Supernova Legacy Survey

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Supernova Legacy Survey
Survey typeAstronomical survey Edit this on Wikidata
TargetSupernova, Dark energy Edit this on Wikidata
Started2003 Edit this on Wikidata
Ended2008 Edit this on Wikidata

The Supernova Legacy Survey Program[1] is a project designed to investigate dark energy, by detecting and monitoring approximately 2000 high-redshift supernovae between 2003 and 2008, using MegaPrime, a large CCD mosaic at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. It also carries out detailed spectroscopy of a subsample of distant supernovae.