Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati AM$
 8.12.17 (Arp+Madore)= APM 
Details on Acronym:   AM
   AM Write:<<AM HHMM+DDM>>
<<AM HHMM+DDMM>> Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:In the format the declination is not 'DDd' but 'DDM'. The authors have truncated the arc minutes instead of writing a decimal fraction of degree: e.g. +43deg 59' is written +435.
Vol.I. Positions and descriptions.
Vol. II. Selected photographs (photographic reproductions by W.E. Roberton) Ref:=1987AM....C......0A byARP H.C. , MADORE B.F. Cambridge Univ. Press, 0-None (1987) A catalogue of southern peculiar galaxies and associations. o<AM HHMM+DDM> =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/170
Details on Acronym:   AM
   AM 11.23 (Armandroff+Massey) ***** Avoid the usage of AM, prefer [AM85] Originof the Acronym: L (1998ApJ...505..793M)
Details on Acronym:   AM
   AM 6.04.25 (Arp+Madore) Write:<<Cl AM N>> N: 4 Object:GlCl  (SIMBAD class: GlCl = Globular Cluster) Note:Cl AM 1 = NAME E 1 = ESO 201-SC10, intergalactic, galactocentric distance 118 kpc (Aaronson+, 1984, Ap. J. 276, 221-228 and plates 1 and 2)
Cl AM 2 = ESO 368-SC07
Cl AM 3 probably belongs to the SMC
Cl AM 4 = C 1353-269, probably intergalactic Ref:=1979ApJ...227L.103M byMADORE B.F. , ARP H.C. Astrophys. J., 227, 103-104 (1979) Three new faint star clusters. o<Cl AM N> (Nos 1-3) Ref:=1982PASP...94...40M byMADORE B.F. , ARP H.C. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 94, 40-42 (1982) A distant star cluster in Hydra, AM-4. o<Cl AM N> No. 4
Details on Acronym:   [AM2002]
   [AM2002] 93.05.25 (Arp+Madore) ***** Avoid the usage of [AM2002], prefer AM
Details on Acronym:   APM
   APM ure-dominated coherent structures in L1688 and B18. oFigs 1-6, Table 1: <[CPG2019] L1688-aNW> (Nos d1-d12, c1E-c1W, c2-c5), <[CPG2019] B18-dN> (Nos d1-d6). Auth.:CHEN H.H.-H.+
Details on Acronym:   CPGA
   CPGA (Catalogue of Southern Peculiar G)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Kron 3 MA
   Cl* Kron 3 MA (Mould+Aaronson) Write:<<Cl* Kron 3 MA N>> N: 2 Object:*inCl Ref:=1982ApJ...263..629M byMOULD J. , AARONSON M. Astrophys. J., 263, 629-638 (1982) The extended giant branches of intermediate age globular clusters in the Magellanic Clouds. III. 6. Table 6: <Cl* NGC 339 MSF Nyyyyxxxx> N=773. Table 7: <Cl* NGC 361 MSF Nyyyyxxxx> N=1241. Table 8: <Cl* Kron 3 MSF Nyyyyxxxx> N=2102. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/116/2395/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Kron 3 RDM
   Cl* Kron 3 RDM (Rich+Da Costa+Mould) Write:<<Cl* Kron 3 RDM NNN>> N: 459 Object:*inCl Ref:=1984ApJ...286..517R byRICH R.M. , DA COSTA G.S., MOULD J.R. Astrophys. J., 286, 517-528 (1984) Main-sequence photometry of the SMC globular cluster Kron 3. oTable 3: <Cl* Kron 3 RDM NNN> (Nos 1-459) Originof the Acronym: L (1998AJ....115.1934D)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Kron 3 Walk
   Cl* Kron 3 Walk (Walker) Write:<<Cl* Kron 3 Walk NN>> N: 88 Object:*inCl Ref:=1970ApJ...161..835W byWALKER M.F. R., JENSEN J.B., DA COSTA G.S. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 82, 489-494 (1992) The age of the Small Magellanic Cloud cluster Lindsay 11. oin ref list DA COSTA 1986ApJ...305..214D instead of 307.214 oTable 1: <Cl* Lindsay 11 MJD 1NNN> N=406 (Nos 1001-1406). Table 2: <Cl* Lindsay 11 MJD 2NNN> N=226 (Nos 2001-2226).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Lindsay 110 PSG
   Cl* Lindsay 110 PSG (Piatti+Sarajedini+Geisler+) Write:<<Cl* Lindsay 110 PSG NNNN>> N: 3570 Object:*inCl Ref:=2007MNRAS.381L..84P byPIATTI A.E. , SARAJEDINI A., GEISLER D., GALLART C., WISCHNJEWSKY M. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 381L, 84-88 (2007) Two newly identified, relatively old star clusters in the Sma NNNN> (Nos 1-3570). Table 3: <Cl* Lindsay 112 PSG NNN> (Nos 1-641). Table 4: <Cl* Lindsay 113 PSG NNNN> (Nos 1-2401). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/MNRAS/381/L84/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Lindsay 113 AM
   Cl* Lindsay 113 AM (Aaronson+Mould) Write:<<Cl* Lindsay 113 AM N>> N: 2 Object:*inCl Ref:=1982ApJS...48..161A byAARONSON M. , MOULD J. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 48, 161-184 (1982) The extended giant branches of intermediate age globular clusters in the Magellanic Clouds. II. oTable 2: <Cl* NGC NNNN AM N> N=26 in 10 Cl, <Cl* Lindsay 113 AM N> (Nos 1-22), <Cl* NGC 1806 LE N> (No. 9) added, <Cl* NGC 1916 LE N> (No. 4) added, <Cl* NGC 2019 LE N> (Nos 2,5) added, <Cl* NGC 2213 LE NN> (Nos 11-12) added. 005MNRAS.358.1215P byPIATTI A.E. , SARAJEDINI A., GEISLER D., SEGUEL J., CLARK D. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 358, 1215-1230 (2005) Tracing the formation history of intermediate-age star clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud. oTables: <Cl* Lindsay 4 PSG NNNN> N=5500, <Cl* Lindsay 5 PSG NNNN> N=1499, <Cl* Lindsay 6 PSG NNNN> N=1478, <Cl* Lindsay 7 PSG NNNN> N=6134, <Cl* Lindsay 19 PSG NNNN> N=1928, <Cl * Lindsay 27 PSG NNNN> N=6134, <[PSG2005] BS 121 NNNN> N=9381, <[PSG2005] HW 47 NNNNN> N=19070, <[PSG2005] HW 84 NNNNN> N=38681, <[PSG2005] HW 86 NNNNN> N=43815. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/MNRAS/358/1215/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Lindsay 27 MA
   Cl* Lindsay 27 MA (Mou) I NGC 1647 (Not yet in Simbad) Write:<<Cl* Lindsay 27 MA NNN>>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1647 Cuf
   Cl* NGC 1647 Cuf (Cuffey) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1647 Cuf ANN>> N: 64+65 Object:*inCl Rem:Format ANN: Area A: ANN (Nos 1-60). Area B: BNN (Nos 1-65) Ref:=1937AnHar.105..403C byCUFFEY J. Ann. Astron. Obs. Harvard Coll., 105, 403-443 (1937) Red indices in galactic clusters. o<Cl* NGC 1647 CUF ANN> (Nos A1-A64, B1-B65). <NGC 1647 NNN> (Nos 1-407). <Cl* NGC 1746 CUF ANNN> (Nos A1-A105, B1-B64). <Cl* NGC 1746 CUF NNN> (Nos 1-583). <NGC 1857 NNN> (Nos 1-314). <NGC 1893 NNN> (Nos 1-360). <NGC 1912 NNN> (Nos 1-779). umbering of Ann H.B. et al, in 1999, Korean Astronomical Society, No. 32, p. 7) oTable 3: <Cl* AAAAA NNNN MMU NNNNN> N=1260 in N=187 clusters. (AAAAA = cluster name). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/485/303/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1662 PP
   Cl* NGC 1662 PP (Pena+Peniche) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1662 PP NN>> N: 42 Object:*inCl Ref:=1994RMxAA..28..139P byPENA J.H. , PENICHE R. Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrofis., 28, 139-152 (1994) uvby-β photometry of open clusters. IV. NGC 1444, NGC 1662, NGC 2129, NGC 2169 and NGC 7209. o(Erratum) in 1996RMxAA.32.193 o<Cl* NGC 1444 PP NN> metry of stars in galactic cluster fields. oFormat 'NN' for photoelectrically measured stars, Format 'NNN' for photographically measured stars (1st star = No. 101). oCatalogue: <IC NNNN NN> or <Cl* IC NNNN Hoag NN> or <NGC NNNN NN> or <Cl* NGC NNNN Hoag NN> or <Cl Trumpler 2 NN> or <Cl* Trumpler 35 Hoag NN>. Appendix: <Cl* NGC NNNN Hoag NNN> (Nos 101-NNN). For NGC 7128: Catalogue: <Cl* NGC 7128 HJ NNN> (Nos 1-25), Appendix: <Cl* NGC 7128 HJP NNN> (Nos 1-NNN)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1778 DAF
   Cl* NGC 1778 DAF (Dias+Assafin+Florio+) . Table 3, col(3) = [BTZ98] NNN in SIMBAD. oTable 3, col(2): <Cl* NGC 1817 EG NN> (Nos 1-59). Auth.:MERMILLIOD J.-C.+
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1817 FA
   Cl* NGC 1817 FA (Frandsen+Arentoft) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1817 FA NNN>> N: 8 among 176 Object:*inCl Ref:=1998A&A...333..524F byFRANDSEN S. , ARENTOFT T. Astron. Astrophys., 333, 524-530 (1998) The search for δ Scuti stars in open clusters. oTable 1: <Cl* NGC 1817 FA NNN> N=8 among 176
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1817 HH
   Cl* NGC 1817 HH (Harris+Harris) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1817 HH NNNN # 4 digits>> N: 86+126+147 Standard globular cluster giant branches in the (MI, (V-I)0) plane. oTable II, Fig.1: <Cl* NGC 1851 DA NN> N=8 among (Nos 1-12). Table III: Cl* NGC 6752 CL NNN> N=10 among (Nos 8-114). Auth.:DA COSTA G.S.+
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1851 DMH
   Cl* NGC 1851 DMH (Downes+Margon+Homer+) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1851 DMH NN>> N: 11 Object:RR Lyr Ref:=2004AJ....128.2288D byDOWNES R.A. , MARGON B., HOMER L., ANDERSON S.F. Astron. J., 128, 2288-2294 (2004) Far-ultraviolet observations of RR Lyrae stars in the core of NGC 1851. oTable 3, skip UV = EQ J051406.8-40 6, 220-236 (1998) CCD photometry of galactic globular clusters. IV. The NGC 1851 RR Lyrae variables. oTable 7 : NGC 4499 misprint for IC 4499. oTable 3: <Cl* NGC 1851 W NNNNN> Nos among (Nos 34-10649). Table 5: <Cl* NGC 1851 SAW VNN> (Nos V27-V33) added. Ref:=2004IBVS.5533....1S bySUMEREL A.N. , CORWIN T.M., CATELAN M., BORISSOVA J., SMITH H.A. IAU Inform. Bull. Var. Stars, 5533, 1-None (2004) Newly discovered variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 1851. oTable 1: <Cl* NGC 1851 SCC VNN> (Nos V1-V19) = <Cl* NGC 1851 SAW VNN> (Nos V34-V52) added. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <V/97/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1851 SCC
   Cl* NGC 1851 SCC (Sumerel+Corwin+Cate) N: 415 Object:*inCl Ref:=1981AJ.....86..687S bySTETSON P.B. Astron. J., 86, 687-706 (1981) A photometric study of the X-ray globular cluster NGC 1851. oTable III: <Cl* NGC 1851 STET NNN> (Nos 1-415).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1851 UIT
   Cl* NGC 1851 UIT (UIT observations) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 1851 PML
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1851 UV
   Cl* NGC 1851 UV (UltraViolet *) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1851 UV N>> N: 7 Object:*inCl Rem:only UV Nos 5 to 7 in 1975ApJ...200L...9V Ref:=1975ApJ...200L...9V byVIDAL N.V. , FREEMAN K.C. Astrophys. J., 200, 9-11 (1975) The X-ray source MX 0513-40 and the globular cluster NGC 1851. o<CL* NGC 1851 UV N> (Nos 5-7)
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   <Cl* NGC 457 ALT NNN> N=94 among 192. Table VII: <Cl* NGC 637 ALT NN> N=23 among 30. Table Soc., 253, 649-661 (1991) Near-infrared and Stromgren photometry of the open clusters NGC 663, NGC 1502 and NGC 1893. oTable 2: <Cl* NGC 663 Hoag NNW> (Nos 25-57, 48N, 48S). Table 3: <Cl* NGC 1502 Hoag NNc> (Nos 27-34, 30c, 34c). Table 4: <Cl* NGC 1893 Hoag NN> (Nos 34-47). Auth.:TAPIA M.+
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 1893 MV
   Cl* NGC 1893 MV (Moffat+Vogt) Write:<<Cl* NGC 1893 MV NNNNN # 5 digits>> N: 678 Object:*inCl Rem:N=678 among (Nos 11001-55019), always a 5 digits format Ref:=1974VeBoc...2....1M byMOFFAT A.F.J. , VOGT N. Veroeff. Astron. Inst. Ruhr-Univ. Bochum, 2, 1-No I 10.1038/385509a0, TANABE T., NISHIDA S., MATSUMOTO S., ONAKA T., NAKADA Y., SOYANO T., ONO T., SEKIGUCHI K., GLASS I.S. Nature, 385, 509-510 (1997) Duration of the superwind phase of asymptotic giant branch stars. oTable 1: <Cl* NGC 1783 IR 1>, <Cl* NGC 419 IR 1>, <Cl* NGC 1978 IR 1> Ref:=2005A&A...442..597V byVAN LOON J.T. , MARSHALL J.R., ZIJLSTRA A.A. Astron. Astrophys., 442, 597-613 (2005) Dust-enshrouded giants in clusters in the Magellanic Clouds. oTable 2: <[VMZ2005] HS NNN IR N> N=1+1, <[VM MER R.A., SUNTZEFF N.B., WALKER A.R. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 300, 665-685 (1998) HST colour-magnitude diagrams of six old globular clusters in the LMC. oTable 4: <Cl* NGC 1754 OHM NNNN> (Nos 1-7694), <Cl* NGC 1835 OHM NNNNN> (Nos 1-11411), <Cl* NGC 1898 OHM NNNN> (Nos 1-8654), <Cl* NGC 1911 OHM NNNN> (Nos 1-9211), <Cl* NGC 2005 OHM NNNN> (Nos 1-9519), <Cl* NGC 2019 OHM NNNN> (Nos 1-9943). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/MNRAS/300/665/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2005 OSSH
   Cl* NGC 2005 OSSH (Olszewski+Schommer+Suntzeff+Harris) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2005 OSSH N>> N: 2 Object:*inCl Ref:=1991AJ....101..515O byOLSZEWSKI E.W. , SCHOMMER R.A., SUNTZEFF N.B., HARRIS H.C. Astron. J., 101, 515-537 (19 1 to 21201), <Cl* NGC 2099 NSF NNNNN> (Nos 1-2179).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2099 PPM
   Cl* NGC 2099 PPM (Paunzen+Pintado+Maitzen) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2099 PPM NN>> N: 41 Object:*inCl Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Ref:=2003A&A...412..721P byPAUNZEN E. , PINTADO O.I., MAITZEN H.M. Astron. Astrophys., 412, 721-725 (2003) CCD photometric search for peculiar stars in open clusters. V. NGC 2099, NGC 3114, NGC 6204, NGC 6705 and NGC 6756. oTable 3 : designation 'NN' in column 2 not in Simbad. oTable 4: <Cl* NGC 2099 PPM NN> (Nos 1-41). Table 5: <Cl* NGC 3114 P s clusters. oTable 3: <[GCS2006] SL NNN NN>, <[GCS2006] Reticulum NN>, <[GCS2006] Hodge NN NN>, N=74. Table 3: <Cl* NGC NNNN GCS NN> N=146, <Cl* IC 2146 GCS NN> N=18 among (Nos 2-21). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/132/1630/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2121 HHU
   Cl* NGC 2121 HHU (Hesser+Hartwick+Ugarte) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2121 HHU R-NNN>> N: 213 Object:*inCl Rem:Format can also be written 'NNNN' with 4 digits,
ex.: Cl* NGC 2121 HHU IV-1-2 = Cl* NGC 2121 HHU 4102 Ref:=1976ApJS...32..283H byHESSER J.E. , HARTWICK F.D.A., UGARTE P.P. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 32, 283-350 (1976) Instrumental color-magnitude diagrams for 24 Large Magellanic Cloud star clusters. oTables A28-A29: Stars oTables 3A-3O: <Cl* NGC 1711 E NNN> (Nos 1-180), <Cl* NGC 1755 E NNN> (Nos 1-219), <Cl* NGC 1818 E NNN> (Nos 1-152), <Cl* NGC 1850 E NNN> (Nos 1-289), <Cl* NGC 1855 E NNN> (Nos 1-180), <Cl* NGC 1872 E NNN> (Nos 1-167), <Cl* NGC 2002 E NNN> (Nos 1-121), <Cl* NGC 2004 E NNN> (Nos 1-143), <Cl* NGC 2100 E NNN> (Nos 1-135), <Cl* NGC 2156 E NNN> (Nos 1-238), <Cl* NGC 2157 E NNN> (Nos 1-241), <Cl* NGC 2159 E NNN> (Nos 1-256), <Cl* NGC 2164 E NNN> (Nos 1-110), <Cl* NGC 2172 E NN> (Nos 1-95), <Cl* NGC 2214 E NN> (Nos 1-56).
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   le 18: <NGC 2482 NN> N=41. Table 19: <Cl Ruprecht 55 NN> N=18. Table 21: <Cl Pismis 4 NN> N=16. Table 22: <Cl Ruprecht 67 NN> N=27. Table 24: <Cl Pismis 12 NN> N=17. Table 27: <Cl Ruprecht 79 NN> N=22. Table 27: <Cl Bochum N> (Nos 1-7). Auth.:MOFFAT A.F.J.+
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2186 DAF
   Cl* NGC 2186 DAF (Dias+Assafin+Florio+) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2186 DAF NNN>> N: 100 Object:*inCl Ref:=2006A&A...446..949D byDIAS W.S. , ASSAFIN M., FLORIO V., ALESSI B.S., LIBERO V. Astron. Astrophys., 446, 949-953 (2006) Proper motion determination of open clusters based on the UCAC2 catalogue. oCatalogs pm: <Cl* AAAAAA NNNN DAF NNNN>. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/A+A/446/94 brighter than v = 18.2 Ref:=1984ApJ...281..158O byOLSZEWSKI E.W. , CANTERNA R., C NNNN> N=3 among 6019.
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 3960 DAF
   Cl* NGC 3960 DAF (Dias+Assafin+Florio+) Write:<<Cl* NGC 3960 DAF NNN>> N: 170 Object:*inCl Ref:=2006A&A...446..949D byDIAS W.S. , ASSAFIN M., FLORIO V., ALESSI B.S., LIBERO V. Astron. Astrophys., 446, 949-953 (2006) Proper motion determination of open clusters based on the UCAC2 catalogue. oCatalogs pm: <Cl* AAAAAA NNNN DAF NNNN>. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/446/949/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 3960 J
   Cl* NGC 3960 J (Janes)

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