Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati VCS2$

Details on Acronym:   VCS2
   VCS2 (Very long baseline array Calibrator Survey, 2) Write:<<VCS2 JHHMM+DDMM>> N: 276 Object:(Rad)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio Source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Extension of the VCS1 catalog.
See also IVS. Ref:=2003AJ....126.2562F byFOMALONT E.B. , PETROV L., MacMILLAN D.S., GORDON D., MA C. Astron. J., 126, 2562-2566 (2003) The second VLBA calibrator survey: VCS2. oTable 3, col(1): <VCS2 JHHMM+DDMM> N=276 = Table 3, col(2): <IVS BHHMM+DDd> N=276. Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)