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

Details on Acronym:   LSB
   LSB (Low-Surface Brightness) ***** Avoid the usage of LSB, prefer VLSB Originof the Acronym: L = Found in the literature
Details on Acronym:   VLSB
   VLSB (Very Low-Surface Brightness)= (LSB) Write:<<VLSB FFFF-VNNA>> N: 140+3 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: LSB_G = Low Surface Brightness Galaxy) Note:The first part of the format is the plate field identif., the letter 'V' in the second part is a prefix for the secondary catalogue (primary catalogue = LSB).
1st ref.: Table IV (N=22) 2nd ref.: Table 2 (N=140, 22 from the first ref. and 118 new). 3rd ref.: Tables 2, 3, 4: format 'AFFF-VNNA' is added. See also LSB and ESDO Ref:=1988AJ.....95.1389S bySCHOMBERT J.M. , BOTHUN G.D. Astron. J., 95, 1389-1399 (1988) A catalog of low-surface-brightness objects. I. Declination zone +20. oTables II and V: <LSB AFFF-NN> N=101, Table IV: <VLSB AFFF-VNN> N=22 Ref:=1992AJ....103.1107S bySCHOMBERT J.M. , BOTHUN G.D., SCHNEIDER S.E., McGAUGH S.S. Astron. J., 103, 1107-1133 (1992) A catalog of low surface brightness galaxies. List II. oTable 1: <LSB AFFF-NN> N=198, among which 97 are new, Table 2: <VLSB AFFF-VNN> N=140 among which 118 are new Ref:=1996ApJS..107..143T byTAYLOR C.L. , THOMAS D.L., BRINKS E., SKILLMAN E.D. Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 107, 143-174 (1996) A survey of low surface brightness dwarf galaxies to detect H I-rich companions. oTables 1, 2, 4: <LSB L1-NNNA> N=9, <LSB AFFF-NNA> N=1, <VLSB AFFF-VNNA> N=3 Originof the Acronym: A = Assigned by the author(s)

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