The 2-degree Field Lensing Survey: design and clustering measurements

  title={The 2-degree Field Lensing Survey: design and clustering measurements},
  author={Chris Blake and Alexandra Amon and Michael J. Childress and Thomas Erben and Karl Glazebrook and J Harnois-D{\'e}raps and Catherine Heymans and Hendrik Hildebrandt and Samuel R. Hinton and Steven R. Janssens and Andrew Johnson and Shahab Joudaki and Dominik Klaes and Konrad Kuijken and Christopher E. Lidman and F. Marin and David Parkinson and Gregory B. Poole and Christian Wolf},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • C. BlakeA. Amon C. Wolf
  • Published 9 August 2016
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We present the 2-degree Field Lensing Survey (2dFLenS), a new galaxy redshift survey performed at the Anglo-Australian Telescope. 2dFLenS is the first wide-area spectroscopic survey specifically targeting the area mapped by deep-imaging gravitational lensing fields, in this case the Kilo-Degree Survey. 2dFLenS obtained 70?079 redshifts in the range z < 0.9 over an area of 731 deg2, and is designed to extend the data sets available for testing gravitational physics and promote the development of… 

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