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Appendix 3: Procedural Object Naming


Example Type Meaning of the indices
RG 0-5-21632-387 Galaxy 0 – universe sector number
5 – octree level number
21632 – octree block number
387 – galaxy number in the block
RC 8404-412 Star cluster 8404 – galaxy number
412 – star cluster number
RN 8404-4019 Nebula 8404 – galaxy number
4019 – nebula number
RS 8404-12-8-139764-135 Star 8404 – galaxy number
12 – galactic sector number
8 – octree level number
139764 – octree block number
135 – star number in the block
RSC 8404-412-3-639-28 Star in a star cluster 8404 – galaxy number
412 – star cluster number
3 – octree level number
639 – octree block number
28 – star number in the block
[Star name] B Star or barycenter in a multiple system B – name of the star in the system (A, B, AA, AB, BA, BB, etc.)
[Star name] B3 Planet B3 – name of the third planet of the star B in the system
[Star name] B3.5 Moon B3.5 – name of the fifth moon of the third planet of the star B in the system
[Star name] B3.D2 Dwarf Moon B3.D2 – name of the second dwarf moon of the third planet of the star B in the system
[Star name] B3.S14 Debris ring object B3.S14 – name of the 14th debris ring object of the third planet of the star B in the system
[Star name] BS348 Asteroid BS348 – name of the 348th asteroid of the star B in the system
[Star name] BC64 Comet BC64 – name of the 64th comet of the star B in the system

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