Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati VCS1$

Details on Acronym:   VCS1
   VCS1 (Verylong baseline array Calibrator Survey) Write:<<VCS1 JHHMM+DDMM>> N: 1332+72 Object:(Rad)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio Source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:N=1332+72 extragalactic radio-sources in the northern sky, used as VLBA calibrators.
Table 4: VCS1 sources are also ICRF sources.
See also IVS 1950 designation for VCS1 sources.
Extension of VCS1 in VCS2. Ref:=2002ApJS..141...13B byBEASLEY A.J. , GORDON D., PECK A.B., PETROV L., MacMILLAN D.S., FOMALONT E.B., MA C. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 141, 13-21 (2002) The VLBA calibrator Survey–VCS1. oTables 2, 4: <VCS1 JHHMM+DDMM> N=1332+72 = <IVS BHHMM+DDd> N=1332+72. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJS/141/13 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)