TitleThe APM galaxy survey - I. APM measurements and star-galaxy separation.
AuthorsMaddox, S. J.; Sutherland, W. J.; Efstathiou, G.; Loveday, J.
AbstractWe have constructed a survey of 20 million images brighter than b_j_ = 22 in an area of 4300 square degrees covering the southern galactic cap. The survey is based on 155 contiguous, high galactic latitude UKSTU J survey plates which have been digitized using the SERC Automatic Plate Measuring facility in Cambridge. This paper describes the image analysis and parameterization we have used. The accuracy of the resulti ...
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