The Fifth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Citation:

Adelman-McCarthy JK, Agüeros MA, Allam SS, Anderson KSJ, Anderson SF, Annis J, Bahcall NA, Bailer-Jones CAL, Baldry IK, Barentine JC, et al. The Fifth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 2007;172 :634-644.

Date Published:

October 1, 2007

Abstract:

This paper describes the Fifth Data Release (DR5) of the Sloan DigitalSky Survey (SDSS). DR5 includes all survey quality data taken through2005 June and represents the completion of the SDSS-I project (whosesuccessor, SDSS-II, will continue through mid-2008). It includesfive-band photometric data for 217 million objects selected over 8000deg2 and 1,048,960 spectra of galaxies, quasars, and starsselected from 5713 deg2 of that imaging data. These numbers

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