Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 17-May-2021)
Result of query: info cati 2MUCD$
Details on Acronym: 2MUCD 2MUCD (UltraCool Dwarfs from the 2MASS Catalog)= (UCD)
N: about 1000
Object:* (SIMBAD class: Star)
Note:In preparation. Identification of many late-M and L dwarfs through spectroscopic follow-up of photometrically selected objects from the 2MASS 2nd Release (2MUCD 1NNNN) and the All-sky release (2MUCD 2NNNN). This catalog would include all M7-L8/9 objects uncovered as part of this work.
, REID I.N., KIRKPATRICK J.D., BURGASSER A.J., LIEBERT J., SOLOMON A.R., SCHMIDT S.J., ALLEN P.R., HAWLEY S.L., COVEY K.R.
Astron. J., 133, 439-467 (2007)
Meeting the cool neighbors. IX. The luminosity function of M7-L8 ultracool dwarfs in the field.
oTables 2,3,7,8,9: <2MUCD 1NNNN> N=209.
, CRUZ K.L., BONGIORNO B.J., LIEBERT J., REID I.N.
Astron. J., 133, 2258-2273 (2007)
Activity and kinematics of ultracool dwarfs, including an amazing flare observation.
oTable 1: <2MUCD 2NNNN> N=66 are new.
Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5 Details on Acronym: UCD UCD (UltraCool Dwarfs)
***** Avoid the usage of UCD, prefer 2MUCDOriginof the Acronym: L (2007AJ....133.2258S)