Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 31-May-2024)

Result of query: info cati 2SXPS$

Details on Acronym:   2SXPS
   2SXPS (The Second Swift X-ray Point Source catalogue) Write:<<2SXPS JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> N: 206335 Object:(X)  (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray Source) Note:The 2SXPS (Swift-XRT Point Source) catalog contains 206,335 point sources detected by the Swift X-ray Telescope (XRT) in the 0.3–10 keV energy range. This catalog represents a significant improvement over 1SXPS, with double the sky coverage (now 3790 deg2), and several significant developments in source detection and classification.
More information is available at https://www.swift.ac.uk/2SXPS Ref:=2020ApJS..247...54E byEVANS P.A. , PAGE K.L., OSBORNE J.P., BEARDMORE A.P., WILLINGALE R., BURROWS D.N., KENNEA J.A., PERRI M., CAPALBI M., TAGLIAFERRI G., CENKO S.B. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 247, 54-54 (2020) 2SXPS: an improved and expanded Swift X-ray Telescope point-source catalog. o<2SXPS JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=206335. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <IX/58/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)