Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 19-Apr-2024)

Result of query: info cati SPT-CL$

Details on Acronym:   SPT-CL
   SPT-CL (Galaxy cluster identified in the South Pole Telescope survey) Write:<<SPT-CL JHHMM+DDMM>> N: about 1000 Object:ClG  (SIMBAD class: ClG = Cluster of Galaxies) Note:The South Pole Telescope (SPT, http://pole.uchicago.edu/) is a 10-meter-diameter telescope operating at the NSF South Pole research station. The telescope is designed for conducting large-area millimeter and sub-millimeter wave surveys of faint, low contrast emission, as required to map primary and secondary anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background. Auth.:Thomas Crawford
Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5