Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects

Dictionary of astronomical objects designations.

Designations of astronomical objects are often confusing. Astronomical designations (also called Object Identifiers) have been collected and published by Lortet and collaborators in Dictionaries of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects outside the solar system.

This Info service is the electronic look-up version of the Dictionary which is updated on a regular basis; it provides full references and usages about 25,675 different acronyms.