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NIRI Filter Color Transformations

The Kprime and Kshort filters can be related to the standard "Mauna Kea" K filter via the following transformations:


  • Kshort = K + 0.002 + 0.026(J-K)

  • Kprime = K + 0.22(H-K)

The colors are those measured on the Mauna Kea filter system.

References: Kprime transformation from Wainscoat and Cowie (1992), Kshort transformation as defined on the 2MASS web site.

Last update Mar. 3, 2004; J. Jensen