The APOKASC Catalog

  • Jennifer A. JohnsonEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP, volume 39)


I report on the APOKASC catalog, a joint effort between the Kepler Asteroseismic Science Consortium and the SDSS-III APOGEE spectroscopic survey. It will contain both seismic and spectroscopic values for stars observed by both surveys. I discuss the derivation of spectroscopic parameters and their uncertainties from the H-band spectra delivered by the APOGEE spectrograph, illustrating the sensitivity of stellar spectra to some parameters, such as Teff, and lack of sensitivity to others, such as logg.


Stellar Population Cluster Star Spectroscopic Parameter Seismic Parameter Stellar Parameter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



A special thank you to Courtney Epstein, for her tireless work on targeting seismic sources in APOGEE and on gathering all the data into the catalog. And thank you to everyone who measured parameters for thousands of stars, no small task!


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AstronomyOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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