Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 17-Oct-2017)

Result of query: info cati V* CN$


Details on Acronym:   GCVS
   GCVS (General Catalog of Variable *) ====>Equivalent to: V*
Details on Acronym:   V*
   V* (Variable *)= GCVS = Var Write:<<V* AA CCC>> Object:V*  (SIMBAD class: V* = Variable Star) Note:Variable Star Nomenclature:
defined in the General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS), Kukarkin+ from 1971 to 1990, published by Moscow, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 4 editions and supplements.
The catalog II/214 supersedes the precedent ones. See catalog B/gcvs/ Samus+ (2007), EV* for extragalactic variables stars. Ref:=1971GCVS3.C......0K byKUKARKIN B.V. , KHOLOPOV P.N., PSKOVSKY Y.P., EFREMOV Y.N., KUKARKINA N.P., KUROCHKIN N.E., MEDVEDEVA G.I. General Catalogue of Variable Stars, 3rd ed., 0 (1971) The third edition containing information on 20437 variable stars discovered and designated till 1968. o<V* VNNNN CCC> N=20437 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/214
Details on Acronym:   Var
   Var (Variable *) ====>Equivalent to: V*