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ready SIMBAD Astronomical Database


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SIMBAD provides information on astronomical objects of interest which have been studied in scientific articles. It provides a bibliography as well as basic information such as the nature of the object, its coordinates, magnitudes, proper motions and parallax, velocity/redshift, size, spectral or morphological type, and the multitude of names (identifiers) given in the literature.


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Created in 1950

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How to cite this record SIMBAD; SIMBAD Astronomical Database; DOI:; Last edited: March 15, 2019, 12:53 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 16 2021 9:52 p.m.

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Record added: Aug. 4, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Record updated: March 15, 2019, 12:53 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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