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

Details on Acronym:   GLIMPSE
   GLIMPSE (Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire) ***** Avoid the usage of GLIMPSE, prefer SSTGLMC Originof the Acronym: L (2005ApJ...629..512U)
Details on Acronym:   GLMC
   GLMC (Galactic Legacy infrared Mid-Plane survey, Catalog) ***** Avoid the usage of GLMC, prefer SSTGLMC Originof the Acronym: L (2006ApJ...638..241E)
Details on Acronym:   GPSC
   GPSC (GLIMPSE Point Source Catalog) ***** Avoid the usage of GPSC, prefer SSTGLMC Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   SSTGLMC
   SSTGLMC (Spitzer Space Telescope, GLMC)= (GLIMPSE) = (GLMC) = (GPSC) Write:<<SSTGLMC GLLL.llll+BB.bbbb>> N: about 30000000 Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source) Note:The Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinary (GLIMPSE), which is a Spitzer program, is a fully sampled, confusion-limited infrared sample of 2/3 of the inner Galactic disk.
Database: http://www.astro.wisc.edu/glimpse/glimpsedata.html
The GLIMPSE Catalog consists of point sources whose selection criteria are determined by the requirement that the reliability be ≥99.5%.
See also SSTGLMA for a description of the GLIMPSE Archive sources. Ref:=2003PASP..115..953B byBENJAMIN R.A. , CHURCHWELL E., BABLER B.L., BANIA T.M., CLEMENS D.P., COHEN M., DICKEY J.M., INDEBETOUW R., JACKSON J.M., KOBULNICKY H.A., LAZARIAN A., MARSTON A.P., MATHIS J.S., MEADE M.R., SEAGER S., STOLOVY S.R., WATSON C., WHITNEY B.A., WOLFF M.J., WOLFIRE M.G. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 115, 953-964 (2003) GLIMPSE. I. An SIRTF legacy project to map the inner galaxy. oCatalog: <SSTGLMC GLLL.llll+BB.bbbb> N=about 30000000. Archive: <SSTGLMA GLLL.llll+BB.bbbb> N=about 50000000. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/293/glimpse Originof the Acronym: L (2007AJ....134.2099R)

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