Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati CHSS$

Details on Acronym:   CHSS
   CHSS (Century Halo Star Survey) Write:<<CHSS NNNN>> N: 4015 Object:*  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:The Century Halo Star Survey (CHSS) is a photometric and spectroscopic survey from which the authors select relatively blue stars as probes of the Milky Way halo.
Additional data from 2MASS is also used. Spectral follow-up with Whipple Observatory 1.5m telescope. Ref:=2003AJ....126.1362B byBROWN W.R. , ALLENDE PRIETO C., BEERS T.C., WILHELM R., GELLER M.J., KENYON S.J., KURTZ M.J. Astron. J., 126, 1362-1380 (2003) The Century Survey Galactic Halo project. I. Stellar spectral analysis. oTable 7: <CHSS NNN> N=764 among (Nos 1-901). Ref:=2005AJ....130.1097B byBROWN W.R. , GELLER M.J., KENYON S.J., KURTZ M.J., ALLENDE PRIETO C., BEERS T.C., WILHELM R. Astron. J., 130, 1097-1110 (2005) The Century Survey Galactic Halo Project. II. Global properties and the luminosity function of field blue horizontal branch stars. oTables 2, 3: <CHSS NNNN> (Nos 902-1689) added. Ref:=2008AJ....135..564B byBROWN W.R. , BEERS T.C., WILHELM R., ALLENDE PRIETO C., GELLER M.J., KENYON S.J., KURTZ M.J. Astron. J., 135, 564-574 (2008) The Century Survey Galactic Halo Project. III. A complete 4300°^{2} survey of blue horizontal branch stars in the metal-weak thick disk and inner halo. oTable 2: <CHSS NNNN> (Nos 1690-4015) added. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/126/1362 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/130/1097 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/AJ/135/564 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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