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)
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).
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
***** Avoid the usage of W, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym: Wil
***** Avoid the usage of Wil, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym: Wils
***** Avoid the usage of Wils, prefer GCRV
Details on Acronym: Wilson
***** Avoid the usage of Wilson, prefer GCRV