Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 30-Apr-2021)
Result of query: info cati 2WHSP$
Details on Acronym: 2WHSP 2WHSP (Second WISE High Synchrotron Peaked blazar)
Object:Poss. Blazar (SIMBAD class: Blazar_Candidate = Possible Blazar)
Note:This second WISE High Synchrotron Peaked blazar (2WHSP) catalog extends the previous 1WHSP to lower Galactic latitudes (b<|10°|), with N=1691 blazars expected to emit at VHE energies by means of multi-frequency data. See also 3HSP.
, ARSIOLI B., GIOMMI P., PADOVANI P.
Astron. Astrophys., 598A, 17-17 (2017)
2WHSP: A multi-frequency selected catalogue of high energy and very high energy γ-ray blazars and blazar candidates.
oTable 2: <2WHSP JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS> N=1691.
=E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/A+A/598/A17/>
Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)