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III/172     Radial Velocities from Objective Prism Plates (Stock 1992)

Radial Velocities from Objective Prism Plates Stock J. <Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrofis., 24, 45 (1992)> =1992RMxAA..24...45S
ADC_Keywords: Galactic plane ; Galactic pole, south ; Spectral types ; Radial velocities Description: Accurate positions and radial velocities are determined from 32 objective-prism plates for two areas. Each field is observed twice with opposite dispersion, allowing adjustment of coordinates for spectra not at the plate centers. From the adjusted coordinates and plate overlap, positions are determined with average mean errors: 0.0135 s in RA and 0.177 arcsec in Dec for Area I (near the South Galactic Pole); 0.0315 s in RA, 0.144 arcsec in Dec for Area II (near the galactic plane). Observations were taken by J.D. MacConnell and G. Araya with a six degree prism on the Curtis Schmidt telescope at Cerro Tololo. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table3 75 811 Area I (near South Galactic Pole) table4 75 491 Area II (near galactic plane, l=270deg)
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3 Byte-by-byte Description of file: table4
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
3- 5 I3 --- ID Running number 7- 8 I2 h RAh Right Ascension 1950 (hours) 10- 11 I2 min RAm Right Ascension 1950 (minutes) 13- 18 F6.3 s RAs Right Ascension 1950 (seconds) 21- 25 F5.3 s e_RAs rms error or right ascension 27 A1 --- DE- Declination 1950 (sign) 28- 29 I2 deg DEd Declination 1950 (degrees) 31- 32 I2 arcmin DEm Declination 1950 (minutes) 34- 38 F5.2 arcsec DEs Declination 1950 (seconds) 41- 44 F4.2 arcsec e_DEs ? rms error or declination 48- 51 F4.1 mag mpg magnitude derived from the density estimates 53- 58 F6.1 km/s RV Radial velocity 61- 64 F4.1 km/s e_RV ? rms error on RV 67- 73 A7 --- Sp spectral type 75 I1 --- Np Number of plates
Acknowledgments: CDS thanks Dr Jurgen Stock for having kindly mailed the data in electronic form. References: Stock J. 1992, Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrofis., 24, 45.
(End) F. Ochsenbein [CDS] 20-Jul-1993, modified J.A.W. [SSDOO/ADC] 03-Jun-1996
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