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FIRST

(Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty-centimeters)
(1990s radio survey)

FIRST (for Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty-centimeters) was a radio survey carried out in the 1990s, of 10,575 square degrees covering the north and south galactic caps. New releases of the resulting catalog have been published more recently.


(survey,radio)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faint_Images_of_the_Radio_Sky_at_Twenty-Centimeters
http://sundog.stsci.edu/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
20cm1.5GHz6.2μeVFIRST
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FIRSTFIRST J102347.6+003841 

Referenced by pages:
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