Census of Blue Stars in SDSS DR8

@inproceedings{Scibelli2014CensusOB,
  title={Census of Blue Stars in SDSS DR8},
  author={Samantha Scibelli and Heidi Jo Newberg and Jeffrey L. Carlin and Brian Yanny},
  year={2014}
}
  • Samantha Scibelli, Heidi Jo Newberg, +1 author Brian Yanny
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • We present a census of the 12,060 spectra of blue objects ((g – r)0 < –0.25) in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) Data Release 8 (DR8). As part of the data release, all of the spectra were cross-correlated with 48 template spectra of stars, galaxies, and QSOs to determine the best match. We compared the blue spectra by eye to the templates assigned in SDSS DR8. 10,856 of the objects matched their assigned template, 170 could not be classified due to low signal-to-noise ratio, and 1034 were… CONTINUE READING

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