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survey depth

(depth)
(indication of how far a survey reaches)

The phrase survey depth indicates how far an astronomical survey reaches, but is cited using different measures. The obvious measure of distance (parsecs or light-years) is probably most often used for explanations for public consumption, e.g., news releases.

More common:


(surveys)
http://legacysurvey.org/decamls/

Referenced by:
deep field (DF)
deep survey
seeing
survey field

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