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

Details on Acronym:   WS
   WS (Westerlund+Smith) ***** Avoid the usage of WS, prefer WSPN Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   WSPN
   WSPN (Westerlund+Smith, PN)= (WS) Write:<<WSPN NN>> N: 42 Object:PN  (SIMBAD class: PlanetaryNeb = Planetary Nebula) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Table II: (Nos 1-42), Identif. charts. The identified 42 objects form a circular system with the centroid at 5h22m, -69.5deg. in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC = LMC Ref:=1964MNRAS.127..449W byWESTERLUND B.E. , SMITH L.F. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 127, 449-457 (1964) Planetary nebulae in the Large Magellanic Cloud. oTable II: <WSPN NN> (Nos 1-42) Originof the Acronym: D = Assigned by the Dictionary of Acronyms

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