Project Overview of the Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey

@article{Zou2017ProjectOO,
  title={Project Overview of the Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey},
  author={Hu Zou and Xu Zhou and Xiaohui Fan and Tianmeng Zhang and Zhimin Zhou and Jundan Nie and Xiyan Peng and Ian D. McGreer and Linhua Jiang and Arjun Dey and Dongwei Fan and Boliang He and Zhao-ji Jiang and Dustin Lang and Michael P. Lesser and Jun Ma and Shude Mao and David J. Schlegel and Jiali Wang},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2017},
  volume={129},
  pages={064101}
}
  • H. Zou, Xu Zhou, +16 authors Jiali Wang
  • Published 13 February 2017
  • Physics, Geography
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
The Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey (BASS) is a wide-field two-band photometric survey of the Northern Galactic Cap using the 90Prime imager on the 2.3 m Bok telescope at Kitt Peak. 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. BASS will take up to… 

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