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Galaxy Zoo : morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging. / Willett, Kyle W.; Galloway, Melanie A.; Bamford, Steven P.; Lintott, Chris J.; Masters, Karen L.; Scarlata, Claudia; Simmons, B. D.; Beck, Melanie; Cardamone, Carolin N.; Cheung, Edmond; Edmondson, Edward M.; Fortson, Lucy F.; Griffith, Roger L.; Haeussler, Boris; Han, Anna; Hart, Ross; Melvin, Thomas; Parrish, Michael; Schawinski, Kevin; Smethurst, R. J.; Smith, Arfon M.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 464, No. 4, 02.2017, p. 4176-4203.

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Willett, KW, Galloway, MA, Bamford, SP, Lintott, CJ, Masters, KL, Scarlata, C, Simmons, BD, Beck, M, Cardamone, CN, Cheung, E, Edmondson, EM, Fortson, LF, Griffith, RL, Haeussler, B, Han, A, Hart, R, Melvin, T, Parrish, M, Schawinski, K, Smethurst, RJ & Smith, AM 2017, 'Galaxy Zoo: morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 464, no. 4, pp. 4176-4203. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2568

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Willett, K. W., Galloway, M. A., Bamford, S. P., Lintott, C. J., Masters, K. L., Scarlata, C., Simmons, B. D., Beck, M., Cardamone, C. N., Cheung, E., Edmondson, E. M., Fortson, L. F., Griffith, R. L., Haeussler, B., Han, A., Hart, R., Melvin, T., Parrish, M., Schawinski, K., ... Smith, A. M. (2017). Galaxy Zoo: morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464(4), 4176-4203. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2568

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Willett KW, Galloway MA, Bamford SP, Lintott CJ, Masters KL, Scarlata C et al. Galaxy Zoo: morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2017 Feb;464(4):4176-4203. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2568

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Willett, Kyle W. ; Galloway, Melanie A. ; Bamford, Steven P. ; Lintott, Chris J. ; Masters, Karen L. ; Scarlata, Claudia ; Simmons, B. D. ; Beck, Melanie ; Cardamone, Carolin N. ; Cheung, Edmond ; Edmondson, Edward M. ; Fortson, Lucy F. ; Griffith, Roger L. ; Haeussler, Boris ; Han, Anna ; Hart, Ross ; Melvin, Thomas ; Parrish, Michael ; Schawinski, Kevin ; Smethurst, R. J. ; Smith, Arfon M. / Galaxy Zoo : morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2017 ; Vol. 464, No. 4. pp. 4176-4203.

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title = "Galaxy Zoo: morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging",
abstract = "We present the data release paper for the Galaxy Zoo: Hubble (GZH) project. This is the third phase in a large effort to measure reliable, detailed morphologies of galaxies by using crowdsourced visual classifications of colour-composite images. Images in GZH were selected from various publicly released Hubble Space Telescope legacy programmes conducted with the Advanced Camera for Surveys, with filters that probe the rest-frame optical emission from galaxies out to z ∼ 1. The bulk of the sample is selected to have mI814W < 23.5, but goes as faint as mI814W < 26.8 for deep images combined over five epochs. The median redshift of the combined samples is 〈z〉 = 0.9 ± 0.6, with a tail extending out to z ≃ 4. The GZH morphological data include measurements of both bulge- and disc-dominated galaxies, details on spiral disc structure that relate to the Hubble type, bar identification, and numerous measurements of clump identification and geometry. This paper also describes a new method for calibrating morphologies for galaxies of different luminosities and at different redshifts by using artificially redshifted galaxy images as a baseline. The GZH catalogue contains both raw and calibrated morphological vote fractions for 119 849 galaxies, providing the largest data set to date suitable for large-scale studies of galaxy evolution out to z ∼ 1. ",
keywords = "astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO, methods: data analysis, catalogues, galaxies: evolution, galaxies: high-redshift, galaxies: structure, RCUK, STFC, ST/J500665/1, ST/K502236/1",
author = "Willett, {Kyle W.} and Galloway, {Melanie A.} and Bamford, {Steven P.} and Lintott, {Chris J.} and Masters, {Karen L.} and Claudia Scarlata and Simmons, {B. D.} and Melanie Beck and Cardamone, {Carolin N.} and Edmond Cheung and Edmondson, {Edward M.} and Fortson, {Lucy F.} and Griffith, {Roger L.} and Boris Haeussler and Anna Han and Ross Hart and Thomas Melvin and Michael Parrish and Kevin Schawinski and Smethurst, {R. J.} and Smith, {Arfon M.}",
note = "32 pages, 14 figures. Accepted to MNRAS. Full data tables are available electronically from journal or https://data.galaxyzoo.org",
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language = "English",
volume = "464",
pages = "4176--4203",
journal = "MNRAS",
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RIS

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T2 - morphological classifications for 120,000 galaxies in HST legacy imaging

AU - Willett, Kyle W.

AU - Galloway, Melanie A.

AU - Bamford, Steven P.

AU - Lintott, Chris J.

AU - Masters, Karen L.

AU - Scarlata, Claudia

AU - Simmons, B. D.

AU - Beck, Melanie

AU - Cardamone, Carolin N.

AU - Cheung, Edmond

AU - Edmondson, Edward M.

AU - Fortson, Lucy F.

AU - Griffith, Roger L.

AU - Haeussler, Boris

AU - Han, Anna

AU - Hart, Ross

AU - Melvin, Thomas

AU - Parrish, Michael

AU - Schawinski, Kevin

AU - Smethurst, R. J.

AU - Smith, Arfon M.

N1 - 32 pages, 14 figures. Accepted to MNRAS. Full data tables are available electronically from journal or https://data.galaxyzoo.org

PY - 2017/2

Y1 - 2017/2

N2 - We present the data release paper for the Galaxy Zoo: Hubble (GZH) project. This is the third phase in a large effort to measure reliable, detailed morphologies of galaxies by using crowdsourced visual classifications of colour-composite images. Images in GZH were selected from various publicly released Hubble Space Telescope legacy programmes conducted with the Advanced Camera for Surveys, with filters that probe the rest-frame optical emission from galaxies out to z ∼ 1. The bulk of the sample is selected to have mI814W < 23.5, but goes as faint as mI814W < 26.8 for deep images combined over five epochs. The median redshift of the combined samples is 〈z〉 = 0.9 ± 0.6, with a tail extending out to z ≃ 4. The GZH morphological data include measurements of both bulge- and disc-dominated galaxies, details on spiral disc structure that relate to the Hubble type, bar identification, and numerous measurements of clump identification and geometry. This paper also describes a new method for calibrating morphologies for galaxies of different luminosities and at different redshifts by using artificially redshifted galaxy images as a baseline. The GZH catalogue contains both raw and calibrated morphological vote fractions for 119 849 galaxies, providing the largest data set to date suitable for large-scale studies of galaxy evolution out to z ∼ 1.

AB - We present the data release paper for the Galaxy Zoo: Hubble (GZH) project. This is the third phase in a large effort to measure reliable, detailed morphologies of galaxies by using crowdsourced visual classifications of colour-composite images. Images in GZH were selected from various publicly released Hubble Space Telescope legacy programmes conducted with the Advanced Camera for Surveys, with filters that probe the rest-frame optical emission from galaxies out to z ∼ 1. The bulk of the sample is selected to have mI814W < 23.5, but goes as faint as mI814W < 26.8 for deep images combined over five epochs. The median redshift of the combined samples is 〈z〉 = 0.9 ± 0.6, with a tail extending out to z ≃ 4. The GZH morphological data include measurements of both bulge- and disc-dominated galaxies, details on spiral disc structure that relate to the Hubble type, bar identification, and numerous measurements of clump identification and geometry. This paper also describes a new method for calibrating morphologies for galaxies of different luminosities and at different redshifts by using artificially redshifted galaxy images as a baseline. The GZH catalogue contains both raw and calibrated morphological vote fractions for 119 849 galaxies, providing the largest data set to date suitable for large-scale studies of galaxy evolution out to z ∼ 1.

KW - astro-ph.GA

KW - astro-ph.CO

KW - methods: data analysis

KW - catalogues

KW - galaxies: evolution

KW - galaxies: high-redshift

KW - galaxies: structure

KW - RCUK

KW - STFC

KW - ST/J500665/1

KW - ST/K502236/1

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DO - 10.1093/mnras/stw2568

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EP - 4203

JO - MNRAS

JF - MNRAS

SN - 0035-8711

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ER -

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