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

Details on Acronym:   RSGC
   RSGC (Red SuperGiant Cluster) Write:<<RSGC N>> N: 2+1 Object:Cluster of *  (SIMBAD class: Cluster* = Cluster of Stars) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Search for star clusters of red superpergiant stars. Ref:=2007ApJ...671..781D byDAVIES B. , FIGER D.F., KUDRITZKI R.-P., MacKENTY J., NAJARRO F., HERRERO A. Astrophys. J., 671, 781-801 (2007) A massive cluster of red supergiants at the base of the Scutum-Crux arm. oText: <RSGC N> (Nos 1-2). Table 1: <Cl* Stephenson 2 DFK NNa> (Nos 1-72, 32b). Ref:=2009A&A...498..109C byCLARK J.S. , NEGUERUELA I., DAVIES B., LARIONOV V.M., RITCHIE B.W., FIGER D.F., MESSINEO M., CROWTHER P.A., ARKHAROV A.A. Astron. Astrophys., 498, 109-114 (2009) A third red supergiant rich cluster in the Scutum-Crux arm. oParagraph 4. RSCG 3 (group of galaxies) is a probable misprint for RSGC 3 (cluster of stars). oText: <RSGC N> (No. 3) added. Table 1: <[CND2009] SNN> (Nos S1-S28). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJ/671/781 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)