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(automated 1.35 m optical telescope in Australia)

SkyMapper is a fully-automated 1.35 m optical telescope at Siding Spring Observatory in New South Wales, Australia, completed in 2008 for the SkyMapper Southern Survey. It has a wide field of view (5.7 square degrees) and a 268 megapixel camera.

(telescope,reflector,automated,visible light,ground,Australia)
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Referenced by pages:
SkyMapper Southern Survey (SMSS)
Siding Spring Observatory (SSO)