Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 22-May-2019)
Result of query: info cati D2005c]$
Details on Acronym: [D2005c] [D2005c] (Drake, 2005)= (DC) = (DGC)
Object:Cluster of * + Cluster of G (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature)
Stat:is completely incorporated in SimbadNote:Systematic search for the USNO-A2.0 catalogue for stellar cluster candidates which may have been missed in previous searches. 8 new stellar clusters are found, designated as 'DC1' to 'DC8', and 3 candidate galaxy clusters designated as 'DGC1' to 'DGC3'.
Astron. Astrophys., 435, 545-550 (2005)
Cluster candidates from the USNO-A2.0 catalogue.
oTable 1: <[D2005c] DCN> (Nos DC1 to DC8), <[D2005c] DGCN> (Nos DGC1 to DGC3).
Originof the Acronym: S = Created by Simbad, the CDS Database Details on Acronym: DC DC (Drake, Cluster)
***** Avoid the usage of DC, prefer [D2005c]Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s) Details on Acronym: DGC DGC (Drake, Galaxy Cluster)
***** Avoid the usage of DGC, prefer [D2005c]Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)