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J/AJ/108/2128       RC3 corrections and additions (Corwin+ 1994)

Corrections and additions to the Third Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies . Corwin H.G.Jr, Buta R.J., de Vaucouleurs G. <Astron. J. 108, 2128 (1994)> =1994AJ....108.2128C (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs Abstract: Lists of corrections and additions to the Third Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies (RC3, Cat. VII/155) are given. The corrected version of the catalogue (RC3.9b), dated April 1994, is currently available through the national data centers. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 7 345 Miscellaneous errata in Volumes I and II table3.dat 264 14 Unresolved redshift discrepancies. table4.dat 79 41 Precise positions of double and multiple galaxies table5.dat 79 306 Corrected or improved positions of miscellaneous galaxies
See also: VII/155 : Third Reference Cat. of Bright Galaxies (RC3) (de Vaucouleurs+ 1991) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 I5 --- PGC PGC (Cat. VII/119) number 6- 7 A2 --- m_PGC Second PGC
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 I5 --- PGC PGC (Cat. VII/119) number 7- 17 A11 --- Name Name 19- 23 I5 km/s HRV21cm ? 21 cm RC3 heliocentric radial velocity 26- 30 I5 km/s HRVopt ? Optical RC3 heliocentric radial velocity 33- 37 I5 km/s HRVNED ? NED heliocentric radial velocity 40-264 A225 --- Com Comments
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table4.dat table5.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 I5 --- PGC ? PGC (Cat. VII/119) number 6 A1 --- m_PGC Multiplicity index on PGC 8- 20 A13 --- Name Name 22- 23 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 25- 26 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 28- 32 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 35 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 36- 37 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 39- 40 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 42- 45 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 46 A1 --- u_DEs Uncertainty flag on DEs (1) 48- 49 I2 h RA1950h Right ascension (1950) 51- 52 I2 min RA1950m Right ascension (1950) 54- 58 F5.2 s RA1950s Right ascension (1950) 60 A1 --- DE1950- Declination sign 61- 62 I2 deg DE1950d Declination (1950) 64- 65 I2 arcmin DE1950m Declination (1950) 67- 70 F4.1 arcsec DE1950s Declination (1950) 71 A1 --- u_DE1950s Uncertainty flag on DE1950s (1) 73- 79 A7 --- Source Source (2)
Note (1): For source with declination in degrees and decimal arcminutes, the declination has been transformed in degrees, arcminutes, arcseconds, followed by a colon. Note (2): Sources for positions in Tables 4 and 5: Big : Bigourdan (1919, observations de nebuleuses et d'amas stellaires - Gauthier-Villars, Paris) Bologna: Unpublished, but see Vettolani et al. (1986A&AS...64..247V) BAS : Skiff (1993, priv. comm.) or ESGC (Corwin and Skiff, in prep.) BO : Butcher and Oemler (1985ApJS...57..665B) CE : Corwin and Emerson (1982MNRAS.200..621C) DC : Dressel and Condon (1976ApJS...31..187D) EDC : Clements (1981MNRAS.197..829C) ESO : Lauberts (1982, Cat. VII/34) ESO-LV : Lauberts and Valentijn (1989, Cat. VII/115) FGH : Freudling, Giovanelli, and Haynes (1988AJ.....96.1791F) Gavazzi: Gavazzi (1987ApJ...320...96G) GH : Gallouet and Heidmann (1971A&AS....3..325G) GHD1 : Gallouet, Heidmann, and Dampierre (1973A&AS...12...89G) GSC : Russell et al (1990, Cat. I/220) HC : Corwin (1980MNRAS.191....1C), or unpublished measurements on PSS prints or SERC films w.r.t. SAO or GSC stars. HKA : Hickson, Kindl, and Auman (1989ApJS...70..687H) HKAm : ibid, mean value for entire group IRAS : IRAS Point Source Catalog (1988, Cat. II/125) KEBA : Kojoian, Elliott, Bicay, and Arakelian (1981AJ.....86..820K) KEB1 : Kojoian, Elliott, and Bicay (1981AJ.....86..816K) KEB2 : Kajoian, Elliott, and Bicay (1982AJ.....87.1364K) KET1 : Kojoian, Elliott, and Tovmassian (1978AJ.....83.1545K) KET2 : Kojoian, Elliott, and Tovmassian (1981AJ.....86..811K) KOS : Kirshner, Oemler, and Schechter (1978, Cat. J/AJ/83/1549) MFG : Marconi, Focardi, and Greggio (1990ApJ...360L..39M) MQ84 : Melnick and Quintana (1984AJ.....89.1288M) RC2 : de Vaucouleurs, de Vaucouleurs, and Corwin (1976, Cat. VII/112) RGO : Royal Greenwich Observatory (1911MNRAS..71..509R) SDMA : Spinrad, Djorgovski, Marr, and Aguilar (1985, J/PASP/97/932) SDP : Peterson (1973AJ.....78..811P) SGC : Corwin, de Vaucouleurs, and de Vaucouleurs (1985, Cat. VII/116) SMBBF : Slezak, Mars, Bijaoui, Balkowski & Fontanelli (1988, Cat. VII/159) SMH : Spellman, Madore, and Helou (1989PASP..101..360S) STMW : Schneider, Thuan, Magri, and Wadiak (1990ApJS...72..245S) TM1 : Takase and Miysuchi-Isobe (1984, Cat. VII/150) TM2 : Takase and Miyauchi-Isobe (1985, Cat. VII/150) TM3 : Takase and Miysuchi-Isobe (1985, Cat. VII/150) TM5 : Takase and Miyauchi-Isobe (1986, Cat. VII/150) TM6 : Takase and Miyauchi-Isobe (1987, Cat. VII/150) TM9 : Takase and Miyauchi-Isobe (1989PNAOJ...1...11T) TS : Thuan and Seitzer (1979ApJ...231..327T) VCC : Bingelli, Sandage, and Tammann (1985AJ.....90.1681B) UGCo : UGC (Nilson, 1973, Cat. VII/26) Notes. Distance and position angle from UGC (Nilson 1973, Cat. VII/26) galaxies with precise positions, transformed to RA and Dec
History: Prepared via OCR at CDS. Some typos were corrected on 21-Nov-1997: MCC-1-30-17 was remplaced by MCG-1-30-17 MCG 0 13-5 was remplaced by MCG+0-13-5 MCG-1-4 42 was remplaced by MCG-1-4-42 MCG-11-1349 was remplaced by MCG-1-13-49 MCG1-23-11 was remplaced by MCG-1-23-11
(End) James Marcout, Patricia Bauer [CDS] 19-Jun-1997
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