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Luyten Palomar Survey

(LP)
(1960s catalog of stars with high proper motion)

The Luyten Palomar Survey (or Luyten Palomar Catalog, and abbreviated LP) is a catalog of stars with high proper motion gleaned from the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) plates in the 1960s and later. This catalog predated the Luyten Half-second Catalog and Luyten Two-Tenths Arcsecond Catalog.


(catalog,stars,proper motion)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1974IAUS...61..169L/abstract
http://cds.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/Dic-Simbad?LP
PrefixExample  
LPLP 731-58 

Referenced by pages:
Luyten Double Star Survey (LDS)

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