Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 10-May-2017)

Result of query: info cati RX$

Details on Acronym:   RX
   RX (ROSAT sat., (X))= (RXJ) Write:<<RX JHHMM.m+DDMM>>
<<RX JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>> Object:(X)  (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray source) Note:ROSAT satellite observations
The numbering is based on J2000 coord., thus it is mandatory to write a J in the format.
1991Natur.349..579T, 1992A&A...254L..21B: Two 1st refs from the ROSAT satellite in the LMC
The authors are using the RX designations in many other references since these years. Ref:=1991Natur.349..579T byTRUEMPER J. , HASINGER G., ASCHENBACH B., BRAUNINGER H., BRIEL U.G., BURKERT W., FINK H., PFEFFERMANN E., PIETSCH W., PREDEHL P., SCHMITT J.H.M.M., VOGES W., ZIMMERMANN H.U., BEUERMANN K. Nature, 349, 579-583 (1991) X-ray survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud by ROSAT. o<RX JHHMM.m-DDMM> N=17 Ref:=1992A&A...254L..21B byBADE N. , ENGELS D., FINK H., HAGEN H.-J., REIMERS D., VOGES W., WISOTZKI L. Astron. Astrophys., 254, L21-24 (1992) ROSAT active galactic nuclei identified on objective prism plates. o<RX JHHMM.m+DDMM> N=41 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   RXJ
   RXJ (ROSAT sat., (X), J2000) ***** Avoid the usage of RXJ, prefer RX Originof the Acronym: L (1999A&A...342..101V)