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

Details on Acronym:   NGVS
   NGVS (Next Generation Virgo cluster Survey) Write:<<NGVS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>>
<<NGVS -JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 206 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:N = 127+50+29 ultra-compact dwarf (UCD) galaxies associated with three proeminent Virgo sub-clusters, centered on the massive red-sequence galaxies M87, M49 and M60 respectively, using CFHT Megam imaging from the Next Generation Virgo cluster Survey (NGVS). in source:NAME Virgo Cluster in source:M 87 = NGC 4486 = Virgo A in source:M 49 = NGC 4472 in source:M 60 = NGC 4649 Ref:=2015ApJ...812...34L byLIU C. , PENG E.W., COTE P., FERRARESE L., JORDAN A., MIHOS J.C., ZHANG H.-X., MUNOZ R.P., PUZIA T.H., LANCON A., GWYN S., CUILLANDRE J.-C., BLAKESLEE J.P., BOSELLI A., DURRELL P.R., DUC P.-A., GUHATHAKURTA P., MACARTHUR L.A., MEI S., SANCHEZ-JANSSEN R., XU H. Astrophys. J., 812, 34 (2015) The Next Generation Virgo cluster Survey. X. Properties of ultra-compact dwarfs in the M87, M49, and M60 regions. o(Erratum) erratum vol. 836, art. 147 (2017) oTables 2-7: <NGVS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=127+50+29. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJ/812/34/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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