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Title: Wide-field surveys from the SNAP mission

Abstract

The Supernova/Acceleration Probe (SNAP) is a proposed space-borne observatory that will survey the sky with a wide-field optical/NIR imager. The images produced by SNAP will have an unprecedented combination of depth, solid-angle, angular resolution, and temporal sampling. Two 7.5 square-degree fields will be observed every four days over 16 months to a magnitude depth of AB = 27.7 in each of nine filters. Co-adding images over all epochs will give an AB = 30.3 per filter. A 300 square-degree field will be surveyed with no repeat visits to AB = 28 per filter. The nine filters span 3500-17000 {angstrom}. Although the survey strategy is tailored for supernova and weak gravitational lensing observations, the resulting data supports a broad range of auxiliary science programs.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Director, Office of Science. Office of High Energy andNuclear Physics. Division of High Energy Physics
OSTI Identifier:
892937
Report Number(s):
LBNL-51151
R&D Project: PDSNAP; BnR: KA0401010; TRN: US0605877
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: SPIE 2002 Astronomical Telescopes andInstrumentation, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 22-28, August2002
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; PROBES; RESOLUTION; SAMPLING; SKY; TELESCOPES

Citation Formats

gov, agkim@lbl. Wide-field surveys from the SNAP mission. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
gov, agkim@lbl. Wide-field surveys from the SNAP mission. United States.
gov, agkim@lbl. Tue . "Wide-field surveys from the SNAP mission". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/892937.
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