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Astronomical Data Files at the U. S. Naval Observatory: Star Catalogues, Ephemerides, and Observations

  • A. D. Fiala
  • P. K. Seidelmann
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 64)

Abstract

The history, contents, and method of distribution of the astronomical data files of the Naval Observatory are described. Some of the cooperative efforts to deal with the “data explosion” are discussed.

Keywords

Computer Capability Astronomical Data Star Catalogue Naval Observatory Data Explosion 
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Copyright information

© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht-Holland 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Fiala
    • 1
  • P. K. Seidelmann
    • 1
  1. 1.U. S. Naval ObservatoryUSA

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