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J/A+A/436/443   AMIGA. I. Velocities of CIG galaxies (Verdes-Montenegro+ 2005)

The AMIGA project. I. Optical characterization of the Catalogue of Isolated Galaxies. Verdes-Montenegro L., Sulentic J., Lisenfeld U., Leon S., Espada D., Garcia E., Sabater J., Verley S. <Astron. Astrophys. 436, 443 (2005)> =2005A&A...436..443V
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, optical ; Radial velocities ; Magnitudes Keywords: galaxies: evolution - galaxies: interaction - galaxies: luminosity function, mass function - galaxies: surveys Abstract: The AMIGA project (Analysis of the Interstellar Medium of Isolated Galaxies) is compiling a multiwavelength database of isolated galaxies that includes optical (B and Hα), infrared (FIR and NIR) and radio (continuum plus HI and CO lines) properties. It involves a refinement of the pioneering Catalog of Isolated Galaxies (VII/82). This paper is the first in a series and begins with analysis of the global properties of the nearly redshift-complete Catalog of Isolated Galaxies (CIG) with emphasis on the Optical Luminosity Function (OLF) which we compare with other recent estimates of the OLF for a variety of environments. The CIG redshift distribution for n=956 galaxies re-enforces the evidence for a bimodal structure seen earlier in smaller samples. The peaks at redshift near 1500 and 6000km/s correspond respectively to galaxies in the local supercluster and those in more distant large-scale components (particularly Perseus- Pisces). The two peaks in the redshift distribution are superimposed on 50% or more of the sample that is distributed in a much more homogeneous way. The CIG probably represents the most homogeneous local field example that has ever been compiled. Our derivation of the CIG OLF is consistent with other studies of the OLF for lower density environments. This comparison via the Schechter parameter formalization shows that: 1) M* increases with galaxy surface density on the sky and 2) α shows a weaker tendency to do the same. The CIG represents the largest and most complete foundation for studies of isolated galaxies and is likely as close as we can come to a field sample. Description: Basic data of the CIG catalogue (velocity, distance, magnitude). File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 26 916 Recession velocity (V>1000km/s) table2.dat 18 53 Distance (V<1000km/s) table3.dat 32 1051 Optical magnitudes and luminosity refs.dat 146 68 References
See also: VII/82 : Catalogue of Isolated Galaxies (Karachentseva+ 1986) J/A+A/411/391 : Revised positions for Cat. of Isolated galaxies (Leon+, 2003) J/A+A/449/937 : AMIGA. II. Morphological refinement (Sulentic+, 2006) J/A+A/462/507 : AMIGA. III. IRAS data (Lisenfeld+, 2007) J/A+A/470/505 : AMIGA IV. Neighbours around CIG galaxies (Verley+, 2007) J/A+A/472/121 : AMIGA V. Isolation parameters (Verley+, 2007) J/A+A/485/475 : AMIGA VI. GIG galaxies radio continuum properties (Leon+ 2008) J/A+A/486/73 : AMIGA VII. FIR and radio study (Sabater+, 2008) J/A+A/532/A117 : AMIGA VIII. Flux ratio asymmetry parameter (Espada+, 2011) : AMIGA HomePage Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- CIG CIG (VII/82) number (K73 NNNN in Simbad) 9- 13 I5 km/s Vr Recession velocity 17- 21 I5 km/s Vr3K 3K corrected recession velocity 25- 26 I2 --- r_Vr Reference
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- CIG CIG (VII/82) number (K73 NNNN in Simbad) 9- 13 F5.1 Mpc Dist Distance 17- 18 I2 --- r_Dist Reference
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 4 I4 --- CIG CIG (VII/82) number (K73 NNNN in Simbad) 9- 13 F5.2 mag Bmag Blue magnitude 17- 21 F5.2 mag Bmagcor Blue corrected magnitude 25- 29 F5.2 solLum LB ? Blue luminosity
Byte-by-byte Description of file: refs.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 --- Ref Reference number 4- 22 A19 --- BibCode BibCode 24- 46 A23 --- Aut Author's name 48-146 A99 --- Com Comments
Acknowledgements: Lourdes Verdes-Montenegro, lourdes(at)
(End) Lourdes Verdes-Montenegro [IAA-CSIC], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 05-Apr-2005
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