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Result of query: info cati DIRBE$

Details on Acronym:   DIRBE
   DIRBE (Diffuse IR Background Experiment) Write:<<DIRBE DHHMMSSssPHHMMSSs>>
<<DIRBE DHHMMSSssMHHMMSSs>> N: 11788 Object:(IR)  (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source) Note:Point source catalogue of the Diffuse IR Background Experiment (DIRBE) on the Cosmic Bacground Explorer (COBE).
Coordinates in the format are J2000 epoch coordinates. Ref:=2004ApJS..154..673S bySMITH B.J. , PRICE S.D., BAKER R.I. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 154, 673-704 (2004) The COBE DIRBE point source catalog. oTable 1: Coordinates in the format are J2000 /session define format EPOCH1 = coordinates. oTable 1: <DIRBE DHHMMSSssPHHMMSSs>, <DIRBE DHHMMSSssMHHMMSSs>, N=11788. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/ApJS/154/673 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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