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

Result of query: info cati FRB$

Details on Acronym:   FRB
   FRB (Fast Radio Burst) Write:<<FRB YYMMDD>>
<<FRB YYYYMMDDaaa>> Object:(Radio)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio Source) Note:A fast radio burst (FRB) is a transient radio pulse lasting only a few milliseconds.
Since about 2020, FRB names are provided by the Transient Name Server (TNS, https://www.wis-tns.org), the official IAU mechanism for reporting new astronomical transients.