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Fly through the nearby universe

A southern-sky survey mapped more than 110,000 nearby galaxies to show cosmic structure.
January 2010 UK Schmidt Telescope
UK Schmidt Telescope.
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The Six-Degree Field Galaxy Survey (6dFGS) is a project run by an international collaboration of astronomers. They used the Anglo-Australian Observatory's UK Schmidt Telescope (1.2-meter diameter) over 6 years to map the nearby universe.

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