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Galaxy Zoo: an unusual new class of galaxy cluster

@inproceedings{Pedbost2009GalaxyZA,
  title={Galaxy Zoo: an unusual new class of galaxy cluster},
  author={Marven F. Pedbost and Trillean Pomalgu and the Galaxy Zoo team},
  year={2009}
}
We have identified a new class of galaxy cluster using data fro m the Galaxy Zoo project. These clusters are rare, and thus have apparently gone unnoticed before, despite their unusual properties. They appear especially anomalous when the morphological properties of their component galaxies are considered. Their identification therefore de pends upon the visual inspection of large numbers of galaxies, a feat which has only recently been made possible by Galaxy Zoo, together with the Sloan… CONTINUE READING