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)
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)