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.

MaNGA Firefly Stellar Populations

DR14
MaNGA
CAS
GALAXY
Daniel Thomas et al.
Catalog of stellar population properties of MaNGA galaxies, as measured by the FIREFLY spectral fitting code

DR14 APOGEE-TGAS Catalogue

DR14
APOGEE-2
No CAS
STAR
F. Anders et al.
Astro-spectrophotometric distances, extinctions and orbit parameters for stars in the overlap sample between APOGEE and TGAS.

APOGEE Red-Clump (RC) Catalog

DR11
DR12
DR13
DR14
APOGEE-2
No CAS
STAR
Jo Bovy, APOGEE collaboration
Catalog of red clump stars in the APOGEE sample.

ELG Fisher selection catalog

DR13
eBOSS
No CAS
GALAXY
Timothée Delubac et al.
Catalogs of photometrically-selected Emission Line Galaxies (ELGs) at z ≈ 0.8.

MPA-JHU Stellar Masses

DR8
Legacy
No CAS
GALAXY
Guinevere Kauffmann
Galaxy properties of DR8 spectra, based on Galspec by MPA-JHU.

Photometric Redshift Distributions

DR13
BOSS
No CAS
GALAXY
Erin S. Sheldon et al.
Redshift probability distributions derived with weighting techniques for photometrically detected galaxies.

Granada FSPS Stellar Masses

DR10
DR11
DR12
BOSS
CAS
GALAXY
Antonio Montero-Dorta
Galaxy stellar masses based on Flexible Stellar Population Synthesis by the Granada group, for BOSS galaxies.

WISE Forced Photometry

DR13
eBOSS
CAS
STAR
GALAXY
Dustin Lang et al.
Catalog of SDSS and WISE sources, matched using forced photometry.

Multi-wavelength properties of RASS AGN

DR14
SPIDERS
No CAS
GALAXY
Andrea Merloni et al.
Multi-wavelength characterization of active galactic nuclei (AGN) from the ROSAT All-Sky Survey, based on X-ray, optical, infra-red and radio data.

QSO variability

DR13
eBOSS
CAS
QSO
Eric Armengaud et al.
Variability information for eBOSS quasar targets.

XDQSO

DR8
DR9
DR10
DR12
DR13
BOSS
No CAS
QSO
Jo Bovy et al.
Quasar probability distributions for target selection in color-color space, based on extreme deconvolution methods.

VACs last updated: 2018-01-05 16:30:10