Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati PKS$

Details on Acronym:   P
   P (Parkes obs.) ***** Avoid the usage of P, prefer PKS Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   PKS
   PKS (Parkes obs.)= (P) = (PSR) Write:<<PKS HHMM+DD>>
<<PKS JHHMM+DDMM>> N: 8264 Object:(Rad)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio-source) Note:1968AuJPh..21..377S, 1969AuJPA...7....1E: This lists replace and improve the earlier four lists (1964 to 1966).
1979AuJPA..46....1B: Table 1, p. 2 : summary of the data for the 14 parts of the Parkes 2700MHz survey (for extragalactic sources with the Parkes 64 m telescope, from 1971 to 1979): areas, number of sources, references
Fig. 1, p. 3: areas surveyed, and completeness limits in Jy
Sources with six digits appear in the original Parkes 408MHz survey, sources with seven digits have been found at 2700MHz.
1991MNRAS.251..330W: Table 2: 1194 sources selected from the 2700MHz Parkes survey
Two formats: JHHMM+DDMM and BHHMM+DDd (Missing space in front of the flag letters J and B). No new positions measured. Optical identif. (type of object).
Database: Wright A.E. & Otrupcek R. (eds), 1990 PKSCAT90 database, ATNF, Parkes, NSW, Australia (available in both printed and computer-readable formats). 1990PKS...C......0W. Ref:=1968AuJPh..21..377S bySHIMMINS A.J. , DAY G.A. Australian J. Phys., 21, 377-403 (1968) The Parkes catalogue of radio sources. Declination zone +20 to +27. oTable 2: <PKS HHMM+DDd> N=397 Ref:=1969AuJPA...7....1E byEKERS J.A. Australian J. Phys. Astrophys. Suppl., 7, 1-75 (1969) The Parkes catalogue of radio sources, declination zone +20 to -90. oTable 2: <PKS HHMM+DD> N=1780 Ref:=1979AuJPA..46....1B byBOLTON J.G. , SAVAGE A., WRIGHT A.E. Australian J. Phys. Astrophys. Suppl., 46, 1-27 (1979) The Parkes 2700 MHz survey (14th part) : catalogue and new optical identifications. oPKS oTable 2: <PKS HHMM+DD>, <PKS HHMM+DDd>, N=278 Ref:=1990PKS...C......0W byWRIGHT A. , OTRUPCEK R. PKS Catalog, 0-None (1990) Parkes Catalog, 1990, Australia telescope national facility. o<PKS BHHMM+DDd> N=8264. Ref:=1991MNRAS.251..330W byWRIGHT A.E. , WARK R.M., TROUP E., OTRUPCEK R., JENNINGS D., HUNT A., COOKE D.J. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 251, 330-None (1991) Flux densities at 8400 MHz for a large sample of radiosources. o3 sources have incorrect J-names and pos.: B1302-492, B1343-601, B1844-021 o<PKS JHHMM+DDMM> or <PKS HHMM+DDd> N=1194 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VIII/15 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/MNRAS/251/330 Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   PSR
   PSR (Parkes Selected Region) ***** Avoid the usage of PSR, prefer PKS Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature