Table 2

Parameters for Supporting Surveys


Program Program title Survey title Survey location Sq. Deg filters limits additional requirements
1/a Physical & Population Studies of Kuiper Belt Objects 1000 KBOs ecliptic 1500 R R=24 observe discovered objects twice/year for 5 years
1/a Physical & Population Studies of Kuiper Belt Objects largest KBOs ecliptic #### R R=21 must observe twice; standards of various types
2/a Three Ages of the Mass-Luminosity Relation Pleiades Pleiades 10 JK K=15.5, J=16.5 calibration binaries?, radial velocity programs
2/b The Age of the Galactic Disk Cool WDs b>20 fields 20 B,V, I,MgH, CaH V=24 limits B=25, I=23; MgH=5150/250, CaH=6830/250; alternative 300 sq deg to V=22
2/c Variations in the sub-stellar mass function open clusters (Hyades) Hyades 50 R,I,z,H(short), H(long) R=23, I=21, z=20, H=19 H:20% photometry; low-res spect, astrom to confirm membership
2/c Variations in the sub-stellar mass function open clusters (young) 5 young clusters 5 X 10 R,I,Z R=24, I=22, z=21 5% photometry
3/a Physical Params of Luminous Stars in Extragal. Env. local group galaxies fields in 6 local group galaxies 10 BVRI V=23 need 10 epochs to find Cepheids; need featureless standards, radial vel. stds.
3/b Gravitational Microlensing NONE        
3/c Planets and the Pleiades spect monitoring 100 stars in Pleiades NA R=20,000 V=10-14 100 m/s accuracy;10 observations/target over 2 years
4/a The Nature of Protostars protostar candidates Star forming regions <1 kpc 120 JHKL K=17, H=18, J=18.5, L=14.5 10% photometry
4/b IMF in Nearby Star-forming Regions PMS objects 10 mol. clds 120 RIJHKL K=17, H=18, J=18.5, L=14.5 10% photometry; FOV large enough to tie in with Hipparcos; variability survey to I=20; spectroscopic standard grid
5/a Cosmological Evolution of Starburst Galaxies WIRE src redshifts WIRE deep survey fields (10,000 sources) 8 Redshift survey (R=1000)   Guess of 4-hour exposures
5/a Cosmological Evolution of Starburst Galaxies WIRE src spectrophotom. WIRE deep survey fields (400 sources) 8 R=2000, S/N >20   Guess of 1-hour exposures
6/a Halo Populations in the Local Group halo star IDs M31, M33, N185, N205 9 I, M,T1,51 V=25 get photometric zero-points M=5085/1050, T1=6330/800, 51=5146/125
6/b Galaxy formation and evolution from Dwarf Spheroidals turnoff star IDs 10 MW dwarf spheroidals 90 BVRI V=24.5 1% photometry; spect. calib. grid of 200 stars at R=10,000
6/c Galactic disks 10 Gyrs ago old disk stars disk fields in MW, M31, M33 22 Stromgren (b,y,c1) V=19 0.5% photometry
6/c Galactic disks 10 Gyrs ago RVs of MW disk stars disk fields in MW   R=3,000   Guess of 2 nights/field
7/a Formation and Growth of Galaxies 1st tier; largest scale 5 fields across sky 125 I I=25  
7/a Formation and Growth of Galaxies 2nd tier; deep galaxy search 5 fields across sky 5 UBRIJHK UBVRI=27 AB, J=26, H=24, K=23 20% photometry, do spect of brighter srcs with 4m telescope
8/a Large-scale structure at High Redshifts wide field 4 fields across sky 10 UBVRIJHK K=21.5 5% photometry
8/a Large-scale structure at High Redshifts deep   0.5 UBVRIJHK K=23 5% photometry


Posted: 1/30/98
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