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III/205             H-alpha Stars in Northern Milky Way    (Kohoutek+ 1997)

Catalogue of stars in the Northern Milky Way having H-α in emission Kohoutek L., Wehmeyer R. <Abhandlungen Hamburger Sternwarte 11, Teil 1 + 2 (1997)> =1997AAHam..11....1K =1999A&AS..134..255K
ADC_Keywords: Stars, emission ; Milky Way ; Cross identifications Keywords: catalogues - galaxy: general - stars: emission-line Copyright: 1997 by Hamburger Sternwarte (ISSN 0374-1583) Description: The catalogue contains 4174 stars in the Northern Milky Way, in the range 32°<l<214°, -10°<b<+10°, having the H line in emission. The HBH list (main list, Schmidt camera Hamburg-Bergedorf, red plates taken in the years 1964-70) contains 1979 objects partly identical with those in other lists of H emission-line stars given in the literature up till 1994. Non-stellar objects (e.g. HII regions, planetary nebulae) have not been included in this catalogue except for those objects containing central stars which have the H line in emission, and also for some doubtful cases. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file catalog.dat 172 4174 The Catalogue notes.dat 77 1550 Remarks to individual stars hac-ta.tex 95 4920 LaTeX Catalog, A pages 1-70 hac-tb.tex 85 4948 LaTeX Catalog, B pages 1-70 hac-tc.tex 140 1712 LaTeX Catalog, C pages 71-94 hac-tit.tex 62 170 title pages of Part 1 and Part 2 hac-txt.ps 72 2831 text (pages 1-24 without figure), PostScript hac-txt.tex 225 1374 text (pages 1-24 without figure), LaTeX
See also: http://www.hs.uni-hamburg.de/german/persons/kohoutek.html : Charts Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 A5 --- ID *Designation of the star 8- 9 I2 h RAh Right Ascension J2000 (hours) 11- 12 I2 min RAm Right Ascension J2000 (minutes) 14- 18 F5.2 s RAs Right Ascension J2000 (seconds) 19 A1 --- DE- Declination J2000 (sign) 20- 21 I2 deg DEd Declination J2000 (degrees) 23- 24 I2 arcmin DEm Declination J2000 (minutes) 26- 29 F4.1 arcsec DEs ? Declination J2000 (seconds) 31- 36 F6.2 deg GLON Galactic longitude 37- 42 F6.2 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 44 A1 --- n_Vmag *[Bvprme] Magnitude system 45- 49 F5.2 mag Vmag *? Magnitude in V, or see n_Vmag 50 A1 --- u_Vmag *[V:] Magnitude variability or uncertainty 52- 60 A9 --- SpType Spectral type given in the literature 61 A1 --- n_SpType [r] indicates a remark 62- 67 I6 --- POSS *? POSS O-chart on which x and y are measured 69- 71 I3 mm xPOSS ? Position on O plate from left inner edge 73- 75 I3 mm yPOSS ? Position on O plate from lower inner edge 77- 85 A9 --- HBH *Hamburg-Bergedorg star having H-alpha in em. 87- 88 A2 --- SC *Classification of Spectrum 90 I1 --- FC *[1,2]? Existence of finding charts 92- 97 I6 --- HD ? HD or HDE number 98 A1 --- u_HD Uncertainty flag on HD identification 100-108 A9 --- Name Star (variable) name 110-117 A8 --- BD Bonner Durchmusterung designation 119-124 A6 --- MWC Designation in Mount Wilson Catalog or Additional Stars (AS) 125 A1 --- u_MWC Uncertainty flag on MWC identification 126-136 A11 --- LS Designation in "Luminous Stars in Northern Milky Way" (cat. III/76) 138-142 I5 --- Bidelman ? Number in Bidelman (1954ApJS....1..175B) 144-147 I4 --- He3 ? Number in Henize (1976ApJS...30..491H) 149-155 A7 --- Ton Designation in Tonantzintla lists 158-161 A4 --- VES Designation in Vatican catalogue (1977-83) 163-170 A8 --- Other Designation in further 91 lists 172 A1 --- Rem [*] when a note exists in file notes.dat
Note on ID: The number if made from the page header (1 to 70) and a running number on the page (1 to 60). Note on n_Vmag: colour system given in the literature: (blank) photoelectric in the V system, B photoelectric in the B system, v visual or photovisual, p photographic, r red or photored, m spectral region not known, e estimated on our Schmidt-camera plates (A10) according to the classification of the spectra of HBH stars (see Section 2) Note on Vmag, u_Vmag: V following the magnitude means variable star; the given brightness corresponds to that of the maximum. We confirmed the variability of many stars and found several new variable stars. Note on POSS: The 6-digit number represents the Declination in degrees, followed by the Right Ascension in hours and minutes, of the center; for instance, 600000 means +60°, 00h00m POSS plate. Note on HBH: S (at the end, but not part of the designation) indicates an object having a suspected Hα emission line or perhaps a non-stellar object. There are two reasons for a designation as ``suspected'': a) the contrast between the Hα emission line and the continuum in the neighbourhood is small, b) the object may not be a stellar one: e.g. the object is a compact HII region, a knot of the large HII region or a planetary nebula Note on SC: Classification of the spectrum of HBH stars on the Schmidt camera long-exposed (30 min) red plates. -> Hα emission line is (first character): 1 = very faint, 2 = faint, 3 = moderate, 4 = strong, 5 = overexposed; -> continuum is (second character): - = invisible or very faint, A = faint, B = moderate, C = strong, D = overexposed, -- is found when no classification of the spectrum in the above system possible, mainly because H emission line visible on short-exposed (<30 min) plates only, or because of variability; Note on FC: Existence of the finding chart in Part 2: 1 = one chart, 2 = two charts. See the range of RA given on Plates.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 A5 --- ID Designation of the star, as in catalog 7- 77 A71 --- Text Text of remark
Acknowledgements: It is a pleasure to thank Prof. Lubos Kohoutek who kindly supplied a copy of the catalogue, on paper and on diskette, to CDS (Francois Ochsenbein) in April 1998
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 05-May-1998
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