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

Details on Acronym:   2WHSP
   2WHSP (Second WISE High Synchrotron Peaked blazar) Write:<<2WHSP JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> N: 1691 Object:Poss. Blazar  (SIMBAD class: Blazar_Candidate = Possible Blazar) Note:This second WISE High Synchrotron Peaked blazar (2WHSP) catalog extends the previous 1WHSP to lower Galactic latitudes (b<|10°|), with N=1691 blazars expected to emit at VHE energies by means of multi-frequency data.
See also 3HSP. Ref:=2017A&A...598A..17C byCHANG Y.-L. , ARSIOLI B., GIOMMI P., PADOVANI P. Astron. Astrophys., 598A, 17-17 (2017) 2WHSP: A multi-frequency selected catalogue of high energy and very high energy γ-ray blazars and blazar candidates. oTable 2: <2WHSP JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=1691. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/598/A17/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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