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Paper: BDB - A Database for All Types of Double Stars
Volume: 314, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIII
Page: 217
Authors: Oblak, E.; Debray, B.; Kundera, T.
Abstract: We present the general characteristics of a database for binary and multiple stars from all observational categories, specifically designed to address the awkward topics of the identification of stellar components. BDB is based on a modular architecture to allow the easy integration of data from various sources. We describe in particular the set up of connections with other double star databases through the Internet. Additional tools are being developped for the processing of image data. The implementation of standards for the connection of BDB with Virtual Observatory projects is reviewed.
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