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Title: The Tenth Data Release of the sloan digital sky survey: first spectroscopic data from the SDSS-III Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment
Author: Ahn, Chirstopher P.
Alexandroff, Rachael
Allende Prieto, Carlos
Anders, Friedrich
Anderson, Scott F.
Anderton, Timotjhy
Andrews, Brett H.
Aubourg, Eric
Bailey, Stephen
Bastien, Fabienne A.
Bautista, Julian E.
Beers, Timothy C.
Beifiori, Alessandra
Bender, Chad F.
Berlind, Adread A.
Beutler, Florian
Bhardwaj, Vaishali
Bird, Jonathan C.
Bizyaev, Dimitry
Blake, Cullen H.
Blanton, Michael R.
Blomqvist, Michael
Bochanski, John J.
Bolton, Adam S.
Borde, Arnadu
Bovy, Jo
Shelden Bradley, Alaina
Brandt, W. N.
Brauer, Dorothée
Brinkmann, J.
Brownstein, Joel R.
Busca, Nicolás G.
Carithers, William
Carlberg, Joleen K.
Carnero, Aurelio R.
Carr, Michael A.
Chiappini, Cristina
Cuesta, Antonio J.
Miralda Escudé, Jordi
Pérez Ràfols, Ignasi
Keywords: Observacions astronòmiques
Espectroscòpia
Cosmologia
Astronomical observations
Spectrum analysis
Cosmology
Issue Date: 18-Mar-2014
Publisher: Institute of Physics (IOP)
Abstract: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has been in operation since 2000 April. This paper presents the Tenth Public Data Release (DR10) from its current incarnation, SDSS-III. This data release includes the first spectroscopic data from the Apache Point Observatory Galaxy Evolution Experiment (APOGEE), along with spectroscopic data from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) taken through 2012 July. The APOGEE instrument is a near-infrared R ~ 22,500 300 fiber spectrograph covering 1.514-1.696 mum. The APOGEE survey is studying the chemical abundances and radial velocities of roughly 100,000 red giant star candidates in the bulge, bar, disk, and halo of the Milky Way. DR10 includes 178,397 spectra of 57,454 stars, each typically observed three or more times, from APOGEE. Derived quantities from these spectra (radial velocities, effective temperatures, surface gravities, and metallicities) are also included. DR10 also roughly doubles the number of BOSS spectra over those included in the Ninth Data Release. DR10 includes a total of 1,507,954 BOSS spectra comprising 927,844 galaxy spectra, 182,009 quasar spectra, and 159,327 stellar spectra selected over 6373.2 deg2.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/211/2/17
It is part of: Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2014, vol. 211, num. 2, p. 1-16
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/211/2/17
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/101836
ISSN: 0067-0049
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