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SkyMapper Southern Survey: Second data release (DR2)

Onken, Christopher; Wolf, Christian; Bessell, Michael; Chang, Seo-Won; Da Costa, Gary; Luvaul, Lance; Mackey, Dougal; Schmidt, Brian; Shao, Li


We present the second data release (DR2) of the SkyMapper Southern Survey, a hemispheric survey carried out with the SkyMapper Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory in Australia, using six optical filters: u, v, g, r, i, z. DR2 is the first release to go beyond the ∼18 mag (10σ) limit of the Shallow Survey released in the first data release (DR1), and includes portions of the sky at full survey depth that reach >21 mag in g and r filters. The DR2 photometry has a precision as measured by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
DOI: 10.1017/pasa.2019.27


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