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Glossary of SDSS-IV Terminology

This page contains a comprehensive glossary of SDSS-related terminology. Terms are given in alphabetical order, with definitions and links to extended descriptions where available. This version of the page is specific to SDSS-IV. It is based heavily on the equivalent…

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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Code of Conduct

Principles The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) welcomes and respects all Collaboration members, regardless of race, ethnic origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or family and socio-economic status or cultural background. The success of the SDSS…

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IC342

Summary This program will uniformly mosaic 10×10 kpc in the disk of IC 342 at 32 pc scales to study the physics of star formation at cloud scales. The full mosaic will use 61 plates, following an initial pilot program…

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Reverberation Mapping (eBOSS)

eBOSS has only one ancillary program: the Reverberation Mapping (RM) program is a multi-epoch spectroscopic survey designed to enable use of the reverberation mapping technique to study the structure of broad-line regions in AGN and quasars. Reverberation Mapping Program A…

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MaNGA Pipe3D value added catalog

We describe here the dataproducts and catalogues extracted from the MaNGA SDSS-IV datacubes using the Pipe3D pipeline. Those dataproducts are the result of the analysis of the stellar populations and ionized gas described in detail in the following articles: Sánchez…

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Getting Started with MaNGA

We have highlighted a few things that you should keep in mind when Working with MaNGA Data. Please familiarize yourself with that page as it can be critical to the science you do with the data. Beyond that, the fastest…

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MaNGA Stellar Library (MaStar)

As one component of SDSS-IV, we are building a stellar spectral library with a very comprehensive stellar parameter coverage, a large sample size, and high quality calibrations, using the same instrument as used by the MaNGA survey. An overview of…

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Extra-galactic Observing Programs

SDSS has conducted a number of extragalactic single-fiber spectroscopic programs (or surveys) over the years, from SDSS-I/II through to SDSS-IV. This page summarises the main features and distinctions between these programs, namely the Legacy Survey, BOSS, SEQUELS and eBOSS (including…

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Data Release 16

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) will release Data Release 16 (DR16) in December 2019 (specific date to be announced). Here are some of our favorite things to do while we wait for more data. Classify some Galaxies in Galaxy…

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