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Luminous Red Galaxy

(LRG)
(distant bright red galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey)

A Luminous Red Galaxy (LRG) is a highly luminous, reddish Galaxy with typical Redshift (z) of .4, in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), but too faint to be included in its main galaxy sample. These galaxies are the subject of Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS)


(galaxy type)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloan_Digital_Sky_Survey
http://www.sdss.org/dr2/products/general/edr_html/node53.html

Referenced by:
Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS)
Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)

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