Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati DWS97] Pyx$


Details on Acronym:   [DS93]
   [DS93] (Downes+Shara, 1997) ***** Avoid the usage of [DS93], prefer [DWS97] Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database
Details on Acronym:   [DWS97]
   [DWS97] (Downes+Webbink+Shara, 1997) Write:<<[DWS97] CCC N>> N: 157 Object:V*  (SIMBAD class: Variable* = Variable Star) Note:Supersedes [DS93].
New V* without GCVS designation: the authors introduce a number after the constellation name.
For those objects with only the constellation name (the authors say 'strictly provisional designation'), objects are in SIMBAD with an other designation when found.
Since 2001, the catalogue is a 'living catalogue', see 2001PASP..113..764D, access via http://icarus.stsci.edu/~downes/cvcat/ . Ref:=1997PASP..109..345D byDOWNES R. , WEBBINK R.F., SHARA M.M. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 109, 345-440 (1997) A catalog and atlas of cataclysmic variables-second edition. oTable 1: format 'CCC' not in SIMBAD, objects can be found via http://icarus.stsci.edu/~downes/cvcat/, in SIMBAD cross-id. in other columns are used. In ref list: Margon 1985PASP.97.962 instead of 912, SANFORD 1945PASP...57..312S instead of PASP.57.321, SHAFTER 1990ApJ...354..708 S instead of ApJ Lett, WEBBINK 1987ApJ...314..653W instead of ApJS.314 oTable 1: <[DWS97] CCC N> N=143. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as V/110 Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database