n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Double star CPT 1 : news notes

Volume 64, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... news notes Further to Tim Cooper's article 'The Duplicity of GSC 5546 782' in the previous issue (MNASSA, 64(9&10), 142) he reports the star has now been listed in the Washington Double Star Catalogue (WDS) as WDS 13382-0944 (based on arcminute-precise epoch-2000 coordinates). The star's designation in the catalogue is CPT 1. Dr William Hartkopf of the Astrometry Department of the United States Naval Observatory (USNO) advises that he managed to extract astrometry for the new pair from other catalogues dating back to 1894. The WDS is maintained by the USNO and is the world's principal database of astrometric ..

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