AVA AGN Variability Archive

The formats for the files are the following:

Photometry

TBD

Data format

Each file for a specific AGN and observatory are delivered as CSV files. These have 5 columns:

  1. Object: Name of the AGN.
  2. Filter: Filter code (see table below)
  3. MJD: Modified Julian Date, in days
  4. Duration: Exposure time in seconds
  5. Flux: in units of 10-14 erg s-1 cm-1-1
  6. Error:in units of 10-14 erg s-1 cm-1-1

Filters

For detailed information on the individual filters, central wavelengths we refer to the LCO and Swift/UVOT websites:

The following table contains the codes for each combination of observatory/filter used in the photometric data files:

Swift LCO Zowada
UVW2 W2 U UL g gZ
UVM2 M2 B BL
UVW1 W1 V VL
U US u uL
B BS g gL
V VS r rL
i iL
z zL

Spectroscopy

TBD