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

Details on Acronym:   BRI
   BRI (B_j_,R,I survey) Write:<<BRI BHHMM+DD>>
<<BRI JHHMM+DDMM>> 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. Ref:=1990Gemin..30....6I byIRWIN M. , 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 Ref:=1991MNRAS.252p..61I byIRWIN M. , 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)