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

Details on Acronym:   MGC
   MGC (Millenium Galaxy Catalogue) Write:<<MGC NNNNN>> N: 69594 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:The Millenium Galaxy Catalogue (MGC) is a 37.5deg(2), medium-deep, B-band imaging survey along the celestial equator, taken with the Wide GThe survey region is contained within the regions of both the 2dFGRS and the SDSS Early Data Release surveys.
The MGC is described in 2003MNRAS.344..307L Ref:=2003MNRAS.344..307L byLISKE J. , LEMON D.J., DRIVER S.P., CROSS N.J.G., COUCH W.J. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 344, 307-324 (2003) The Millennium Galaxy Catalogue: 16 ≤B_{MGC}< 24 galaxy counts and the calibration of the local galaxy luminosity function. oCDS Catalogue: VII/240> Description of the MGC catalogue. oCatalog: <MGC NNNNNNN> N=69594 among (Nos 1-95860). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/240 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   MGC
   MGC (MIT-Green Bank obs. Catalog) ***** Avoid the usage of MGC, prefer MITG Originof the Acronym: L (1998ApJ...492L...9M)
Details on Acronym:   MGC
   MGC (Miyun General Catalogue) ***** Avoid the usage of MGC, prefer MY Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)