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Galaxy Zoo 2: detailed morphological classifications for 304,122 galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

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We present the data release for Galaxy Zoo 2 (GZ2), a citizen science project with more than 16 million morphological classifications of 304,122 galaxies drawn from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Morphology is a powerful probe for quantifying a galaxy's dynamical history; however, automatic classifications of morphology (either by computer analysis of images or by using other physical parameters as proxies) still have drawbacks when compared to visual inspection. The large number of images ava...

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10.1093/mnras/stt1458

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Willett, KW More by this author
Lintott, CJ More by this author
Bamford, SP More by this author
Masters, KL More by this author
Simmons, BD More by this author
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Journal:
MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Volume:
435
Issue:
4
Pages:
2835-2860
Publication date:
2013-08-15
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EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
URN:
uuid:f8b5d4b4-4728-44c4-9c27-02877577b780
Source identifiers:
418287
Local pid:
pubs:418287
Language:
English
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