TABLE VIEW  vmcMultiframe

View of Multiframe table showing only VMC data

This view is just a select of Multiframe for the VMC
and Calib programmes for access to pre-release data
The details and SQL SELECT corresponding to this view are available here.

NameTypeLengthUnitDescriptionDefault ValueUnified Content Descriptor
multiframeIDbigint8 UID of the multiframe (assigned sequentially by the archive ingest process)obs.field
vistaRunNoint4 Original VISTA run number (from filename)meta.bib
creationDatedatetime8MM-DD-YYYYFile creation date (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS)12-31-9999time.epoch
frameTypevarchar64 The type of multiframe (e.g. stack|tile|mosaic etc.)normalmeta.code.class
cuEventIDint4 UID of curation event giving rise to this recordmeta.bib
julianDayNumint4Julian daysThe Julian Day number of the VISTA nighttime.epoch
fileTimeStampbigint8 Time stamp digits (from the original CASU directory name and file time stamp) for enforcing uniqueness??
filterNamevarchar16 VISTA combined filter name??
filterIDtinyint1 UID of combined filter (assigned in VSA: 1=Z,2=Y,3=J,4=H,5=Ks)meta.code;instr.filter
projectvarchar64 Time-allocation codeNONEmeta.bib
telescopevarchar16 ESO telescope nameNONE 
instrumentvarchar8 Instrument nameNONE 
arcfilevarchar64 Archive File NameNONE 
utDatedatetime8MM-DD-YYYYObservation date (MM-DD-YYYY)12-31-9999time.epoch
dateObsdatetime8 Observing date12-31-9999time.epoch
mjdObsfloat8 Modified Julian Date of the observation start-0.9999995e9time.epoch
equinoxreal4yearsEquinox of object position (Standard FK5)-0.9999995e9time.equinox
lstreal4 LST at start (sec)-0.9999995e9 
utcreal4 UTC at start (sec)-0.9999995e9 
raBasefloat8hoursRight ascension of base position (J2000)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.ra;meta.main
decBasefloat8degreesDeclination of base position (J2000)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.dec;meta.main
raDecSysvarchar4 Coordinate reference frameNONE 
expTimereal4secondsIntegration time per exposure (corrected to ndit = 1)-0.9999995e9time.duration;obs.exposure
jitterIDsmallint2 Sequence number of jitter-9999 
jitterXreal4 X offset in jitter pattern [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
jitterYreal4 Y offset in jitter pattern [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
grpNumint4 Value of 1st OBSNUM in jitter sequence (i.e. group number applied to all members)-99999999 
tileNumint4 Tile number applied to all members-99999999 
jitterNamevarchar8 Name of jitter patternNONE 
masktypetinyint1 Mask type0 
naxistinyint1 # of axes in data array0 
njittersmallint2 Number of jitter positions-9999 
noffsetssmallint2 Number of offset positions-9999 
nuSteptinyint1 Number of microstep positions0 
objectvarchar32 Original target.NONE 
observervarchar64 Name of observer.NONE 
numDetectorstinyint1 The number of "detectors" (=image extensions in FITS file)??
obsNumint4 Observation number-99999999 
obstypevarchar32 Type (BIAS|DARK|ARC|FLAT|OBJECT|SKY)NONE 
offsetIDsmallint2 Sequence number of offset-9999 
offsetXreal4 X offset [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
offsetYreal4 Y offset [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
offSetNumint4 First OBSNUM in offset sequence-99999999 
offsetNamevarchar8 Name of offset patternNONE 
origfilevarchar32 Original File NameNONE 
originvarchar4 European Southern ObservatoryNONE 
picoivarchar64 PI-COI name.NONE 
previewvvarchar64 Version of previNONE 
recipevarchar8 Data reduction recipe to be usedNONE 
reqtimereal4 Requested integration time [s]-0.9999995e9 
skyAlgorithmvarchar64 Sky estimation algorithmNONE 
sLevNumtinyint1 Level 0 sky0 
uStepNumint4 Value of 1st OBSNUM in ustep seq-99999999 
uStepIDtinyint1 Sequence number of ustep0 
uStepNamevarchar8 Name of ustep patternNONE 
uStepXreal4 X offset in ustep pattern [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
uStepYreal4 Y offset in ustep pattern [arcsec]-0.9999995e9 
wfrtypevarchar4 Mean sky frameNONE 
amStartreal4 Airmass at start of observation-0.9999995e9obs.airMass
amEndreal4 Airmass at end of observation-0.9999995e9obs.airMass
esoRaMoonfloat8 Right ascension of the Moon (J2000) (deg)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.ra;meta.main
esoDecMoonfloat8 Declination of the Moon (J2000) (deg)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.dec;meta.main
raMoonfloat8hoursGeocentric J2000 FK5 Mean Right ascension of the Moon-0.9999995e9pos.eq.ra;meta.main
decMoonfloat8degreesGeocentric J2000 FK5 Mean Declination of the Moon-0.9999995e9pos.eq.dec;meta.main
illumMoonfloat8 Illumination of the Moon-0.9999995e9??
raMoonTopofloat8hoursApparent topocentric Right ascension of the Moon (including precession, nutation, and annual aberration)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.ra;meta.main
decMoonTopofloat8degreesApparent topocentric Declination of the Moon (including precession, nutation, and annual aberration)-0.9999995e9pos.eq.dec;meta.main
fileNamevarchar256 the filename for the multiframe, eg. server:/path/;meta.file
catNamevarchar256 the filename of the associated catalogue MEF, eg. server:/path/;meta.dataset
versionNumreal4 a version number for this frame (if available)
darkIDbigint8 UID of library calibration dark frame-99999999obs.field
confIDbigint8 UID of library calibration confidence frame-99999999obs.field
flatIDbigint8 UID of library calibration flatfield frame-99999999obs.field
frinIDbigint8 UID of library calibration fringe frame-99999999obs.field
skyIDbigint8 UID of library calibration sky sub frame-99999999obs.field
maskIDbigint8 UID of library object mask frame-99999999obs.field
deprecatedsmallint2 Code for a current (=0) or deprecated (!=0) multiframe0meta.code
newlyIngestedtinyint1 Curation flag for internal use only (0=no, 1=yes)1??
illumFilevarchar256 File name of CASU created photometric illumination correction used on catalogue data from this fileNONE 
unfilteredIDbigint8 UID of original unfiltered frame corresponding to this filtered frame-99999999obs.field
casuVersvarchar64 CASU Release Version
obStatusvarchar32 OB status, can be 'Completed', 'Executed' (which means it has to be repeated) or 'Aborted'.NONE??
esoGradevarchar4 ESO QC grade: 'A' if fully under constrains, 'B' if mostly (90%) under constrains, 'C' if out of constrains and 'R' rejected.NONE??
mjdEndfloat8 Modified Julian Date of the observation end-0.9999995e9time.epoch
totalExpTimeSumreal4 Total integration time of all exposures (s) --K TEXPSUM-0.9999995e9 
reqMaxAirmassreal4 Requested maximum airmass-0.9999995e9 
reqMaxSeeingreal4 Requested maximum seeing-0.9999995e9 
reqSkyTransvarchar64 Requested sky transparencyNONE 
containerIDbigint8 Scheduling container ID-99999999 
containerTypevarchar64 Scheduling container typeNONE 
minMoonDistreal4degRequested minimum angular distance to the moon-0.9999995e9 
maxMoonFlireal4 Requested maximum fractional lunar illumination-0.9999995e9 
areaIDint4 SADT Survey area ID-99999999 
surveyIDStringvarchar64 SADT survey IDNONE 
maxJitSizereal4arcsecSADT maximum jitter size-0.9999995e9 
tileOverlapXreal4arcsecSADT tile overlap in X-0.9999995e9 
tileOverlapYreal4arcsecSADT tile overlap in Y-0.9999995e9 
patternStringvarchar64 SADT pattern IDNONE 
tileRareal4HHMMSS.TTTSADT tile RA-0.9999995e9 
tileDecreal4DDMMSS.TTTSADT tile declination-0.9999995e9 
tileOffAnglereal4degSADT tile rotator offset angle-0.9999995e9 
tileIDStringvarchar64 SADT tile ID within survey areaNONE 
Total length2162