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Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters

Abkürzungen in der Spalte «Typ» [277]
AbkürzungBedeutung
*, *2,..,*GrpStern, Doppelstern, .., Sterngruppe
GxGalaxy (Typ)
C, D, E, I, P, SGalaxie: compact, dwarf, elliptical, irregular, peculiar, spiral (d=dwarf, B=bar, R=ring , M=mixed); andere Buchstaben: Hubble Typ oder seine Erweiterungen
R.., PRGRinggalaxie, Polar-Ringgalaxie
GxyPTeil einer Galaxie (z. B. helle HII Region)
OCLOffener Sternhaufen (Trümpler-Klasse)
GCLKugelsternhaufen (Konzentrationsklasse)
DNDunkelnebel
ENEmissionsnebel
RNReflexionsnebel
PNPlanetarischer Nebula
SNRSupernova-Überrest
NFNicht gefunden
NGC/IC Abkürzungen nach J.L.E. Dreyer [142, 313]
AbkürzungBedeutung
ababout
almalmost
amamong
annulannular or ring nebula
attattached
bbrighter
betbetween
biNbinuclear
bnbrightest to n side
bsbrightest to s side
bpbrightest to p side
bfbrightest to f side
Bbright
cconsiderably
chevchevelure
cocoarse, coarsely
comcometic (cometary form)
compcompanion
connconnected
contin contact
Ccompressed
Clcluster
ddiameter
defdefined
difdiffused
difficdifficult
distdistance, or distant
Ddouble
eextremely, excessively
eemost extremely
ereasily resolvable
excexcentric
Eextended
ffollowing (eastward)
Ffaint
ggradually
glob.globular
grgroup
iirregular
iFirregular figure
invinvolved, involving
llittle (adv.); long (adj.)
Llarge
mmuch
mmagnitude
Mmiddle, or in the middle
nnorth
nebnebula
nebsnebulous
nebynebulosity
nfnorth following
npnorth preceding
nsnorth-south
nrnear
Nnucleus, or to a nucleus
ppreceding (westward)
pfpreceding-following
ppretty (adv., before F. B. L, S)
pgpretty gradually
pmpretty much
pspretty suddenly
planplanetary nebula (same as PN)
probprobably
Ppoor (sparse) in stars
PNplanetary nebula
rresolvable (mottled, not resolved)
rrpartially resolved, some stars seen
rrrwell resolved, clearly consisting of stars
Rround
RRexactly round
Ririch in stars
ssuddenly (abruptly)
ssouth
sfsouth following
spsouth preceding
scscattered
sevseveral
ststars (pl.)
st 9...stars of 9th magnitude and fainter
st 9..13stars of mag. 9 to 13
stellstellar, pointlike
suspsuspected
Ssmall in angular size
S*small (faint) star
traptrapezium
triangletriangle, forms a triangle with
triNtrinuclear
vvery
vv_very_
varvariable
*a single star
*10a star of 10th magnitude
*7-8star of mag. 7 or 8
**double star (same as D*)
***triple star
!remarkable
!!very much so
!!!a magnificent or otherwise interesting object

Quellenangaben

142NGC 2000.0, The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J.L.E. Dreyer; edited by Roger W. Sinnott; Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press (1988); cdsarc.unistra.fr/viz-bin/cat/VII/118 (2021-02-18)
277«Historische Deep-Sky Kataloge» von Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke; klima-luft.de/steinicke (2021-02-17)
313«A New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, being the Catalogue of the late Sir John F.W. Herschel, Bart., revised, corrected, and enlarged» Dreyer, J. L. E. (1888); Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society. 49: 1–237; Bibcode:1888MmRAS..49....1D