Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati IRC$

Details on Acronym:   IRC
   IRC (Infrared Catalog)= (TMSS) Write:<<IRC +DDNNN>>
<<IRC +DD NNN>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: about 20000 Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source) Note:In the format the first two digits (the second is zero) stand for a range in dec: -10 for -15 to -5, n... 0 for -5 to +5 n..., +10 for +5 to +15.
The preliminary catalog was published in 1969: NASA SP-3047, Neugebauer + Leighton, Caltech infrared catalog.
1975AJ.....80.1011H: Supplement to the IRC, classifying all unidentified or apparently misidentified IRC sources south of +5deg. Auth.:NEUGEBAUER G.+ Ref:=1969IRC...C......0N byNEUGEBAUER G. , LEIGHTON R.B. Calif. Inst. Technology, NASA,1969, 0 (1969) Two micron sky survey : A preliminary Catalogue. o<IRC +DDNNN> N=5612. Ref:=1975AJ.....80.1011H byHANSEN O.L. , BLANCO V.M. Astron. J., 80, 1011-1025 (1975) Classification of 831 two-micron sky survey sources south of +5 °. o<IRC +D0NNN> N=551+97+183. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/2B
Details on Acronym:   IRc
   IRc (Infrared compact) ***** Avoid the usage of IRc, prefer [PF82] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   IRc
   IRc (Infrared compact) ***** Avoid the usage of IRc, prefer [RLK73] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   TMSS
   TMSS (Two Micron Sky Survey) ** catalog: use IRC Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature

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