Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
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Result of query: info cati VIPERS$

Details on Acronym:   VIPERS
   VIPERS (VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey) Write:<<VIPERS NNNNNNNNN>> N: 100000 Object:G  (SIMBAD class: Galaxy) Note:The "VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey" (VIPERS) is an ESO Large Program to map in detail the spatial distribution of normal galaxies over an unprecedented volume of the z∼1 Universe. VIPERS is using VIMOS at the VLT to measure 100,000 redshifts for galaxies with red magnitude I(AB) brighter than 22.5 over an area of 24 square degrees. See the project site: http://vipers.inaf.it/ Auth.:Paolo Franzetti

INAF-IASF Milano Originof the Acronym: p = Pre-registered to IAU Comm.5

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