A new catalog of isolated galaxies

Vazquez-Mata, Jose, Hernández-Toledo, H M, Park, Changbom and Choi, Yun-Young (2010) A new catalog of isolated galaxies. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 5 (S267). p. 464. ISSN 1743-9213

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Abstract

We present a new catalog of isolated galaxies (coined as UNAM–KIAS) obtained through an automated systematic search. The 1520 isolated galaxies were found in ~ 1.4 steradians of the sky in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 5 (SDSS DR5) photometry. The selection algorithm was implemented from a variation of the criteria developed by Karachentseva (1973), with full redshift information. This new catalog is aimed to carry out comparative studies of environmental effects and constraining the currently competing scenarios of galaxy formation and evolution.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Depositing User: JoseAntonio VazquezMata
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 16:56
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 08:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/37213
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