Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati W64]$

Details on Acronym:   SMC W
   SMC W (SMC, Westerlund) ***** Avoid the usage of SMC W, prefer [W64] Originof the Acronym: L (1983ApJ...264..114R)
Details on Acronym:   W
   W (Westerlund) ***** Avoid the usage of W, prefer [W64] Originof the Acronym: L (2000AJ....119.2214M)
Details on Acronym:   [W64]
   [W64] (Westerlund, 1964)= (SMC W) = (W) = Wes Write:<<[W64] NGC 602a NN>>
<<[W64] NGC 602 NNN>> N: 77+321+43+840 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:Stars in 3 concentrations NGC 602a, b, c and in NGC 602. Identif. charts in Fig. 1 in source:Magellanic Clouds:SMC = SMC in source:NGC 602 Ref:=1964MNRAS.127..429W byWESTERLUND B.E. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 127, 429-448 (1964) The distribution of stars in the wing of the Small Magellanic Cloud. The region of NGC 602. oNGC 692 misprint for NGC 602 in the legend of Table VII p. 437 oTable IV: <[W64] NGC 602a NN> (Nos 1-77). Table V: <[W64] NGC 602b NN> (Nos 1-21). Table VI: <[W64] NGC 602c NN> (Nos 1-43). Table VII: <[W64] NGC 602 NNN> (Nos 1-840) Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database
Details on Acronym:   Wes
   Wes (Westerlund) ***** Avoid the usage of Wes, prefer [W64] Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature