Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 29-Sep-2022)

Result of query: info cati PGIR$

Details on Acronym:   PGIR
   PGIR (Palomar Gattini-IR) Write:<<PGIR YYaaa>> Object:Transient  (SIMBAD class: Transient = Transient Event) Note:Palomar Gattini-IR is a wide-field (25 square degree FOV) NIR time domain survey using a 30 cm telescope at Palomar Observatory, designed to survey the entire accessible sky (9,000 sq deg) to 16 AB mag (J band) every two nights.
This survey will identify transient candidates, generated in the real-time data reduction pipeline.
Only the first reference citing PGIR transients is listed here. Ref:=2019ATel12941....1D byDE K. , HANKINS M., SORIA R., KASLIWAL M.M., MOORE A., SOON J., TRAVOUILLON T., ADAMS S.M., ASHLEY M., BURNHAM J., DELACROIX A., GREFFE T., HALE D., LAU R., McKENNA D., OFEK E.O., SMITH R., SOKOLOSKI J. ATel, 2941, 1 (2019) Large amplitude near-infrared flaring of B2 1420+32 detected with Palomar Gattini-IR. o<PGIR YYaa> (No. 19gu). Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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