The 6dF Galaxy Survey has collected more than 120,000 redshifts over the southern sky over a 5 year period from 2001 to 2005. Its goal is to map our southern view of the local universe, and use the peculiar motions of one-tenth of the survey to measure galaxy mass. It covers more than eight times the sky area of the successful 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey.
Stills from the video can be found here: paulbourke.net/exhibition/astc2006/
Data: Anglo-Australian Observatory, 6dF data date: June 2006.
Visuals and animation: Paul Bourke
Music: Peter Morse, Glenn Rogers
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