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Legacy Survey Sky Browser Why do these Lines Show up?

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Cosmic Rays and Other Nonsense in Astronomical CCD …
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https://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/MDM/OSMOS/CCD_CosmicRays_groom.pdf
by D Groom · Cited by 19 — Abstract: Cosmic-ray muons make recognizable straight tracks in the new-generation. CCD’s with thick sensitive regions. Wandering tracks (“worms”), which.

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Thank you!

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We use a few different algorithms to try to detect and remove these, so you don’t see them over most of the sky, but when it’s against a bright background like a big galaxy, they’re harder to detect.
cheers,
dustin

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