Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati 8pc$

Details on Acronym:   8pc
   8pc (8 parsec) Write:<<8pc NNN.NNA>> N: 167 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Survey of stars within 8 pc of the Sun. In the format NNN.NN stands for the parallax of the star, NNN.NNA is used for multiple star. Ref:=2001AJ....121.2189O byOPPENHEIMER B.R. , GOLIMOWSKI D.A., KULKARNI S.R., MATTHEWS K., NAKAJIMA T., CREECH-EAKMAN M., DURRANCE S.T. Astron. J., 121, 2189-2211 (2001) A coronagraphic survey for companions of stars within 8 parsecs. oTable 1: <8pc NNN.NNA> N=167. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/121/2189 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)