Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 12-Jul-2018)
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info cati LCSB$
Details on Acronym: LCSB
LCSB (Low Central Surface Brightness processor)
Object:G (SIMBAD class: Galaxy)
Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad
Note:Sample of Low Surface Brightness (LSB) galaxies using the 2MASS survey.
In the format, the letter A stands for L (Large object), S (Small object), or F (Faint object).
The letter following the NNN numbering in the tables is not part of the format, but stands to indicate inclusion of the object in an other catalogue: P Only in PGC, O in other catalogues, N not previously catalogued.
, VAN DRIEL W., SCHNEIDER S.E., JARRETT T.H., BALKOWSKI C.
Astron. Astrophys., 405, 99-109 (2003)
A search for Low Surface Brightness galaxies in the near-infrared. I.
Selection of the sample.
oTable 1: <LCSB LNNN> (Nos L1-L836). Table 2: <LCSB SNNNN> (Nos S1-S2900). Table 3: <LCSB FNN> (Nos F1-F59).
Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)