Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 14-May-2019)
Result of query: info cati C83] NGC 3115$
Details on Acronym: [C83] [C83] (Caldwell, 1983)= (DW)
Write:<<[C83] M 87 DWNN>>
<<[C83] NGC NNNN DWNN>>
<<[C83] Field DWN>>
Object:dw. Ell. G (SIMBAD class: Galaxy)
Note:Search for dwarf galaxies in 5 groups of galaxies and a 'general field'.
in source:NAME M 87 Clusterin source:NAME NGC 4472 GROUPin source:NAME NGC 4594 GROUPin source:NAME NGC 3115 GROUPin source:NAME NGC 5846 GROUPRef:=1983AJ.....88..804C
Astron. J., 88, 804-812 (1983)
Structure and stellar content of dwarf elliptical galaxies.
oTable I: objets CH 1 to 6 = [S72] 1 to 6
oTable I: <[C83] M 87 DWNN> (Nos DW1 to DW12), <[C83] NGC 4472 DWNN> N=9 among 10, <[C83] NGC 4594 DWN> (No. DW1), <[C83] NGC 3115 DWN> (No. DW1), <[C83] NGC 5846 DWN> N=3 among 5, <[C83] Field DWN> (No. DW1).
Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database Details on Acronym: Dw Dw (Dwarf G)
***** Avoid the usage of Dw, prefer [C83]Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database