Dark Energy Survey Year 1 Results: calibration of redMaGiC redshift distributions in DES and SDSS from cross-correlations

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Cawthon, R; Davis, C; Gatti, M; Vielzeuf, P; Elvin-Poole, J; Rozo, E; Frieman, J; Rykoff, ES; Alarcon, A; Bernstein, GM; Bonnett, C; Carnero Rosell, A; Castander, FJ; Chang, C; da Costa, LN; De Vicente, J; De Rose, J; Drlica-Wagner, A; Gaztanaga, E; Giannantonio, T; Gruen, D; Gschwend, J; Hartley, WG; Hoyle, B; Lin, H; Maia, MAG; Miquel, R; Ogando, RLC; Rau, MM; Roodman, A; ... view all 91 authors
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Journal: volume 481,pages2,427-2,443issn: 1745-3925
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17863/CAM.20892, doi: 10.1093/mnras/sty2424
  • Subject: uploaded-in-3-months-elsewhere | surveys | STFC | surveys, galaxies: distances and redshifts, large-scale structure of Universe | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics | RCUK | AST-1138766 | galaxies: distances and redshifts | [PHYS.ASTR]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph] | large-scale structure of Universe | AST-1536171
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

International audience; We present calibrations of the redshift distributions of redMaGiC galaxies in the Dark Energy Survey Year 1 (DES Y1) and Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) DR8 data. These results determine the priors of the redshift distribution of redMaGiC galaxie... View more