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

Details on Acronym:   BLOX
   BLOX (Bonn Lensing, Optical, X-ray) Write:<<BLOX JHHMM.m+DDMM.m>> N: 155 Object:Poss. ClG  (SIMBAD class: ClG_Candidate = Cluster of Galaxies Candidate) Note:Authors are conducting a wide-field imaging survey on deep, public XMM-Newton fields to carry out a combined search for galaxy clusters with weak gravitational lensing, optical and X-ray selection. If the three methods give different positions the "BLOX" name will be based on the most reliable position estimate. Ref:=2007A&A...470..821D byDIETRICH J.P. , ERBEN T., LAMER G., SCHNEIDER P., SCHWOPE A., HARTLAP J., MATURI M. Astron. Astrophys., 470, 821-834 (2007) BLOX: the Bonn lensing, optical, and X-ray selected galaxy clusters. I. Cluster catalog construction. otable1.dat: <BLOX JHHMM.m+DDMM.m> N=155. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/A+A/470/821 Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5