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

Details on Acronym:   MQS
   MQS (Magellanic Quasars Survey) Write:<<MQS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>> N: 758  (SIMBAD class: AGN = Active Galaxy Nucleus) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:AAT AAOMega spectroscopic observations of N=12 fields in the LMC. in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC = LMC in source:Magellanic Clouds:SMC = SMC Ref:=2012ApJ...746...27K byKOZLOWSKI S. , KOCHANEK C.S., JACYSZYN A.M., UDALSKI A., SZYMANSKI M.K., POLESKI R., KUBIAK M., SOSZYNSKI I., PIETRZYNSKI G., WYRZYKOWSKI L., ULACZYK K., PIETRUKOWICZ P. Astrophys. J., 746, 27 (2012) The Magellanic Quasars Survey. II. Confirmation of 144 new active galactic nuclei behind the southern edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud. oTables 3-5: <MQS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=169. Ref:=2013ApJ...775...92K byKOZLOWSKI S. , ONKEN C.A., KOCHANEK C.S., UDALSKI A., SZYMANSKI M.K., KUBIAK M., PIETRZYNSKI G., SOSZYNSKI I., WYRZYKOWSKI L., ULACZYK K., POLESKI R., PIETRUKOWICZ P., SKOWRON J., (The OGLE Collaboration), MEIXNER M., BONANOS A.Z. Astrophys. J., 775, 92 (2013) The Magellanic Quasars Survey. III. Spectroscopic confirmation of 758 active galactic nuclei behind the Magellanic Clouds. oTables 2-3: <MQS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=758. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJ/746/27/> =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJ/775/92/> Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database