The Exploration Of Massive Multi-wavelength Astronomical Datasets: The Chandra Source Catalog Case

Raffaele D'Abrusco, G. Fabbiano, G. Djorgovski, M. Elvis, A. Lawrence, G. Longo

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

With the availability of very large datasets covering almost completely the electromagnetic spectrum and the advent of new technologies allowing easy retrieval and accurate federation of such data, astronomical community is ready to harness the wealth of information available in the multi-wavelength domain through data mining techniques. In this talk I will present the rationale and first results of a project involving the exploration of the multi-wavelength distribution of a sample of X-ray selected AGNs, extracted from the Chandra Source Catalogue, in the parameter space obtained by combining data from several observations at different wavelengths, spanning from X-rays to radio. The goal of this project is to achieve a consistent clustering of AGNs and hopefully determine new correlations that might be used to achieve an objective classification scheme and identify new peculiar rare classes of AGNs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43322
JournalBulletin of the American Astronomical Society
Volume43
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
EventAmerican Astronomical Society 217th Meeting - Seattle, Washington, United States
Duration: 9 Jan 201113 Jan 2011

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'The Exploration Of Massive Multi-wavelength Astronomical Datasets: The Chandra Source Catalog Case'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this