The 6dF Galaxy Survey: final redshift release (DR3) and southern large-scale structures

@article{Jones2009The6G,
  title={The 6dF Galaxy Survey: final redshift release (DR3) and southern large-scale structures},
  author={D. Heath Jones and Mike A. Read and Will Saunders and Matthew Colless and Thomas H. Jarrett and Quentin A. Parker and Anthony P. Fairall and T. Mauch and Elaine M. Sadler and Fred G. Watson and Donna Burton and Lachlan A. Campbell and Paul Cass and Scott M. Croom and J. A. Dawe and Kristin Fiegert and Leela M. Frankcombe and Malcolm Hartley and John Peter Huchra and Dionne James and Emma M. Kirby and Ofer Lahav and John R Lucey and Gary A Mamon and Lesa Moore and Bruce A. Peterson and Sayuri L Prior and Dominique Proust and Ken Russell and Vicky Safouris and Ken-ichi Wakamatsu and Eduard Westra and Mary E. K. Williams},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={399},
  pages={683-698}
}
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