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V/32A       Stars within 25 pc of the Sun    (Woolley+ 1970)

Catalogue of Stars within 25 Parsecs of the Sun Woolley R.v.d.R., Epps E.A., Penston M.J., Pocock S.B. <Royal Obs. Ann. 5 (1970)> =1970ROAn....5....1W
ADC_Keywords: Stars, nearby Description: This catalog was constructed at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in order to enlarge the Gliese (1957) compilation. It contains data on stars nearer than 25 pc that are not included in Gliese's catalog, plus additional information published since 1957 on stars in the Gliese catalog. The machine version contains essentially all information given in Table Ia of the published catalog, plus positional data, and most cross references to other catalogs given in Table IIa. The notes flags in Table Ia are not included because the notes are not machine-readable. Omitted from Table IIa are the finding-chart indicators (Lowell G numbers or notes references) and miscellaneous cross identifications to other names and catalog identifiers. Tables Ib and IIb, containing 21 systems originally included in Gliese's (1957) catalog but for which revised parallaxes have placed them farther than 25 pc are not included in the machine version. Data in the machine version are Gliese number (Newly added stars begin with 9001, but new parallaxes have removed 9419 and added 9849 and 9850; the Sun [first record] has number 0); component identifications for multiple systems; parallax; annual proper motions; radial velocity; (U,V,W) space velocities; box orbit parameters (omega, e, i); spectral type; UBV data; absolute visual magnitude; right ascension (B1950) declination, GCTP (Jenkins 1952, 1963); HD DM, GCRV (Wilson 1953) and other catalog identifiers; BS (= HR) (Hoffleit 1964) numbers; and remarks codes for SB, doubles, variables, etc. Please note that the first entry is for the Sun, and thus it lacks fields such as RA and Dec. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file adc.doc 80 672 Original Documentation by Wayne H. Warren Jr. catalog.dat 145 2150 The catalogue of stars within 25pc
See also: V/70 : Nearby Stars 3, Preliminary (Gliese, Jahreiss 1991) Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- Woolley *Sequence number 5 A1 --- m_Woolley Component identification 6- 8 I3 mas plx ?Parallax 9- 10 A2 mas e_plx *[S0-9 ]Probable error in plx 11 I1 --- n_plx ?Note:'8' if e_plx < 15%, '9' if e_plx < 10% 12- 17 F6.4 s/yr pmRA ?Proper motion in RA 18- 24 F7.3 arcsec/yr pmDE ?Proper motion in Dec 25- 30 F6.1 km/s RVel ?Radial velocity 31 A1 --- n_RVel *[JV]Note on RV 32- 35 I4 km/s U ?U component of space velocity (toward galactic centre) 36- 39 I4 km/s V ?V component of space velocity (toward galactic rotation) 40- 43 I4 km/s W ?W component of space velocity (toward North galactic pole) 44- 48 I5 10-4 GCdist *?Galactocentric distance in units of Sun's distance from the center 49- 52 I4 --- e ?Box orbit eccentricity (1) 53- 56 I4 10-4rad i ?Box orbit angle (highest inclination of the orbit) (1) 57 I1 --- LC_Code *?Luminosity class code 58- 60 A3 --- SpType Spectral type 61 A1 --- r_SpType *[124] Coded source of spectral type 62- 66 F5.2 mag Mag [-2/19]? Magnitude m(v) or m(pg) (see n_Mag) 67 A1 --- n_Mag *[JPV]Magnitude code 68- 72 F5.2 mag B-V ?B-V color 73- 77 F5.2 mag U-B ?U-B color 78- 82 F5.2 mag Mv *?Absolute visual magnitude 83- 84 I2 h RA1900h ?Hours RA, equinox B1900, epoch 1900.0 85- 87 I3 0.1min RA1900dm ?Minutes RA, equinox B1900, epoch 1900.0 88 A1 --- DE1900- ?Sign Dec, equinox B1900, epoch 1900.0 89- 90 I2 deg DE1900d ?Degrees Dec, equinox B1900, epoch 1900.0 91- 92 I2 arcmin DE1900m ?Minutes Dec, equinox B1900, epoch 1900.0 93- 94 I2 h RAh ?Right Ascension B1950, epoch 1950 (hours) 95- 96 I2 min RAm ?Right Ascension B1950, epoch 1950 (minutes) 97- 98 I2 s RAs ?Right Ascension B1950, epoch 1950 (seconds) 99 A1 --- DE- ?Declination B1950, epoch 1950 (sign) 100-101 I2 deg DEd ?Declination B1950, epoch 1950 (degrees) 102-104 I3 0.1arcmin DEdm ?Declination B1950, epoch 1950 (deci-minutes) 105-109 A5 --- GCTP Gen. Cat. of Trigonometric Parallaxes I/60 110-115 I6 --- HD [1/290000]? Henry Draper Catalog (HD) number 116-125 A10 --- DM Durchmusterung (BD, CD, or CP) 126-130 A5 --- GCRV Gen. Cat. of Radial Velocities (GCRV) number 131-136 A6 --- PM_Name Name from other proper-motion catalog 137-140 I4 --- HR ?Bright Star = Harvard Revised catalog <V.50> 141-143 A3 --- Vys Number in red dwarf lists of Vyssotsky 144 A1 --- Remark1 [23456789] First remark code (2) 145 A1 --- Remark2 [23456789] Second remark code (2)
Note on Woolley: Star sequence numbers less than 1000 are from Gliese (1957); new stars have a number > 9000; The Sun is #0 (and therefore lacks entries in fields such as the RA and Dec. Note on e_plx: "S" indicates spectroscopic parallax Note on n_RVel: J = combined components of binary V = variable velocity Note on GCdist: i.e GCdist represents parsecs if the Sun distance is 10kpc. See also in file "adc.doc" Note on LC_Code: 1 = I or c; 2 = II or c; 3 = III or g; 4 = IV or sg; 5 = V or d; 6 = VI or sd; 7 = D or wd. Intermediate classes have no codes, e.g. 4 is given for IV-V. Note on r_SpType: 1 if MK; 2 if combined MK type for multiple system; 4 if combined non-MK; blank if non-MK. Note on n_Mag: J = combined light for multiple system P = Mag indicates a photographic magnitude V = variable magnitude Note on Mv: Visual magnitude is reported to 0.01 mag if both probable error of parallax < 10% and V is given to 0.01 mag. Note (1): see details in file "adc.doc" or in the original publication. Note (2): the codes are 2 = spectroscopic binary 3 = spectroscopic triple 4 = unresolved double, unknown nature 5 = UV Ceti flare star 6 = eclipsing binary 7 = semi-regular variable 8 = astrometric binary 9 = planetary nebula
Historical Notes: * 19-Jul-1994: The file has been reformatted at CDS from the CD-ROM version "Selected Astronomical Catalogues Vol.1" with addition of decimal points when required (blank numbers in the decimal part) and conversion of RVel and Mag codes. * The 1950 declination of Gliese 157B (record #350) was corrected. * 21-Jul-1997: This document was brought up to current CDS/ADC standards. [J. Gass, ADC] References: Gliese, W. 1957, "Katalog der Sterne naher als 20 Parsek fuer 1950.0", Astron. Rechen-Inst. Heidelb., Mitt. A, Nr. 8 Jenkins, L.F. 1952, General Catalogue of Trigonometric Stellar Parallaxes (New Haven; Yale University Observatory) Jenkins, L.F. 1963, Supplement to the General Catalogue of Trigonometric Stellar Parallaxes (New Haven; Yale University Observatory) Wilson, R.E. 1953, General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities, Publ. Carnegie Inst., Washington, No. 601
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] & James Gass [SSDOO/ADC] 21-Jul-1997
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