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Composite Quasar Spectra from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
We have created a variety of composite quasar spectra using a homogeneous data set of over 2200 spectra from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). The quasar sample spans a redshift range of 0.044 ≤ zExpand
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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Photometric Camera
We have constructed a large-format mosaic CCD camera for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The camera consists of two arrays, a photometric array that uses 30 2048 × 2048 SITe/Tektronix CCDs (24 μmExpand
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A Survey of z > 5.8 quasars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey I: Discovery of three new quasars and the spatial density of luminous quasars at z ~ 6
We present the results from a survey of i-dropout objects selected from ~1550 deg2 of multicolor imaging data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to search for luminous quasars at z 5.8. Objects withExpand
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A Survey of z > 5.7 Quasars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. II. Discovery of Three Additional Quasars at z > 6
We present the discovery of three new quasars at z > 6 in ~ 1300 deg2 of Sloan Digital Sky Survey imaging data, J114816.64+525150.3 (z = 6.43), J104845.05+463718.3 (z = 6.23), and J163033.90+401209.6Expand
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The Luminosity Function of Galaxies from SDSS Commissioning Data
In the course of its commissioning observations, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has produced one of the largest redshift samples of galaxies selected from CCD images. Using 11,275 galaxiesExpand
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Optical and Radio Properties of Extragalactic Sources Observed by the FIRST Survey and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
We discuss the optical and radio properties of ~30,000 FIRST (radio, 20 cm, sensitive to 1 mJy) sources positionally associated within 15 with a Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) (optical, sensitive toExpand
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Early-type Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. II. Correlations between Observables
A magnitude-limited sample of nearly 9000 early-type galaxies, in the redshift range 0.01 ≤ z ≤ 0.3, was selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey using morphological and spectral criteria. TheExpand
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The European Photon Imaging Camera on XMM-Newton: The MOS cameras : The MOS cameras
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The EPIC focal plane imaging spectrometers on XMM-Newton use CCDs to record the images and spectra of celestial X-ray sources focused by the three X-Ray mirrors. Expand
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Hectospec, the MMT's 300 Optical Fiber-Fed Spectrograph
ABSTRACT The Hectospec is a 300 optical fiber fed spectrograph commissioned at the MMT in the spring of 2004. In the configuration pioneered by the Autofib instrument at the Anglo‐AustralianExpand
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Near - infrared photometry and spectroscopy of L and T dwarfs: The Effects of temperature, clouds, and gravity
We present new JHK photometry on the MKO-NIR system and JHK spectroscopy for a large sample of L and T dwarfs. Photometry has been obtained for 71 dwarfs, and spectroscopy for 56. The sampleExpand
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