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The Milky Way Project First Data Release: A Bubblier Galactic Disk

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We present a new catalogue of 5,106 infrared bubbles created through visual classification via the online citizen science website 'The Milky Way Project'. Bubbles in the new catalogue have been independently measured by at least 5 individuals, producing consensus parameters for their position, radius, thickness, eccentricity and position angle. Citizen scientists - volunteers recruited online and taking part in this research - have independently rediscovered the locations of at least 86% of t...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Journal:
MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Volume:
424
Issue:
4
Pages:
2442-2460
Publication date:
2012-01-30
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
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uuid:8ad34203-fae9-4370-a2ea-262fc84e6c05
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245914
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pubs:245914
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