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The archive of digitized plates obtained on Wide aperture Maksutov meniscus telescope with main mirror 50 cm at the Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute (FAI), Almaty, Kazakhstan. They represent the results of photometric and spectral observations of stars, star clusrets, active galaxies, nebulaes, etc. for about 50 years - from 1950 to 1997. Observations were carried out in the optical range. Telescope specifications: diameter of main mirror D = 500 mm, focal length F = 1200 mm.

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Input Fields

The following fields are available to provide input to the service (with some renderers, some of these fields may be unavailable):

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d time;obs.exposure
FORMAT Output format Requested format of the image data N/A N/A
hFORMAT Output format Requested format of the image data N/A N/A
hINTERSECT Intersection type Relation of image and specified Region of Interest. N/A N/A
hPOS Position ICRS Position, RA,DEC, or Simbad object (e.g., 234.234,-32.45) deg pos.eq
hSIZE Field size Size in decimal degrees (e.g., 0.2 or 1,0.1) deg N/A
INTERSECT Intersection type Relation of image and specified Region of Interest. N/A N/A
object Target Object Object being observed, Simbad-resolvable form N/A meta.name
POS Position ICRS Position, RA,DEC decimal degrees (e.g., 234.234,-32.46) deg pos.eq
SIZE Field size Size in decimal degrees (e.g., 0.2 or 1,0.1) deg N/A

Default Output Fields

The following fields are contained in the output by default. More fields may be available for selection; these would be given below in the VOTable output fields.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
accref Product key Access key for the data N/A meta.ref.url
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte VOX:Image_FileSize
centerAlpha Ctr. RA Approximate center of image, RA deg pos.eq.ra
centerDelta Ctr. Dec Approximate center of image, Dec deg pos.eq.dec
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d time;obs.exposure
imageTitle Title Synthetic name of the image N/A meta.title
objects Objs. Names objects from the observation log. N/A meta.id;src

VOTable Output Fields

The following fields are available in VOTable output. The verbosity level is a number intended to represent the relative importance of the field on a scale of 1 to 30. The services take a VERB argument. A field is included in the output if their verbosity level is less or equal VERB*10.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD Verb. Level
centerAlpha Ctr. RA Approximate center of image, RA deg pos.eq.ra 0
centerDelta Ctr. Dec Approximate center of image, Dec deg pos.eq.dec 0
imageTitle Title Synthetic name of the image N/A meta.title 0
dateObs Obs. date Epoch at midpoint of observation d time;obs.exposure 0
accref Product key Access key for the data N/A meta.ref.url 1
target_ra Target RA Right ascension of object from observation log. deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main 1
target_dec Target Dec Declination of object from observation log. deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main 1
objects Objs. Names objects from the observation log. N/A meta.id;src 3
exptime T.Exp Exposure time from observation log. s time.duration;obs.exposure 5
telescope Telescope Telescope from observation log. N/A instr.tel 5
bandpassId Bandpass Freeform name of the bandpass used N/A instr.bandpass 10
accsize File size Size of the data in bytes byte VOX:Image_FileSize 11
pixelScale Scales The pixel scale on each image axis deg/pix pos.wcs.scale 12
instId Instrument Identifier of the originating instrument N/A meta.id;instr 15
pixelSize Axes Lengths Number of pixels along each of the axes pix pos.wcs.naxis 15
mime Type MIME type of the file served N/A meta.code.mime 20
nAxes #axes Number of axes in data N/A pos.wcs.naxes 20
refFrame Ref. Frame Coordinate system reference frame N/A pos.frame 20
wcs_equinox Equinox Equinox of the given coordinates yr time.equinox 20
wcs_projection Proj. FITS WCS projection type N/A pos.wcs.ctype 20
wcs_refPixel Ref. pixel WCS reference pixel pix pos.wcs.crpix 20
wcs_refValues Ref. values World coordinates at WCS reference pixel deg pos.wcs.crval 20
wcs_cdmatrix CD matrix FITS WCS CDij matrix deg/pix pos.wcs.cdmatrix 20
bandpassUnit Bandpass unit Unit of bandpass specifications (always m). N/A N/A 20
bandpassRefval Band Ref. Characteristic quantity for the bandpass of the image m instr.bandpass;stat.median 20
bandpassHi Band upper Upper limit of the bandpass (in BandPass_Unit units) m instr.bandpass;stat.max 20
bandpassLo Band lower Lower limit of the bandpass (in BandPass_Unit units) m instr.bandpass;stat.min 20
pixflags P. Flags Flags specifying the processing done (C-original; F-resampled; Z-fluxes valid; X-not resampled; V-for display only N/A meta.code 20
coverage Coverage Field covered by the image deg N/A 20
observer Obs. by. Observer name from observation log. N/A meta.id;obs.observer 20
owner Owner Owner of the data N/A N/A 25
embargo Embargo ends Date the data will become/became public a N/A 25

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