Database : BDB - Binary star DataBase

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Oleg Malkov (2013): BDB - Binary star DataBase. Institut d'Astronomie de l'Académie des Sciences de Russie. doi:10.25666/DATAOSU-2016-12-09-03

General metadata

Identifier : local : FR-18008901306731-2016-12-09-03 external : doi:10.25666/DATAOSU-2016-12-09-03
Description :
The Binary star DataBase (BDB) is the database of binary/multiple stellar systems of various observational types. BDB contains data on physical and positional parameters of 260,000 components of 120,000 stellar systems of multiplicity 2 to more than 20, taken from a large variety of published catalogues and databases.
Discipline :
astronomy & astrophysics (sciences of the universe)
Keywords :

Dates :
Data acquisition : from 2011 ongoing
Data provision : 1 Jun 2013
Metadata record :
Creation : 9 Dec 2016
Update : 12 Dec 2016

Update periodicity : continually
Language : English (eng)
Audience : Middle school Education, Community College, University: licence, University: master, Research, Informal Education, Amateur


Spatial coverage :

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

Time coverage :

Spectral coverage :

Administrative metadata

Data creatorAffiliation
Oleg MalkovINASAN (RUS)
Bernard DebrayUTINAM (FRA)data collector
Alexey KarchevskyMSU (RUS)data collector
Pavel V. KaygorodovINASAN (RUS)data collector
Dana A. KovalevaINASAN (RUS)data collector
Oleg MalkovINASAN (RUS)data collector
Publisher : Institut d'Astronomie de l'Académie des Sciences de Russie
Science contact : Oleg Malkov website e-mail
Computing contact : Pavel V. Kaygorodov
Projects and funder :
Access : available

Technical metadata

Formats : text/html, text/plain
Data acquisition methods :
  • Derived or compiled data :
    The database compiles data issued taken from a large variety of published catalogues and databases 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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