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V/60                15th Complementary Catalog of SBs        (Pedoussaut+ 1989)

15eme Catalogue Complementaire de Binaires Spectroscopiques Pedoussaut A., Carquillat J.M., Ginestet N., Vigneau J. <Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 75, 441 (1988)> =1988A&AS...75..441P 15th Complementary Catalogue of Spectroscopic Binaries Malkov O.Yu. <Bull. Inform. CDS 36 (1989)> =1989BICDS..36..173M
ADC_Keywords: Binaries, spectroscopic; Stars, masses ; Description: This catalog contains the orbits and the derived masses of 436 spectroscopic binaries for which articles were published between 1982 and 1986. The magnitudes and spectral types are from the Centre de Donnees astronomiques de Strasbourg. The notes are not included in this electronic version. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file catalog.dat 204 436 The 15th Complementary Catalogue refs.dat 80 474 References
See also: V/64 : Eighth Orbital Elements of Spectroscopic Binaries (Batten+ 1989) Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- Seq Sequential number in the printed version 5- 10 I6 --- HD ? HD number 11- 13 A3 --- m_HD Multiplicity indicator 17- 18 I2 h RAh Right Ascension B1900 (hours) 20- 23 F4.1 min RAm Right Ascension B1900 (minutes) 25 A1 --- DE- Declination B1900 (sign) 26- 27 I2 deg DEd Declination B1900 (degrees) 29- 30 I2 arcmin DEm Declination B1900 (minutes) 33- 45 A13 --- Name Name of the binary 47- 58 A12 --- SpType Spectral type 60 A1 --- Note [*] a '*' refers to the notes 62- 66 F5.2 mag Vmag ? V-magnitude 67 A1 --- n_Vmag [*] a '*' refers to the notes 68 A1 --- f_Vmag [v] 'v' when the magnitude is variable 69 A1 --- u_Vmag [?:] ':' when the magnitude is uncertain or '?' when the variability is uncertain 71- 81 F11.5 d Per ? Period, in days 82 A1 --- n_Per [*] a '*' refers to the notes 83- 94 F12.4 d T ? Periastron date (Julian Date) 95 A1 --- n_T [*] a '*' refers to the notes 96-102 F7.3 deg omega ? longitude of periastron 103 A1 --- n_omega [*] a '*' refers to the notes 104-109 F6.4 --- e ? eccentricity 110 A1 --- n_e [*:] a '*' refers to the notes or ':' when the eccentricity is uncertain 111-116 F6.2 km/s K1 ? Velocity semi-amplitude of primary 117 A1 --- n_K1 [*:] a '*' refers to the notes or ':' when the K1 is uncertain 119-125 F7.2 km/s V0 ? (from the primary orbit), in km/sec 126 A1 --- n_V0 [*:] a '*' refers to the notes or ':' when the V0 is uncertain 128-136 F9.4 Gm a1.sin(i) ? Semi-major axis of primary, in 106km 137 A1 --- n_a1.sin(i) [:S] a ':' when the a1.sin(i) is uncertain or 'S' when the (a1+a2)*sin(i) is given instead of a1.sin(i) 138-146 F9.6 solMass f(m) *? Mass function, in solar masses 148 A1 --- n_f(m) [*:] a '*' refers to the notes or ':' when the mass function is uncertain 150-156 F7.4 solMass M1 ? M1.sin(i)**3, in solar masses. 158-160 I3 --- r_Seq Reference code detailed in file "refs.dat" 162-166 F5.2 mag Bmag ? B-magnitude 167-168 A2 --- f_Bmag [bv ] 'b' when the V-magnitude is absent 'v' when the magnitude is variable 169 A1 --- u_Bmag ':' when the magnitude is uncertain 171-176 F6.2 km/s K2 ? Velocity semi-amplitude of secondary 177 A1 --- n_Bmag [*] a '*' refers to the notes 179-185 F7.2 km/s V0(2) ? (from the secondary orbit), in km/sec 186 A1 --- n_V0(2) [*] a '*' refers to the notes 189-195 F7.3 Gm a2.sin(i) ? Semi-major axis of secondary, in 106km 198-204 F7.4 solMass M2 ? M2.sin(i)**3, in solar masses.
Note on f(m): the mass function is the quantity f(m) = [M2 sin(i)]3 / (M1 + M2)2
Byte-by-byte Description of file: refs.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 3 I3 --- Ref [1,406]+= Reference number, repeated when several lines 5- 80 A76 --- Text Authors and text of reference, starting by the 19-digit bibcode
History: The machine-readable version of this catalogue was reformatted and checked in the CDS by O.Yu. Malkov in 1989. It differs from the original printed version on the following points : a) The periods are all expressed in days. b) The errors coming from the preparation of the catalogue that were detected by Malkov in Bull.Inf.CDS 36 (1989) were corrected. Symbols':' were written in the corresponding reference-column for systems number 4,8,23,31,126,168,172,189,239,247,259 and 277; for these systems errors in the astrophysical parameters coming from the sources were detected. c) The inaccuracy flags in P, e, K1, V01 and f(m) for systems number 85,99, 106,111,126,185,310,361,374,393, and 421 were removed. Symbols ':' were written in the corresponding reference-column if '*' were absent there. d) The letters O and o were changed for 0 (zero) for systems number 250 (in m2sin3i) and 382 (in f(m)). e) The decimal points were added when they were missing. The references were keypunched by W.Maslo. * 28-Feb-2000: ReadMe standardized (Francois Ochsenbein, CDS)
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 28-Feb-2000
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