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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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
Pages (from-to)1748-1756
Number of pages9
JournalAstronomical Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Apr

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science


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