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Phone Number

(colloquial expression for coordinates)

Astronomers sometimes use the term Phone Number colloquially for the designating coordinates (e.g., J Designator) of an astronomical object.


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http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/read/1994/05/01/confused-personâ™s-guide-to-astronomical-jargon

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