Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati 2MASX$

Details on Acronym:   2MASX
   2MASX (2Micron All-Sky Survey, Extended source catalogue) Write:<<2MASX JHHMMSSss+DDMMSSs>> N: 1647599 Object:(NIR)  (SIMBAD class: IR<10um = Near-IR source (λ< 10 µm)) Note:2 Micron All-Sky Survey 2MASS
http://spider.ipac.caltech.edu/staff/jarrett/2mass/XSC/ Ref:=2006AJ....131.1163S bySKRUTSKIE M.F. , CUTRI R.M., STIENING R., WEINBERG M.D., SCHNEIDER S., CARPENTER J.M., BEICHMAN C., CAPPS R., CHESTER T., ELIAS J., HUCHRA J., LIEBERT J., LONSDALE C., MONET D.G., PRICE S., SEITZER P., JARRETT T., KIRKPATRICK J.D., GIZIS J.E., HOWARD E., EVANS T., FOWLER J., FULLMER L., HURT R., LIGHT R., KOPAN E.L., MARSH K.A., McCALLON H.L., TAM R., VAN DYK S., WHEELOCK S. Astron. J., 131, 1163-1183 (2006) The Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <VII/233/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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