Stripe 82

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Stripe 82 is a 300 deg2 equatorial field of sky that was imaged multiple times by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey from 2000 to 2008.[1] It approximately covers the region with right ascension from 20:00h to 4:00h and declination from -1.26° to +1.26°.

Stripe 82 has also been observed using many other telescopes and instruments, a list of which is given below.

Current Data available on Stripe 82[edit]




  1. ^ Abazajian et al., ``THE SEVENTH DATA RELEASE OF THE SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 182:543–558, 2009 June