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DECaLS

(DECam Legacy Survey)
(survey imaging part of SDSS footprint with DECam)

DECaLS (for DECam Legacy Survey) is a survey consisting of images by DECam (Dark Energy Camera) of the Víctor M. Blanco Telescope of a survey field selected from Sloan Digital Sky Survey surveys. It includes observations for the purpose and data from other surveys by the same instrument.

The aim has been to process the data to identify galaxies and their halos and to publicly release the resulting data.


(survey,dark matter,galaxies,Chile)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%ADctor_M._Blanco_Telescope
http://legacysurvey.org/decamls/

Referenced by:
Galaxy Zoo

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