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submillimeter galaxy designator

(designation system of submillimeter galaxies)

Submillimeter galaxies have been designated as follows: SMM, LESS, or ALESS followed by a J designator to show the position. These stand for:


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Further reading:
http://www.eso.org/public/archives/releases/sciencepapers/eso1318/eso1318a.pdf
PrefixExample  
SMMSMM J02399-0136"submillimeter"

Referenced by pages:
carbon monoxide (CO)

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