Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 18-Oct-2019)
Result of query: info cati LDN$
Details on Acronym: L L (Lynds)
***** Avoid the usage of L, prefer LDN Details on Acronym: LD LD (Lynds, Dark nebula)
***** Avoid the usage of LD, prefer LDN Details on Acronym: LDN LDN (Lynds, Dark Nebula)= (L) = (LD) = (Lynds)
Object:Dark Nebula (SIMBAD class: DkNeb = Dark Cloud (nebula))
Note:The galactic coordinates have been revised by Lynds for 381 clouds (see 1973ApJ...183..449D table 1, described p.450).
Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 7, 1-52 (1962)
Catalogue of dark nebulae.
oTable I: <LDN NNNN> (Nos 1-1802)
=E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/7 Details on Acronym: Lynds Lynds (Lynds)
***** Avoid the usage of Lynds, prefer LDN