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

Details on Acronym:   W
   W (WATCH catalogue) ***** Avoid the usage of W, prefer WATCH Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   WATCH
   WATCH (WATCH catalogue)= (W) Write:<<WATCH YYMMDDa>> N: 95 Object:(Gamma)  (SIMBAD class: gammaBurst = Gamma-ray Burst) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Catalogue of Gamma-ray bursts observed with the WATCH all-sky monitor on board the GRANAT satellite Ref:=1998A&AS..129....1S bySAZONOV S.Y. , SUNYAEV R.A., TEREKHOV O.V., LUND N., BRANDT S., CASTRO-TIRADO A.J. Astron. Astrophys., Suppl. Ser., 129, 1-8 (1998) GRANAT/WATCH catalogue of cosmic γ-ray bursts: December 1989 to September 1994. oTable 1: <WATCH YYMMDDa> N=95 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/A+AS/129/1 Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database