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

Details on Acronym:   2MUCD
   2MUCD (UltraCool Dwarfs from the 2MASS Catalog)= (UCD) Write:<<2MUCD NNNNN>> N: about 1000 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:In preparation.
Identification of many late-M and L dwarfs through spectroscopic follow-up of photometrically selected objects from the 2MASS 2nd Release (2MUCD 1NNNN) and the All-sky release (2MUCD 2NNNN). This catalog would include all M7-L8/9 objects uncovered as part of this work. Ref:=2007AJ....133..439C byCRUZ K.L. , REID I.N., KIRKPATRICK J.D., BURGASSER A.J., LIEBERT J., SOLOMON A.R., SCHMIDT S.J., ALLEN P.R., HAWLEY S.L., COVEY K.R. Astron. J., 133, 439-467 (2007) Meeting the cool neighbors. IX. The luminosity function of M7-L8 ultracool dwarfs in the field. oTables 2,3,7,8,9: <2MUCD 1NNNN> N=209. Ref:=2007AJ....133.2258S bySCHMIDT S.J. , CRUZ K.L., BONGIORNO B.J., LIEBERT J., REID I.N. Astron. J., 133, 2258-2273 (2007) Activity and kinematics of ultracool dwarfs, including an amazing flare observation. oTable 1: <2MUCD 2NNNN> N=66 are new. Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5
Details on Acronym:   UCD
   UCD (UltraCool Dwarfs) ***** Avoid the usage of UCD, prefer 2MUCD Originof the Acronym: L (2007AJ....133.2258S)