ENUMERATED VALUES  SpecClass

Access functions

nametypedescription
fSpecClassF Returns the SpecClass value, indexed by name
fSpecClassNF Returns the SpecClass name, indexed by value

Data values

namevaluedescription
UNKNOWN0Spectrum not classifiable (zConf < 0.25).
STAR1Spectrum of a star.
GALAXY2Spectrum of a galaxy.
QSO3Spectrum of a quasi-stellar object.
HIZ_QSO4Spectrum of a high-redshift quasar (z>2.3), whose redshift is confirmed by a Ly-alpha estimator (see "Spectroscopic Redshift and Type Determination" section in Algorithms).
SKY5Spectrum of blank sky.
STAR_LATE6Star dominated bt molecular bands M or later.
GAL_EM7Emission line galaxy (placeholder).