Table information for 'ucac3.icrscorr'


Table Description: Corrections between UCAC3 and the ICRS as represented by PPMXL on a grid of degrees, obtained by substracting UCAC3 from PPMXL in cones of radius sqrt(2)/2 degrees around the given center position.

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Resource Description: The Third US Naval Observatory CCD Astrograph catalogue (UCAC3) is an all-sky catalgoue containing just over 100 million objects covering about R = 8-16 mag. This table contains the original data content of UCAC3 but leaves out the data objetained by crossmatching to other catalogs.

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  title={{UCAC3} nocross},
  author={{GAVO} Data Centre},
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NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
nob N Number of objects the correction is based on N/A meta.number
alpha Center RA Center for field, RA deg pos.eq.ra;meta.main
delta Center Dec Center for field, Dec deg pos.eq.dec;meta.main
d_alpha PPMXL-UCAC3, RA Correction PPMXL-UCAC3 in alpha (Epoch 2000.0) deg pos.eq.ra;arith.diff
d_delta PPMXL-UCAC3, Dec Correction PPMXL-UCAC3 in delta (Epoch 2000.0) deg pos.eq.dec;arith.diff
d_pmalpha PPMXL-UCAC3, PM RA Correction PPMXL-UCAC3 in proper motion alpha*cos(delta) deg/yr;pos.eq.ra;arith.diff
d_pmdelta PPMXL-UCAC3, PM Dec Correction PPMXL-UCAC3 in delta deg/yr;pos.eq.dec;arith.diff

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