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The Stromlo Southern Sky Survey Paul Francis, Brian Schmidt and Mike Bessell.

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1 The Stromlo Southern Sky Survey Paul Francis, Brian Schmidt and Mike Bessell

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3 Skymapper A two metre telescope (to be located at Siding Spring) with a very wide field of view: seven square degrees. The focal plane to be paved with 50 orthogonal transfer CCDs. Can map the whole southern sky down to B~23 in a week.

4 Interim Plans. The 40 Telescope, and its wide field imager (WFI) is being automated. As this occurs, it will increasingly become a survey instrument.

5 Z-band Survey 2MASS UKST Deep Wide

6 Bessell Objective Prism Survey Cover ~100 square degrees at the galactic pole Spectra down to 19th Mag. Resolution ~ 10A, coverage A.


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