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Title: The Third Data Release of the Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey

Abstract

The Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey (BASS) is a wide and deep imaging survey that covers a 5400 deg2 area in the northern Galactic cap with the 2.3 m Bok telescope using two filters (g and r bands). The Mosaic z-band Legacy Survey (MzLS) covers the same area in the z band with the 4 m Mayall telescope. These two surveys will be used for spectroscopic targeting by the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) in the northernmost portion of the DESI footprint. This paper describes the third data release (DR3) of BASS, which contains the photometric data from all BASS and MzLS observations from 2015 January until the completion of BASS in 2019 March. The median astrometric precision relative to Gaia positions is about 17 mas and the median photometric offset relative to the Pan-STARRS1 photometry is within 5 mmag. The median 5σ AB magnitude depths for point sources are 24.2, 23.6, and 23.0 mag for the g, r, and z bands, respectively. The photometric depth within the survey area is highly homogeneous, and the difference between the 20% and 80% depth is less than 0.3 mag. The DR3 data, including raw data, calibrated single-epoch images, single-epoch photometric catalogs, stacked images, andmore » co-added photometric catalogs, are publicly accessible at http://batc.bao.ac.cn/BASS/doku.php?id=datarelease:home« less

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  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing (China)
  2. Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (United States)
  3. Peking Univ., Beijing (China)
  4. Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China)
  5. Univ. of Science and Technology of China, Hefei (China)
  6. National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, AZ (United States)
  7. Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States)
  8. Nanjing Univ. (China)
  9. Univ. of Toronto, ON (Canada)
  10. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  11. Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (United States); Peking Univ., Beijing (China)
  12. Peking Univ., Beijing (China); Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States); Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP); National Basic Research Program of China; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); External Cooperation Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences
OSTI Identifier:
1597090
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0019022; AC02-05CH1123
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
The Astrophysical Journal. Supplement Series (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: The Astrophysical Journal. Supplement Series (Online); Journal Volume: 245; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1538-4365
Publisher:
American Astronomical Society/IOP
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; Sky surveys; Astronomy data reduction; Observational astronomy; Catalogs

Citation Formats

Zou, Hu, Zhou, Xu, Fan, Xiaohui, Zhang, Tianmeng, Zhou, Zhimin, Peng, Xiyan, Nie, Jundan, Jiang, Linhua, McGreer, Ian, Cai, Zheng, Chen, Guangwen, Chen, Xinkai, Dey, Arjun, Fan, Dongwei, Findlay, Joseph R., Gao, Jinghua, Gu, Yizhou, Guo, Yucheng, He, Boliang, Jiang, Zhaoji, Jin, Junjie, Kong, Xu, Lang, Dustin, Lei, Fengjie, Lesser, Michael, Li, Feng, Li, Zefeng, Lin, Zesen, Ma, Jun, Maxwell, Moe, Meng, Xiaolei, Myers, Adam D., Ning, Yuanhang, Schlegel, David, Shao, Yali, Shi, Dongdong, Sun, Fengwu, Wang, Jiali, Wang, Shu, Wang, Yonghao, Wei, Peng, Wu, Hong, Wu, Jin, Wu, Xiaohan, Yang, Jinyi, Yang, Qian, Yuan, Qirong, and Yue, Minghao. The Third Data Release of the Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/ab48e8.
Zou, Hu, Zhou, Xu, Fan, Xiaohui, Zhang, Tianmeng, Zhou, Zhimin, Peng, Xiyan, Nie, Jundan, Jiang, Linhua, McGreer, Ian, Cai, Zheng, Chen, Guangwen, Chen, Xinkai, Dey, Arjun, Fan, Dongwei, Findlay, Joseph R., Gao, Jinghua, Gu, Yizhou, Guo, Yucheng, He, Boliang, Jiang, Zhaoji, Jin, Junjie, Kong, Xu, Lang, Dustin, Lei, Fengjie, Lesser, Michael, Li, Feng, Li, Zefeng, Lin, Zesen, Ma, Jun, Maxwell, Moe, Meng, Xiaolei, Myers, Adam D., Ning, Yuanhang, Schlegel, David, Shao, Yali, Shi, Dongdong, Sun, Fengwu, Wang, Jiali, Wang, Shu, Wang, Yonghao, Wei, Peng, Wu, Hong, Wu, Jin, Wu, Xiaohan, Yang, Jinyi, Yang, Qian, Yuan, Qirong, & Yue, Minghao. The Third Data Release of the Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey. United States. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/ab48e8
Zou, Hu, Zhou, Xu, Fan, Xiaohui, Zhang, Tianmeng, Zhou, Zhimin, Peng, Xiyan, Nie, Jundan, Jiang, Linhua, McGreer, Ian, Cai, Zheng, Chen, Guangwen, Chen, Xinkai, Dey, Arjun, Fan, Dongwei, Findlay, Joseph R., Gao, Jinghua, Gu, Yizhou, Guo, Yucheng, He, Boliang, Jiang, Zhaoji, Jin, Junjie, Kong, Xu, Lang, Dustin, Lei, Fengjie, Lesser, Michael, Li, Feng, Li, Zefeng, Lin, Zesen, Ma, Jun, Maxwell, Moe, Meng, Xiaolei, Myers, Adam D., Ning, Yuanhang, Schlegel, David, Shao, Yali, Shi, Dongdong, Sun, Fengwu, Wang, Jiali, Wang, Shu, Wang, Yonghao, Wei, Peng, Wu, Hong, Wu, Jin, Wu, Xiaohan, Yang, Jinyi, Yang, Qian, Yuan, Qirong, and Yue, Minghao. Wed . "The Third Data Release of the Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey". United States. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/ab48e8. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1597090.
@article{osti_1597090,
title = {The Third Data Release of the Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey},
author = {Zou, Hu and Zhou, Xu and Fan, Xiaohui and Zhang, Tianmeng and Zhou, Zhimin and Peng, Xiyan and Nie, Jundan and Jiang, Linhua and McGreer, Ian and Cai, Zheng and Chen, Guangwen and Chen, Xinkai and Dey, Arjun and Fan, Dongwei and Findlay, Joseph R. and Gao, Jinghua and Gu, Yizhou and Guo, Yucheng and He, Boliang and Jiang, Zhaoji and Jin, Junjie and Kong, Xu and Lang, Dustin and Lei, Fengjie and Lesser, Michael and Li, Feng and Li, Zefeng and Lin, Zesen and Ma, Jun and Maxwell, Moe and Meng, Xiaolei and Myers, Adam D. and Ning, Yuanhang and Schlegel, David and Shao, Yali and Shi, Dongdong and Sun, Fengwu and Wang, Jiali and Wang, Shu and Wang, Yonghao and Wei, Peng and Wu, Hong and Wu, Jin and Wu, Xiaohan and Yang, Jinyi and Yang, Qian and Yuan, Qirong and Yue, Minghao},
abstractNote = {The Beijing–Arizona Sky Survey (BASS) is a wide and deep imaging survey that covers a 5400 deg2 area in the northern Galactic cap with the 2.3 m Bok telescope using two filters (g and r bands). The Mosaic z-band Legacy Survey (MzLS) covers the same area in the z band with the 4 m Mayall telescope. These two surveys will be used for spectroscopic targeting by the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) in the northernmost portion of the DESI footprint. This paper describes the third data release (DR3) of BASS, which contains the photometric data from all BASS and MzLS observations from 2015 January until the completion of BASS in 2019 March. The median astrometric precision relative to Gaia positions is about 17 mas and the median photometric offset relative to the Pan-STARRS1 photometry is within 5 mmag. The median 5σ AB magnitude depths for point sources are 24.2, 23.6, and 23.0 mag for the g, r, and z bands, respectively. The photometric depth within the survey area is highly homogeneous, and the difference between the 20% and 80% depth is less than 0.3 mag. The DR3 data, including raw data, calibrated single-epoch images, single-epoch photometric catalogs, stacked images, and co-added photometric catalogs, are publicly accessible at http://batc.bao.ac.cn/BASS/doku.php?id=datarelease:home},
doi = {10.3847/1538-4365/ab48e8},
journal = {The Astrophysical Journal. Supplement Series (Online)},
number = 1,
volume = 245,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {10}
}

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