The sloan Digital Sky Survey photometric system

M. Fukugita, T. Ichikawa, J. E. Gunn, M. Doi, K. Shimasaku, D. P. Schneider

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Abstract

This paper describes the Sloan Digital Sky Survey photometric system, a new five-color (u′g′r′i′z′) wide-band CCD system with wavelength coverage from 3000 to 11 000 Å. The zero points will be based on an updated version of the spectrophotometric ABv system. This updated calibration, designated as AB95, is presented in this paper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1748-1756
Number of pages9
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume111
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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