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PRIMUS

(Prism Multi-object Survey)
(spectrographic survey of galaxies out to redshift 1)

PRIMUS (for Prism Multi-object Survey) is a spectrographic survey of 130000 galaxies to redshift 1, from a number of existing survey fields covering about 9 steradians, carried out on the Magellan Telescopeses (Baade Telescope) using the IMACS multi-object spectrograph customized to handle the survey aims efficiently, gathering spectra for 2500 targets simultaneously. Data was collect 2006-2008 and analysis has followed.


(survey,galaxies)
Further reading:
https://primus.ucsd.edu/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741....8C/abstract

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