The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: spectra and redshifts

@article{Colless2001The2G,
  title={The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: spectra and redshifts},
  author={Matthew Colless and G.B.Dalton and S.J.Maddox and W.J.Sutherland and P.Norberg and S.Cole and J.Bland-Hawthorn and T.J.Bridges and R.D.Cannon and C.A.Collins and Warrick J. Couch and N.G.J.Cross and K.Deeley and R.DePropris and S.P.Driver and G.Efstathiou and R.S.Ellis and C.S.Frenk and K.Glazebrook and C.A.Jackson and O.Lahav and I.J.Lewis and S.L.Lumsden and D.S.Madgwick and J.A.Peacock and B.A.Peterson and I.A.Price and M.Seaborne and K.Taylor},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={328},
  pages={1039-1063}
}
The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (2dFGRS) is designed to measure redshifts for approximately 250 000 galaxies. This paper describes the survey design, the spectroscopic observations, the redshift measurements and the survey data base. The 2dFGRS uses the 2dF multifibre spectrograph on the Anglo-Australian Telescope, which is capable of observing 400 objects simultaneously over a 2° diameter field. The source catalogue for the survey is a revised and extended version of the APM galaxy catalogue… 
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