Volume 421, Number 2, July II 2004
|Page(s)||763 - 770|
|Section||Celestial mechanics and astrometry|
|Published online||22 June 2004|
The Liverpool-Edinburgh high proper motion catalogue*
Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, Twelve Quays House, Egerton Wharf, Birkenhead CH41 1LD, UK
2 Wide Field Astronomy Unit, Institute for Astronomy, School of Physics, University of Edinburgh, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ, UK
Corresponding author: R. S. Pokorny, email@example.com
Accepted: 31 March 2004
We present a machine selected catalogue of 11 289 objects with proper motions exceeding 0.18″ 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°.
Key words: stars: kinematics / stars: statistics / stars: subdwarfs / Galaxy: solar neighbourhood / stars: late-type / stars: low-mass, brown dwarfs
© ESO, 2004
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