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Palomar Four-Filter Survey

(PC)
(Hale telescope survey aimed at discovering high-redshift quasars)

I use the term Palomar Four-Filter Survey for an Astronomical Survey of about 1990 carried out with the Four-Shooter Spectrograph/camera on the Hale Telescope, aimed at discovering high-Redshift Quasars. Photographs were taken with four custom filters designed to catch redshifted the H-alpha Emission Line characteristic of the Variable Star P-Cygni (but expected to be visible in some quasars) and the designator "PC" might be taken from this.


(survey,galaxies)
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1991ASPC...21..394S
https://authors.library.caltech.edu/54177/1/268779.pdf
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
PCPC 1247+3406Palomar Four-Filter Survey 
Coordinates:PC
132438.9+272925.9

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