VI. Analysis of Release Products

3. WISE Photometric System

All WISE Catalog and Atlas photometry is presented in the WISE natural photometric system. The WISE photometric system is described by Wright et al. (2010 AJ, 140, 1868) and Jarrett et al. (2011 ApJ, in press).

Please see section IV.3.g for descriptions of the WISE photometric system from those publications, along with the general calibration strategy for WISE photometry. Presented are the Relative Spectral Response curves for the four WISE bandpasses, absolute flux calibration information and color-corrections for different spectral energy distributions.

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