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

Details on Acronym:   UVQS
   UVQS (UV-bright Quasar Survey) Write:<<UVQS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>>
<<UVQS JHHMM+DDMM>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 1450+2010 Object:(UV)  (SIMBAD class: UV = UV-emission Source) Note:First data release (DR1) of the UV-bright Quasar survey for z∼1 active galactic nuclei (AGNs) across the sky.
Lick Observatory Shane 3m telescope Kast, LCO Boller & Chivens (BCS), CAHA 2.2m telescope CAFOS, Keck ESI MMT MBC, and Magellan MagE spectroscopy of N=1450+2010 quasar candidates (primary and secondary candidates respectively).
Use of GALEX (UV) and WISE (NIR) data. Ref:=2016AJ....152...25M byMONROE T.R. , PROCHASKA J.X., TEJOS N., WORSECK G., HENNAWI J.F., SCHMIDT T., TUMLINSON J., SHEN Y. Astron. J., 152, 25-25 (2016) The UV-bright quasar survey (UVQS): DR1. oTables 1-2: <UVQS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=1450+2010. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/152/25/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)