ESO/Uppsala Survey of the ESO (B) Atlas
(1970s southern all-sky survey)
The ESO/Uppsala Survey of the ESO (B) Atlas
is an astronomical catalog produced by surveying
the plates that constitute the ESO (B) Atlas.
Those, in turn, are the output of the
ESO Quick Blue Survey, a survey of the southern
hemisphere sky, carried out by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) at
La Silla Observatory (LSO) in the early 1970s
when the 1-meter ESO Schmidt Telescope went
The survey is of all types of objects, and the designator
includes a code, e.g., 'G' for galaxy, 'C' for comet.