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

Details on Acronym:   MCA
   MCA (Massey+Conti+Armandroff) Write:<<MCA NNA>> N: 17 Object:WR  (SIMBAD class: WR* = Wolf-Rayet Star) Stat:is completely incorporated in Simbad Rem:1st ref.: Table I, N=16 WR

2nd ref.: discovery of the star MCA 1B, close to MCA 1. in source:M 33 = NGC 598 Ref:=1987PASP...99..816M byMASSEY P. , CONTI P.S., MOFFAT A.F.J., SHARA M.M. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac., 99, 816-831 (1987) A deep photographic search for Wolf-Rayet stars in M 33. oTable I: <MCA NN> (Nos 1-16). Table II: <MCMS NN> (Nos 1-35). Ref:=1992A&A...261..419W byWILLIS A.J. , SCHILD H., SMITH L.J. Astron. Astrophys., 261, 419-432 (1992) Optical spectroscopy of WR stars in M 33 and M 31. II. The WO population and discovery of an Ofp/WN 9 star in M 33. o<MCA 1B> N=1 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)
Details on Acronym:   Cl* NGC 2682 MCA
   Cl* NGC 2682 MCA (Murray+Corben+Allchorn) ====>Equivalent to: Cl* NGC 2682 Mur

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