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Paranal :Paranal ESO Observatory
Paranal/VISTA :Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy(VISTA) is a specialized 4-m class wide field survey telescope for the Southern hemisphere. VISTA is located at ESO Cerro Paranal Observatory in Chile on its own peak about 1500 m N-NE from the Very Large Telescope (VLT)

Paranal/VISTA.Z_filter8790.18772.081579400958.72264.1ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Z filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.Z8807.38789.581639401889.52264.4ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Z filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.NB980_filter9781.49780.896369910113.42256.7ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB980 filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.NB9809781.79781.196389910113.52256.7ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB980 filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.NB990_filter9908.99907.9976310049113.42203.5ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB990 filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.NB9909909.09908.0976410049113.52203.5ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB990 filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.Y_filter10219.710192.8942710977879.62085.3ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Y filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.Y10223.110196.4944310978870.62084.5ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Y filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.NB118_filter11907.811907.11168812042116.91689.3ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB118 filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.NB11811908.111907.31168812041117.21689.2ParanalVIRCAMVISTA NB118 filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.J12555.812481.011430136681542.51550.7ParanalVIRCAMVISTA J filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.J_filter12562.112485.611427137591554.11549.8ParanalVIRCAMVISTA J filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.H16498.716348.214637183412674.01027.3ParanalVIRCAMVISTA H filter (full)
Paranal/VISTA.H_filter16508.716355.114604184222719.61026.4ParanalVIRCAMVISTA H filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.Ks_filter21527.621376.619333236742914.4672.6ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Ks filter (filter only)
Paranal/VISTA.Ks21577.921435.519389236622793.9669.6ParanalVIRCAMVISTA Ks filter (full)
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Paranal/VISTA.Ks
Filter Description

Filter ID (?) :Paranal/VISTA.Ks
Description (?) :VISTA Ks filter (full)
Phot.System (?) :VISTA
Detector Type (?) :Photon counter
Band Name (?) :Ks
Obs. Facility (?) :Paranal
Instrument (?) :VIRCAM
Comments (?) :Includes mirror, ccd QE and atmosphere model (1.0)

 
Mathematical properties

Property Calculated Specified Unit
λmean (?) : 21577.91 ------- (Angstrom)
λcen (?) : 21460.39 ------- (Angstrom)
λeff (?) : 21435.46 ------- (Angstrom)
λpeak (?) : 22130.00 ------- (Angstrom)
λpivot (?) : 21521.52 ------- (Angstrom)
λphot (?) : 21473.49 ------- (Angstrom)
λmin (?) : 19388.52 ------- (Angstrom)
λmax (?) : 23661.88 ------- (Angstrom)
Weff (?) : 2793.85 ------- (Angstrom)
FWHM (?) : 3075.13 ------- (Angstrom)
Af/AV (?) : 0.13 ------- ()
Fsun (?) : ------- ------- (erg/cm2/s/A)

Transmission

Data file: ascii, VOTable

Reference for filter response: Paranal Instrumentation: VIRCAM

Transmission components: Filter + Instrument + Atmosphere

   
Calibration properties

Vega System
PropertySpecified Calculated Unit
Zero Point (?) : ------- 4.369e-11(erg/cm2/s/A)
  ------- 669.56(Jy)
ZP Type (?) : Pogson
PhotCal ID (?) : Paranal/VISTA.Ks/Vega
 

AB System
PropertySpecified Calculated Unit
Zero Point (?) : ------- 2.369e-10(erg/cm2/s/A)
  ------- 3631.00(Jy)
ZP Type (?) : Pogson
PhotCal ID (?) : Paranal/VISTA.Ks/AB
 

ST System
PropertySpecified Calculated Unit
Zero Point (?) : ------- 3.631e-9(erg/cm2/s/A)
  ------- 55650.77(Jy)
ZP Type (?) : Pogson
PhotCal ID (?) : Paranal/VISTA.Ks/ST
 


Filter added: 2020-01-15 23:03:34
Last update: 2020-03-23 12:58:04
 

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