Identifiers of star catalogues

Double and multiple stars can be requested from the bdb data base by means of the following star catalogue identifiers :

ADS Aitken Double Stars
BD Bonner Durchmusterung
CCDM Catalogue des Composantes des Etoiles Doubles et Multiples
CD Cordoba Durchmusterung
CPD Cape Photographic Durchmusterung
DM DurchMusterung
HD Henry Draper Catalogue
HIC Hipparcos Input Catalogue
HIP HIpparcos OutPut Catalogue
IDS Index Catalogue of Double Stars
SAO Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
VN to supply the name of an eclipsing binary system
WDS Washington Double Stars catalogue