CDS.headStuff2 Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
(Last update: 29-Nov-2021)
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Details on Acronym:   ATO
   ATO (ATLAS object)= (ATLAS) Write:<<ATO JDDD.dddd+DD.ddddA>> N: about 500000000 Object:Unknown  (SIMBAD class: Unknown = Object of unknown nature) Note:The Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS, http://fallingstar.com) surveys the entire visible sky four times every two days and collects high quality photometry on all objects brighter than m∼19.
We are about to publish light curves of ∼5 million variable stars, submitting data to STScI and Vizier for dissemination.
The variability of most of these stars was not previously recognized.