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Polarimetric calibration targets

The brightest ones are recommended for spectropolarimetry only with LIRIS.
Star nameRA (J2000)DEC (J2000) KmvSpectral type P [%]PA [°]
JHKJHK
HD 2817004 27 34.1 +25 05 41.77.478.95A5 V1.03 ± 0.020.59 ± 0.020.49 ± 0.1289 ± 190 ± 187 ± 10
HD 2897504 34 50.2+24 14 40.37.119.02A31.77 ± 0.051.03 ± 0.060.87 ± 0.1260 ± 162 ± 239 ± 6
HD 2933304 38 26.0+29 23 14.56.838.5A22.88 ± 0.031.81 ± 0.041.19 ± 0.0869 ± 168 ± 173 ± 3
HD 2964704 41 08.0+25 59 33.95.368.37B6-7 IV1.70 ± 0.021.08 ± 0.020.73 ± 0.0678 ± 177 ± 180 ± 2
HD 2983504 43 05.0+26 14 35.04.918.70K2 III1.82 ± 0.051.12 ± 0.060.87 ± 0.0723 ± 120 ± 314 ± 8
HD 3016804 46 12.1+26 02 07.86.797.70B8 V2.17 ± 0.051.42 ± 0.020.74 ± 0.0825 ± 124 ± 128 ± 6
HD 3067504 50 52.0+28 18 50.66.637.6B31.90 ± 0.091.10 ± 0.080.74 ± 0.1258 ± 161 ± 462 ± 7
HDE 27965204 18 10.4+37 43 11.48.749.82A2 V0.61 ± 0.030.45 ± 0.04-91 ± 293 ± 3-
HDE 27965804 17 06.6+37 16 55.38.409.91B7 V1.42 ± 0.030.86 ± 0.04-147 ± 1146 ± 1-
HDE 28363704 25 58.9+27 37 01.49.1911.27B91.57 ± 0.051.12 ± 0.06-6 ± 16 ± 6-
HDE 28370104 34 55.0+27 12 11.27.449.66A0 V1.68 ± 0.121.36 ± 0.090.86 ± 0.0842 ± 535 ± 323 ± 8
HDE 28372504 39 07.0+28 50 29.67.4610.8F52.50 ± 0.031.60 ± 0.031.23 ± 0.0966 ± 165 ± 169 ± 5
HDE 28380004 43 27.3+27 01 37.08.699.78B5 V1.94 ± 0.081.36 ± 0.06-27 ± 129 ± 2-
HDE 28380904 41 24.7+25 54 48.56.1710.78B3 V3.81 ± 0.072.59 ± 0.071.71 ± 0.1157 ± 158 ± 155 ± 3
HDE 28381204 44 24.9+25 31 42.77.659.54A2 V3.21 ± 0.062.09 ± 0.041.31 ± 0.0732 ± 131 ± 135 ± 2
HDE 28385504 48 12.7+27 01 47.89.2211.4A22.58 ± 0.031.67 ± 0.06-46 ± 147 ± 3-
HD 14728316 21 57.7-24 29 43.57.5910.27A3 V1.17 ± 0.030.91 ± 0.050.48 ± 0.04173 ± 1172 ± 2171 ± 7
HD 15019316 40 17.9-23 53 45.25.488.81A0e3.27 ± 0.062.26 ± 0.031.68 ± 0.0257 ± 160 ± 160 ± 1
R Cra #1219 04 51.1-37 39 18.38.1711.87G8 III0.66 ± 0.040.40 ± 0.040.28 ± 0.13127 ± 2131 ± 3141 ± 13
R Cra #1319 05 21.8-37 25 27.78.6812.70K1 III2.21 ± 0.031.40 ± 0.030.86 ± 0.1596 ± 194 ± 1102 ± 5
R Cra #1519 05 12.5-37 29 15.810.9113.27G12.28 ± 0.031.44 ± 0.06-96 ± 1100 ± 2-
R Cra #3019 02 04.4-37 23 09.38.6010.92A0 V1.48 ± 0.031.03 ± 0.030.29 ± 0.13137 ± 1139 ± 1167 ± 12
R Cra #4619 00 02.8-37 05 54.96.9011.96G8 III2.18 ± 0.051.37 ± 0.040.87 ± 0.0433 ± 132 ± 129 ± 3
R Cra #5218 58 34.2-37 12 05.59.0112.56G5 III1.38 ± 0.040.84 ± 0.020.69 ± 0.0739 ± 138 ± 151 ± 4
R Cra #5819 01 14.4-37 26 01.36.9011.47K1 III0.58 ± 0.040.30 ± 0.09-178 ± 2173 ± 7-
Cyg OB2 No.320 31 37.5+41 13 21.15.7510.22O92.80 ± 0.031.81 ± 0.031.15 ± 0.04105 ± 1105 ± 1108 ± 1
HD 21580622 46 40.2+58 17 43.98.089.15B0 Ia0.77 ± 0.060.58 ± 0.050.55 ± 0.0675 ± 379 ± 377 ± 12

All data is from Whittet et al. 1992 (ApJ, 386:562-577). RA and DEC ICRS coord. J2000 and K magnitudes are from Simbad.

All above names and coordinates in a text file.


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