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III/149             MK Standard Stars          (Garcia 1989)

A List of MK Standard Stars Garcia B. <Bull. Inform. CDS 36, 27 (1989)> =1989BICDS..36...27G
ADC_Keywords: MK spectral classification ; Spectral types ; Stars, standard Description: The purpose of the present work is to provide a complete list of MK standard stars, selected from the main papers related to this subject, according to the recommendations of both authors of the MK system. The catalogue provides a list of 963 standard stars, with their spectral type, luminosity, equatorial coordinates, magnitudes, colour index (B-V), and references. The magnitude and colours were taken from Mermillod (1986) UBV Photoelectric Photometry Catalogue (catalog II/122). In the cases without observations with the UBV catalogue, the apparent magnitude was taken from the SIMBAD data-base (SIMBAD is described at http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/Simbad.html) File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file catalog 130 1005 The catalogue
Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog
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2- 4 I3 --- Seq [1/963]+= Running number 8- 16 A9 --- SpTemp Spectral Temperature class 18- 25 A8 --- SpLum Spectral Luminosity class 27- 43 A17 --- SpPec Spectral peculiarities 44- 53 A10 --- HD/BD HD or BD number 55- 58 I4 --- HR [1/9110]? Bright Star V/50 number 59- 60 A2 --- m_HR Multiplicity index on HR number 62- 77 A16 --- Name Other name of the star 80- 81 I2 h RAh Right Ascension 1950 (hours) 83- 84 I2 min RAm Right Ascension 1950 (minutes) 86- 91 F6.3 s RAs Right Ascension 1950 (seconds) 92 A1 --- u_RAs ':' when RA originally given to accuracy of 0.1min 95 A1 --- DE- Declination 1950 (sign) 96- 97 I2 deg DEd Declination 1950 (degrees) 99-100 I2 arcmin DEm Declination 1950 (minutes) 102-106 F5.2 arcsec DEs ? Declination 1950 (seconds) 107 A1 --- u_DEs ':' when DE originally given to accuracy of 0.1arcmin 110-114 F5.2 mag Vmag Visual magnitude 118-122 F5.3 mag B-V ? Colour index 126-130 A5 --- Refs [CEJMK, ] References (1)
Note (1): the references use the following symbols: C =1953ApJ...117..313J Johnson and Morgan E =1973ARA&A..11...29M Morgan and Keenan, Annual Rev. Astron. Astrophys. J : Morgan W.W., Abt H.A., Tapscott J., 1978, "Revised MK Spectral Atlas for Stars earlier than the Sun", Chicago, Yerkes Observatory K =1988BICDS..35...37K Keenan and Yorka, Bull. Inf. CDS M : Keenan P.C., McNeil R.C., 1976, "An Atlas of Spectral of the Cooler Stars: types G, K, M, S and C", Perkins Obs., Ohio State and Ohio Wesleyan Universities
Historical Notes: * The original version contained two more tables with the same data sorted by right ascension and by declination. These additional tables can easily be recreated by any sort utility. * 16-Feb-1996: coordinates were originally written in several formats; the u_RAs and u_DEs columns have been introduced when tenths of (arc)minutes were converted into (arc)seconds at CDS.
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 16-Feb-1996
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