Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects

 rgh= (SRN) 
Details on Acronym:   VDB
   VDB Write:<<VDB NNN>>
<<VDB NNNa>> N: 188 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:Table II (and Identif. charts, fig. 5, p. 244) introduces stars in the nebulae, format NNN when there is just one star in the nebula, format NNNa when there are several stars in the nebula. Ref:=1968AJ.....73..233R byRACINE R. Astron. J., 73, 233-245 (1968) Stars in reflection nebulae. oWhen there is one star in the nebula, they are the same object 'VdB NNN' in SIMBAD. When there are several stars 'VdB NNNa' in the nebula 'VdB NNN', we try to separate them. oTable II: <VdB NNN> (No. 159) added, <VdB NNNA> N=188. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/21

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