Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati 6dFGS$

Details on Acronym:   6dFGS
   6dFGS (6-degree Field Galaxy Survey) Write:<<6dFGS gJHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>>
<<6dFGS JHHMMSSs+DDMMSS>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 124647 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:Galaxies from the 6dFGS.
The authors used a format gHHMMSS+DDMMSS where the letter g stands for galaxy, then 2000 coordinates, so the letter 'J' is added.
2009MNRAS.399..683J: The 6dF Galaxy Survey Redshift Catalogue Data Release 3 (final release). Ref:=2009MNRAS.399..683J byJONES D.H. , READ M.A., SAUNDERS W., COLLESS M., JARRETT T., PARKER Q.A., FAIRALL A.P., MAUCH T., SADLER E.M., WATSON F.G., BURTON D., CAMPBELL L.A., CASS P., CROOM S.M., DAWE J., FIEGERT K., FRANKCOMBE L., HARTLEY M., HUCHRA J., JAMES D., KIRBY E., LAHAV O., LUCEY J., MAMON G.A., MOORE L., PETERSON B.A., PRIOR S., PROUST D., RUSSELL K., SAFOURIS V., WAKAMATSU K.-I., WESTRA E., WILLIAMS M. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 399, 683-698 (2009) The 6dF galaxy survey: final redshift release (DR3) and southern large-scale structures. o<6dFGS gJHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=124647. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/259/6dfgs Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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