The Liverpool-Edinburgh high proper motion survey

R. S. Pokorny, H. R. A. Jones, N. C. Hambly

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Abstract

We present a catalogue of 6206 stars which have proper motions exceeding 0.18arcsec yr-1 with an R-band faint magnitude limit of 19.5 mag. This catalogue has been produced using SuperCOSMOS digitized R-band ESO and UK Schmidt Plates in 131 Schmidt fields covering more than 3 000 square degrees (>7.5% of the whole sky) at the South Galactic Cap. The survey is >= 90% complete within the nominal limits of the Luyten Two Tenths Catalogue of mR = 80% complete for mR
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-584
JournalAstronomy & Astrophysics
Volume397
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

Keywords

  • Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics
  • Galaxy: halo
  • solar neighbourhood
  • stars: late-type
  • subdwarfs
  • white dwarfs

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