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Abbott, T. M. C., Adamów, M., Aguena, M., Allam, S., Amon, A., Annis, J., et al. (2021). The Dark Energy Survey Data Release 2. Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 255(2): 20. doi:/10.3847/1538-4365/ac00b3.

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Abbott, T. M. C., Author
Adamów, M., Author
Aguena, M., Author
Allam, S., Author
Amon, A., Author
Annis, J., Author
Avila, S., Author
Bacon, D., Author
Banerji, M., Author
Bechtol, K., Author
Becker, M. R., Author
Bernstein, G. M., Author
Bertin, E., Author
Bhargava, S., Author
Bridle, S. L., Author
Brooks, D., Author
Burke, D. L., Author
Rosell, A. Carnero, Author
Kind, M. Carrasco, Author
Carretero, J., Author
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1Optical and Interpretative Astronomy, MPI for Extraterrestrial Physics, Max Planck Society, ou_159895              


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 Abstract: We present the second public data release of the Dark Energy Survey, DES DR2, based on optical/near-infrared imaging by the Dark Energy Camera mounted on the 4 m Blanco telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. DES DR2 consists of reduced single-epoch and coadded images, a source catalog derived from coadded images, and associated data products assembled from 6 yr of DES science operations. This release includes data from the DES wide-area survey covering ∼5000 deg2 of the southern Galactic cap in five broad photometric bands, grizY. DES DR2 has a median delivered point-spread function FWHM of g = 1.11'', r = 0.95'', i = 0.88'', z = 0.83'', and Y = 0.〞90, photometric uniformity with a standard deviation of < 3 mmag with respect to Gaia DR2 G band, a photometric accuracy of ∼11 mmag, and a median internal astrometric precision of ∼27 mas. The median coadded catalog depth for a 1.〞95 diameter aperture at signal-to-noise ratio = 10 is g = 24.7, r = 24.4, i = 23.8, z = 23.1, and Y = 21.7 mag. DES DR2 includes ∼691 million distinct astronomical objects detected in 10,169 coadded image tiles of size 0.534 deg2 produced from 76,217 single-epoch images. After a basic quality selection, benchmark galaxy and stellar samples contain 543 million and 145 million objects, respectively. These data are accessible through several interfaces, including interactive image visualization tools, web-based query clients, image cutout servers, and Jupyter notebooks. DES DR2 constitutes the largest photometric data set to date at the achieved depth and photometric precision.


 Dates: 2021-07-27
 Publication Status: Published online
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 Identifiers: DOI: /10.3847/1538-4365/ac00b3
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Title: Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series
Source Genre: Journal
Publ. Info: Chicago : Published by the University of Chicago Press for the American Astronomical Society.
Pages: - Volume / Issue: 255 (2) Sequence Number: 20 Start / End Page: - Identifier: ISSN: 0067-0049
CoNE: https://pure.mpg.de/cone/journals/resource/954922828211