Presently recognised acronyms

The acronyms presently used to search the database are:
The HD, HDE catalogues
HD 10700
The Durchmusterung, BD, CoD, CPD
following the HD convention. The generic term DM is also accepted.
BD +37 1292
DM +37 1292
CoD -32 4787
CPD -61 1748
NGC and IC clusters
NGC 2287 41
IC 2391 13
Anon clusters
Tr 16 10
Bright star names
Betelgeuse
SAO catalogue
Include the leading zeros
SAO 147986
Luminous stars: LSS and LSN
LSS 2546
LSN 1 58 115
Variable star names
AB Cet
V396 Car
Giclas G-numbered stars
G 134 22
Luyten LP
LP 261 52
Gliese catalogue numbers
Gliese 25
Gliese 17.1
Catalogue of Cool carbon Stars (2nd ed.)
For stars without HD or DM identifications
CCCS 381

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Last update: 8 October 1997