Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 21-Jun-2024)

Result of query: info cati LINEAR$

Details on Acronym:   LINEAR
   LINEAR (Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research) Write:<<LINEAR NNNNNNNN>> N: ∼25.106 Object:?  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of Unknown Nature) Note:The Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) program operates two telescopes at the Experimental Test Site located within the US Army White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
Although LINEAR was designed for astrometric discovery of moving objects, the data set described here contains over 5 billion photometric measurements for about 25 million objects, mostly stars.
The LINEAR Survey Photometric Database is described in 2011AJ....142..190S and is available on the website https://astroweb.lanl.gov/lineardb/
Only the first references listing LINEAR sources are given here. Ref:=2013AJ....146...21S bySESAR B. , IVEZIC Z., STUART J.S., MORGAN D.M., BECKER A.C., SHARMA S., PALAVERSA L., JURIC M., WOZNIAK P., OLUSEYI H. Astron. J., 146, 21 (2013) Exploring the variable sky with LINEAR. II. Halo structure and substructure traced by RR Lyrae stars to 30 kpc. oTable 1: <LINEAR NNNNNNNN> N=5684 among (Nos 29848-24264172). Table 2: <[SIS2013] N> (Nos 1-7). Ref:=2013AJ....146..101P byPALAVERSA L. , IVEZIC Z., EYER L., RUZDJAK D., SUDAR D., GALIN M., KROFLIN A., MESARIC M., MUNK P., VRBANEC D., BOZIC H., LOEBMAN S., SESAR B., RIMOLDINI L., HUNT-WALKER N., VANDERPLAS J., WESTMAN D., STUART J.S., BECKER A.C., SRDOC G., WOZNIAK P., OLUSEYI H. Astron. J., 146, 101 (2013) Exploring the variable sky with LINEAR. III. Classification of periodic light curves. oTable 5: <LINEAR NNNNNNNN> N=7194 among (Nos 22522-24268361). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/146/21 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/146/101 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)