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

Details on Acronym:   W
   W (Wood) ***** Avoid the usage of W, prefer WBP Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   WBP
   WBP (Wood+Bessell+Paltoglou)= (W) Write:<<WBP NNN>> N: 62 among 232 Object:V*  (SIMBAD class: Variable* = Variable Star) Note:Search for long-period variable stars in an area of 28' x56' centered on alpha = 05h28m 50.7s, Dec = -69deg 37' 56" (B1950.0) using 19 I plates (IV N +RG715). The survey did not detect variables brighter than Ic about 12, due to saturation. All the variables found are marked on Fig. 1. Identif. charts for 62 LPV variables out of a longer list of stars. Table 1: Sample of 33 among 232 variable candidates. HJK photometry (stars ordered by the period) in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC = LMC Ref:=1985ApJ...290..477W byWOOD P.R. , BESSELL M.S., PALTOGLOU G. Astrophys. J., 290, 477-486 (1985) A sample of long-period variables in the bar of the Large Magellanic Cloud and evidence for a recent burst of star formation. oIn SIMBAD: N=33 obj. 'WBP NNN' of T.1 oFig. 1 and Table 1: <WBP NNN> N=62 among 232 Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature