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

Details on Acronym:   GSC
   GSC (Gas-Star Complex) ***** Avoid the usage of GSC, prefer [DS95] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   GSC
   GSC (Guide Star Catalog)= (HSTGC) Write:<<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN>> N: about 25000000 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:The Guide Star Catalog (GSC) has been constructed to support the operational requirement of the Hubble Space Telescope for off-axis stars. It contains approximately 1.9x10(7) stars and other objects in the sixth to fifteenth magnitude range.
In the format 'FFFFF' stands for an internal region number. Format FFFFF0NNNNN is also often found in the literature. Ref:=1990AJ.....99.2019L byLASKER B.M. , STURCH C.R., McLEAN B.J., RUSSELL J.L., JENKNER H., SHARA M.M. Astron. J., 99, 2019-2058 (1990) The Guide Star Catalog. I. Astronomical foundations and image processing oDescription of the GSC catalogue, no object in the reference. o<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN> Ref:=1990AJ.....99.2059R byRUSSELL J.L. , LASKER B.M., McLEAN B.J., STURCH C.R., JENKNER H. Astron. J., 99, 2059-2081 (1990) The Guide Star Catalog. II. Photometric and astrometric models and solutions. oDescription of the GSC catalogue, no object in the reference. o<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN> Ref:=1990AJ.....99.2082J byJENKNER H. , LASKER B.M., STURCH C.R., McLEAN B.J., SHARA M.M., RUSSELL J.L. Astron. J., 99, 2082-2154 (1990) The Guide Star Catalog. III. Production, database organisation, and population statistics. oDescription of the GSC catalogue, no object in the reference. o<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN> Ref:=1990GSC1..C......0L byLASKER B.M. , et al. The HST Guide Star Catalog Version 1.1, 0 (1990) An all-sky astrometric and photometric catalogue to support the operation of the Hubble Space Telescope. o<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN> Ref:=2001AJ....121.1752M byMORRISON J.E. , ROESER S., McLEAN B., BUCCIARELLI B., LASKER B. Astron. J., 121, 1752-1763 (2001) The Guide Star Catalog, version 1.2: an astrometric recalibration and other refinements. o<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN> =E=Catalogue in electronic form as I/220 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as I/254 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as I/255 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/99/2019 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/99/2059 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/99/2082 Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   HSTGC
   HSTGC (Hubble Space Telescope, Guide Catalog) ***** Avoid the usage of HSTGC, prefer GSC Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   SSRS2
   SSRS2 (Southern Sky Redshift Survey, 2nd list) Write:<<GSC FFFFF-NNNNN>> N: 5369 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:Catalog of galaxies in the SSRS2 sample. Galaxies are designated by their GSC identification. Ref:=1998AJ....116....1D byDA COSTA L.N. , WILLMER C.N.A., PELLEGRINI P.S., CHAVES O.L., RITE C., MAIA M.A.G., GELLER M.J., LATHAM D.W., KURTZ M.J., HUCHRA J.P., RAMELLA M., FAIRALL A.P., SMITH C., LIPARI S. Astron. J., 116, 1-7 (1998) The southern sky redshift survey. oGSC 06062-00839 is a misprint for GSC 06062-00344, GSC 04926-00957 is a misprint for GSC 04926-00804, GSC 06062-00731 is a misprint for GSC 06062-00488, GSC 06114-00442 is a misprint for GSC 06114-01426, GSC 06077-01455 is a misprint for USNO-A2.0 0675-11324440, GSC 07011-00313 is a misprint for GSC 07011-00309. Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   TIC
   TIC (Tycho Input Calalogue) Note:This catalogue results from the cross-matching of a subset ** catalog: use GSC

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