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Details on Acronym:   LMC M
   LMC M (LMC, Molecular Cld) ***** Avoid the usage of LMC M, prefer [MYM2001] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Molecular cloud) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer GCM
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Mathewson) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [GVC73] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Mathewson) Note:HVC Complex M ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [H68] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Messier)= (Mess) = Messier Write:<<M NNN>> N: 110 Object:(Opt)  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:Published in: Connaissance des Temps, 1784, Paris
Reproduced in: Mallas J.H., Kreimer E. 1978, The Messier Album, Sky Publ. Corp., Cambridge (Nos 1-110) Ref:=1850CDT..1784..227M byMESSIER C. Connaissance des Temps, 1784, 227-269 (1850) Catalogue des nebuleuses et des amas d'etoiles. o<M NNN> (Nos 1-110)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Manova) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [M59] Originof the Acronym: L (1982ApJ...261..135D)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Minkowski) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [M61a]
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Minniti+) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [MAG95] Originof the Acronym: L (1999A&A...348..418H)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Mills) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer Mills
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Magnier+) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer [MLV92] Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Moran) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer MM Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Mills+) ***** Avoid the usage of M, prefer MSH Originof the Acronym: L (1963AJ.....68..181W)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Minkowski)= (Min) Write:<<PN M 1-NN>>
<<PN M 2-NN>>
<<PN M 3-NN>>
<<PN M 4-NN>> N: 80+56+55+18 Object:PN  (SIMBAD class: PN = Planetary Nebula) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:'PN 1-NN': (Nos 1-80), (Nos 81-103) are HII named 'Min 1-NNN'
'PN 2-NN': (Nos 1-56), (Nos 57-74) are HII named 'Min 2-NN'
'PN 3-NN': (Nos 1-55), (Nos 56-62) are HII named 'Min 3-NN'
'PN 4-NN': (Nos 1-18), 4th list introduced by Perek+Kohoutek, from a list of Minkowski, 1965
Objects are not numbered in the original lists, they have been numbered later in the literature. PN M 2-1 (Table I, 2nd ref.) is stated to be non existent in Perek+Kohoutek
Ref:=1946PASP...58..305M byMINKOWSKI R. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 58, 305-309 (1946) New emission nebulae. oTable I: <PN M 1-NN> (Nos 1-1 to 1-80). Table II: <Min 1-NNN> (Nos 1-81 to 1-103) Ref:=1947PASP...59..257M byMINKOWSKI R. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 59, 257-259 (1947) New emission nebulae (II). oTable I: <PN M 2-NN> (Nos 2-1 to 2-56). Table II: <Min 2-NN> (Nos 2-57 to 2-74) Ref:=1948PASP...60..386M byMINKOWSKI R. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 60, 386-388 (1948) New emission nebulae (III). oTables I, II: <PN M 3-NN> (Nos 3-1 to 3-55). Table III: <Min 3-NN> (Nos 3-56 to 3-62)
Details on Acronym:   M
   M (Maffei) Write:<<SV* M NNN>> N: 295 among 313 Object:V*  (SIMBAD class: V* = Variable Star) Note:The lack of some numbers is due to the exclusion of a few variables, not confirmed later Rem:V* Nomenclature. Ref:=1975IBVS..985....1M byMAFFEI P. IAU Inform. Bull. Var. Stars, 985, 1-6 (1975) New variable stars in the field of M 16-M 17. o<SV* M NNN> N=198 among (Nos 1-208) Ref:=1977IBVS.1302....1M byMAFFEI P. IAU Inform. Bull. Var. Stars, 1302, 1-3 (1977) New variable stars in the field of γ Cygni. o<SV* M NNN> N=62 among (Nos 210-277) Ref:=1991IBVS.3573....1G byGASPERONI V. , MAFFEI P., TOSTI G. IAU Inform. Bull. Var. Stars, 3573, 1 (1991) New variable stars in the field of IC 1805. o<SV* M NNN> (Nos 278-312) Ref:=1993IBVS.3843....1T byTOSTI G. IAU Inform. Bull. Var. Stars, 3843, 1 (1993) A new variable in Sagittarius. o<SV* M NNN> (No. 313)
Details on Acronym:   Mess
   Mess (Messier) ***** Avoid the usage of Mess, prefer M Originof the Acronym: L (1997A&AS..124..109P)
Details on Acronym:   Messier
   Messier (Messier) ====>Equivalent to: M
Details on Acronym:   Min
   Min (Minkowski) ***** Avoid the usage of Min, prefer M
Details on Acronym:   OM
   OM (Ohio univ., M stands for 12th hour of RA) ====>Equivalent to: Ohio Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M
   Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A>> N: 4 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Hogg 15 M
   Cl* Hogg 15 M (Moffat) Write:<<Cl* Hogg 15 M NN>> N: 23 Object:*inCl Ref:=1974A&A....34...29M byMOFFAT A.F.J. Astron. Astrophys., 34, 29-32 (1974) The Wolf-Rayet star HDE 311884 in the open cluster Hogg 15. oTable 1: <Cl* Hogg 15 M NN> (Nos 1-23).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Lynga 6 M
   Cl* Lynga 6 M (Madore) Write:<<Cl* Lynga 6 M N>> N: 9 Object:*inCl Ref:=1975A&A....38..471M byMADORE B.F. Astron. Astrophys., 38, 471-473 (1975) Tentative membership of the 11-day Cepheid TW Normae in the open cluster Lynga 6. oTable 1: <Cl* Lynga 6 M N> (Nos 1-9)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Melotte 20 M
   Cl* Melotte 20 M (Makarov) Write:<<Cl* Melotte 20 M NNN>> N: 139 Object:*inCl Ref:=2006AJ....131.2967M byMAKAROV V.V. Astron. J., 131, 2967-2979 (2006) Precision kinematics and related parameters of the α Persei open cluster. oDesignation HE = Cl Melotte 20 in SIMBAD (ex. Cl Melotte 20 605 is the star alf Per). oTable: <Cl* Melotte 20 M NNN> (Nos 1-139). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/AJ/131/2967/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2099 M
   Cl* NGC 2099 M (Meurers) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2099 M NNN>> N: 693 Object:*inCl Ref:=1960VeBon..53....1M byMEURERS J. Veroeff. Astron. Inst. Bonn, 53, 1 (1960) Untersuchungen uber die Eigenbewegungen von Sternhaufen. IX. NGC 2168, NGC 2158 und NGC 2099. o<Cl* NGC 2168 M NNN> (Nos 1-481, 501-872). <Cl* NGC 2099 M NNN> (Nos 1-693)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2168 M
   Cl* NGC 2168 M (Meurers) Write:<<Cl* NGC 2168 M NNN>> N: 481+372 Object:*inCl Ref:=1960VeBon..53....1M byMEURERS J. Veroeff. Astron. Inst. Bonn, 53, 1 (1960) Untersuchungen uber die Eigenbewegungen von Sternhaufen. IX. NGC 2168, NGC 2158 und NGC 2099. o<Cl* NGC 2168 M NNN> (Nos 1-481, 501-872). <Cl* NGC 2099 M NNN> (Nos 1-693)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2345 M
   Cl* NGC 2345 M (Moffat) ====>Equivalent to: NGC 2345
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2632 M
   Cl* NGC 2632 M (Markarian+) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 2632 MO
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2682 M
   Cl* NGC 2682 M (Montgomery+) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 2682 MMJ
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 5139 M
   Cl* NGC 5139 M (Mighell) Write:<<Cl* NGC 5139 M NN>> N: 97 Object:*inCl Ref:=2000PASP..112.1089M byMIGHELL K.J. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 112, 1089-1095 (2000) Astrometry of the ω Centauri Hubble space telescope calibration field. oC 1323-1472 misprint for C 1323-472 oTable 4: <Cl* NGC 5139 M NN> (Nos 1-97).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 5139 Mighell
   Cl* NGC 5139 Mighell (Mighell) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 5139 M
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6205 M
   Cl* NGC 6205 M (Meinunger) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6205 M a>> N: 3 Object:*inCl Ref:=1978MitVS...8...69M byMEINUNGER I. Mitt. Verand. Sterne, 8, 69-69 (1978) Veranderliche Sterne in NGC 6205 (M13). o<Cl* NGC 6205 M a> (Nos a-c).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6325 M
   Cl* NGC 6325 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6325 M A>> N: 1 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6352 L
   Cl* NGC 6352 L (Lloyd Evans) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 6352 M
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6352 M
   Cl* NGC 6352 M (Menzies) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6352 M LNN>> N: 1 Object:*inCl Rem:Menzies, unpublished.
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6401 M
   Cl* NGC 6401 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6401 M A>> N: 7 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6440 M
   Cl* NGC 6440 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6440 M A>> N: 8 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6517 M
   Cl* NGC 6517 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6517 M A>> N: 2 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6528 CCG
   Cl* NGC 6528 CCG (Carretta+Cohen+Gratton+) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 6528 M
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6528 M
   Cl* NGC 6528 M (Montegriffo) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6528 M NNNN>> N: 6 Object:*inCl Rem:From Montegriffo, 1990, private communication. Ref:=2001AJ....122.1469C byCARRETTA E. , COHEN J.G., GRATTON R.G., BEHR B.B. Astron. J., 122, 1469-1485 (2001) An abundance analysis for four red horizontal-branch stars in the extremely metal-rich globular cluster NGC 6528. oTable 1: <Cl* NGC 6528 M NNNN> N=6 (with a 4 digits format).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 654 M
   Cl* NGC 654 M (Muller) ====>Equivalent to: NGC 654
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6642 M
   Cl* NGC 6642 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* NGC 6642 M A>> N: 3 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 6649 M
   Cl* NGC 6649 M (Madore) ====>Equivalent to: NGC 6649
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 7092 M
   Cl* NGC 7092 M (Maevers) ====>Equivalent to: NGC 7092
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 7209 M
   Cl* NGC 7209 M (Maevers) ====>Equivalent to: NGC 7209
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 7243 M
   Cl* NGC 7243 M (Maevers) Write:<<Cl* NGC 7243 M NNN>> N: 133 Object:*inCl Ref:=1940AAHam...5...85M byMAEVERS F.W. Astron. Abh. Hamburg. Sternw., 5, 85-103 (1940) Untersuchungen der offenen Sternhaufen NGC 7092 (M 39), NGC 7209 und NGC 7243. o= 1940AN....270..201M oTable 7: <NGC 7092 NNN> (Nos 1-128). Table 8: <NGC 7209 NNN> (Nos 1-123). Table 9: <Cl* NGC 7243 M NNN> (Nos 1-133).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 7789 M
   Cl* NGC 7789 M (McNamara) Write:<<Cl* NGC 7789 M NNNN>> N: 1397 among 1432 Object:*inCl Ref:=1981A&AS...43..337M byMcNAMARA B.J. , SOLOMON S. Astron. Astrophys., Suppl. Ser., 43, 337-351 (1981) A proper motion membership analysis of the open cluster NGC 7789. oTable III: <CL* NGC 7789 M NNNN> N=1397 among (Nos 1-1432).
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 7789 MS
   Cl* NGC 7789 MS (McNamara+Solomon) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 7789 M
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Palomar 6 M
   Cl* Palomar 6 M (Minitti) Write:<<Cl* Palomar 6 M A>> N: 4 Object:*inCl Ref:=1995A&A...303..468M byMINNITI D. Astron. Astrophys., 303, 468-474 (1995) Spectroscopy and IR photometry for giant stars in obscured globular clusters: NGC 6325, NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6517, NGC 6642, HP 1 and Pal 6. oTable 3: stars 'NN' in NGC 6401, NGC 6440, NGC 6325, NGC 6517 and NGC 6642 not defined by authors, they are not identified, stars 'a' are 'A' in SIMBAD. oTable 3: <Cl* Haute-Provence 1 M A> (Nos A-D), <Cl* NGC 6401 M A> (Nos A-G), <Cl* NGC 6440 M A> (Nos A-F, X, Y), <Cl* Palomar 6 M A> (Nos B-D, F), <Cl* NGC 6325 M A> (No. A), <Cl* NGC 6517 M A> (Nos A-B), <Cl* NGC 6642 M A> (Nos A-C). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/303/468/>
Details on Acronym:   Cl* Stock 8 M
   Cl* Stock 8 M (Mayer) ====>Equivalent to: Cl Stock 8

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