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Volume 24, Issue 4


Archives of Astronomical Spectral Observations and Atomic/Molecular Databases for their Analysis

T. Ryabchikova / Yu. Pakhomov
  • Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pyatnitskaya st. 48, Moscow 119017, Russian Federation
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Published Online: 2017-02-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0249


We present a review of open-source data for stellar spectroscopy investigations. It includes lists of the main archives of medium-to-high resolution spectroscopic observations, with brief characteristics of the archive data (spectral range, resolving power, flux units). We also review atomic and molecular databases that contain parameters of spectral lines, cross-sections and reaction rates needed for a detailed analysis of high resolution, high signal-to-noise ratio stellar spectra.

Keywords: atomic data; line: identification; molecular data; instrumentation: spectrographs; astronomical databases: miscellaneous; surveys; atlases


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Received: 2015-11-02

Accepted: 2015-11-30

Published Online: 2017-02-18

Published in Print: 2015-12-01

Citation Information: Open Astronomy, Volume 24, Issue 4, Pages 453–461, ISSN (Online) 2543-6376, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2017-0249.

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