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Updated 34-band Photometry for the Sings/KINGFISH Samples of Nearby Galaxies

Abstract : We present an update to the ultraviolet-to-radio database of global broadband photometry for the 79 nearby galaxies that comprise the union of the KINGFISH (Key Insights on Nearby Galaxies: A Far-Infrared Survey with Herschel) and SINGS (Spitzer Infrared Nearby Galaxies Survey) samples. The 34-band data set presented here includes contributions from observational work carried out with a variety of facilities including GALEX, SDSS, Pan-STARRS1, NOAO, 2MASS, Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, Spitzer, Herschel, Planck, JCMT, and the VLA. Improvements of note include recalibrations of previously published SINGS BVR C I C and KINGFISH far-infrared/submillimeter photometry. Similar to previous results in the literature, an excess of submillimeter emission above model predictions is seen primarily for low-metallicity dwarf or irregular galaxies. This 33-band photometric data set for the combined KINGFISH+SINGS sample serves as an important multiwavelength reference for the variety of galaxies observed at low redshift. A thorough analysis of the observed spectral energy distributions is carried out in a companion paper.
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D. A. Dale, D. O. Cook, H. Roussel, J. A. Turner, L. Armus, et al.. Updated 34-band Photometry for the Sings/KINGFISH Samples of Nearby Galaxies. The Astrophysical Journal, 2017, 837, ⟨10.3847/1538-4357/aa6032⟩. ⟨insu-03746212⟩

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