Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 17-Mar-2023)
Result of query: info cati WBB NBB-NNN$
Details on Acronym: WBB WBB (White+Bhavsar+Bormann)
N: about 600
Object:Group of G (SIMBAD class: GroupG = Group of Galaxies)
Note:The complete sample of poor Cl of G by White+Bhavsar+Bormann 1983, has not been published. It contains over 600 poor clusters. In Hanisch 1984, N=37. In Burns+ 1987, N=139. In the format, 'BB' stands for galactic latitude, (N45 means that the cluster is at a North galactic latitude between 40deg and 50deg.)
Astron. Astrophys., 133, 192-204 (1984)
Westerbork observations of 37 poor clusters of galaxies at 1415 MHz.
oTable 1: <WBB NBB-NNN> or <WBB SBB-NNN> N=37. Table 3: <[H84a] HHMM+DDd> or <[H84a] HHMM+DDd.N> or <[H84a] HHMM+DDda> N=97
, HANISCH R.J., WHITE R.A., NELSON E.R., MORRISETTE K.A., WARD M.J.
Astron. J., 94, 587-617 (1987)
A VLA 20cm survey of poor groups of galaxies.
o<WBB NBB-NNN> and <WBB SBB-NNN> N=139