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

Result of query: info cati LDN$

Details on Acronym:   L
   L (Lynds) ***** Avoid the usage of L, prefer LDN
Details on Acronym:   LD
   LD (Lynds, Dark nebula) ***** Avoid the usage of LD, prefer LDN
Details on Acronym:   LDN
   LDN (Lynds, Dark Nebula)= (L) = (LD) = (Lynds) Write:<<LDN NNNN>>
<<LDN NNNNWW>> N: 2009 Object:Dark Nebula  (SIMBAD class: DarkNeb = Dark Cloud (nebula)) Note:The galactic coordinates have been revised by Lynds for 381 clouds (see 1973ApJ...183..449D table 1, described p.450). Ref:=1962ApJS....7....1L byLYNDS B.T. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 7, 1-52 (1962) Catalogue of dark nebulae. oTable I: <LDN NNNN> (Nos 1-1802) =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/7
Details on Acronym:   Lynds
   Lynds (Lynds) ***** Avoid the usage of Lynds, prefer LDN