The Carnegie-Irvine Galaxy Survey (CGS)


This site is still under construction, but we’ve posted a brief description of the project and a gallery of images.

The CGS team is:

  1. Luis C. Ho (PI; KIAA and Carnegie Observatories)

  2. Aaron J. Barth (UC Irvine)

  3. Song Huang (Nanjing University, Carnegie Observatories)

  4. Zhao-Yu Li (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)

  5. Chien Y. Peng (GMTO, Carnegie Observatories)


Welcome to the CGS project site.

The CGS project is obtaining high-quality optical and near-infrared images of several hundred of the brightest galaxies in the southern hemisphere sky, at Las Campanas Observatory, for investigations of the structural properties of galaxies.