SkyMapper Southern Survey
(SMSS, Southern Sky Survey, SkyMapper Southern Sky Survey)
(digital survey of the southern hemisphere sky)
The SkyMapper Southern Survey (SMSS, Southern Sky Survey)
is a survey of all the sky south of the equator
by the SkyMapper telescope, including
photometry, astrometry, and digital images.
Filters include U, V, G, R, I and Z.
It is more-or-less a southern counterpart
to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
Among the discoveries are SM0313
(SMSS J031300.36-670839.3) the oldest
star yet found, based upon its metallicity.
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