Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati F2M$

Details on Acronym:   F2M
   F2M (FIRST+2MASS) Write:<<F2M JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>> N: 69+137+395 Object:QSO + Poss. QSO  (SIMBAD class: QSO_Candidate = Quasar Candidate) Note:Combined radio and optical + IR observations of FIRST and 2MASS objects to search for QSOs. Ref:=2004ApJ...607...60G byGLIKMAN E. , GREGG M.D., LACY M., HELFAND D.J., BECKER R.H., WHITE R.L. Astrophys. J., 607, 60-75 (2004) FIRST-2MASS sources below the APM detection threshold: a population of highly reddened quasars. oTable 2: <F2M JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=69. Ref:=2007ApJ...667..673G byGLIKMAN E. , HELFAND D.J., WHITE R.L., BECKER R.H., GREGG M.D., LACY M. Astrophys. J., 667, 673-703 (2007) The FIRST-2MASS Red Quasar Survey. oTables 1, 2: <F2M JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=137 added. Ref:=2012ApJ...757...51G byGLIKMAN E. , URRUTIA T., LACY M., DJORGOVSKI S.G., MAHABAL A., MYERS A.D., ROSS N.P., PETITJEAN P., GE J., SCHNEIDER D.P., YORK D.G. Astrophys. J., 757, 51 (2012) FIRST-2MASS red quasars: transitional objects emerging from the dust. oTable 1: <F2M JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=395. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJ/607/60 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJ/667/673 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJ/757/51/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)