VDES J2325−5229 a z = 2.7 gravitationally lensed quasar discovered using morphology-independent supervised machine learning

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Romer, Kathy; The DES Collaboration,;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stw2958
  • Subject: QB
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We present the discovery and preliminary characterization of a gravitationally lensed quasar with a source redshift zs = 2.74 and image separation of 2.9 arcsec lensed by a foreground zl = 0.40 elliptical galaxy. Since optical observations of gravitationally lensed quas... View more
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