Is there a publicly available list of the Gliese catalogue of nearby stars with their constellations? or a Gliese to Hipparcos List ?


The Gliese catalogue can be found at CDS here.

Given an RA and Dec then you can use the fortran program found here to get the constellation.

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks Rob, I finally got round to downloading and looking. I ran the program and don't know what values i'm supposed to be entering. What is meant by :- CONSTELLATION derived from POSITION for Equinox and Enter the position (HH.hhhh+DD.dddd). How do I put in the following Star coordinates :- RA:, Dec: -, returns Monoceros rather than Canis Major (Sirius)? $\endgroup$ – MiscellaneousUser Apr 18 '15 at 8:30
  • $\begingroup$ @MiscellaneousUser Its asking for decimal hours and degrees as input. Try 06.7525-16.7161. (hh.mm/60+ss.s/3600.0 , dd.mm/60+ss.s/3600.0). $\endgroup$ – Rob Jeffries Oct 31 '15 at 21:02

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