Website Detail Page

published by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Galaxy Zoo is an ongoing research project to classify millions of galaxies. The website has a short tutorial to teach the user how to classify the galaxies. Once they have passed a trial proving their ability, they are allowed to create an account and save their classifications to Galaxy Zoo's database. The images being classified come from the SDSS (Sloan Digital Sky Survey).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Galaxies
= Galactic Structure
- Informal Education
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Project
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Research study
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- image/jpeg
- application/java
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Galaxy Zoo, SDSS, classify, elliptical galaxy, galaxy, spiral galaxy
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 4, 2007 by Denise Stephens
Record Updated:
August 10, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
September 6, 2007
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Galaxy Zoo. (2007, September 6). Retrieved February 27, 2024, from Sloan Digital Sky Survey:
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Galaxy Zoo. Seattle: Sloan Digital Sky Survey, September 6, 2007. (accessed 27 February 2024).
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Galaxy Zoo. Seattle: Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 2007. 6 Sep. 2007. 27 Feb. 2024 <>.
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