Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati VIKING$

Details on Acronym:   VIKING
   VIKING (VISTA Kilo-degree Infrared Galaxy survey) Write:<<VIKING JHHMMSS.s+DDMMSS>>
<<VIKING JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.ss>> 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/343 Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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