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    The Sydney University Molonglo Sky Survey (SUMSS)
    is dedicated to our friend and colleague
    Dr. Michael Large, whose expertise and vision
    made the project possible.
Dr. Michael Large

Latest News

  • Version 2.0 of the SUMSS Catalogue now available.(2007 August 30)
  • SUMSS is now available in Skyview and NED. (2003 Nov 24)
  • We have released a further set of SUMSS
    mosaics, including some which have been
    remade with new observations of fields
    which previously had poor-quality data.
    629 Extragalactic mosaics and
    94 Galactic mosaics have now been released,
    covering an area of about 9000 square
    degrees (see image at right for sky coverage). (2007 Aug 8)
  • SUMSS publications (to March 2006)
  • View or retrieve SUMSS data via the
    online postage stamp server.
  • Survey Progress:
    Fields observed (to 01 Feb 2006) 2640
    Completion 95%

SUMSS mosaic coverage (gif, 8k)

[ What | Where | Who | Data | Papers | Elsewehere ]


SUMSS is a deep radio survey of the entire sky south of declination -30 degrees, made using the MOST. Descriptions of the survey are contained in:


The Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope (MOST) is located near Canberra, Australia, and is operated by the University of Sydney.


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