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Details on Acronym:   UVEX
   UVEX (UV Excess Survey of the Northern Galactic Plane) Write:<<UVEX JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s>> N: about 100000000 Object:(UV) + Blue  (SIMBAD class: UV = UV-emission source) Note:The UV Excess Survey of the Galactic Plane (UVEX) covers the Northern Galactic plane (|b|<5deg) in the U, g, r, He I 5875 filters using the INT Wide Field Camera.
It forms the Northern, blue component of the European Galactic Plane Surveys (EGAPS), which also includes the Northern Halpha survey IPHAS and the Southern survey VPHAS+, which will be done on the VST as an ESO Public Survey.
For an overview of the EGAPS projects see http://www.egaps.org
See also IPHAS, IPHASX. Ref:=2012MNRAS.420.1115V byVERBEEK K. , DE GROOT E., GROOT P.J., SCARINGI S., DREW J., GREIMEL R., IRWIN M., GONZALEZ-SOLARES E., GANSICKE B.T., CASARES J., CORRAL-SANTANA J.M., DEACON N., STEEGHS D. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 420, 1115-1134 (2012) A first catalogue of automatically selected ultraviolet-excess sources from the UVEX survey. o<UVEX JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s> N=12845. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/MNRAS/420/1115/> Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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