Meaning : General catalog of variable stars
Category : Astronomy
Sub Category : Maps & Catalogs
Type : Initialism
What does GCVS mean or stand for ?
General Catalog Of Variable Stars is a catalog of all visible stars that have been discovered so far.It is released by the Sternberg astronomical institute of |Moscow and is also available in electronic format which shows not only digital data of the names but also relative positions and mapping of the stars.