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

Details on Acronym:   WH
   WH (Wang+Helfand) Note:superseded by WHHW (1991ApJ...374..475W). ***** Avoid the usage of WH, prefer WHHW Originof the Acronym: L (1995A&A...302..879N)
Details on Acronym:   WHHW
   WHHW (Wang+Hamilton+Helfand+Wu)= (WH) Write:<<WHHW HHMM.s-DDMM>> N: 105+9 Object:(X)  (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray Source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Tables 2 and 4: Rounded coordinates. The correct numbering should have a leading zero and should have used truncated coordinates. Namely the correct numbering should be 0458.5-6908 instead of 458.6-6909. In SIMBAD, the hours HH have always two digits, ex.: WHHW 0458.6-6909. In a first ref. 1991ApJ...370..541W, N=21 objects. in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC = LMC Ref:=1991ApJ...374..475W byWANG Q. , HAMILTON T., HELFAND D.J., WU X. Astrophys. J., 374, 475-None (1991) The detection of X-rays from the hot interstellar medium of the Large Magellanic Cloud. oWHHW 0539.4-6860 = WHHW 0539.4-6859 - WHHW 0539.4-6900 oTables 2, 4: <WHHW HHMM.m-DDMM> N=105+9 Originof the Acronym: D = Assigned by the Dictionary of Acronyms