The DENIS & 2MASS Near Infrared Surveys

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Mamon, Gary (1996)
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

The DENIS and 2MASS near infrared surveys are presented. Their applications in extragalactic astronomy and cosmology are listed. The prospects for a rapid spectroscopic followup survey of a near infrared selected sample of nearly $10^5$ galaxies are illustrated with Monte-Carlo simulations.
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    6] Mamon, G.A., Banchet, V., Tricottet, M. & Katz, D., 1997, in “The Impact of Large Scale Near Infrared Surveys”, ed. F. Garz´on (Dordrecht: Kluwer), in press.

    7] Schneider, S., 1997, in “The Impact of Large Scale Near Infrared Surveys”, ed. F. Garz´on (Dordrecht: Kluwer), in press.

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