The Million Quasars (Milliquas) catalog, v4.8, 22 June 2016

Note: This is a "live" catalog of quasars and quasar candidates. The published version is the Half Million Quasars catalog (HMQ: 2015, PASA 32, 10) which excludes candidates. The HMQ page is here -- has FITS file also.


MILLIQUAS v4.8 includes the HMQ catalog (see attribution above), SDSS-DR12 and SDSS-DR12Q (, and further quasars from the literature to 21 June 2016. About 450K type-I QSOs & AGN are included, plus about 900K quasar candidates of 90%+ QSO-likelihood -- exact counts and details are in the ReadMe. Radio and/or X-ray identifications are shown where applicable, plus, for the candidates, the probability of each being a true quasar.

Quick browse of (flat text) data here , and here is the ReadMe

Get the 40 Mb file here .



The Atlas of Radio/X-ray Associations (ARXA, 2010 PASA, 27, 283) is here.


Eric Flesch, last updated 22 June 2016