Astrographic Catalogue Publications

and References


The AC 2000 has been superseded with AC 2000.2. Please see the AC 2000.2 home page for more details



The Astrographic Catalogue: A Century of Work Pays Off,
Sean E. Urban and Thomas E. Corbin,
Sky and Telescope, June 1998, pp 40-44.

The AC 2000: The Astrographic Catalogue on the System Defined by the Hipparcos Catalogue,
S.E. Urban, T.E. Corbin, G.L. Wycoff, J.C. Martin, E.S. Jackson, M.I. Zacharias, and D.M. Hall,
Astronomical Journal, Vol 115, pp 1212-1222, March 1998.

Urban, S.E., 1997, New Reductions of the Astrographic Catalogue,
in Dynamics and Astrometry of Natural and Artificial Celestial Bodies,
ed. Wytrzyszczak, Lieske and Feldman, Kluwer, p. 393.

Urban, S.E., Martin, J.C., Jackson, E.S.,and Corbin, T.E., 1996,
New Reductions of the Astrographic Catalogue: Plate Adjustments
of the Algiers, Oxford 1, Oxford 2, and Vatican zones,
Astronomy and Astrophysics Supp. Series 118 163

Urban, S.E. and Corbin, T.E.,1996, New Reductions of the Astrographic Catalogue: Conventional Plate Adjustment of of the Cape Zone,
Astronomy and Astrophysics 305 989.

Urban, S.E. and Corbin, T.E., 1994, The U.S. Naval Observatory Astrographic Catalog Project,
in Galactic and Solar System Optical Astrometry, ed. Morrison and Gilmore,
Camb. Univ. Press, p. 11.

Further Reading About the Astrographic Catalogue

Eichhorn, Heinrich. 1974, Astronomy of Star Positions.
New York: Fredrick Ungar Publishing Co., 1974 pp. 279-323

Turner, H.H., 1912, The Great Star Map
London: John Murray Publishers, 1912

Gingerich, Owen, "Astronmical Scrapbook", Sky and Telescope, September 1982, 237-239


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