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The southern stellar stream spectroscopic survey (S (5)): Overview, target selection, data reduction, validation, and early science

Li, Ting S; Koposov, Sergey; Zucker, Daniel; Lewis, Geraint Francis; Kuehn, Kyler; Simpson, Jeffrey D.; Ji, Alexander P; Shipp, N.; Mao, Y. Y.; Geha, Marla; Mackey, Dougal; Da Costa, Gary; Cullinane, Lara

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We introduce the southern stellar stream spectroscopy survey (S5), an on-going program to map the kinematics and chemistry of stellar streams in the southern hemisphere. The initial focus of S5 has been spectroscopic observations of recently identified streams within the footprint of the dark energy survey (DES), with the eventual goal of surveying streams across the entire southern sky. Stellar streams are composed of material that has been tidally striped from dwarf galaxies and globular...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/266351
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz2731
Access Rights: Open Access

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