Ref: SCART-2016-0015

LAMOST Observations in the Kepler Field. Analysis of the Stellar Parameters Measured with LASP Based on Low-resolution Spectra

Ren, Anbing ; Fu, Jianning ; De Cat, Peter ; Wu, Yue ; Yang, Xiaohu ; Shi, Jianrong ; Luo, Ali ; Zhang, Haotong ; Dong, Subo ; Zhang, Ruyuan ; Zhang, Yong ; Hou, Yonghui ; Wang, Yuefei ; Cao, Zihuang ; Du, Bing

published in The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 225 issue 2, pp. A28 (1-17) (2016)

Abstract: All 14 subfields of the Kepler field were observed at least once with the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST, Xinglong Observatory, China) during the 2012–2014 observation seasons. There are 88,628 reduced spectra with a signal-to-noise ratio in the g band (S/N_g ) ≥ 6 after the first round (2012–2014) of observations of the LAMOST– Kepler project (LK-project). By adopting the upgraded version of the LAMOST Stellar Parameter pipeline (LASP), we have determined the atmospheric parameters (T_eff, logg, and [Fe/H]) and heliocentric radial velocity v_rad for 51,406 stars with 61,226 spectra. Compared with the atmospheric parameters derived from both high-resolution spectroscopy and asteroseismology for common stars in Huber et al., an external calibration of LASP atmospheric parameters was made, leading to the determination of the external errors for giants and dwarfs. Multiple spectroscopic observations of the same objects in the LK-project were used to estimate the internal uncertainties of the atmospheric parameters as a function of S/N_g with the unbiased estimation method. The LASP atmospheric parameters were calibrated based on both the external and internal uncertainties for the giants and dwarfs. A general statistical analysis of the stellar parameters leads to the discovery of 106 candidate metal-poor stars, 9 candidate very metal-poor stars, and 18 candidate high-velocity stars. Fitting formulae were obtained segmentally for both the calibrated atmospheric parameters of the LK-project and the Kepler Input Catalog (KIC) parameters with common stars. The calibrated atmospheric parameters and radial velocities of the LK-project will be useful for studying stars in the Kepler field.

Keyword(s): astronomical databases: miscellaneous ; stars: fundamental parameters ; stars: general ; stars: statistics
DOI: 10.3847/0067-0049/225/2/28
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