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redshift survey

(survey of the universe aiming at three dimensions)

A redshift survey is an astronomical survey gathering redshifts of galaxies, galaxy clusters, and other phenomena (e.g., supernovae) aiming to map the universe in three dimensions. It produces a map in redshift space that can be interpreted as three space dimensions using Hubble parameter.

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Referenced by pages:
CfA Redshift Survey
Herschel Redshift Survey (HeRS)
Las Campanas Redshift Survey (LCRS)
redshift space
2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (2dFGRS)
VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey (VIPERS)