Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati MAPS-NGP$

Details on Acronym:   MAP-NGP
   MAP-NGP (Minnesota Automated Plate, NGP) ***** Avoid the usage of MAP-NGP, prefer MAPS-NGP Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   MAPS-NGP
   MAPS-NGP (Minnesota Automated Plate Scanner, NGP)= (MAP-NGP) Write:<<MAPS-NGP O-FFFF-NNNNNNNA>>
<<MAPS-NGP JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:The MAPS-NGP (Minnesota Automated Plate Scanner North Galactic Pole) Catalog is a diameter-limited catalog of all galaxies greater than 10 arcseconds in diameter on Palomar Sky Survey (Epoch I) plates within 30 degrees of the North Galactic Pole.
More information available here: http://astronomy.mnstate.edu/cabanela/research/MAPSNGP/
In the format, 'O' and 'E' stand for the plate image, 'FFFF' for plate number.
See MAPS. in source:NAME NGP Ref:=2001ApJ...550L..35B byBARTON E.J. , VAN ZEE L. Astrophys. J., 550, L35-L38 (2001) Possible local spiral galaxy counterparts to compact blue galaxies at intermediate redshift. o1st ref. with <MAPS-NGP O-FFFF-NNNNNNNA> N=1. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VII/214 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)