Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati M31WFS$

Details on Acronym:   EC
   EC (Extended Cluster) ***** Avoid the usage of EC, prefer M31WFS Originof the Acronym: L (2006ApJ...653L.105M)
Details on Acronym:   Hux
   Hux (Huxor+) ***** Avoid the usage of Hux, prefer M31WFS Originof the Acronym: L (2006AJ....132.1571V)
Details on Acronym:   M31WFS
   M31WFS (M 31, Wide Field Survey)= (EC) = (Hux) Write:<<M31WFS CN>>
<<M31WFS ECN>> (not recognised by Simbad, but found in literature) N: 4 Object:Cluster of *  (SIMBAD class: Cl* = Cluster of Stars) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Note:INT-WFS images of M 31.
Discovery of 4 new extended clusters in the halo of M 31. in source:M 31 = NGC 224 Ref:=2005MNRAS.360.1007H byHUXOR A.P. , TANVIR N.R., IRWIN M.J., IBATA R., COLLETT J.L., FERGUSON A.M.N., BRIDGES T., LEWIS G.F. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 360, 1007-1012 (2005) A new population of extended, luminous star clusters in the halo of M31. oCluster G1 = SKHB 1. oTable 1: <M31WFS CN> (Nos C1-C3). Ref:=2006ApJ...653L.105M byMacKEY A.D. , HUXOR A., FERGUSON A.M.N., TANVIR N.R., IRWIN M., IBATA R., BRIDGES T., JOHNSON R.A., LEWIS G. Astrophys. J., 653L, 105-108 (2006) ACS photometry of extended, luminous globular clusters in the outskirts of M 31. oTable 1: <M31WFS CN> (No. C4) added. Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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