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J/PASP/107/846    LSE stars, extension of Case-Hamburg surveys. (Drilling+ 1995)

An extension of the Case-Hamburg OB-star surveys. Drilling J.S., Bergeron L.E. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac. 107, 846 (1995)> =1995PASP..107..846D
ADC_Keywords: Milky Way ; Stars, luminous ; Stars, blue ; Spectral types Abstract: The Case-Hamburg OB-star surveys (Luminous Stars in the Milky Way, Catalogs III/76 and III/43) have been extended to galactic latitude b=±30 for l=±60 using the Curtis Schmidt telescope and 4° objective prism at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory. A catalog of 234 OB stars and other objects with peculiar spectra is presented along. The positions were revisited by B. Skiff in May 2002, using the finding charts; additional notes and cross-identifications have been added in the course of this examination (see the "notes.dat" file). File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 78 235 *Luminous stars Extension notes.dat 78 37 Notes (added by B. Skiff)
Note on table1.dat: the star LSE 46 is duplicated here, because its exact location is ambiguous (see the notes about this star)
See also: III/43 : Luminous Stars in the Southern Milky Way (Stephenson+ 1971) III/76 : Luminous Stars in the Northern Milky Way (Hardorp+ 1959-1965) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- LSE [1,281] Luminous Star Extension number 4 A1 --- n_LSE [*?] note detailed in "notes.dat" 7- 8 I2 h RAh Right Ascension J2000 (hours) 10- 11 I2 min RAm Right Ascension J2000 (minutes) 13- 17 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 A1 --- rPos [BGTU] Source of position (1) 33- 41 A9 --- GSC Designation in Guide Star Catalog (I/220) 44- 47 F4.1 mag Vmag Visual magnitude 50- 53 A4 --- SpType Spectral type (2) 56- 78 A23 --- Name Other name(s)
Note (1): the origin of the position is abbreviated as follows: B = Bordeaux meridian circle (2001A&A...376..325R, Cat. I/272) G = GSC-ACT (Cat. I/255) T = Tycho-2 (2000A&A...357..367H, Cat. I/259) U = UCAC1 (2000AJ....120.2131Z, Cat. I/268) Note (2): OB+, OB and OB- types indicate blue stars in increasing Balmer absorption line strength -- most of them are blue horizontal branch stars or O/B subdwarfs. 'MD' indicate metal deficient stars, 'e' indicates emission in Balmer lines (Ce = Carbon star with emission, Ge = G0 star with emission). WD are DA white dwarfs.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- LSE [1,281] Luminous Star Extension number 6- 78 A73 --- Text Text of note
History: Prepared by Brian Skiff (Lowell Observatory).
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 27-May-2002
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