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

Details on Acronym:   GMBCG
   GMBCG (Gaussian Mixture Brightest Cluster Galaxy) Write:<<GMBCG DDD.ddddd+DD.ddddd>>
<<GMBCG JDDD.ddddd+DD.ddddd>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 55424 Object:Cluster of G  (SIMBAD class: ClG = Cluster of Galaxies) Note:Catalog of N=55424 optically selected galaxy clusters from the application of a new Gaussian Mixture Brightest Cluster Galaxy (GMBCG) algorithm to SDSS DR7 data.
More information available at: http://home.fnal.gov/~jghao/gmbcg_sdss_catalog.html Ref:=2010ApJS..191..254H byHAO J. , McKAY T.A., KOESTER B.P., RYKOFF E.S., ROZO E., ANNIS J., WECHSLER R.H., EVRARD A., SIEGEL S.R., BECKER M., BUSHA M., GERDES D., JOHNSTON D.E., SHELDON E. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 191, 254-274 (2010) A GMBCG galaxy cluster catalog of 55,424 rich clusters from SDSS DR7. o<GMBCG DDD.ddddd+DD.ddddd> N=55424. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJS/191/254/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)