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

Details on Acronym:   2MASSW
   2MASSW (2Micron All-Sky Survey Working database) Write:<<2MASSW JHHMMSSs+DDMMSS>> Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: Infrared = Infra-Red Source) Note:2 Micron All-Sky Survey 2MASS
1999ApJ...519..345L and 1999ApJ...519..802K: 1st refs containing N=64 '2MASSW' objects. Ref:=1999ApJ...519..345L byLIEBERT J. , KIRKPATRICK J.D., REID I.N., FISHER M.D. Astrophys. J., 519, 345-353 (1999) A 2MASS ultracool M dwarf observed in a spectacular flare. o<2MASSW JHHMMSSs+DDMMSS> N=1. Ref:=1999ApJ...519..802K byKIRKPATRICK J.D. , REID I.N., LIEBERT J., CUTRI R.M., NELSON B., BEICHMAN C.A., DAHN C.C., MONET D.G., GIZIS J.E., SKRUTSKIE M.F. Astrophys. J., 519, 802-833 (1999) Dwarfs cooler than ``M'': the definition of spectral type ``L'' using discoveries from the 2 micron all-sky survey (2MASS). oTables 1, 2: <2MASSs JHHMMSSs+DDMMSS> N=12, <2MASSW JHHMMSSs+DDMMSS> N=64. Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)