Details on Acronym: K2
K2 Write:<<K2 -NNNa>> Object:* + Poss. Pl (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Note:As part of the Kepler extended mission, confirmed planets with K2 data receive a K2 designation K2-NN b. In the literature, the EPIC host is often assigned a K2 designation (without the lower-case letter).
The list of K2 names is available here: http://exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu/cgi-bin/TblView/nph-tblView?app=ExoTbls&config=k2names Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)