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

Details on Acronym:   RFD
   RFD (Rubin+Ford+D'Odorico) Write:<<RFD AN>>
<<RFD AA>> N 18+11+1 Object:Part of G  (SIMBAD class: PartofG = Part of a Galaxy) Note:N=18 knots among (Nos A-T) in The Antennae galaxies, some of whese have components. No. AA is a tail. in source:NAME the Antennae Ref:=1970ApJ...160..801R byRUBIN V.C. , FORD W.K., D'ODORICO S. Astrophys. J., 160, 801-809 (1970) Emission-line intensities and radial velocities in the interacting galaxies NGC 4038-4039. o<RFD AA> N=1, <RFD A> N=18, Nos I and O missing Ref:=2007ApJ...668..168G byGILBERT A.M. , GRAHAM J.R. Astrophys. J., 668, 168-181 (2007) Feedback in the Antennae galaxies (NGC 4038/9). I. High-resolution infrared spectroscopy of winds from super star clusters. oNote 5: Star 4: [WS95] Star 4 or [WZL99] 4-4? oFig.1, Table 1: <RFD AN> (Nos A1, B1, D1-D2, E1-E5, F1-F2) added. Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature