Publications that use or reference Legacy Survey data or tools

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This page is likely to be incomplete and has been updated through mid-June, 2019. For additional publications, see also the NOAO publications lists for 2018 and 2019, and citations to the DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys Overview Paper.

2019 (32 publications so far)

  1. Pearson et al., Detecting Thin Stellar Streams in External Galaxies: Resolved Stars & Integrated Light
  2. Maschmann & Melchior, Ultimate Merging at z~0.1
  3. Huang et al., Finding Strong Gravitational Lenses in the DESI DECam Legacy Survey
  4. Wang et al., Accurate Modeling of the Projected Galaxy Clustering in Photometric Surveys: I. Tests with Mock Catalogs
  5. Ross & Cross, The Near and Mid-infrared photometric properties of known redshift z>5 Quasars
  6. Goldstein et al., GROWTH on S190426c. II. Real-Time Search for a Counterpart to the Probable Neutron Star-Black Hole Merger using an Automated Difference Imaging Pipeline for DECam
  7. Walmsley et al., Galaxy Zoo: Probabilistic Morphology through Bayesian CNNs and Active Learning
  8. Chen et al., The Most Rapidly-Declining Type I Supernova 2019bkc/ATLAS19dqr
  9. Wilson & White, Cosmology with dropout selection: Straw-man surveys and CMB lensing
  10. Sridhar et al., Cosmic distance determination from photometric redshift samples using BAO peaks only
  11. Chilingarian et al., Internal dynamics and stellar content of eight ultra-diffuse galaxies in the Coma cluster prove their evolutionary link with dwarf early-type galaxies
  12. Comparat et al., Active Galactic Nuclei and their Large-scale Structure: an eROSITA mock catalogue
  13. Erkal et al., The total mass of the Large Magellanic Cloud from its perturbation on the Orphan stream
  14. Bates et al., Mass Functions, Luminosity Functions, and Completeness Measurements from Clustering Redshifts
  15. Koposov et al., Piercing the Milky Way: an all-sky view of the Orphan Stream
  16. Baltay et al., The DESI Fiber View Camera System
  17. Meyer et al., New Constraints on Quasar Evolution: Broad Line Velocity Shifts over 1.5 < z < 7.5
  18. Yang et al., Exploring Reionization-Era Quasars IV: Discovery of Six New z > 6.5 Quasars with DES, VHS and unWISE Photometry
  19. Meyer et al., Quasi-stellar objects acting as potential strong gravitational lenses in the SDSS-III BOSS survey
  20. Bait, Wadadekar & Barway, Outlying H-alpha emitters in SDSS IV MaNGA
  21. Zou et al., Photometric Redshifts and Stellar Masses for Galaxies from the DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys
  22. Simon et al., Dynamical Masses for a Complete Census of Local Dwarf Galaxies
  23. Dey et al., Overview of the DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys
  24. Chen et al., Characterizing circumgalactic gas around massive ellipticals at z ~ 0.4 - III. The galactic environment of a chemically pristine Lyman limit absorber
  25. Dominguez-Sanchez et al., Transfer learning for galaxy morphology from one survey to another
  26. Gonzalez et al., The Massive and Distant Clusters of WISE Survey. I. Survey Overview and a Catalog of >2000 Galaxy Clusters at z ~ 1
  27. Schlafly et al., The unWISE Catalog: Two Billion Infrared Sources from Five Years of WISE Imaging
  28. Matsuoka et al., Discovery of the First Low-luminosity Quasar at z > 7
  29. Kokubo et al., A Long-duration Luminous Type IIn Supernova KISS15s: Strong Recombination Lines from the Inhomogeneous Ejecta-CSM Interaction Region and Hot Dust Emission from Newly Formed Dust
  30. Smith et al., A High-luminosity, High-equivalent-width z ~ 3 Ly-alpha Emitter Discovered Serendipitously from the SDSS MaNGA Survey
  31. Zaritsky et al., Systematically Measuring Ultra-diffuse Galaxies (SMUDGes). I. Survey Description and First Results in the Coma Galaxy Cluster and Environs
  32. Wold et al., The Spitzer-HETDEX Exploratory Large Area Survey. II. The Dark Energy Camera and Spitzer/IRAC Multiwavelength Catalog

2018 (32 publications)

  1. Wang et al., Exploring Reionization-Era Quasars III: Discovery of 16 Quasars at 6.4 < z < 6.9 with DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys and UKIRT Hemisphere Survey and Quasar Luminosity Function at z ~ 6.7
  2. Agnello & Spiniello, Quasar Lenses in the South: searches over the DES public footprint
  3. Wang et al., The Discovery of a Luminous Broad Absorption Line Quasar at a Redshift of 7.02
  4. Ishikawa et al., Comprehensive Measurements of the Volume-phase Holographic Gratings for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
  5. Gao et al., Mass-Metallicity Relation and Fundamental Metallicity Relation of Metal-poor Star-forming Galaxies at 0.6 < Z < 0.9 from the eBOSS Survey
  6. Ramirez-Moreta et al., Unveiling the environment and faint features of the isolated galaxy CIG 96 with deep optical and HI observations
  7. Reis, Poznanski & Hall, Redshifted broad absorption line quasars found via machine-learned spectral similarity
  8. Shu et al., SDSS J0909+4449: A large-separation strongly lensed quasar at z ~ 2.8 with three images
  9. Ross et al., A new physical interpretation of optical and infrared variability in quasars
  10. Dhawan et al., iPTF16abc and the population of Type Ia supernovae: comparing the photospheric, transitional, and nebular phases
  11. Favole et al., The mass-size relation of luminous red galaxies from BOSS and DECaLS
  12. Law et al., Discovery of the Luminous, Decades-long, Extragalactic Radio Transient FIRST J141918.9+394036
  13. Lan & Mo, The Circumgalactic Medium of eBOSS Emission Line Galaxies: Signatures of Galactic Outflows in Gas Distribution and Kinematics
  14. Lemon et al., Gravitationally lensed quasars in Gaia - II. Discovery of 24 lensed quasars
  15. Davies et al., Quantitative Constraints on the Reionization History from the IGM Damping Wing Signature in Two Quasars at z > 7
  16. Stern et al., A Mid-IR Selected Changing-Look Quasar and Physical Scenarios for Abrupt AGN Fading
  17. Nidever et al., First Data Release of the All-sky NOAO Source Catalog
  18. Yang et al., Discovery of 21 New Changing-look AGNs in the Northern Sky
  19. Zou et al., The Second Data Release of the Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey
  20. Jencson et al., SPIRITS 16tn in NGC 3556: A Heavily Obscured and Low-luminosity Supernova at 8.8 Mpc
  21. Meisner, Lang & Schlegel, Time-resolved WISE/NEOWISE Coadds
  22. Paudel et al., A Catalog of Merging Dwarf Galaxies in the Local Universe
  23. Zhou et al., Photometric Calibration for the Beijing-Arizona Sky Survey and Mayall z-band Legacy Survey
  24. Martini et al, Overview of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
  25. Li et al., The Ensemble Photometric Variability of Over 10000 Quasars in the Dark Energy Camera Legacy Survey and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
  26. Soumagnac & Ofek, catsHTM: A Tool for Fast Accessing and Cross-matching Large Astronomical Catalogs
  27. Morales et al., Systematic search for tidal features around nearby galaxies. I. Enhanced SDSS imaging of the Local Volume
  28. van de Voort et al., An ALMA view of star formation efficiency suppression in early-type galaxies after gas-rich minor mergers
  29. Timlin et al., The Clustering of High-redshift (2.9 < z < 5.1) Quasars in SDSS Stripe 82
  30. Hood et al., The Origin of Faint Tidal Features around Galaxies in the RESOLVE Survey
  31. Holman et al., A Dwarf Planet Class Object in the 21:5 Resonance with Neptune
  32. Banados et al., An 800 million solar mass black hole in a significantly neutral universe at a redshift of 7.5