TABLE  Filter

Contains details of the WFCAM filters.

The unique ID number (assigned internally within the WSA)
identifying all the filters available in WFCAM.

Required constraints:
  • Primary key is (filterID)

NameTypeLengthUnitDescriptionDefault ValueUnified Content Descriptor
filterIDtinyint1 UID of combined filter (assigned in WSA: 1=Z,2=Y,3=J,4=H,5=K,6=H2,7=Br,8=blank) meta.code;instr.filter
shortNamevarchar4 Short identification name for the filter ??
namevarchar16 The name of the filter, eg. "MKO J", "WFCAM Y" etc. meta.note
descriptionvarchar256 a concise description of the filter meta.note
cutOnreal4micronsThe 50% cut-on wavelength of the filter ??
cutOffreal4micronsThe 50% cut-off wavelength of the filter ??
aebvreal4 The constant to multiply the Schlegel map E(B-V) by to get the total galactic extinction.-0.9999995e9 
vegaToABreal4magThe constant to convert Vega magnitudes to AB magnitudes.-0.9999995e9 
oneSecMLVgreal4magThe Vega magnitude limit of a 1s exposure in this filter-0.9999995e9 
isSectionedtinyint1 Is the focal plane sectioned into different filters, 0 No, 1 Yes. If so, data for each section in FilterSections and SectionDetectors0 
filterTypevarchar16 The type of filter BROAD, NARROW, BROADLISTNONE 
Total length314