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Digitized Sky Survey

(digitization of Palomar and UK Schmidt plates)

The Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) is digitizations of plates from surveys of the pre-CCD age. Its initial effort was digitizing plates from the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) and the UK Schmidt Survey to produce the Guide Star Catalog. Subsequent efforts with other surveys are termed DSS2.

(survey,all sky)
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Referenced by pages:
plate measuring machine (APM)
Lépine Shara Proper Motion catalog (LSPM)
UK Schmidt Survey