Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 26-Nov-2020)
Result of query: info cati VIKING$
Details on Acronym: VIKING VIKING (VISTA Kilo-degree Infrared Galaxy survey)
Object:(Near IR) (SIMBAD class: IR<10um = Near-IR source (λ< 10 µm))
Note:VIKING is a wide-area intermediate-depth survey of 1500 square degrees, at high galactic latitude, in 5 near-infrared passbands (Z,Y,J,H,Ks). Survey regions will approximately match 2dFGRS and VST-KIDS surveys.
Auth.:SUTHERLAND W. =E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/329=E=Catalogue in electronic form as II/343Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5