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

Details on Acronym:   Cl
   Cl (Cluster) ***** Avoid the usage of Cl, prefer HMS Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   HMS
   HMS (Humason+Mayall+Sandage)= (Cl) Write:<<HMS HHMM+DDMMA>> N: 439 Object:Cluster of G  (SIMBAD class: ClG = Cluster of Galaxies) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:The 'HMS' designation from 1st ref. is extended to all clusters (N=439) in the 3rd ref. Ref:=1956AJ.....61...97H byHUMASON M.L. , MAYALL N.U., SANDAGE A.R. Astron. J., 61, 97-162 (1956) Redshifts and magnitudes of extragalactic nebulae. oTable I: <[HMS56] Anon HHMM.m+DDMM> N=17. Table III: <HMS HHMM+DDMMA> N=21. Table III, Plates I, II: <[HMS56] HHMM+DDMM NNA> N=124 Ref:=1973AJ.....78...26N byNOONAN T.W. Astron. J., 78, 26-31 (1973) List of clusters of galaxies with published redshifts. o<HMS HHMM+DDMMA> N=138 Ref:=1981ApJS...45..613N byNOONAN T.W. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 45, 613-620 (1981) List of clusters of galaxies with published redshifts. oTable 1: <HMS HHMM+DDMMA> N=439 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)