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SExtractor及其在深度巡天研究中的应用
Alternative TitleThe SExtractor and Its Applications in Deep Sky Surveys
阮志锋; 邬文弢
Source Publication天文研究与技术(Astronomical Research & Technology)
2016-04
Volume13Issue:2Pages:266-272
DOI10.14005/j.cnki.issn1672-7673.20150928.012
ClassificationTN216
Contribution Rank第1完成单位
Indexed ByCSCD
Keyword目标检测 深度巡天 光度学
Abstract

SExtractor作为一套从巡天图像中检测天体并提取天体星等、位置等信息的开源软件,已经被广泛运用在深度巡天的目标源提取和测量中。深度巡天中目标源的检测能力(深度)和对轮廓重叠的目标源的分解能力往往比光子噪声带来的测量误差更重要。针对不同研究目的的目标天体的提取往往需要在对目标源的检测能力和分解能力之间进行平衡,在使用SExtractor提取目标源时其参数设定也存在较大差异。介绍了SExtractor在深度巡天中参数的设定,结合分析讨论了SExtractor获取天体目标和测量的精度,同时也发现在深度巡天中使用SExtractor提取目标源存在十分严重的过度分化问题。

Other Abstract

Deep sky surveys provide fundamental data for studies of formation and evolution of galaxies,galaxy clusters,large-scale structures of the universe,and supermassive black holes. The SExtractor software package is an open-source software system. It can build a catalogue of objects from a sky-survey image and output magnitudes,surface coordinates,sizes,shape descriptions,and other information of objects. The SExtractor has been widely used for detection and measurement of objects in deep sky surveys. For object detection and measurement, abilities to detect objects( for completeness) and to separate objects of superimposed profiles( for resolving confusion) often have a larger impact on results than measurement errors due to photon noise. This requires certain balance between the abilities to detect objects and to separate objects of superimposed profiles. When using the SExtractor,the parameter values should then vary according to different types of objects so as to optimize detection and measurement. To detect apparently small faint objects,low detection thresholds need to be adopted,but low detection thresholds can lead to overdeblending of highredshift galaxies of complex inner structures,or confusion of outer features of bright galaxies / scattered-light features of bright stars to be independent objects. Particularly,overdeblending can cause severe contamination in statistics of high-redshift close pairs identified from deep sky surveys. Confusion from parts of bright galaxies and scattered-light features of stars can be avoided by flexible settings of SExtractor parameter values.Overdeblending of faint galaxies of complex structures remains a difficult problem though. In this paper,we systematically describe the principles and parameters of the SExtractor. By incorporating our own analysis we also discuss accuracies and other measurement problems in using the SExtractor. At last,we give some suggestions to those problems.

Funding Project中国科学院知识创新工程重要方向项目[KJCX2-YW-T24]
Funding Organization中国科学院知识创新工程重要方向项目[KJCX2-YW-T24]
Language中文
Subject Area天文学 ; 天体物理学 ; 实测天体物理学 ; 天文学其他学科
MOST Discipline Catalogue理学 ; 理学::天文学
ISSN1672-7673
CSCD IDCSCD:5686182
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Cited Times:1[CSCD]   [CSCD Record]
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.ynao.ac.cn/handle/114a53/9822
Collection高能天体物理研究组
Affiliation中国科学院云南天文台,云南,昆明,650011
First Author AffilicationYunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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阮志锋,邬文弢. SExtractor及其在深度巡天研究中的应用[J]. 天文研究与技术(Astronomical Research & Technology),2016,13(2):266-272.
APA 阮志锋,&邬文弢.(2016).SExtractor及其在深度巡天研究中的应用.天文研究与技术(Astronomical Research & Technology),13(2),266-272.
MLA 阮志锋,et al."SExtractor及其在深度巡天研究中的应用".天文研究与技术(Astronomical Research & Technology) 13.2(2016):266-272.
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