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

Details on Acronym:   2RE
   2RE (ROSAT sat., Extreme UV, 2nd catalog) Write:<<2RE JHHMM+DDM>>
<<2RE JHHMMSS+DDMMSS>> N: 479 Object:(Extreme UV)  (SIMBAD class: UV = UV-emission source) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Observations with ROSAT WFC
Note that the truncation of the 1st numeral of the minutes of declination is not in agreement with IAU recommendations of truncating to tenths of degrees in case of 3-digit declination. => The longuer format '2RE JHHMMSS+DDMMSS' is not used in the Pye et al. paper, but in Mason et al. 1995MNRAS.274.1194M (catalog: J/MNRAS/274/1194/) which is about optical identifications of the sources. The format JHHMM+DDM is nevertheless understood in SIMBAD Ref:=1995MNRAS.274.1165P byPYE J.P. , McGALE P.A., ALLAN D.J., BARBER C.R., BERTRAM D., DENBY M., PAGE C.G., RICKETTS M.J., STEWART B.C., WEST R.G. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 274, 1165-1193 (1995) The ROSAT Wide Field Camera all-sky survey of extreme-ultraviolet sources - II. The 2RE Source Catalogue. oX12325 not identified o<2RE JHHMM+DDM> N=479 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/MNRAS/274/1165 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/MNRAS/274/1194 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)