Index Catalogue

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John Louis Emil Dreyer (1852—1926) astronomer and historian of astronomy


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Either of two supplements to the New General Catalogue (NGC), compiled by J. L. E. Dreyer. The first Index Catalogue, containing 1529 newly discovered non-stellar objects, was published in 1895, and the second (IC II), with 3857 objects, in 1908; both contained corrections to the NGC.

http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/Cat?VII/118 Detailed description and full catalogue downloadable from the CDS.

http://www.ngcicproject.org/ngciccat.htm The original catalogue online.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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