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6dF Galaxy Survey

(6dFGS, Six-Degree Field Galaxy Survey)
(UKST survey of galaxies in the southern sky)

The 6dF Galaxy Survey is a 2001-2006 southern-hemisphere spectroscopic survey of galaxies using the 6dF spectrograph of the UK Schmidt Telescope, covering roughly 40% of the sky. Redshift was determined for about 125,000 galaxies.

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