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The Galaxy Zoo files contain almost a quarter of a million galaxies which have been imaged with a camera attached to a robotic telescope (the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, no less). In order to understand how these galaxies and our own formed, we need your help to classify them according to their shapes a task at which your brain is better than even the fastest computer.

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