Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati ATO$

Details on Acronym:   ATO
   ATO (ATLAS object)= (ATLAS) Write:<<ATO JDDD.dddd+DD.ddddA>> N: about 500000000 Object:Unknown  (SIMBAD class: Optical = Optical Source) Note:The Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS, http://fallingstar.com) surveys the entire visible sky four times every two days and collects high quality photometry on all objects brighter than m∼19.
We are about to publish light curves of ∼5 million variable stars, submitting data to STScI and Vizier for dissemination.
The variability of most of these stars was not previously recognized. Ref:=2018AJ....156..241H byHEINZE A.N. , TONRY J.L., DENNEAU L., FLEWELLING H., STALDER B., REST A., SMITH K.W., SMARTT S.J., WEILAND H. Astron. J., 156, 241-241 (2018) A first catalog of variable stars measured by the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS). oTable 4 : All objects with Class = MIRA, LPV, PULSE, MPULSE, CBF, CBH, DBF, DBH, SINE, NSINE, MSINE have been ingested in SIMBAD. oTable 4: <ATO JDDD.dddd+DD.ddddA> N=4726882. Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/156/241/> Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5