Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 02-Nov-2023)

Result of query: info cati LSQ$

Details on Acronym:   LSQ
   LSQ (La Silla-QUEST Variability Survey) Write:<<LSQ YYaaa>>
<<LSQ JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> Object:Opt. Transient  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of Unknown Nature) Note:The La Silla-QUEST (LSQ) Variability Survey is a dedicated wide field synoptic survey, focusing on the discovery and study of transients ranging from low redshift (z < 0.1) SN Ia, Tidal Disruption events, RR Lyrae variables, CVs, Quasars, TNOs and others. The survey utilizes the 1.0-m Schmidt Telescope of the European Southern Observatory at La Silla, Chile with the large area QUEST camera. Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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