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AstronomicalData Source Information

AstronomicalData is based on a wide range of sources, with enhancement at the Wolfram Research Companies by both human and algorithmic processing.

Among principal sources for AstronomicalData are:

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California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Planetary Photojournal." 2009. »

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Centre de Données Astronomiques de Strasbourg. "The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues." 1997. »

Centre de Données Astronomiques de Strasbourg. "SIMBAD Database." 2009. »

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Westfall, A., R. Wilhelm, and W. L. Powell. "Horizontal Branch Stars in the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy." Poster presented at AAS 207th Meeting, Washington, DC, 2006. »

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