A collection of model stellar spectra for spectral types B to early-M

Allende Prieto, C.; Koesterke, L.; Hubeny, I.; Bautista, M. A.; Barklem, P. S.; Nahar, S. N.
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Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 618, id.A25, 7 pp.

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Context. Models of stellar spectra are necessary for interpreting light from individual stars, planets, integrated stellar populations, nebulae, and the interstellar medium. Aims: We provide a comprehensive and homogeneous collection of synthetic spectra for a wide range of atmospheric parameters and chemical compositions. Methods: We compile atomic and molecular data from the literature. We adopt the largest and most recent set of ATLAS9 model atmospheres, and use the radiative code ASSɛT. Results: The resulting collection of spectra is made publicly available at medium and high-resolution (R ≡ λ/δλ = 10 000, 100 000 and 300 000) spectral grids, which include variations in effective temperature between 3500 K and 30 000 K, surface gravity (0 ≤ log g ≤ 5), and metallicity (-5 ≤ [Fe/H] ≤ +0:5), spanning the wavelength interval 120-6500 nm. A second set of denser grids with additional dimensions, [α/Fe] and micro-turbulence, are also provided (covering 200-2500 nm). We compare models with observations for a few representative cases. Data files are only available at the CDS via anonymous ftp to http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr ( or via http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/qcat?J/A+A/618/A25
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