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The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey. I. Survey description and preliminary data release

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The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey (LoTSS) is a deep 120–168 MHz imaging survey that will eventually cover the entire northern sky. Each of the 3170 pointings will be observed for 8 h, which, at most declinations, is sufficient to produce ~5″ resolution images with a sensitivity of ~100 μJy/beam and accomplish the main scientific aims of the survey, which are to explore the formation and evolution of massive black holes, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and large-scale structure. Owing to the compa...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1051/0004-6361/201629313

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Shimwell, TW More by this author
Röttgering, HJA More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
Publisher:
EDP Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
Astronomy & Astrophysics Journal website
Volume:
598
Pages:
Article: A104
Publication date:
2017
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EISSN:
1432-0746
ISSN:
0004-6361
Pubs id:
pubs:681373
URN:
uri:d9a521ee-cc61-4f9a-b367-b41533d7a191
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uuid:d9a521ee-cc61-4f9a-b367-b41533d7a191
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pubs:681373

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