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SDSS-III: Massive spectroscopic surveys of the distant Universe, the MILKY WAY, and extra-solar planetary systems

Eisenstein, Daniel; Weinberg, David H; Agol, Eric; Aihari, Hiroaki; Aubourg, E; Bailey, S; Kollmeier, Juna; Shetrone, M.D.; Schlesinger, Katharine; Smith, Verne V; Yanny, Brian; Malanushenko, Elena; Malanushenko, Viktor; Oravetz, Daniel; Reid, I Neill; Rix, Hans-Walter


Building on the legacy of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-I and II), SDSS-III is a program of four spectroscopic surveys on three scientific themes: dark energy and cosmological parameters, the history and structure of the Milky Way, and the population of giant planets around other stars. In keeping with SDSS tradition, SDSS-III will provide regular public releases of all its data, beginning with SDSS Data Release 8 (DR8), which was made public in 2011 January and includes SDSS-I and SDSS-II...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/142/3/72


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