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RC2: second reference catalogue of bright galaxies

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Table name: 	RC2
Records:  	4364
Spectral Band: 	OPT,PHOTO
Kind of Object: Galaxy
Mode: 		Morphology
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Coordinates: 	B1950

Reference

Fields

Name	Type	Meaning

name	A	Name of galaxy
r_a	I	R.A.
dec	I	Declination
lii	F	Galactic longitude
lsii	F	New supergalactic longitude
acod1	A	Rev. morphological type
ncod1	I	Numerical index of stage along Hubble sequence
rby1	A	Reliability of NCOD1 ($ doutful, * uncertain)
plate	A	Source of plate and authors classification
typyer1	A	Type and color class in Yerkes list 1
typbyu	A	Nuclear type in Byurakan system
diam	F	Decimal log. of the apparent major isophotal diameter 				D (in unit of .1')
diamr	F	Decimal log. of the ratio R of major diameter to minor diameter
diamcr	F	Decimal log. of isophotal major diameter (in unit of 
		.1') corrected for `face-on'
diamae	F	Decimal log. of the apparent diameter Ae (in unit of 
		.1') of the effective aperture
rby2	A	An * in this colon indicates an uncertain DIAMAE
name1	A	Other name
bii	F	Galactic latitude
bsii	F	New supergalactic latitude
ddmor	A	Morphological type in DDO system
ddlum	A	Luminosity class in DDO system
rby3	A	Reliability of DDLUM
typyer2	A	Type and color class in Yerkes list 2
acod2	A	Nuclear class in BGC notes
meamer1	F	Mean error in log D (.001 units)
meamer2	F	Mean error in log R (.001 units)
ncod3	F	Dec. log of isophotal major diameter (.1' units) 
		corrected for galactic extinction
meamer3	F	Mean error in log Ae (.01 units)
magh	F	Harvard mH photo apparent magnitude
rby4	A	Reliability of MAGH (* = uncertain)
magbt	F	BT total mag. in B system
sb	F	Mean B surface brightness in magnitude per square arc min
gextin	F	Galactic extinction in B system
bmvt	F	Total colour index (B-V)T
umbt	F	Total colour index (U-B)T
bmve	F	Mean colour index (B-V)e
umbe	F	Mean colour index (U-B)e within effective aperture Ae
bmvg	F	Total (B-V) colour index corrected for galactic and 
		internal absorption and for redshift
radcom	F	Dec. Log. in radio continuum flux density Sr at 1400 
		MHz (.01 Jansky) unit
rby5	A	Reliability of RADCOM (* = uncertain)
spind1	F	a_mean spectral index at v < 1400 MHz
rby6	A	Reliability of SPIND1 (* = uncertain,$=very unc.)
flux21c	F	Dec. log. of integrated flux density in H1 21 cm. 
		emission line expressed in units 10**-28Wm-2
rindx	F	Radio index
radvel	I	Observed radial velocity in Km s-1
radvelc	I	Radial velocity corrected for solar motion
name2	A	Other name
bmagh	F	Harvard mc photo mag corrected to the Bt system
berr	F	Estimated mean error on the Bt system
sbb	F	Mean B surface brightness in magnitude per square minute
magt	F	Total `face-on' magnitude
erbmvt	F	Mean error in (B-V)T
erumbt	F	Mean error in (U-B)T
erbmve	F	Mean error in (B-V)E
erumbe	F	Mean error in (U-B)E
tumbc	F	Total (U-B) color index corrected for galactic and 
		internal absorption and for redshift
ncod2	F	Weight (W) of classification on a scale 1..5
ncod4	I	Number of radio observations at v   1400 MHz
ncod5	I	Number of radio observations at v = 1400 MHz
ncod6	I	Number of radio observations at v   1400 MHz
spind2	F	a+ mean spectral index at v > 1400 MHz
rby7	A	Reliability of SPIND2 (* = uncertain,$=very unc.)
n21lin	I	Number of 21cm. emission line integrated flux observ. 
		used to derive S
abs21	F	21cm. self-absorption
hindx	F	Neutral hydrogen index
errvel	I	Mean error in the mean radial velocity
smcor	I	Solar motion correction in Km s-1