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The Cross-identification tables

Samus N.N., Durlevich O.V., Kazarovets E V., Kireeva N.N., Pastukhova E.N.

The cross-identification tables of the General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS) contain all GCVS (including variables from the Catalogue of Extragalactic Variable stars), NSV (New Catalogue of Suspected Variable stars) and Supplement to the NSV stars as well as stars from the name-lists of variable stars nos. 67 - 81; it also makes it possible to find out identifications between the GCVS and the NSV catalogue.

We tried to provide as complete lists as possible for the stars identified with the catalogues HD, BD, CoD, CPD, BS, ADS, Hip, GSC and for the stars with preliminary HV (Harvard Variable) designations. As for the other catalogues, our task here was more difficult since we had to rely upon references to source catalogue names made by variable star researchers; the tables in the present volume reproduce the materials used in our work, and incompleteness seems to be inavoidable.

The table with the catalogues and lists arranged in the alphabet order of the abbreviated names of source catalogs and lists.

File Summary:
 FileName    Lrecl       Explanations
crossid.txt     52         The Cross-Identifications of Variable Stars
Byte-by-byte Description of file: crossid.dat
   Bytes Format Units   Label     Explanations
   1-  4  A4    ---     Cat      *Abbreviated name of catalog or list
   6- 31  A26   ---     Seq       Star number or name in the respective catalog
  32- 35  A4    ---   m_Seq      *Component designation
  37- 47  A12   ---     Variable  Designation in GCVS or NSV or in Catalogue of Extragalactic Variable stars
      49  A1    ---   m_Variable *Component designation
      51  A1    ---     IDflag    [:] Flag for doubtful identifications

Note on Cat: the following catalog abbreviations are used:

ADS = R.G.Aitken, 'New General Catalouge of Double Stars', Carnegie Inst. of Washington Publ. no.417, vols.I, II, 1932

AN = Preliminary designations of variable stars introduced by the 'Astronomische Nachrichten'

AS = P.W. Merrill, C.G.Burwell, 'Additional Stars whose Spectra have a Bright H Alpha Line', Astrophys. J. 112, 72, 1950 (=1950ApJ...112...72M); see also Astrophys. J. 113, 624, 1951 (=1951ApJ...113..624M)

BAY = Bayer, list of those bright stars having designations by Greek letters in their constellations

BD = Bonner Durchmusterung, F.W.A. Argelander, Bonner Sternverzeichniss, 1 bis 4 sektion, Astronomische Beobachtungen auf der Sternwarte de Kgl. Rhein/ Friedrich-Wilhelms-Unviersiaet zu Bonn

BS (HR) = D. Hoffleit, 'The Bright Star Catalogue', 4th Revised Ed., Yale University Observatory, New Haven, Conn. USA, 1982 (see catalog )

CoD = Cordoba Durchmusterung, J. M. Thome, Resultados del Observatorio Nacional Argentino 16 - 18; 21, 1892-1932

CPD = Cape Photographic Durchmusterung, D. GIll and J. C. Kapteyn, Ann. Cape Obs. 3-5, 1895 - 1900

CRL (AFGL) = Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. Four-Color Infrared Sky Survey (and supplement): S.D. Price and R.G. Walker - AFGL-TR-76-028 (Hanscom AFB, MA, Air Force Geophysics Lab., Air Force Systems Command, USAF, 1976; S.D. Price and T.L. Murdock - Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, AFGL-TR-83-0161

EG = O.J. Eggen, J.L. Greenstein, 'Spectra, Colors, Luminosities, and Motions of the White Dwarfs', Astrophys. J. 141, 83 (1965ApJ...141...83E); additional stars in Astrophys. J. 142, 925 (1965ApJ...142..925E) and 150, 927 (1967ApJ...150..927E); more stars added by J.L. Greenstein, see references in McCook and Sion, Astrophys. J. Suppl. 65, 603 (1987ApJS...65..603M)

FLM = Flamsteed, List of those bright stars having designations by number in their constellations

G = H.L. Giclas, R. Burnham Jr., and N.G. Thomas, (Large Proper Motion Stars) - Publications of Lowell Obs., Flagstaff, Arizona, 1971

GD = H.L. Giclas White Dwarfs (Lowell Obs.)

Gl = W. Gliese, 'Catalogue of Nearby Stars', Veroeff. Astron. Rechen-Inst. Heidelberg nr.22, 1969; W. Gliese, H. Jahreiss, 'Nearby star data published 1969-1978', Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. 38, 423 (1979A&AS...38..423G); see catalog

GSC = The Guide Star Catalog ( B. M. Lasker, C. R. Sturch, B. J. McLean, et al., Astron. J. 99, 2019, 1990).

HD = Henry Draper Catalogue - A.J. Cannon and E.C. Pickering, Havard Obs. Ann. 91 - 99, 1918-1924; A. J. Cannon, Harvard Obs. Ann. 100, 1925 - 1936; see catalog

He = A number of lists of planetary nebulae and emission-line stars by K. Henize

Hip = The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues (European Space Agency, 1997), ESA SP-1200

HII = E. Hertzsprung, 'Catalogue de 3259 Etoiles dans les Pleiades', Ann. Sterrewacht Leiden, 19, pt. 1A, 1947

HRC = G.H. Herbig, N.K. Rao, 'Second Catalog of Emission-line Stars of the Orion Population', Astrophys. J. 174, 401 (1972ApJ...174..401H); G.H. Herbig, K.R. Bell, 'Third Catalog of Emission-Line Stars of the Orion Population', Lick Obs. Bull. no. 1111, 1988 (catalog )

HV = Harvard variables

IRC = G. Neugebauer, R.B. Leighton, 'Two-Micron Sky Survey, A Preliminary Catalog', NASA SP-3047, 1969; catalog

LH = Lick H Alpha: A number of lists of emission-line stars by G.H. Herbig

MH = Mount Wilson H-Alpha Stars, see references for MWC and AS

MWC = P.W. Merrill, C.G. Burwell, 'Catalogue and Bibliography of Stars of Classes B and A Whose Spectra have Bright Hydrogen Lines', Astrophys. J. 78, 87 (1933ApJ....78...87M) (Mount Wilson Catalogue); Supplements: Astrophys. J. 98, 153 (1943ApJ....98..153M); 110, 387 (1949ApJ...110..387M)

OH = OH sources designated by their galactic coordinates

Par = A List of Stars in the Region of the Orion Nebula (P.P. Parenago, Sternberg Inst. Publ. vol. 25, 1954; catalog )

PG = Palomar-Green survey

S = Preliminary designations of variables discovered at Sonneberg Observatory

SAO = 'Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog', parts I-IV, Smithsonian Inst. Washington, 1966

SVS = Soviet Variable Stars (preliminary designations of Soviet-discovered variables)

VV = Vatican variable stars

WD = G.P. Mc Cook, E.M. Sion, 'Catalog of Spectroscopically Identified White Dwarfs', Astrophys. J. Suppl. 65, 603 (1987ApJS...65..603M)

WR = K.A. van der Hucht et al. 'The Sixth Catalogue of Galactic Wolf-Rayet Stars, Their Past and Present', Space Sci. Rev. 28, 227, 1981

Note on m_Seq, m_Variable:

Designations of components of double/multiple stars: A,B,C ...; a,b,c ...; 1,2,3 ...; the symbols P = preceding, F = following, N = northern, S = southern may also appear. In the cases of ADS 03201 and ADS 03202 the symbols k1 and k2 mean kappa 1 and kappa 2, respectively.