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SkyMapper Southern Survey: First Data Release (DR1)

Wolf, Christian; Onken, Christopher; Luvaul, Lance; Schmidt, Brian; Bessell, Michael; Chang, Seo-Won; Da Costa, Gary; Mackey, Dougal; Martin-Jones, Antony; Murphy, Simon; Preston, Timothy; Scalzo, Richard; Shao, Li; Smillie, Jonathan; Tisserand, Patrick; White, Marc; Yuan, Fang

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We present the first data release of the SkyMapper Southern Survey, a hemispheric survey carried out with the SkyMapper Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory in Australia. Here, we present the survey strategy, data processing, catalogue construction, and database schema. The first data release dataset includes over 66 000 images from the Shallow Survey component, covering an area of 17 200 deg2 in all six SkyMapper passbands uvgriz, while the full area covered by any passband exceeds 20 000...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/199572
Source: Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
DOI: 10.1017/pasa.2018.5
Access Rights: Open Access

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