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Magellanic Catalogue of Stars

(MACS)
(1980s/1990s survey of stars in Magellanic Clouds)

The Magellanic Catalogue of Stars (MACS) is a 1990s catalog of over 200,000 stars in the LMC and SMC found on Schmidt camera plates taken in the 1980s on the ESO Schmidt Telescope.


(survey,stars,LMC,SMC)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magellanic_Catalogue_of_Stars
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1995Msngr..81...20D/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1996A%26AS..119...91T/abstract
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/W3Browse/star-catalog/macs.html
PrefixExample  
MACSMACS J0057-734 10 

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