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Catalog of Stellar Identifications

(CSI)
(1970s catalog cross referencing existing star catalogs)

The Catalog of Stellar Identifications (abbreviated CSI) is a 1970s/1980s astronomical catalog cross referencing (essentially merging) a number of existing major star catalogs. Over 400,000 stars were included. The data was used to help create SIMBAD.


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Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalog_of_Stellar_Identifications
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1971BICDS...2....8J/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1975BICDS...8....2O/abstract
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CSICSI-12-17112 

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