Database : Besançon Double and Multiple Star Data Base (BDB)

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Edouard Oblak (1996): Besançon Double and Multiple Star Data Base (BDB). Institut UTINAM (UMR 6213). FR-18008901306731-2016-04-04

This database is obsolete : Projet maintenant piloté par l'Institut d'Astronomie de l'Académie des Sciences de Russie (INASAN), (cf.

General metadata

Identifier : local : FR-18008901306731-2016-04-04
Description :
The database was aimed at providing stellar data for all observational types of double and multiple stars.
This data base has been developped from 1996 to 2008 at Besançon Observatory.
The project is now managed by the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Science (INASAN) - see
Discipline :
astronomy & astrophysics (sciences of the universe)
Keywords :

Dates :
Data acquisition : from 1995 to 2004
Data provision : 1 Jan 1996
Metadata record :
Creation : 4 Apr 2016
Update : 28 Feb 2017

Update periodicity : no update
Language : English (eng)
Audience : Research


Spatial coverage :

  • AllSky: right ascension 0h, declination between 90° N and 90° S

Spectral coverage :

Administrative metadata

Data creatorAffiliation
Edouard OblakUTINAM (FRA)
Oleg MalkovINASAN (RUS)data collector
Publisher : Institut UTINAM (UMR 6213)
Science contact : Bernard Debray website e-mail
Computing contact : Bernard Debray website e-mail
Access : available

Technical metadata

Formats : text/html
Data acquisition methods :
  • Derived or compiled data :
    The database exhibits data coming from some well known binary star catalogs as well as some observational data, cross-referenced together.

    La base données offre l'accès à des données issues de catalogues d'étoiles doubles et multiples ainsi que de données observationnelles, cross-référencées entre elles
Datatype : Database


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