|Sky Surveys (SSS)|
The Schmidt surveys scanned by SuperCOSMOS
SuperCOSMOS scans of Schmidt plates cover the whole sky.
The surveys measured are:
The ESO R (Dec < -17.5) and Palomar (POSS-I E) (-17.5 < Dec <
+2.5) surveys were measured so as to provide a second epoch in red.
UK Schmidt Telescope Blue (IIIaJ) Southern & Equatorial Surveys (Bj=22.5)
UK Schmidt Telescope Red (IIIaF) Southern (Second Epoch) & Equatorial
UK Schmidt Telescope near InfraRed (IVN) Southern Survey (I=19.5)
ESO Schmidt Telescope Red (IIIaF) Southern Survey (R=21)
Palomar-I Oschin Schmidt Telescope (POSS-I) Red (103aE) (R=20)
Palomar-II Oschin Schmidt Telescope (POSS-II) Blue (IIIaJ) (Bj=22.5)
Palomar-II Oschin Schmidt Telescope (POSS-II) Red (IIIaF) (R=21.5)
Palomar-II Oschin Schmidt Telescope (POSS-II) near InfraRed (IVN) (I=19.5)
Information on these surveys can be found here.
Charts showing which fields are available on-line for a given
survey can be found under
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