Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 19-Apr-2024)

Result of query: info cati NGC$

Obj. TypeAcronym(Explanation)Format
E?N(Abbreviation of NGC)NGC NNNNA 
E?NGC(New General Catalog)NGC NNNN 

NGC NNNNAA (L) E?RNGC(Revised New General Catalog)NGC NNNNA

Acronyms flagged by E are available in electronic form at CDS
(L) following the Format indicates a form found later in the literature, which is not recognized by SIMBAD.