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

Details on Acronym:   AF
   AF (Air Force) ***** Avoid the usage of AF, prefer RAFGL
Details on Acronym:   AFCRL
   AFCRL (Air Force Cambridge Research Lab.) Note:updated by AFGL ====>Equivalent to: RAFGL
Details on Acronym:   AFGL
   AFGL (Air Force Geophys. Lab.) ====>Equivalent to: RAFGL
Details on Acronym:   CRL
   CRL (Cambridge Research Lab.) Note:First defined in 1975 by Walter and Price. ====>Equivalent to: RAFGL
Details on Acronym:   GL
   GL (Geophysics Lab.) ***** Avoid the usage of GL, prefer RAFGL
Details on Acronym:   RAFGL
   RAFGL (Revised Air Force Geophys. Lab.)= (AF) = AFGL = AFCRL = CRL = (GL) Write:<<RAFGL NNNN>>
<<RAFGL NNNNS>> N: 5625+2477 Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source) Note:1972, AFCRL-TR-0588 and private communication, Walker and Price, Preliminary results, format 'NNN-NNNN' not used.
1973, AFCRL-TR-73-0371, Low, Ground-based infrared measurements: final report.
Sometimes found as 'UOA' (University of Arizona).
1975, AFCRL-TR-75-0373, Walker and Price, Research Laboratory Infrared Sky Survey, vol. 1: (AFCRL). Followed and improved by the catalog AFGL, most of the sources have been later confirmed in the AFGL catalogue.
1976, AFGL-TR-76-0208, Price and Walker, The AFGL Four Color Infrared SKY Survey: (AFGL). Contains most of the AFCRL with the same number, and 306 new sources of the southern hemisphere, numbered 4001 to 4306.
1977, AFGL-TR-77-0160, Price, The AFGL four color infrared sky survey: supplemental catalogue. format 'NNNNS' where 'S' stands for Supplementary, N=2477.
1983ApJS...53..413G, 1983AFGL..161....0P: Revised version of the AFGL Catalog: (RAFGL) New entries with a format 'NNNNS' Auth.:WALKER R.G.+ Auth.:PRICE S.D.+ Auth.:PRICE S.D. Ref:=1983ApJS...53..413G byGRASDALEN G.L. , GEHRZ R.D., HACKWELL J.A., CASTELAZ M., GULLIXSON C. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 53, 413-457 (1983) The stellar component of the galaxy as seen by the AFGL Infrared Sky Survey. oTables 1, 2, 3: <AFGL NNNN> N about 600 among (Nos 1-4300) Ref:=1983AFGL..161....0P byPRICE S.D. , MURDOCK T.L. AFGL-TR-0208 Environemental Research papers,576,1976, -1-None (1983) The Revised Air Force Geophysical Laboratory Infrared Sky Survey. oAFGL-TR-83-0161 o<RAFGL NNNN> (Nos 5-3197), (Nos 4001-4306), (Nos 5001-5625). <RAFGL NNNNS> (Nos 2S-3198S), (Nos 4001S-5800S), (Nos 6001S-7247S). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/94 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/95 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)