Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati FFS84]$

Details on Acronym:   [FFS84]
   [FFS84] (Ftaclas+Fanelli+Struble, 1984) Write:<<[FFS84] Cloud A>> N: 2 Object:Group of G  (SIMBAD class: GroupG = Group of Galaxies) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Structure of the Virgo cluster region.
The designation 'Cloud' is used for group of galaxies, and often found in literature as 'M Cloud' instead of 'Cloud M'. Cloud M and Cloud N are 2 subgroups in the field of the Virgo cluster.
See also [D61], BTS87. in source:NAME Virgo Cluster Ref:=1984ApJ...282...19F byFTACLAS C. , FANELLI M.N., STRUBLE M.F. Astrophys. J., 282, 19-28 (1984) Velocity distribution of Virgo cluster galaxies. o12 12.5 +13 45 oFig.10: <[FFS84] Cloud A> (Nos M, N>. Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database