Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 23-Jul-2021)

Result of query: info cati MLCG$

Details on Acronym:   MLCG
   MLCG (Magnitude-Limited Compact Group) Write:<<MLCG NNNN>> N: 1588 Object:Compact Group of G  (SIMBAD class: Compact_Gr_G = Compact Group of Galaxies) Note:Magnitude-limited catalog of N=1588 compact groups of galaxies, identified by applying a friends-of-friends algorithm and an enhanced SDSS DR12 spectroscopic catalog.
See also the volume-limited catalogs V1CG and V2CG. Ref:=2016ApJS..225...23S bySOHN J. , GELLER M.J., HWANG H.S., ZAHID H.J., LEE M.G. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 225, 23-23 (2016) Catalogs of compact groups of galaxies from the enhanced SDSS DR12. oTable 1: <MLCG NNNN> (Nos 0001-1588). Table 5: <V1CG NNN> (Nos 001-670). Table 6: <V2CG NNN> (Nos 001-294). =E=Catalogue in electronic form as <J/ApJS/225/23/> Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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