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J/A+A/465/1099      Redshift catalog of 691 objects in CDFS  (Ravikumar+, 2007)

New spectroscopic redshifts from the CDFS and a test of the cosmological relevance of the GOODS-South field. Ravikumar C.D., Puech M., Flores H., Proust D., Hammer F., Lehnert M., Rawat A., Amram P., Balkowski C., Burgarella D., Cassata P., Cesarsky C., Cimatti A., Combes F., Daddi E., Dannerbauer H., di Serego Alighieri S., Elbaz D., Guiderdoni B., Kembhavi A., Liang Y.C., Pozzetti L., Vergani D., Vernet J., Wozniak H., Zheng X.Z. <Astron. Astrophys. 465, 1099 (2007)> =2007A&A...465.1099R
ADC_Keywords: Surveys ; Redshifts ; Galaxies, spectra Keywords: galaxies: high-redshift - galaxies: distances and redshifts - cosmology: observations - galaxies: evolution - cosmology: large scale structure of Universe - surveys Abstract: This paper prepares a series of papers analysing the Intermediate MAss Galaxy Evolution Sequence (IMAGES) up to a redshift of one. Intermediate mass galaxies (M_J≤-20.3) are selected from the Chandra Deep Field South (CDFS) for which we identify a serious lack of spectroscopically determined redshifts. Our primary aim in this study is therefore to obtain a sample of intermediate-mass galaxies with known spectroscopic redshift to be used for further analysis of their 3D-kinematics. We also intend to test whether this important cosmological field may be significantly affected by cosmic variance. The spectroscopic observations were carried out using VIMOS on the ESO VLT. The data reduction was done using a set of semi-automatic IRAF procedures developed by our team. We have spectroscopically identified 691 objects including 580 galaxies, 7 QSOs, and 104 stars. Description: Redshift catalog of 691 objects in CDFS from low resolution VIMOS spectroscopy. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 81 691 Redshift Catalog
See also: J/A+A/379/740 : ESO Imaging Survey (EIS) (Arnouts+, 2001) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 22 A22 --- Name Object designation (1) 24 I1 --- SpCode Spectrum type code (2) 26 I1 --- q_SpCode Quality of Spectrum code (3) 28- 34 I7 --- IntID Internal number to identify spectrum 36- 40 F5.3 --- z Redshift 42- 46 F5.2 --- Imag Isophotal I(AB) magnitude (4) 48- 53 F6.2 --- UMAG ?=99.99 Absolute U(AB) magnitude (5) 55- 60 F6.2 --- BMAG ?=99.99 Absolute B(AB) magnitude (5) 62- 67 F6.2 --- VMAG ?=99.99 Absolute V(AB) magnitude (5) 69- 74 F6.2 --- JMAG ?=99.99 Absolute J(AB) magnitude (5) 76- 81 F6.2 --- KMAG ?=99.99 Absolute K(AB) magnitude (5)
Note (1): from ESO Catalog J/A+A/379/740 or from GOODS survey. Note (2): Spectrum type code as follows: 1 = emission 2 = absorption 3 = QSO 4 = star Note (3): Quality of Spectrum code as follows: 1 = insecure 2 = secure 9 = single emission Note (4): IAB band photometry from EIS database (Arnouts et al., 2001, Cat. J/A+A/379/740). Note (5): U, B, V, J and K absolute magnitudes in the AB system estimated following Hammer et al. (2005, Cat. J/A+A/430/115). 99.99 corresponds to non available quantities.
Acknowledgements: C.D. Ravikumar, ravi(at) History: * 06-Mar-2007: Original version * 23-Apr-2007: New table2 corrected by authors (column q_SpCode)
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 06-Mar-2007
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