The SAMI Galaxy Survey: Instrument specification and target selection
Bryant, J J; Owers, M S; Robotham, A. S. G.; Croom, S; Colless, Matthew; Konstantopoulos, I S; Bauer, Amanda E; Brough, Sarah; Green, Andrew W; Hampton, Elise; Kewley, Lisa; Lawrence, J S; Leslie, Sarah; Liske, Jochen; Medling, Anne; Sharp, Robert; Sweet, Sarah
The SAMI Galaxy Survey will observe 3400 galaxies with the Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral-field spectrograph (SAMI) on the Anglo-Australian Telescope in a 3-yr survey which began in 2013. We present the throughput of the SAMI system, the science basis and specifications for the target selection, the survey observation plan and the combined properties of the selected galaxies. The survey includes four volume-limited galaxy samples based on cuts in a proxy for stellar mass, along with...[Show more]
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