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

Details on Acronym:   CXOSEXSI
   CXOSEXSI (Chandra X-ray Observatory, Serendipitous Extragal. X-ray Source Identif.) Write:<<CXOSEXSI JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> N: 1034+877 Object:(X)  (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray Source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:SEXSI is a collaboration between researchers at Caltech and Columbia University to obtain a large sample of Serendipitous Extragalactic X-ray Source Identifications by extracting complete, hard (2.0-10.0keV) X-ray source lists from high Galactic latitude X-ray source lists from high Galactic latitude Chandra Observatory fields, and then to obtain photometric and spectroscopic identifications.
2003ApJ...596..944H, Table 4: source catalog, Table 6: soft-band-only source catalog.
Optical imaging of the 1034 sources in 2005ApJS..156...35E Ref:=2003ApJ...596..944H byHARRISON F.A. , ECKART M.E., MAO P.H., HELFAND D.J., STERN D. Astrophys. J., 596, 944-956 (2003) The Serendipitous Extragalactic X-ray Source Identification program. I. Characteristics of the hard X-ray sample. oTables 4, 6: <CXOSEXSI JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=1034+879. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJ/596/944 Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5