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Accurate Coordinates and 2MASS Cross Identifications for (Almost) All Gliese Catalog Star

Stauffer, John and Tanner, Angelle M. and Bryden, Geoffrey and Ramirez, Solange and Berriman, Bruce and Ciardi, David R. and Kane, Stephen R. and Mizusawa, Trisha and Payne, Alan and Plavchan, Peter and von Braun, Kaspar and Wyatt, Pamela and Kirkpatrick, J. Davy (2010) Accurate Coordinates and 2MASS Cross Identifications for (Almost) All Gliese Catalog Star. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 122 (894). pp. 885-897. ISSN 0004-6280.

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We provide precise J2000, epoch 2000 coordinates, and cross-identifications to sources in the 2MASS Point Source Catalog for nearly all stars in the Gliese, Gliese-Jahreiss, and Woolley catalogs of nearby stars. The only Gliese objects where we were not successful are two Gliese sources that are actually QSOs; two proposed companions to brighter stars, which we believe do not exist; four stars included in one of the catalogs but identified there as only optical companions; one probable plate flaw; and two stars that simply remain unrecovered. For the 4251 recovered stars, 2693 have coordinates based on Hipparcos positions, 1549 have coordinates based on 2MASS data, and 9 have positions from other astrometric sources. All positions have been calculated at epoch 2000 using proper motions from the literature, which are also given here.

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Additional Information:© 2010 Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Received 2010 April 30; accepted 2010 June 11; published 2010 July 22. We would like to acknowledge a careful reading of the manuscript by an anonymous referee. This publication makes use of data products from the NASA/IPAC/NExScI Star & Exoplanet Database (NStED), the Two-Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), the NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA), and the SIMBAD and VizieR databases operated at CDS, Strasbourg. Some of the research described in this publication was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Official Citation:Accurate Coordinates and 2MASS Cross Identifications for (Almost) All Gliese Catalog Star John Stauffer, Angelle M. Tanner, Geoffrey Bryden, Solange Ramirez, Bruce Berriman, David R. Ciardi, Stephen R. Kane, Trisha Mizusawa, Alan Payne, Peter Plavchan, Kaspar von Braun, Pamela Wyatt, and J. Davy Kirkpatrick Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2010 122:894, 885-897
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Deposited By: Jason Perez
Deposited On:25 Aug 2010 15:08
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