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The BORG SDSS data release

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  • Authors: Florent Leclercq, Jens Jasche, Benjamin Wandelt
  • Additional contributions from: Nico Hamaus, Guilhem Lavaux, Will Percival, P.M. Sutter
  • Last update: 22/12/2018

This is the repository for the public releases of data products that follow a chrono-cosmographic analysis of the three-dimensional large-scale structure of the nearby Universe, as traced by SDSS main sample galaxies.

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The BORG SDSS data release is organised in the form of several "packages" (see below); each of them is related to some of our publications. These contain three-dimensional maps of the Universe, object catalogues, and Jupyter notebooks that permit to reproduce the results of our papers. Each package consists of a tar.gz archive (also available from and an Jupyter notebook. Please refer to the notebook in each of the packages for more information on the data and their use, as well as a list of the papers to cite.

Available packages:

Using and Contributing

You can use all these products freely, provided that in your publications, you cite the papers mentioned in the respective notebooks. They are provided under the GNU General Public License version 3. You can also cite the BORG SDSS data products using the doi 10.5281/zenodo.1455729, and specific releases using their individual doi (10.5281/zenodo.1455730 for v1.0).

Please do not hesitate to contribute by forking this repository and creating pull requests to the public distribution.


For questions or request of additional data products, please do not hesitate to contact us, or to create a new issue.