Volume 411, Number 1, November III 2003
Special letters issue on: first science with integral
|Page(s)||L281 - L289|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
Letter to the Editor
The Input Catalogue for the OMC camera onboard INTEGRAL
Laboratorio de Astrofísica Espacial y Física Fundamental (LAEFF-INTA), PO Box 50727, 28080 Madrid, Spain
2 Departament d'Astronomia i Meteorologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 647, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
3 IEEC (Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya), Edif. Nexus-104, Gran Capità 2-4, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
4 Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA), PO Box 50727, 28080 Madrid, Spain
5 Research and Scientific Support Department, ESA, ESTEC, Postbus 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands
6 Astronomical Institute Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 25165 Ondrejov, Czech Republic
Corresponding author: A. Domingo, email@example.com
Accepted: 11 September 2003
The Optical Monitoring Camera (OMC) onboard INTEGRAL (launched on October 17, 2002) has been designed to obtain V-Johnson photometry simultaneously with high energy observations at X-ray (3–35 keV) and (15 keV–10 MeV) performed by the main instruments onboard INTEGRAL. Due to technical limitations on the data processing electronics and the available telemetry, it is necessary to know, a priori, the objects to be monitored within the field of view (FOV) of the OMC. The OMC Input Catalogue – and subsequent provides this information: astrometric and photometric reference stars for calibration and scientific targets for accurate photometric variability studies.
Key words: catalogs / stars: variables: general / galaxies: general / techniques: photometric / astrometry
© ESO, 2003
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