Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati GKC2000]$

Details on Acronym:   [GKC2000]
   [GKC2000] (Garnavich+Kirshner+Challis, 2000) Write:<<[GKC2000] Spot N>> N: 6 Object:Spot  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of Unknown Nature) Note:HST WFPC2 observations.
N=6 individual spots are developing in the ring of SN 1987A. Also designated as [LSB2000] 6 first spots. in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC:SN 1987A = SN 1987A Ref:=2000IAUC.7360R...1G byGARNAVICH P. , KIRSHNER R., CHALLIS P. IAU Circ., 7360, 1-None (2000) Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud. ostar projected on the ring = [WS90] 2 or 3 or 4 or 5? o<[GKC2000] Spot N> (Nos 1-6). Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database