The UK Infra-Red Telescope (UKIRT), which was used to produce the UKIDSS survey. Image credit:


It has taken thousands of Galaxy Zoo volunteers just over 7 months to fully classify all of the infra-red galaxy images from the UKIDSS survey. A huge thanks and well done to all who were involved! You can read more about what the science team are hoping to learn from the data generated in this blog post by Kyle Willett.

Don’t panic! There is still plenty of other data from other surveys in the project that need to be classified. Get involved now at