Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 07-Aug-2020)
Result of query: info cati SPT-CL$
Details on Acronym: SPT-CL SPT-CL (Galaxy cluster identified in the South Pole Telescope survey)
N: about 1000
Object:ClG (SIMBAD class: ClG = Cluster of Galaxies)
Note:The South Pole Telescope (SPT, http://pole.uchicago.edu/) is a 10-meter-diameter telescope operating at the NSF South Pole research station. The telescope is designed for conducting large-area millimeter and sub-millimeter wave surveys of faint, low contrast emission, as required to map primary and secondary anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background.
Auth.:Thomas Crawford Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5