Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 22-May-2020)
Result of query: info cati WHHW$
Details on Acronym: WH WH (Wang+Helfand)
Note:superseded by WHHW (1991ApJ...374..475W).
***** Avoid the usage of WH, prefer WHHWOriginof the Acronym: L (1995A&A...302..879N) Details on Acronym: WHHW WHHW (Wang+Hamilton+Helfand+Wu)= (WH)
Object:(X) (SIMBAD class: X = X-ray source)
Stat:is completely incorporated in SimbadNote:Tables 2 and 4: Rounded coordinates. The correct numbering should have a leading zero and should have used truncated coordinates. Namely the correct numbering should be 0458.5-6908 instead of 458.6-6909. In SIMBAD, the hours HH have always two digits, ex.: WHHW 0458.6-6909. In a first ref. 1991ApJ...370..541W, N=21 objects.
in source:Magellanic Clouds:LMC = LMCRef:=1991ApJ...374..475W
, HAMILTON T., HELFAND D.J., WU X.
Astrophys. J., 374, 475-None (1991)
The detection of X-rays from the hot interstellar medium of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
oWHHW 0539.4-6860 = WHHW 0539.4-6859 - WHHW 0539.4-6900
oTables 2, 4: <WHHW HHMM.m-DDMM> N=105+9
Originof the Acronym: D = Assigned by the Dictionary of Acronyms