Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 17-Feb-2020)
Result of query: info cati FOCA$
Details on Acronym: FOCA FOCA (Focal Objective Corrective Anastigmatism)
Object:(UV) (SIMBAD class: UV = UV-emission source)
Note:FOCA balloon experiment. In the format the 4 first digits 'NNNN' stand for: the number of the flight, two first NN, flight No. 07 in ref. 1995A&A...303..661D and an internal number for the plotted direction in the sky, direction No. 28 in ref. 1995A&A...303..661D. The last 4 digits 'NFOCA' stand for an identification number. Table 1: UV sources identified with one G, N=232. Table 2: UV sources identified with two unresolved G
, MILLIARD B., LAGET M.
Astron. Astrophys., 303, 661-672 (1995)
Ultraviolet observations of galaxies in nearby clusters. III. Star-forming galaxies in the Coma cluster.
oTables 1, 2: <FOCA 0728-NNNN> N=254 among (Nos 79-2076)
Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)