Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Details on Acronym:   SOPS
   SOPS (Southern Objective Prism Survey)= (STO) Write:<<SOPS R a-NNN>>
<<SOPS R NN>> N: about 3400 Object:(Opt)  (SIMBAD class: Star) Note:The survey is divided into areas, numbered by roman numerals, I to V. For areas I to IV, the catalogues are subdivided into categories a to g.
Within in category the stars are ordered by decreasing declination.
So the format is 'R a-NNN' except for Table V format 'R NN' and for Tables Ib, IIb, IIIb, IVb with PN objects: StWr. Ref:=1972POAN....2...59S bySTOCK J. , WROBLEWSKI H. Publ. Obs. Astron. Nacional, Cerro Calan, 2, 59-129 (1972) A southern objective prism survey. oSame article as 1972PDAUC...2c..59S oTables I to IV (except 'b'): <SOPS R a-NNN> N=3131. Table V: <SOPS V NN> (Nos 1-70). Table Ib: <PN StWr 1-N> (Nos 1-1 to 1-6), Table IIb: <PN StWr 2-NN> (Nos 2-1 to 2-48), Table IIIb: <PN StWr 3-N> (Nos 3-1 to 3-8). Table IVb: <PN StWr 4-NN> (Nos 4-1 to 4-16).
Details on Acronym:   Sto
   Sto (Stock+) ***** Avoid the usage of Sto, prefer SOPS

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