Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 31-Jul-2020)
Result of query: info cati BDS$
Details on Acronym: BDS BDS (Burnham, Double *)= (BGC)
Object:** (SIMBAD class: ** = Double or multiple star)
Note:Superseded by Aitken's New General Catalogue: ADS, and by IDS nomenclature.
Burnham Double Star, 0-None (1906)
A general catalogue of double stars within 121° of the North Pole.
o<BDS NNNNNAA> N=13665.
Details on Acronym: BDS BDS (Bird+Dickey+Salpeter)
***** Avoid the usage of BDS, prefer [BDS93]Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s) Details on Acronym: BDS BDS (Blaauw+Danziger+Schuster)
***** Avoid the usage of BDS, prefer BlDz Details on Acronym: BGC BGC (Burnham obs., General Catalog)
***** Avoid the usage of BGC, prefer BDS