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III/13      Vyssotsky's Catalogues 1950.0         (Vyssotsky+ 1943-58)

Vyssotsky's Catalogues 1950.0 of Dwarf M stars found spectrophotometrically. Vyssotsky A.N. <Astrophys. J. 97, 381 (1943)> =1943ApJ....97..381V Vyssotsky A.N., Janssen E.M., Miller N.J., Walther S.J. & Walther M.E. <Astrophys. J. 104, 234 (1946)> =1946ApJ...104..234V Vyssotsky A.N., Mateer B.A. <Astrophys. J. 116, 117 (1952)> =1952ApJ...116..117V Vyssotsky A.N. <Astron. J. 61, 201 (1956)> =1956AJ.....61..201V Vyssotsky A.N. <Astron. J. 63, 211 (1958)> =1958AJ.....63..211V
ADC_Keywords: Spectral types; Stars, late-type ; Stars, dwarfs ; Description: This catalog includes the results of a complete survey of the McCormick objective prism plates for M dwarf stars. catalog.dat includes identifications, magnitudes, proper motions in RA and Dec, spectral types and parallaxes. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file catalog.dat 48 915 Catalog
Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- MCC *[1,895] Star number (McCormick number) 4- 11 A8 --- Name ? BD or AC designation 12- 13 I2 h RAh Right ascension hours (1950) 14- 17 F4.1 min RAm Right ascension minutes (1950) 18 A1 --- DE- Sign of declination 19- 20 I2 deg DEd Declination degrees (1950) 21- 22 I2 arcmin DEm Declination minutes (1950) 23- 26 F4.1 mag Vmag Visual magnitude 27- 32 F6.3 arcsec/yr pmRA ?Proper motion in right ascension 33- 39 F7.3 arcsec/yr pmDE ?Proper motion in declination 40- 42 A3 --- Sp Spectral type (p or e suffix for peculiar or emission in byte 42) 44- 48 F5.3 arcsec Plx ? Parallax
Note on MCC: there are only 895 different stars, some stars having different spectra and/or motions when they were observed on several plates.
References: Vyssotsky A.N. 1943, Astrophys. J. 97, 381. Vyssotsky A.N., Janssen E.M., Miller N.J., Walther S.J. & Walther M.E. 1946, Astrophys. J. 104, 234. Vyssotsky A.N., Mateer B.A. 1952, Astrophys. J. 116, 117. Vyssotsky A.N. 1956, Astron. J. 61, 201. Vyssotsky A.N. 1958, Astron. J. 63, 211.
(End) Julie Anne Watko and N. G. Roman [SSDOO/ADC] 06-Nov-1997
The document above follows the rules of the Standard Description for Astronomical Catalogues.From this documentation it is possible to generate f77 program to load files into arrays or line by line

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