Redshift is 'way too high

incorrect redshift, not z=7.001, should be 0.457
Usually I wouldn’t have bothered to mention it, except that we became excited when we saw the big number. :slight_smile:
The chart is very dim,

https://www.legacysurvey.org/viewer?ra=218.7476&dec=27.0261&layer=dr8&zoom=14&spectra

http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr16/en/get/SpecById.ashx?id=6781427457008619520

http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr16/en/tools/explore/summary.aspx?ra=218.747&dec=27.0257


https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=218.7473&dec=27.0260&layer=dr8&zoom=14&spectra

The redshifts are straight from the SDSS DR14 SpecObj files. This one does have ZWARNING=4 set (SMALL DELTA CHI2), so not entirely surprising it is wrong.
I can’t even get it to show up on the SDSS spectrum search tool / viewer…
–dstn

Ooops, yes, I should have contacted SDSS. Silly me, many apologies.

The spectral chart seems to have been removed from dr14, but not dr16
http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/summary.aspx?id=1237657190905217722

I was looking at SDSS dr16, and there was the error was corrected.
http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr16/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?sid=6781427457008619520

Cheers! :slight_smile:

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