Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 04-Jun-2020)
Result of query: info cati RAFGL$
Details on Acronym: AF AF (Air Force)
***** Avoid the usage of AF, prefer RAFGL Details on Acronym: AFCRL AFCRL (Air Force Cambridge Research Lab.)
Note:updated by AFGL
====>Equivalent to: RAFGL Details on Acronym: AFGL AFGL (Air Force Geophys. Lab.)
====>Equivalent to: RAFGL Details on Acronym: CRL CRL (Cambridge Research Lab.)
Note:First defined in 1975 by Walter and Price.
====>Equivalent to: RAFGL Details on Acronym: GL GL (Geophysics Lab.)
***** Avoid the usage of GL, prefer RAFGL Details on Acronym: RAFGL RAFGL (Revised Air Force Geophys. Lab.)= (AF) = AFGL = AFCRL = CRL = (GL)
Object:(IR) (SIMBAD class: IR = Infra-Red source)
Note:1972, AFCRL-TR-0588 and private communication, Walker and Price, Preliminary results, format 'NNN-NNNN' not used. 1973, AFCRL-TR-73-0371, Low, Ground-based infrared measurements: final report. Sometimes found as 'UOA' (University of Arizona). 1975, AFCRL-TR-75-0373, Walker and Price, Research Laboratory Infrared Sky Survey, vol. 1: (AFCRL). Followed and improved by the catalog AFGL, most of the sources have been later confirmed in the AFGL catalogue. 1976, AFGL-TR-76-0208, Price and Walker, The AFGL Four Color Infrared SKY Survey: (AFGL). Contains most of the AFCRL with the same number, and 306 new sources of the southern hemisphere, numbered 4001 to 4306. 1977, AFGL-TR-77-0160, Price, The AFGL four color infrared sky survey: supplemental catalogue. format 'NNNNS' where 'S' stands for Supplementary, N=2477. 1983ApJS...53..413G, 1983AFGL..161....0P: Revised version of the AFGL Catalog: (RAFGL) New entries with a format 'NNNNS'
, GEHRZ R.D., HACKWELL J.A., CASTELAZ M., GULLIXSON C.
Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 53, 413-457 (1983)
The stellar component of the galaxy as seen by the AFGL Infrared Sky Survey.
oTables 1, 2, 3: <AFGL NNNN> N about 600 among (Nos 1-4300)
, MURDOCK T.L.
AFGL-TR-0208 Environemental Research papers,576,1976, -1-None (1983)
The Revised Air Force Geophysical Laboratory Infrared Sky Survey.
o<RAFGL NNNN> (Nos 5-3197), (Nos 4001-4306), (Nos 5001-5625). <RAFGL NNNNS> (Nos 2S-3198S), (Nos 4001S-5800S), (Nos 6001S-7247S).
=E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/94=E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/95Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)