# Centering a very wide deluxetable

I am using aastex61.cls. I have a deluxetable that is wide and runs off the side of the page. If the table were centered however, it would fit within the page sides. How can I center the table?

Minimal working example (also here on ShareLaTeX):

\documentclass[modern]{aastex61}

\newcommand\aastex{AAS\TeX}
\newcommand\latex{La\TeX}

\revised{...}
\accepted{...}
\submitjournal{ApJ}

\usepackage{graphicx}   % Including figure files
\usepackage{amssymb}    % Extra maths symbols
\usepackage{bm}         % Bold maths symbols, including upright Greek
\usepackage{mathrsfs}   % for mathscr characters
\usepackage{natbib}     % Bibliography
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[final]{microtype}

\shorttitle{Deluxe Table Test}
\shortauthors{asdf}
\newcommand{\vdag}{(v)^\dagger}
\newcommand{\myemail}{fdsa}

\begin{document}

\title{Deluxe Table Test}
\correspondingauthor{Me}
\email{fdsa}
\author{asdf}

\startlongtable
\begin{deluxetable*}{llcccccccc}
\tablecaption{fdsafdsa.
\label{tab:stellar-parameters}}
\tablecolumns{8}
\tablenum{1}
\tablewidth{0pt}
%\tabletypesize{\scriptsize}
}
\startdata
432432 & 32432432 & 43243243 & 432 $\pm$ 4432 & 432432 $\pm$ 432432 & 543232 $\pm$ 54325 & 54332 $\pm$ 23133 & 5432543 \\
\enddata
\end{deluxetable*}

\end{document}


• Have you tried tex.stackexchange.com/a/153730/143325? – magula Sep 25 '17 at 12:55
• @magula Yes, it doesn't seem to work. I have put the \makebox at various places around the table but it just seems to break the TeX. – rhombidodecahedron Sep 25 '17 at 12:59
• @rhombidodecahedron hi. i work for the folks who maintain AASTeX. This looks like a bug in startlongtable as removing it allows the text to overflow both margins. I reported this apparent bug here: github.com/AASJournals/AASTeX60/issues/56 – Gus Sep 25 '17 at 14:27

Im aware this is a very old post but I ran into the same issue today and found a workaround for those who are willing to sacrifice the size of their table. I was able to shrink my too-wide table using \tabletypesize{\footnotesize} and now it fits nicely within the page margins and is centered.