Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 17-May-2024)

Result of query: info cati CGPG$

Details on Acronym:   CGPG
   CGPG (Compact Galaxies and Post-eruptive Galaxy)= (ZGC) Write:<<CGPG HHMM.m+DDMM>> N: >3700 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:Most of the objects in this catalogue were originally published in the seven first lists of 'Zw R NNN'. Ex.: 'CGPG 0000.6+2142' = Zw IV 1 This catalogue is known as the 'Red Book'. See also Zw. Ref:=1971CGPG..C......0Z byZWICKY F. Publ. F. Zwicky, Guemligen (BE), Switzerland, 0-388 (1971) Catalogue of selected compact galaxies and of post-eruptive galaxies. o<CGPG HHMM.m+DDMM> N about 3700. <Zw R NNNa> R from (Nos I to VII). Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database
Details on Acronym:   ZGC
   ZGC (Zwicky, Galaxies Catalogue) ***** Avoid the usage of ZGC, prefer CGPG Originof the Acronym: L (2000AstL...26..757K)