Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 26-Sep-2023)
Result of query: info cati BRI$
Details on Acronym: BRI BRI (B_j_,R,I survey)
Object:QSO (SIMBAD class: QSO = Quasar)
Note:QSOs from the APM multi-colour quasar survey (BRI survey). Acronym BRI is used when all 3 i.e. B, R and I UKST survey plates are used. Acronym BR is used when only the B and R plates are used. 1990: 1st reference from this survey, with the format HHMM+DD. In this ref., N=10. 1991: 1st reference from this survey, with the format HHMM+DDMM. In this ref., N=1. 2001: The authors have in preparation objects 'BRI' with 2 formats BHHMM+DDMM and JHHMM+DDMM.
, McMAHON R.
GEMINI Newsletter Royal Greenwich Obs., 30, 6-None (1990)
Yet more z>4 QSOs discovered using the INT.
o<BRI HHMM+DD> N=10
, McMAHON R.G., REID N.
Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 252, part no 16, 61-64 (1991)
A star of exceedingly low luminosity.
o<BRI HHMM+DDMM> N=1: BRI 0021-0214
Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)