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

Details on Acronym:   SUMSS
   SUMSS (Sydney University Molonglo Sky Survey) Write:<<SUMSS JHHMMSS+DDMMSS>> N: 107729 Object:(Rad)  (SIMBAD class: Radio = Radio-source) Note:Using the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope (MOST) with its upgraded wide-field capability, the survey covers 8000 square degrees from -30 degrees declination southwards. The survey resolution and sensitivity (1-sigma noise limit 1 mJy) are well-matched to the NRAO VLA Sky Survey (NVSS) so that together NVSS and SUMSS will provide a complete survey of the radio sky. Ref:=2003MNRAS.342.1117M byMAUCH T. , MURPHY T., BUTTERY H.J., CURRAN J., HUNSTEAD R.W., PIESTRZYNSKI B., ROBERTSON J.G., SADLER E.M. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 342, 1117-1130 (2003) SUMSS: a wide-field radio imaging survey of the southern sky - II. The source catalogue. oCatalogue: <SUMSS JHHMMSS-DDMMSS> N=107729. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as VIII/81 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <VIII/81A/> =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <VIII/81B/> Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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