The Photometric Database

Design of the database

The database is based on the relational system called /rdb and consists of several parts:

Database content

The numbers of observed stars and published references in each photometric system is highly variable. It can be displayed by order of

General data file structure

The structure of all photometric data files is similar:

Stellar identifications

The identification system is based on the Lausanne code numbering system (LID). However, in the forms, the query may be written by using conventional catalogue designations and acronyms that are translated automatically to the corresponding code number.

Data sources

The references of the data sources are kept and can be obtained for all data
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Last update: 16 March 1996