Sloan Digital Sky Survey


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Sloan Digital Sky Survey

(slohn) (SDSS) A survey mapping one-quarter of the entire sky, using a dedicated telescope at the Apache Point Observatory. It will determine the position and magnitude of more than 100 million objects, and measure the distance to more than a million galaxies and quasars.
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An example is the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Archive Software, produced by the Johns Hopkins University.
During its entry, NCDM transferred the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) Data Release 5 (DR5), which includes imaging data for roughly 215 million objects, between the show floor and one of its labs on the UIC campus.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) provided the data to identify galaxies which were a result of two smaller galaxies colliding.
The researchers used a combination of data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and computer simulations to model how hypervelocity stars might escape the LMC and end up in the Milky Way.
This is a wonderful recognition of all of the collaborations I have been part of, especially the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, that have pushed forward the science of the universe's large-scale structure.
The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), the largest component of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), pioneered the use of quasars to map density variations in intergalactic gas at high redshifts, tracing the structure of the young universe.
BOSS, a part of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey, analyzed about a quarter million galaxies.
But using SN spectra collected by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, which was primarily looking for Type Ia SN, and some of the spectra were taken only two weeks after the SN's explosion.
Dr Boris Gansicke, who led the Sloan Digital Sky Survey team from the universities of Warwick and Kiel, said: "These surface abundances of oxygen imply that these are white dwarfs displaying their bare oxygen-neon cores.
The Teraflow Testbed is the first international network transporting Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data (SDSS) over a high performance network to astronomers around the world.
First found as part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey in 2016, the dwarf SFG was studied in detail by astronomers from the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) and the University of Virginia (UVA), who used the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona.