Value Added Catalogs

In addition to the primary SDSS photometry and spectroscopy, there are a few extra catalogs created by our collaborators that are distributed through the SAS. These Value-Added Catalogs (VACs) are listed below, and include catalogs that were released in earlier data releases.

APOGEE DR14-Based Distance Estimations

Scientific Analysis Catalog

Distance estimations for APOGEE-2 DR14 stars, from four independent distance determination methods

Kaike Pan, Friedrich Anders, Mathias Schultheis, Jianling Wang, Anna Barbara Queiroz, Basilio Santiago, Jon Holtzman, Jennifer Sobeck, Jianrong Shi, Cristina Chiappini


Four separate research groups within the APOGEE-2 team are providing distance estimations, which rely upon the calibrated stellar atmospheric parameters as given by DR14. Each of the distance catalog contributors are providing preferred distance values and associated errors, with some groups providing additional values/information as described in the datamodel and HDU1 of the fits file on the SAS. The distance estimations included in this catalog are:

Catalog last modified: 2021-12-06 07:36:54

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