THE SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY-II SUPERNOVA SURVEY: TECHNICAL SUMMARY

@article{Frieman2007THESD,
  title={THE SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY-II SUPERNOVA SURVEY: TECHNICAL SUMMARY},
  author={Joshua A. Frieman and Bruce A. Bassett and Andrew C. Becker and Changsu Choi and David Anthony Cinabro and Fritz Dejongh and Darren Lee Depoy and Benjamin E. P. Dilday and Mamoru Doi and Peter M. Garnavich and Craig Hogan and Jon A. Holtzman and Myungshin Im and Saurabh W. Jha and Richard Kessler and Kohki Konishi and Hubert Lampeitl and John Marriner and Jennifer L. Marshall and David P. McGinnis and Gajus A. Miknaitis and Robert C. Nichol and Jos{\'e} Luis Prieto and Adam G. Riess and Michael Richmond and Roger W. Romani and Masao Sako and Donald P. Schneider and Mathew Smith and Naohiro Takanashi and Kouichi Tokita and Kurt van der Heyden and Naoki Yasuda and Chen Zheng and Jennifer K. Adelman-McCarthy and James T. Annis and Roberto J. Assef and John C. Barentine and Ralf Bender and Roger Blandford and William N. Boroski and Malcolm N. Bremer and Howard J. Brewington and Chris A. Collins and Arlin P. S. Crotts and Jack Dembicky and Jason D. Eastman and Alastair C. Edge and E E Edmondson and Ed Elson and Michael E. Eyler and Alexei V. Filippenko and Ryan J. Foley and Stephan Frank and Ariel Goobar and Tina Gueth and Jim Gunn and Michael Harvanek and Ulrich Hopp and Yutaka Ihara and Želko Ivezi{\'c} and Steven Kahn and Jared Kaplan and Stephen Kent and William Ketzeback and Scott J. Kleinman and Wolfram Kollatschny and Richard G. Kron and Jurek Krzesinski and Dennis Lamenti and Giorgos Leloudas and Huan Lin and Daniel C. Long and John R Lucey and Robert H. Lupton and Elena Malanushenko and Viktor Malanushenko and R. J. Mcmillan and Javier M{\'e}ndez and Christopher W. Morgan and Tomoki Morokuma and Atsuko Nitta and Linda Ostman and Kaike Pan and Constance M. Rockosi and A. K. Romer and Pilar Ruiz-Lapuente and Gabrelle Saurage and Katie Schlesinger and Stephanie A. Snedden and Jesper Sollerman and Chris Stoughton and Maximilian D. Stritzinger and Mark SubbaRao and Douglas L. Tucker and Petri Vaisanen and Linda C. Watson and Shannon Watters and J. Craig Wheeler and Brian Yanny and Donald G. York},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={135},
  pages={338 - 347}
}
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II (SDSS-II) has embarked on a multi-year project to identify and measure light curves for intermediate-redshift (0.05 < z < 0.35) Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) using repeated five-band (ugriz) imaging over an area of 300 sq. deg. The survey region is a stripe 2.5° wide centered on the celestial equator in the Southern Galactic Cap that has been imaged numerous times in earlier years, enabling construction of a deep reference image for the discovery of new objects… 

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