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The LSST DESC DC2 Simulated Sky Survey

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We describe the simulated sky survey underlying the second data challenge (DC2) carried out in preparation for analysis of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) by the LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration (LSST DESC). Significant connections across multiple science domains will be a hallmark of LSST; the DC2 program represents a unique modeling effort that stresses this interconnectivity in a way that has not been attempted before. This effort encompasses a fu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3847/1538-4365/abd62c

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4598-9719
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Science and Technology Facilities Council
Grant:
ST/P004474/2
Publisher:
American Astronomical Society
Journal:
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Volume:
253
Article number:
31
Publication date:
2021-03-12
Acceptance date:
2020-12-21
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EISSN:
1538-4365
ISSN:
0067-0049
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1171247
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pubs:1171247
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2021-06-06

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