Principal Galaxies Catalogue

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The Catalogue of Principal Galaxies (PGC) is an astronomical catalog published in 1989 that lists B1950 and J2000 equatorial coordinates and cross-identifications for 73,197 galaxies. 40,932 coordinates (56%) have standard deviations smaller than 10″. A total of 131,601 names from the 38 most common sources are listed. Available mean data for each object are given:[2]

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  1. ^ "Soft shells and strange star clusters". ESA/Hubble Press Release. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Paturel, G.; Fouque, P.; Bottinelli, L.; Gouguenheim, L. (November 1989). "An extragalactic database. I - The Catalogue of Principal Galaxies". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series 80 (3): 299–315. Bibcode:1989A&AS...80..299P. ISSN 0365-0138. 

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