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Result of query: info cati WMF2001]$

Details on Acronym:   [WMF2001]
   [WMF2001] (Warren+Moller+Fall+, 2001) Write:<<[WMF2001] NN>>
<<[WMF2001] N-NN-NC>>
<<[WMF2001] N-NN-ND>> N: 16+41 Object:Poss. DLA  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:HST STIS and NICMOS observations aboard HST.
Table 1: N=16 QSOs already known, (Nos 1-16) here.
Table 4: N=41 candidates 'DLA' (Damped Ly-Alpha) galaxies, possible counterpart to Ly-alpha absorbers seen in the spectri of the 'NN' QSOs.
In the format the first letter 'N' stands for NICMOS, 'NN' for the QSO numbering (Table 1), 'N' is the candidate numbering (from the nearest), the ending letter is C for Compact or D for Diffuse.
Maps figs 6-8. Ref:=2001MNRAS.326..759W byWARREN S.J. , MOLLER P., FALL S.M., JAKOBSEN P. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 326, 759-773 (2001) NICMOS imaging search for high-redshift damped Lyα galaxies. oTables 1, 2: <[WMF2001] NN> (Nos 1-16). Table 4: <[WMF2001] A-NN-NA> N=41. Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database

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