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dc.contributor.authorPović, Mirjana-
dc.contributor.authorHuertas-Company, M.-
dc.contributor.authorAguerri, J. A. L.-
dc.contributor.authorMárquez, Isabel-
dc.contributor.authorMasegosa, Josefa-
dc.contributor.authorHusillos, César-
dc.contributor.authorMolino, Alberto-
dc.contributor.authorCristóbal-Hornillos, David-
dc.contributor.authorPerea, Jaime-
dc.contributor.authorBenítez, Narciso-
dc.contributor.authorOlmo, Ascensión del-
dc.contributor.authorFernández-Soto, Alberto-
dc.contributor.authorJiménez-Teja, Y.-
dc.contributor.authorMoles, Mariano-
dc.contributor.authorAlfaro, Emilio J.-
dc.contributor.authorAparicio Villegas, Teresa-
dc.contributor.authorAscaso, Begoña-
dc.contributor.authorBroadhurst, T.-
dc.contributor.authorCabrera-Caño, Jesús-
dc.contributor.authorCastander, Francisco J.-
dc.contributor.authorCepa, Jordi-
dc.contributor.authorFernández Lorenzo, M.-
dc.contributor.authorCerviño, Miguel-
dc.contributor.authorGonzález Delgado, Rosa M.-
dc.contributor.authorInfante, Leopoldo-
dc.contributor.authorLópez-Sanjuan, C.-
dc.contributor.authorMartínez, Vicente J.-
dc.contributor.authorMatute, Israel-
dc.contributor.authorOteo, I.-
dc.contributor.authorPérez-García, Ana M.-
dc.contributor.authorPrada, Francisco-
dc.contributor.authorQuintana, José María-
dc.identifierdoi: 10.1093/mnras/stt1538-
dc.identifierissn: 0035-8711-
dc.identifiere-issn: 1365-2966-
dc.identifier.citationMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 435(4): 3444-3461 (2013)-
dc.description.abstractAdvanced Large Homogeneous Area Medium Band Redshift Astronomical (ALHAMBRA) is photometric survey designed to trace the cosmic evolution and cosmic variance. It covers a large area of ~4 deg2 in eight fields, where seven fields overlap with other surveys, allowing us to have complementary data in other wavelengths. All observations were carried out in 20 continuous, medium band (30 nm width) optical and 3 near-infrared (JHK) bands, providing the precise measurements of photometric redshifts. In addition, morphological classification of galaxies is crucial for any kind of galaxy formation and cosmic evolution studies, providing the information about star formation histories, their environment and interactions, internal perturbations, etc. We present a morphological classification of >40 000 galaxies in the ALHAMBRA survey. We associate to every galaxy a probability to be early type using the automated Bayesian code GALSVM. Despite of the spatial resolution of theALHAMBRAimages (~1 arcsec), for 22 051 galaxies, we obtained the contamination by other type of less than 10 per cent. Of those, 1640 and 10 322 galaxies are classified as early-(down to redshifts ~0.5) and late-type (down to redshifts ~1.0), respectively, with magnitudes F613W ≤ 22.0. In addition, for magnitude range 22.0 < F613W ≤ 23.0, we classified other 10 089 late-type galaxies with redshifts ≤1.3.We show that the classified objects populate the expected regions in the colour-mass and colour-magnitude planes. The presented data set is especially attractive given the homogeneous multiwavelength coverage available in the ALHAMBRA fields, and is intended to be used in a variety of scientific applications. The low-contamination catalogue (<10 per cent) is made publicly available with this paper. © 2013 The Authors Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society.-
dc.description.sponsorshipThis research was supported by the Junta de Andalucía through projects PO8-TIC-03531 and TIC114, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) through projects AYA2006-14046, AYA2010-15169, AYA2010-22111-C03-02, AYA2011-29517-C03-01, and the Generalitat Valenciana through project GV/Prometeo 2009/064. MP acknowledges financial support from JAE-Doc program of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), co-funded by the European Social Fund.-
dc.publisherOxford University Press-
dc.relation.isversionofPublisher's version-
dc.titleThe ALHAMBRA survey: reliable morphological catalogue of 22 051 early- and late-type galaxies-
dc.description.versionPeer Reviewed-
dc.contributor.funderGeneralitat Valenciana-
dc.contributor.funderJunta de Andalucía-
dc.contributor.funderMinisterio de Economía y Competitividad (España)-
dc.contributor.funderConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (España)-
dc.contributor.funderEuropean Commission-
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