The catalogue ARIHIP has been constructed by selecting the 'best
data' for a given star from combinations of HIPPARCOS data with Boss'
GC and/or the Tycho-2 catalogue as well as the FK6. It provides 'best
data' for 90 842 stars with a typical mean error of 0.89 mas/year
(about a factor of 1.3 better than Hipparcos for this sample of