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

Details on Acronym:   BFSP
   BFSP (Boyle+Fong+Shanks+Peterson) ***** Avoid the usage of BFSP, prefer FOCAP Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   FOCAP
   FOCAP (Fibre Optic Coupled Aperture Plate)= (BFSP) = (SGP) Write:<<FOCAP SGPN:NN>>
<<FOCAP QNAN:NN>> N: 420+824+54 Object:QSO + * + ?  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Note:In the format 'AAAN' stands for fields described in Table 3: SGP1 to 7, QSF1 to 5, QNB1 to 2, QNY1 to 5, QNA1, QNZ1 to 5, QSM1 to 8, QSI2 and 4. Ref:=1990MNRAS.243....1B byBOYLE B.J. , FONG R., SHANKS T., PETERSON B.A. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 243, 1-56 (1990) A catalogue of faint, UV-excess objects. oTables 6, 7, 8: <FOCAP AAAN:NN>, N=522+824+54 =E=Catalogue in electronic form as J/MNRAS/243/1 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   SGP
   SGP (South Galactic Pole) ***** Avoid the usage of SGP, prefer FOCAP Originof the Acronym: L (2006ApJ...640..114P)

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