Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati 3B$

Details on Acronym:   3B
   3B (3rd BATSE catalog)= BATSE = (GRB) Write:<<3B YYMMDDA>> N: 1122 Object:(Gamma)  (SIMBAD class: gammaBurst = Gamma-ray Burst) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:BATSE experiment on the CGRO satellite, N=1122 cosmic gamma-ray bursts during the period 1991 April 19 to 1994 September 19.
In the format 'YYMMDDA' the letters 'A', 'B', ... are added if there is more than one burst a day.
(The first burst in the day is GRB YYMMDD = GRB YYMMDDA) 1999ApJS..120..399H: Information on localizatin for 218 3B bursts are obtained by analysing data from Ulysses and Compton gamma ray Observatory.
see also 1B, 2B, 4B Ref:=1996ApJS..106...65M byMEEGAN C.A. , PENDLETON G.N., BRIGGS M.S., KOUVELIOTOU C., KOSHUT T.M., LESTRADE J.P., PACIESAS W.S., McCOLLOUGH M.L., BRAINERD J.J., HORACK J.M., HAKKILA J., HENZE W., PREECE R.D., MALLOZZI R.S., FISHMAN G.J. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 106, 65-110 (1996) The third BATSE γ-ray burst catalog. o<3B YYMMDDA> N=1122 = <Trigger NNNN> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   BATSE
   BATSE (3rd BATSE catalog) ** catalog: use 3B Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   GRB
   GRB (Gamma Ray Burst) ***** Avoid the usage of GRB, prefer 3B Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature