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Result of query: info cati WISEA$

Details on Acronym:   WISEA
   WISEA (AllWISE Source Catalog) Write:<<WISEA JHHMMSS.SS+DDMMSS.S>> N: 747634026 Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source) Note:The AllWISE program builds upon the successful Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE; Wright et al. 2010AJ....140.1868W) mission by combining data from all WISE and NEOWISE (Mainzer et al. 2011ApJ...731...53M) survey phases to form the most comprehensive view of the mid-infrared sky currently available. By combining the data from two complete sky coverage epochs in an advanced data processing system, AllWISE has generated a new Catalog that has enhanced photometric sensitivity and accuracy, and improved astrometric precision compared with the earlier WISE All-Sky Data Release Catalog. Exploiting the 6 month baseline between the WISE sky coverage epochs enables AllWISE to measure source motions for the first time, and to compute improved flux variability statistics.

Information about the AllWISE Data Release is available at http://wise2.ipac.caltech.edu/docs/release/allwise/

AllWISE makes use of data from WISE, which is a joint project of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, and NEOWISE, which is a project of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology. WISE and NEOWISE are funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

See also http://wise2.ipac.caltech.edu/docs/release/allwise/expsup/ Auth.:Roc Cutri

Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Caltech =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <II/328/> Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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