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The Vera Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time and the Low Surface Brightness Universe

@article{Brough2020TheVR,
  title={The Vera Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time and the Low Surface Brightness Universe},
  author={Sarah Brough and Chris A. Collins and Ricardo Demarco and Henry C. Ferguson and Gaspar Galaz and Benne W. Holwerda and Cristina Mart'inez-Lombilla and Chris Mihos and Mireia Montes},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2020}
}
The 8.4m Vera Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) will start a ten-year survey of the southern hemisphere sky in 2023. LSST will revolutionise low surface brightness astronomy. It will transform our understanding of galaxy evolution, through the study of low surface brightness features around galaxies (faint shells, tidal tails, halos and stellar streams), discovery of low surface brightness galaxies and the first set of statistical measurements of the intracluster light… Expand
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