Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati 2EG$

Details on Acronym:   2EG
   2EG (2nd EGRET Gamma-ray catalog) Write:<<2EG JHHMM+DDMM>> N: 129 Object:(Gamma)  (SIMBAD class: gamma = Gamma-ray Source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:EGRET on the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory. Suppl. catalog: see 2EGS, sometime found as 2EG Ref:=1995ApJS..101..259T byTHOMPSON D.J. , BERTSCH D.L., DINGUS B.L., ESPOSITO J.A., ETIENNE A., FICHTEL C.E., FRIEDLANDER D.P., HARTMAN R.C., HUNTER S.D., KENDIG D.J., MATTOX J.R., McDONALD L.M., VON MONTIGNY C., MUKHERJEE R., RAMANAMURTHY P.V., SREEKUMAR P., FIERRO J.M., LIN Y.C., MICHELSON P.F., NOLAN P.L., SHRIVER S.K., WILLIS T.D., KANBACH G., MAYER-HASSELWANDER H.A., MERCK M., RADECKE H.-D., KNIFFEN D.A., SCHNEID E.J. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 101, 259-286 (1995) The second EGRET catalog of high-energy γ-ray sources. oTable 4: <2EG JHHMM+DDMM> N=129 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJS/101/259 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)