Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey Data Release 1
Publish Time:2017-01-30
The Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey (BASS) is a wide-field two-band photometric survey of the northern Galactic Cap (5400 sq. deg) using the 90Prime imager on the Bok 2.3m Telescope at Kitt Peak Station of Steward Observatory. It is a four-year collaboration between the National Astronomical Observatory of China and Steward Observatory, the University of Arizona, serving as one of the three imaging surveys to provide photometric input catalogs for target selection of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) project. This is the First Data Release of BASS obtained by Bok telescope from January 2015 to July 2016, contains single-epoch images, single-epoch catalogs, and co-added catalogs. About 41% of the whole survey has been completed.
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INTRODUCTION
Keywords
BASS , Survey , photometry , image , catalog
Data volume
2 tables 164616791 rows 15193446809600 Bytes
Data format
application/fits , application/csv , application/png
Sharing method
online
Sharing scope
Public
DOI
CSTR
VO Identifier
ivo://China-VO/data/BASS/DR1
Sub-datasets and Tables
CONTACT AUTHOR
Author
Zhou Xu
Email
zhouxu(at)nao.cas.cn
CONTACT PUBLISHER
Email
support(at)china-vo.org
Phone
+86-10-64807973
Institution
National Astronomical Data Center
TAGS
waveband
Optical
telescope or project
Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey (BASS)
subject
Cosmology and Galaxies
Star and Interstellar Matter
data type
Image Data
production age
1980-
content level
Research