The Liverpool-Edinburgh high proper motion catalogue

R. S. Pokorny, H. R. A. Jones, N. C. Hambly, D. J. Pinfield

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Abstract

We present a machine selected catalogue of 11 289 objects with proper motions exceeding 0.18 arcsec yr-1 and an R-band faint magnitude limit of 19.5 mag. The catalogue was produced using SuperCOSMOS digitized R-Band ESO and UK Schmidt Plates in 287 Schmidt fields covering almost 7000 square degrees (˜17% of the whole sky) at the South Galactic Cap. The catalogue includes UK Schmidt BJ and I magnitudes for all of the stars as well as 2MASS magnitudes for 10,447 of the catalogue stars. We also show that the NLTT is ˜95% complete for Dec > -32.5°. The full Table \ref{tab1} is only available in electronic form at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (130.79.128.5) or via http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/qcat?J/A+A/421/763
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-770
JournalAstronomy & Astrophysics
Volume421
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2004

Keywords

  • stars: kinematics
  • stars: statistics
  • stars: subdwarfs
  • Galaxy: solar neighbourhood
  • stars: late-type
  • stars: low-mass
  • brown dwarfs

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