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Astron. Astrophys. 363, 991-994 (2000)

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The visual double stars observed by the Hipparcos satellite

J. Dommanget and O. Nys

Royal Observatory, Belgium, 3 avenue Circulaire, 1180 Bruxelles, Belgium (Omer.Nys@oma.be)

Received 10 May 2000 / Accepted 14 August 2000


This paper is the introduction to the complete and correct list of all systems or individual components known in July 1997 which were observed by the Hipparcos satellite. The list concerns 18644 double or multiple systems and may be found at the CDS under reference I-260 1. Its format is the same as that used in the CCDM catalogue (Dommanget & Nys 1994a,b).

Key words: catalogs – astrometry – stars: binaries: visual

SIMBAD Objects


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