Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 18-Oct-2019)

Result of query: info cati PTF1$

Details on Acronym:   PTF1
   PTF1 (Palomar Transient Factory, preliminary version) Write:<<PTF1 JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>>
<<PTF1 JHHMM+DDMM>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) Object:?  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Note:Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) preliminary versions.
It is possible that a source in the PTF1 catalog will have slightly different coordinates in the PTF final catalog.
See: http://www.astro.caltech.edu/ptf Ref:=2011ApJ...739...68L byLEVITAN D. , FULTON B.J., GROOT P.J., KULKARNI S.R., OFEK E.O., PRINCE T.A., SHPORER A., BLOOM J.S., CENKO S.B., KASLIWAL M.M., LAW N.M., NUGENT P.E., POZNANSKI D., QUIMBY R.M., HORESH A., SESAR B., STERNBERG A. Astrophys. J., 739, 68 (2011) PTF1 J071912.13+485834.0: an outbursting AM CVn system discovered by a synoptic survey. o<PTF1 J071912.13+485834.0> N=1. Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   PTF1
   PTF1 (van Eyken+Ciardi+Rebull+, 2011) ***** Avoid the usage of PTF1, prefer [VCR2011] Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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