Space Warps II. New gravitational lens candidates from the CFHTLS discovered through citizen science

@article{More2016SpaceWI,
  title={Space Warps II. New gravitational lens candidates from the CFHTLS discovered through citizen science},
  author={Anupreeta More and Aprajita Verma and Philip J. Marshall and Surhud More and E. Baeten and Julianne K. Wilcox and Christine Macmillan and Claude Cornen and Amit Kapadia and Michael Parrish and Christopher Snyder and Christopher P. Davis and Raphael Gavazzi and Chris J. Lintott and Robert J. Simpson and David Miller and Arfon M. Smith and Edward Paget and Prasenjit Saha and Rafael Kung and Thomas E. Collett},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={455},
  pages={1191-1210}
}
We report the discovery of 29 promising (and 59 total) new lens candidates from the CFHT Legacy Survey (CFHTLS) based on about 11 million classifications performed by citizen scientists as part of the first Space Warps lens search. The goal of the blind lens search was to identify lens candidates missed by robots (the RingFinder on galaxy scales and ArcFinder on group/cluster scales) which had been previously used to mine the CFHTLS for lenses. We compare some properties of the samples detected… 

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