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J/PASP/101/360      Revised coordinates for SGC galaxies       (Spellman+, 1989)

Revised coordinates for 373 selected objects in the southern galaxy catalogue. Spellman K., Madore B.F., Helou G. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac. 101, 360 (1989)> =1989PASP..101..360S
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs ; Positional data Keywords: galaxy catalog - improved coordinates Abstract: We have determined improved positions for 373 galaxies listed in the Southern Galaxy Catalogue of Corwin, de Vaucouleurs, and de Vaucouleurs (1985, Cat. VII/116) as having poor coordinates. The revised coordinates are expected to be good to 6 arcsec (rms) in each coordinate. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 37 373 *Original and Revised (1950) SGC Positions
Note on table1.dat: Objects are identified as SGC HHMMSS+DDMM.m
See also: VII/116 : Southern Galaxy Catalogue (SGC) (Corwin+ 1985) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 h RAOh Original right ascension (B1950.0) 4- 7 F4.1 min RAOm Original right ascension (B1950.0) 9 A1 --- DEO- Original declination sign (B1950.0) 10- 11 I2 deg DEOd Original declination (B1950.0) 13- 14 I2 arcmin DEOm Original declination (B1950.0) 15- 16 A2 --- Mult [abc ] Multiplicity index for multiple possible identifications 18- 19 I2 h RAh Revised right ascension (B1950.0) 21- 22 I2 min RAm [0/60] Revised right ascension (B1950.0) 24- 27 F4.1 s RAs Revised right ascension (B1950.0) 29 A1 --- DE- Revised declination sign (B1950.0) 30- 31 I2 deg DEd Revised declination (B1950.0) 33- 34 I2 arcmin DEm Revised declination (B1950.0) 36- 37 I2 arcsec DEs Revised declination (B1950.0)
History: Prepared via OCR at CDS.
(End) James Marcout, Patricia Bauer [CDS] 27-Jun-2003
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