Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati VCS5$

Details on Acronym:   VCS5
   VCS5 (Very long baseline array Calibrator Survey, 5) Write:<<VCS5 JHHMM+DDMM>> N: 569 Object:(Rad)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio Source) Note:Fifth extension to the VCS1 catalog.
See also IVS. Ref:=2007AJ....133.1236K byKOVALEV Y.Y. , PETROV L., FOMALONT E.B., GORDON D. Astron. J., 133, 1236-1242 (2007) The fifth VLBA calibrator survey: VCS5. oObjets from table 2 are designated in Simbad with their NVSS name. oTable 2, col(2): <IVS BHHMM+DDd> N=569 = Table 2, col(3): <VCS5 JHHMM+DDMM> N=569. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/133/1236 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)