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

Details on Acronym:   LCSB
   LCSB (Low Central Surface Brightness processor) Write:<<LCSB {L|S|F}NNNN>> N: 836+2900+59 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Sample of Low Surface Brightness (LSB) galaxies using the 2MASS survey.
In the format, the letter A stands for L (Large object), S (Small object), or F (Faint object).
The letter following the NNN numbering in the tables is not part of the format, but stands to indicate inclusion of the object in an other catalogue: P Only in PGC, O in other catalogues, N not previously catalogued. Ref:=2003A&A...405...99M byMONNIER-RAGAIGNE D. , VAN DRIEL W., SCHNEIDER S.E., JARRETT T.H., BALKOWSKI C. Astron. Astrophys., 405, 99-109 (2003) A search for Low Surface Brightness galaxies in the near-infrared. I. Selection of the sample. oTable 1: <LCSB LNNN> (Nos L1-L836). Table 2: <LCSB SNNNN> (Nos S1-S2900). Table 3: <LCSB FNN> (Nos F1-F59). Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)