CARTES DU CIEL (CDC) ALTERNATIVE WDS CATALOGS
 
 
Catalogs to be used in Cartes du Ciel, ready to use. No need to use CatGen.
full WDS catalog (DSD)
Updated WDS catalog
Release 2021-12-27
Visual WDS catalog (DSDv)
Doubles with separation > 0.5" and magnitude < 16, easier to use when observing visually in any telescope.
Release 2021-12-27
Megrez WDS catalog (DSDm)
WDS catalog for small refractors: doubles with separation > 1.2" and magnitude < 13
Release 2021-12-27
Instructions:
Download the .zip file and extract somewhere on your disk drive.
Launch Cartes du Ciel, select Setup->Catalog...->Catalog, click Add and go to the directory just extracted to select the .hdr file.
You can have both catalogs added to CdC; they have different names and directories.