The Kilo-Degree Survey

  title={The Kilo-Degree Survey},
  author={Jelte T. A. de Jong and Gijs A. Verdoes Kleijn and K. H. Kuijken and Edwin Valentijn and Astro-WISE Consortiums},
The Kilo Degree Survey (KiDS) is a 1500 square degree optical imaging survey with the recently commissioned OmegaCAM wide-field imager on the VLT Survey Telescope (VST). A suite of data products will be delivered to the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the community by the KiDS survey team. Spread over Europe, the KiDS team uses AstroWISE as its main tool to collaborate efficiently and pool hardware resources. In Astro-WISE the team shares, calibrates and archives all survey data. The… CONTINUE READING
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