_target AUX Secondary target selection bitmask for SV2
sv2_mws_target AUX MWS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV2
sv2_desi_target AUX DESI (dark time program) target selection bitmask for SV2
sv2_bgs_target AUX BGS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV2
sv1_scnd_target AUX Secondary target selection bitmask for SV1
sv1_mws_target AUX MWS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV1
sv1_desi_target AUX DESI (dark time program) target selection bitmask for SV1
sv1_bgs_target AUX BGS (bright time program) target selection bitmask for SV1
survey AUX Survey name
subtype AUX Spectral subtype

Data Set: DESI-EDR, SPECTRA fields

Name Storage Units Description Default All
flux SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Coadded calibrated flux
ivar SPECTRA 1e+34 cm4 s2 AA2 erg-2 Inverse variance of flux
mask SPECTRA Mask value
model SPECTRA 1e-17 erg cm-2 s-1 AA-1 Pipeline best model fit
wavelength SPECTRA AA Wavelength in units of Angstroms
wave_sigma SPECTRA AA Line-spread function width (sigma of approximating Gaussian) in units of Angstroms
SPARCL Field Cat(alog)