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September 27, 2021

GALAXY CRUISE unveils the secrets of merging galaxies

Captain Tanaka presented early results of his scientific analysis at the online "Shipboard Tea Party" on June 27, 2021. Enjoy the video and know why the Captain said, "GALAXY CRUISE is really great!" in his presentation. (Presentation in Japanese with English subtitles)

 

March 1, 2021

Morphological Classification of Galaxies

Captain Tanaka compared the classification results, elliptical or spiral, with Galaxy Zoo 2, a pioneering Citizen Astronomy project.
There are galaxies classified as spirals in GALAXY CRUISE but as ellipticals in Galaxy Zoo 2. They are galaxies whose spiral patterns are clearly seen only in GALAXY CRUISE.

Read the NEWS article on March 1, 2021

 

March 23, 2020

The Relationship Between the Morphology and the Brightness

Captain Tanaka has analyzed the classification data from 1052 Japanese Citizen Astronomers between November 11, 2019 and January 10, 2020.Previous studies have shown brighter galaxies have a higher proportion of ellipticals. The statistical analysis using the classification data from Citizen Astronomers shows the tendency that brighter galaxies have a higher percentage of ellipticals.
Read the NEWS article on March 23, 2020

 

The relationship between the morphology and the brightness of galaxies