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

Details on Acronym:   U
   U (UV-excess) ***** Avoid the usage of U, prefer US Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   US
   US (UV-excess Starlike)= (U) Write:<<US NNNN>>
<<US NNNN.N>> N: 3987+24 Object:Faint Blue Obj.  (SIMBAD class: Blue = Blue object) Note:Contains primarily quasars and white dwarfs.
New stars with a format 'NNNN.N' are added later.
Identif. charts in all papers. Ref:=1981ApJS...46..117U byUSHER P.D. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 46, 117-139 (1981) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. I. Palomar Schmidt field centered on Selected Area 57. oTable 1: <US NNN> (Nos 1-634). Ref:=1982ApJS...48...51U byUSHER P.D. , MATTSON D., WARNOCK A. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 48, 51-71 (1982) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. II. Palomar Schmidt field centered on SA 29. oTable 1: <US NNNN> (Nos 635-1184). Ref:=1982ApJS...49...27U byUSHER P.D. , MITCHELL K.J. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 49, 27-52 (1982) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. III. Palomar Schmidt field centered on SA 28. oTable 1: <US NNNN> (Nos 1185-2363). Ref:=1984ApJS...56..393H byHUANG K.-L. , USHER P.D. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 56, 393-401 (1984) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. IV. Palomar Schmidt fields centered on selected areas 55 and 94. oTables 1, 2: <US NNNN> (Nos 2364-3678). Ref:=1988ApJS...66....1U byUSHER P.D. , MITCHELL K.J., WARNOCK III A. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 66, 1-18 (1988) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. V. Palomar Schmidt field centered on Selected Area 71. oTable 1: <US NNNN> (Nos 3679-3965). Ref:=1990ApJS...74..885U byUSHER P.D. , MITCHELL K.J. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 74, 885-889 (1990) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. VI. Palomar Schmidt field centered on selected area 82. oTable 1: <US NNNN> (Nos 3966-3987). Ref:=1998MNRAS.295..225M byMITCHELL K.J. , SAFFER R.A., HOWELL S.B., BROWN T.M. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 295, 225-239 (1998) A new, complete sample of faint B stars in the Galactic halo. oTable 1 : Kin 77 = [KSK94] SA 57 77 oTable 1: <US NNNN.N> N=3. Ref:=2004ApJS..153..119M byMITCHELL K.J. , USHER P.D. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 153, 119-157 (2004) Faint blue objects at high galactic latitude. VIII. Performance characteristics of the US survey. oTable A1: <US NNNN.N> N=24 added. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/115 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJS/153/119 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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