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stellarMassPCAWiscBC03SPECTRO Estimated stellar masses for SDSS and BOSS galaxies (Wisconsin method, Bruzual-Charlot models)
Stellar masses using the method of Chen et al. (2012). In this table, the best estimate of stellar mass is 'mstellar_median'. This version of the table uses the Bruzual and Charlot (2003) stellar population synthesis models. Please use the 'warning' values to check for data quality: warning = 0 : Results correspond to a best-fit PCA spectrum (no problems detected) warning = 1 : Target redshift too small (z < 0.05) warning = 2 : Target redshift too large (z > 0.80) warning = 3 : READSPEC cannot get wavelength vector warning = 4 : Available wavelengths all outside PCA coverage warning = 5 : Unable to project projection wavelength range warning = 6 : Unable to select projection wavelength range warning = 7 : Minimum chi^2 less than zero warning = 8 : Total of log mass PDF equal to zero warning = 9 : Total of velocity dispersion PDF equal to zero