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SIMBAD

(Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
(online database of astronomical objects)

SIMBAD (for Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data) is an online database of astronomical objects incorporating information from catalogs and surveys. It is maintained and expanded by the Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS), France. It includes both galactic objects (e.g., stars) and extragalactic objects (e.g., galaxies). It supports various searches including searches by name and searches by coordinates.


(database,astronomy,objects,site)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIMBAD
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/

Referenced by pages:
bibcode
Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS)
Catalog of Stellar Identifications (CSI)

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