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SkyMapper Main Survey

Wolf, Christian; Onken, Christopher; Luvaul, Lance; Schmidt, Brian; Bessell, Michael; Chang, Seo-Won; Da Costa, Gary; Mackey, Dougal; Murphy, Simon; Shao, Li; Smillie, Jon; White, Marc


Most of SkyMapper's observing time is now dedicated to the Main Survey. The survey scheduler aims to finish a field mostly within one moon period. A first visit in dark conditions establishes a colour sequence with all six bands observed in the space of 20 minutes. Further visits in subsequent nights under dark or grey sky conditions add exposure pairs in g- and r-band, while in grey or bright conditions pairs in i- and z-band are added. A second colour sequence in dark conditions finishes the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Skymapper
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Dataset


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