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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.


(survey,galaxies)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6dF_Galaxy_Survey
http://www.6dfgs.net/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2003ASPC..289...97W/abstract
https://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/S/Six-Degree+Field+Galaxy+Survey

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