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The closest service to what you are describing is the SIMBAD Astronomical Database from the Université de Strasbourg/CNRS. At the time I write this post, it contains 10.8M objects and 35.5M identifiers. It does not have a single CSV you can download with this information (to the best of my knowledge, and I've asked), but there is an API and TAP service ...


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Adding to answer by John Holtz. Ross compiled a catalog of high proper motion stars (stars that move relatively rapidly against background stars). The numbers are in order of increasing Right Ascension (sky coordinate like longitude). The list doesn't start at zero RA. Number 5 is just above zero. See the first list of the catalog: Ross, Frank, E., 1925, ...


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The number refers to the number in the catalog compiled by Frank Elmore Ross. From the Wikipedia article on Ross At Yerkes Observatory he was the successor to the late E. E. Barnard, inheriting Barnard's collection of photographic plates. Ross decided to repeat the same series of images and compare the results with a blink comparator. In doing so, he ...


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