Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Details on Acronym:   GCRV
   GCRV (General Catalog of stellar Radial Velocities)= (W) = (Wil) = (Wils) = (Wilson) Write:<<GCRV NNNNN>> N: 15106+8377 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Stat.in SIMBAD: Wilson's catalog is completely incorporated (Cat. III/21). Note:The General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocity is a compilation of the radial velocities for about 15,000 stars.
In SIMBAD, the acronym has been extended (numbers≥50000) for referencing stars having radial velocities published later, and compiled by Abt & Biggs in 1972 (VizieR Cat. III/4). Ref:=1953GCRV..C......0W byWILSON R.E. Carnegie Inst. Washington D.C. Publ. 601, 0 (1953) General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities o<GCRV NNNNN> N=15106. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as III/21 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as III/4
Details on Acronym:   W
   W (Wilson) ***** Avoid the usage of W, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym:   Wil
   Wil (Wilson) ***** Avoid the usage of Wil, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym:   Wils
   Wils (Wilson) ***** Avoid the usage of Wils, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym:   Wilson
   Wilson (Wilson) ***** Avoid the usage of Wilson, prefer GCRV

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