Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati NAME Cen$

Details on Acronym:   Cen
   Cen (Centaurus) Write:<<NAME Cen NN>> Object:Cluster of G  (SIMBAD class: ClG = Cluster of Galaxies) Note:Centaurus cluster of galaxies is composed of two velocity components, 'Cen 30' (mean velocity 3000kms-1), and 'Cen 45' (mean velocity 4500kms-1). in source:Centaurus Cluster = ACO 3526 Ref:=1986MNRAS.221..453L byLUCEY J.R. , CURRIE M.J., DICKENS R.J. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 221, 453-472 (1986) The Centaurus cluster of galaxies - II. The bimodal velocity structure. o<NAME CEN 30> <NAME CEN 45> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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