Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 24-Jan-2023)
Result of query: info cati 1SXPS$
Details on Acronym: 1SXPS 1SXPS (The Swift X-ray Point Source catalogue)
Object:(X) (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray Source)
Note:The Swift satellite (http://www.swift.ac.uk) contains an X-ray telescope with a 21'x21' field of view, which has been collecting data from all over the sky for nearly 8 years. This project will find and catalogue all point sources detected by the Swift-XRT.
, OSBORNE J.P., BEARDMORE A.P., PAGE K.L., WILLINGALE R., MOUNTFORD C.J., PAGANI C., BURROWS D.N., KENNEA J.A., PERRI M., TAGLIAFERRI G., GEHRELS N.
Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 210, 8 (2014)
1SXPS: a deep Swift X-ray telescope point source catalog with light curves and spectra.
o<1SXPS JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=151524. University of Leicester
=E=Catalogue in electronic form as IX/43Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5