List of astronomy acronyms

1RXH
1RXS
2dF
2dFGRS
2MASP
2MASS
2MASSI
2MASSW
2SLAQ
6dF
A&A
AAO
AAT
AAS
AAVSO
ABRIXAS
AC
ACE
ACIS
ACM
ACP
ACS
ACV
ACYG
ADAF
ADC
ADEC
ADF
ADS
ADIS
ADS
AFGL
AFOEV
AG
AGAPE
AGB
AGK
AGN
AGU
AIM
AIPS
AJ
ALaMO
ALEXIS
ALMA
ALPO
AMANDA
AMASE
AMS
AN
ANS
ANS
ANSI
AO
AOR
ApJ
ApJL
ApJS
APM
APO
APOD
APT
ARC
ARC
ASA
ASI
ASIAA
ASP
ASTRO
ATCA
AU
AUASS
AURA
AWCA
AXP
AXAF
B
BAA
BAAS
BAC
BAO
BASIS
BAT
BATC
BATSE
BATTeRS
BB
BBXRT
BCD
BCD
BCEP
also BCE
BCG
BCVS
BD
BD
BEN
BEL
BF
BH
BHB
BHC
BHXRT
also BHXT
BIMA
BIS
BITP
BLLAC
also BLL
BLAST
BNSC
BOAO
BPM
BSG
BSS
also BS
BSS
BY
CADC
CAHA
CAPS
CARA
CARA
CASS
CBR
CC
CCD
CCD
CCDM
CCO
CCO
CCS
CD
CDIMP
CDM
CDS
CELT
CEMP
CEMP-no
CEMP-r
CEMP-s
CEMP-r/s
CEP
CEPS
CfA
CFHT
CFRS
CG
CG
CG
CGCS
CGRO
CGSS
CHARA
CIAO
CIAO
CIBR
also CIB
CIDA
CINEOS
CIO
CISCO
CM
CMBR
also CMB, CBR, MBR
CMC
CMD
also CM
CNB
CNES
CNO
CNR
CNSR
COBE
COHSI
Col
COMICS
CGRO
COROT
COSPAR
COSTAR
CP
CPD
CRAF
CSA
CSBN
CSE
CSI
CSO
CSPN
also CSPNe (plural form of CSPN)
CSS
CST
CSV
CTIO
CTTS
CV
CW
CWA
CWB
CXBR
CXO
DAO
DCEP
DDEB
DENIS
DENIS-P
DES
DES
DIB
DISR
DN
DNS
DPOSS
DS
DSCT
DSN
DSS
DWE
E
EA
EB
EW
E-ELT
EAPSNET
EC
ECA
E-ELT
EGG
EGGR
EGP
EGRET
EHB
EJASA
EKBO
ELIAS
ELT
EMP
EMP
ENACS
ERO
ESA
ESO
ESTEC
EUV
EUVE
EVN
FAME
FASTT
FCC
FEB
FGS
FHST
FIR
FIRST
FIRST
FITS
FLAMES
FLOAT
FLWO
FMO
FOC
FOCAS
FOS
FOV
FRED
FSC
FTL
FUOR
also FU
FUSE
FUVITA
FWHM
FWZI
G
GAIA
GALEX
GASP
GAT
GBT
GC
GCAS
GCMS
also GC/MS
GCN
GCR
GCVS
GD
GDS
GEM
GEM
GEM
GEMS
GEMSS
GEODDS
GH
GHRS
also HRS
GIA
GIMI
GJ
GL
GLAST
GLIMPSE
GMC
GMF
GMRT
GMT
GONG
GOODS
GP
GPS
GR
GR
GRB
GRO
GROSCE
GRS
GRS
GSC
GSC2
also GSC II
GSFC
GSPC
HAeBe
HAe
HBe
HALCA
HAO
HASI
HB
HBRP
HBV
HBMM
HCO
HCS
HD
HDE
HDF
HDM
HDS
HE
HEAO
HEASARC
HESS
HETE
HF
HGA
HH
also HHO
HIC
HICAT
HID
HIP
HIPASS
HIPPARCOS
HISA
HK
HLIRG
HMC
HMPO
HMXB
HPMS
HR
HR
HRC-I
HRD
HRMS
HRI
HSP
HST
HTRA
HUT
HVC
HXD
HVS
IAC
IAPPP
IAS
IASY
IAU
IAUC
IAYC
IBAS
IBIS
IBVS
IC
IC
ICE
ICM
ICQ
ICRF
ICRS
IDA
IDP
IDS
IEO
IERS
IfA
IGM
IGR
IGY
IHW
ILOM
IMBH
IMF
IMO
IMPACT
IMPS
INAG
ING
INS
INT
INTEGRAL
IoA
IOTA
IOTA
IPAC
IPMO
IQSY
IR
IRAC
IRAF
IRAIT
IRAM
IRAS
IRCS
IRDC
IRTF
IRSA
ISAS
ISEE
ISGRI
ISM
ISN
ISO
ISPM
ISSA
ISTeC
ISY
ITA
IUE
IUEDAC
IWCA
JAC
JAC
JAPOA
JAXA
JCMT
JD
JET-X
JGR
JILA
JKT
JPL
JSGA
JWST
KAIT
KAO
KBO
KCAO
KIC
KPNO
L
L
LAD-C
LAEFF
LAL
LAMOST
LANL
LASCO
LASER
LBN
LBNL
LBT
LBV
LCDM
also ?CDM
LCROSS
LCRS
LDN
LDS
LEO
LEST
LETGS
also LETG
LF
LFT
LGA
LGM
LHEA
LHS
LIC
LIGO
LINEAR
LINER
LIRG
LISA
LLAGN
LLNL
LMC
LMS
LMXB
LN2
LOFAR
LONEOS
LOSS
LOTIS
LOTOSS
LP
LPI
LPL
LPO
LPV
LRG
LRO
LSR
LSST
LST
LTE
LTP
LTT
MARVEL
M
M
MAC
MAGIC
MAP
MASER
MBA
MBH
MCG
MCO
MDS
MECO
MEPAG
MEPCO
MER
MGC
MGS
MHD
MICO
MIPS
MJD
MLO
MMO
MMR
MMT
MNRAS
MO
MOA
MOC
MOID
MOLA
MOND
MONS
MOST
MOST
MOTIF
MOXE
MPC
MPEC
MPF
MPL
MPO
MPP
MPCS
MPS
MRO
MSP
MSSS
MSX
MSSSO
MUNICS
MUSES
MUSTANG
MW
MWD
MXRB
MYSO
N
NACA
NAMN
NAOJ
NAS
NASA
NASDA
NBS
NEAP
NEAR
NEAT
NED
NEO
also NEA
NEMP
NEODyS
NEOIC
NESS
NESSI
NGC
NGST
NHICAT
NICMOS
NIMS
NIR
NIST
NLTE
NLTT
NOAA
NOAO
NODO
NOT
NPS
NRAO
NRL
NS
NSF
NSO
NSSDC
NSV
NT
NTT
OAO
OAO
OC
OCA
OCO
OGLE
BLG
TR
OPAG
ORFEUS
OSSE
OTA
OWL
OWL
P60
PA
PAH
PAMELA
Pan-STARRS
PASJ
PASP
PCA
PCAS
PDBI
PDR
PEP
PEPE
PHA
PI
PK
Planemo
PLANET
PLS
PMPS
PMS
also pre-MS
PMT
P-L
PN
also PNe (plural form of Planetary Nebula)
PNG
PNLF
PNN
PNNV
POSS
PPARC
PPM
PPN
PRE
Proplyd
PSC
PSF
PSI
PSR
PVTEL
PVO
PWD
PZT
PWN
QBO
QE
QPO
QSO
Quasar
RA
RAFGL
RAMBO
RAS
RASC
RASS
RC
also RCG
RC
RC2
RC3
RC
RCB
RDI
RECONS
RGB
RGO
RLOF
RLQ
RNGC
RORF
ROSAT
ROTSE
RQQ
RRAT
RRL
also RR
RSA
RSA
RSG
RSN
RTG
RV
RX
RXTE
S&T
SAAO
SALT
SAO
SARA
SAS
SAT
SB
SB1
SB2
SB
SBIG
SBNC
SCP
SCR
SCT
SCUBA
SCUBA-2
sd
SDO
also SKBO
SDOR
SDSS
SDSSp
SED
SEDS
SERC
SEST
SETI
SF
SFR
SGF
SGR
SID
SIDC
SIM
SIMBAD
SINGS
SIPS
SIRTF
SIS
SKA
SL
SL
SMA
SMART
SMBH
SMC
SME
SMEX
SMM
SN
also SNR
SN
also SNe (plural form of SN)
SNAP
SNR
SNU
SOARD
SOFIA
SOHO
SPARTAN
SPIRIT
SPS
SPT
SQIID
SQM
SR
SRON
SS
SSI
SSI
SSP
SSS
SSSPM
SST
SST
STEPS
STIS
STS
STScI
STSDAS
SUGRA
SUPRIME
SUSI
SWAN
SWAS
SWEEPS
SWIRE
SwRI
SXARI
SXPHE
TAC
TAC
TAI
TAMS
TAROT
TASS
TAU
TCB
TCG
TDB
TDRSS
TES
TEP
TGF
THEMIS
TIC
TIMED
TIE
TLP
TMC
TMT
TNO
TO
TOPS
TPF
TRACE
TrES
TT
also TDT
TTS
TWA
TYC
TZO
UARS
UCAC
UESAC
UFO
UG
UGSS
UGSU
UGWZ
UGZ
UGC
UIT
UKIDSS
UKIRT
UKST
ULIRG
ULX
UMS
USAF
USGS
USNO
UT
UTC
UV
UVS
UXOR
VBO
VBT
VCC
VdS
VEEGA
VeLLO
VERA
VHE
VIMOS
VISTA
VLA
VLBA
VLBI
VLM
VLT
VO
VOIR
VRM
VSOLJ
VSOP
VST
VVDS
WD
WDM
WDS
WEBT
WET
WFCAM
WFMOS
WFPC
WFPC2
WFC
WGPSN
WHT
WIMP
WIRCam
WISARD
WISE
WIYN
WLM
WMAP
WR
WC
WN
WNE
WNL
WO
WSRT
WTTS
XCS
XIS
XMM
XN
XRF
Ys
YSG
YSO
ZAHB
ZAMS
ZAND
ZANDE
ZEPLIN
ZHR