All Sky Automated Survey
(Polish survey of 20,000 objects brighter than 14 magnitude)
The All Sky Automated Survey (ASAS)
is a Polish photometric survey begun in 1997
to monitor transients.
It began with a telescope at the Las Campanas Observatory,
Chile, with later addition of a second telescope on
Haleakala, Maui in 2006.
It has viewed 50,000 variables over the southern 3/4 of the sky
with 39,000 credited as discoveries.
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All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN)