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The Guide Star Catalog (GSC), also known as the Hubble Space Telescope, Guide Catalog (HSTGC), is a star catalog compiled to support the Hubble Space Telescope with targeting off-axis stars. [1]

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Astronomical Calculation Institute (Heidelberg University)

The Astronomical Calculation Institute (Astronomisches Rechen-Institut; ARI) is a research institute in Heidelberg, Germany, dating from the 1700s.

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Astronomische Gesellschaft Katalog

The Astronomische Gesellschaft Katalog (AGK) is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Binary star

A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common barycenter.

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Cape Photographic Catalogue

The Cape Photographic Catalogue (CPC) is a star catalogue containing 68,467 stars in the Southern Hemisphere whose declinations are either between −30° and −40° or between −52° and −90°.

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Carte du Ciel

The Carte du Ciel (literally, 'Map of the Sky') and the Astrographic Catalogue (or Astrographic Chart) were two distinct but connected components of a massive international astronomical project, initiated in the late 19th century, to catalogue and map the positions of millions of stars as faint as 11th or 12th magnitude.

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Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg

The Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS; English translation: Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center) is a data hub which collects and distributes astronomical information.

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Fine guidance sensor

A fine guidance sensor (FGS) is an instrument on board a space telescope that provides high-precision pointing information as input to the observatory's attitude control systems.

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Fine Guidance Sensor (HST)

Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS) for the Hubble Space Telescope is a system of three instruments used for pointing the telescope in space, and also for astrometry and its related sciences.

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Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a college town in Baden-Württemberg situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany.

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Hipparcos

Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.

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Hubble Guide Star Catalog – Astrographic Catalog/Tycho

The Hubble Guide Star Catalog – Astrographic Catalog/Tycho (GSC-ACT) is an astronomical catalog.

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Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.

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PPM Star Catalogue

The PPM Star Catalogue (Positions and Proper Motions Star Catalogue) is the successor of the SAO Catalogue.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Space Telescope Science Institute

The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST; in orbit since 1990) and for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST; scheduled to be launched in March 2021).

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Star catalogue

A star catalogue (Commonwealth English) or star catalog (American English), is an astronomical catalogue that lists stars.

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The Astronomical Journal

The Astronomical Journal (often abbreviated AJ in scientific papers and references) is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal owned by the American Astronomical Society and currently published by IOP Publishing.

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The Astrophysical Journal

The Astrophysical Journal, often abbreviated ApJ (pronounced "ap jay") in references and speech, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astrophysics and astronomy, established in 1895 by American astronomers George Ellery Hale and James Edward Keeler.

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Guide Star Catalog II, Guide Star Catalogue, Guide Star Catalogue II, HSTGC, Hubble Guide Star Catalog, Hubble Space Telescope Guide Catalog, Hubble Space Telescope, Guide Catalog.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guide_Star_Catalog

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