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J/A+A/310/8         The ESO Nearby Abell Cluster Survey I.  (Katgert+, 1996)

The ESO Nearby Abell Cluster Survey. I. Description of the dataset and definition of physical systems Katgert P., Mazure A., Perea J., den Hartog R., Moles M., Le Fevre O., Dubath P., Focardi P., Rhee G., Jones B., Escalera E., Biviano A., Gerbal D., Giuricin G. <Astron. Astrophys. 310, 8 (1996)> =1996A&A...310....8K (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Redshifts ; Clusters, galaxy Keywords: galaxies: clusters of - galaxies: redshifts - cosmology: observations - dark matter Description: We describe the results of the ESO Key-programme on "Structure and Dynamics of Rich Galaxy Clusters" (which we will henceforth refer to as the ESO Nearby Abell Cluster Survey - or ENACS). We discuss the sample of clusters for which data were obtained, and the observational programme of spectroscopy and photometry that we carried out. The final database contains a total of 5634 galaxies in the directions of 107 clusters from the catalogue by Abell, Corwin and Olowin 1989 (ACO hereafter) with richness R≥1 and mean redshifts z≤0.1. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table6 47 224 Properties of the 220 systems with N≥ 4 found in the 107 lines of sight towards the ACO clusters in the ESO Nearby Abell Cluster Survey (ENACS)
See also: J/A+A/310/31 : ENACS. Part II. J/A+AS/129/399 : ENACS. Part V. J/A+A/446/19 : ENACS. Part VIII. Byte-by-byte Description of file: table6
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 A5 --- Abell Abell number of cluster 8- 10 I3 --- Ngal ? Number of galaxies in system (ENACS) 12- 16 F5.3 --- zmin ? Lowest galaxy redshift in the system (ENACS) 19- 23 F5.3 --- zmax ? Highest galaxy redshift in the system (ENACS) 26- 30 F5.3 --- zmean ? Mean redshift of the system (ENACS) 34- 36 I3 --- Nz ? Number of redshifts (literature) 39- 43 F5.3 -- zmean2 ? Mean redshift of system (literature) 45- 46 I2 --- Ref ? reference to literature data (see paper)
Courtesy: Peter Katgert
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 24-Apr-1996
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