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Volume 383, Number 3, March I 2002
Page(s) 1062 - 1066
Section Celestial mechanics and astrometry
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20011831

A&A 383, 1062-1066 (2002)
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20011831

Optical positions of 55 radio stars from astrolabe observations from the Yunnan Observatory

H. Hui and W. Rui

Yunnan Observatory, National Astronomical Observatories, Academia Sinica, Kunming 650011, PR China

(Received 6 July 2001 / Accepted 18 December 2001)

The observations by the photoelectric astrolabe at Yunnan Observatory relative to the Hipparcos Catalogue and the optical positions of 55 radio stars were obtained from observations between 1991 and 2000. They all resulted from processing the photon counts obtained by means of the astrolabe after the automation of the instrument. There are 46 stars in common with the Hipparcos Catalogue.

Key words: astrometry -- radio continuum: stars

Offprint request: H. Hui, huhui@public.km.yn.cn

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