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VII/116     Southern Galaxy Catalogue  (SGC)     (Corwin+ 1985)

Southern Galaxy Catalogue Corwin, H.G., de Vaucouleurs, A., de Vaucouleurs, G. <The University of Texas Monographs in Astronomy No.4, The Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin (1985)> =1985MAUTx...4....1C (Simbad/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs Description: (Abstract in the documentation file "docu.txt") The "Southern Galaxy Catalogue" provides a finding list of galaxies larger than about 1.5 to 2 arc minutes, south of declination -17 degrees. It includes, as far as possible, precise positions, morphological types, luminosity classifications, and diameters. It is essentially complete for logD>1.52. Notes: * Detail, see "docu.txt" (document) file. * The remark flag 'r' in column 68 of the original "catalog" file has been shifted to column 74 in accordance with the other case of full EU name. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . this file catalog.dat 126 5472 Southern Galaxy Catalogue notes.dat 80 8172 notes for the catalogue docu.txt 76 792 documentation for the computer-readable version of the catalog
Byte-by-byte Description of file: catalog.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 h RAh Right ascension (hours) (B1950) 4- 5 I2 min RAm Right ascension (minutes) 7- 8 I2 s RAs Right ascension (seconds) 10 A1 --- DE- [-] declination sign 11- 12 I2 deg DEd declination (degrees) (B1950) 14- 17 F4.1 arcmin DEm declination (minutes) 19- 20 I2 h RA2000h right ascension (hours) (J2000) 22- 23 I2 min RA2000m right ascension (minutes) 25- 26 I2 s RA2000s right ascension (seconds) 28 A1 --- DE2000- [-] declination sign 29- 30 I2 deg DE2000d declination (degrees) (J2000) 32- 35 F4.1 arcmin DE2000m declination (minutes) 37- 42 F6.2 deg GLON galactic longitude lII 44- 49 F6.2 deg GLAT galactic latitude bII 51- 63 A13 --- RC2 [ A-Zab0-9?+=-] RC2 name 65- 73 A9 --- EU [ IGSCPNAE0-9?-]! ESO/Uppsala name 74 A1 --- n_EU [r] 'r' denotes that a remark is given in "docu.txt" file 76- 82 A7 --- MType Morphological type 84- 87 F4.1 --- T ? weighted mean numerical type (1) 89 I1 --- o_T ? number of estimates of T, n(T) 91- 94 F4.2 --- w_T [0,]? Total internal weight of T, w(T) 95- 98 F4.1 --- L ? weighted mean luminosity class (1) 100 I1 --- o_L ? number of estimates of L, n(L) 102-104 F3.1 --- w_L [0,]? total internal weight of L, w(L) 106-109 F4.2 [0.1arcmin] logD ? weighted mean logarithm of the outer diameter D along the major axis (1) 111-114 F4.2 --- w_logD [0,]? total internal weight of log(D) 116-119 F4.2 [---] logR ? weighted mean log. of the axis ratio R=D/d, where d is the diameter along the minor axis (1) 121-124 F4.2 --- w_logR [0,]? weight of R, w(R) 126 I1 --- o_logR ? number of independent estimates of R
Note (1): For detail, see "docu.txt" file.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 A12 --- GN galaxy name (neither RC2 nor ESO-Uppsala) 13- 16 I4 --- J ? plate number 17 A1 --- n_J [r] 'r' denotes that a remark is given in "docu.txt" file 19- 80 A62 --- NOTE notes for the galaxy (for abbreviations used, see the "docu.txt" file)
Historical Notes: * The catalogue was provided by H. Andernach who took it out from NDADS/ARMS; it was numbered A110 in H. Andernach's "List of Astronomical Catalogues and Documents kindly provided on request by various authors" * 10-Jan-1994: First archived. (The date of the latest archiving, see the date of each file.) * 28-Jun-2012: filenames standardized (suffixes .txt or .dat)
(End) Koichi Nakajima [CDS] 10-Jan-1994
The document above follows the rules of the Standard Description for Astronomical Catalogues.From this documentation it is possible to generate f77 program to load files into arrays or line by line

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