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

Details on Acronym:   HiTS
   HiTS (High Cadence Transient Survey) Write:<<HiTS JHHMMSS+DDMMSS>>
<<HiTS HHMMSS+DDMMSS>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 3+173+3485 Object:Transient + V* + QSO  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of Unknown Nature) Note:The High cadence Transient Survey (HiTS) aims at discovering and study transients objects, using data taken with the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) at the CTIO Blanco 4m telescope.
The first data release is described in 2018AJ....156..186M and can be accessed in the project archive http://astro.cmm.uchile.cl/HiTS/ Ref:=2017ApJ...845L..10M byMEDINA G.E. , MUNOZ R.R., VIVAS A.K., FORSTER F., CARLIN J.L., MARTINEZ J., GALBANY L., GONZALEZ-GAITAN S., HAMUY M., DE JAEGER T., MAUREIRA J.C., MARTIN J.S. Astrophys. J., 845L, 10-10 (2017) Serendipitous discovery of RR Lyrae stars in the Leo V ultra-faint galaxy. o<HiTS JHHMMSS+DDMMSS> N=3. Ref:=2018ApJ...855...43M byMEDINA G.E. , MUNOZ R.R., VIVAS A.K., CARLIN J.L., FORSTER F., MARTINEZ J., GALBANY L., GONZALEZ-GAITAN S., HAMUY M., DE JAEGER T., MAUREIRA J.C., MARTIN J.S. Astrophys. J., 855, 43-43 (2018) Discovery of distant RR Lyrae stars in the Milky Way using DECam. oTables 1+5+6: <HiTS JHHMMSS+DDMMSS> N=173. Ref:=2018AJ....156..186M byMARTINEZ-PALOMERA J. , FORSTER F., PROTOPAPAS P., MAUREIRA J.C., LIRA P., CABRERA-VIVES G., HUIJSE P., GALBANY L., DE JAEGER T., GONZALEZ-GAITAN S., MEDINA G., PIGNATA G., MARTIN J.S., HAMUY M., MUNOZ R.R. Astron. J., 156, 186-186 (2018) The High Cadence Transit Survey (HiTS): compilation and characterization of light-curve catalogs. o<HiTS JHHMMSS+DDMMSS> N=3485. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJ/855/43/> =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/156/186/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)