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J/AJ/137/4956       Globular clusters around NGC 1407        (Romanowsky+, 2009)

Mapping the dark side with DEIMOS: globular clusters, X-ray gas, and dark matter in the NGC 1407 group. Romanowsky A.J., Strader J., Spitler L.R., Johnson R., Brodie J.P., Forbes D.A., Ponman T. <Astron. J., 137, 4956-4987 (2009)> =2009AJ....137.4956R
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, nearby ; Clusters, globular ; Photometry, SDSS Keywords: dark matter - galaxies: clusters: general - galaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cD - galaxies: kinematics and dynamics - globular clusters: general - X-rays: galaxies Abstract: NGC 1407 is the central elliptical in a nearby evolved group of galaxies apparently destined to become a galaxy cluster core. We use the kinematics of globular clusters (GCs) to probe the dynamics and mass profile of the group's center, out to a radius of 60kpc (∼10 galaxy effective radii)-the most extended data set to date around an early-type galaxy. This sample consists of 172 GC line-of-sight velocities, most of them newly obtained using Keck/DEIMOS, with a few additional objects identified as dwarf-globular transition objects or as intragroup GCs. Description: The DEIMOS observations were carried out as part of Keck program 2006B_U024D (PI: J.P. Brodie). Candidate GCs were selected from Subaru/Suprime-Cam images of NGC 1407 taken in g'r'i' bands in very good seeing conditions (0.5"-0.6"). Spectroscopic observations were made with Keck-2/DEIMOS on 2006 November 19-21. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 87 190 Photometry and spectroscopy of globular cluster candidates around NGC 1407
See also: J/MNRAS/366/1230 : BI photometry of NGC 1407 and NGC 1400 GCs (Forbes+, 2006) J/MNRAS/369/1375 : Dwarf galaxies in NGC 1407 Group (Trentham+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 I6 --- ID Suprime-Cam identification number, [RSS2009] NNNNNN in Simbad 8- 9 I2 --- LRIS ? Corresponding LRIS identification (1) 11- 12 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) (2) 14- 15 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) (2) 17- 22 F6.3 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) (2) 24 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000)(2) 25- 26 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) (2) 28- 29 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) (2) 31- 35 F5.2 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) (2) 37- 41 F5.1 arcsec Rp Projected distance from NGC 1407 43- 47 F5.1 deg PA Position angle on the sky (North through East) 49- 53 F5.2 mag imag i'_0_ band corrected magnitude (4) 55- 58 F4.2 mag g-i (g'-i')_0_ corrected color (4) 60- 63 F4.2 mag r-i (r'-i')_0_ corrected color (4) 65- 68 I4 km/s Velp ? Heliocentric line-of-sight velocity 70- 74 F5.3 --- z ? Redshift (for galaxy sources only) 75 A1 --- u_z [?] Indicates uncertain z 77- 78 I2 km/s e_Velp ? Error in Velp 80- 87 A8 --- Type Source type (6)
Note (1): From Cenarro et al., 2007AJ....134..391C, <[CBS2007] NN> in Simbad. Note (2): The center of the galaxy NGC 1407 is at 03:40:11.808 -18:34:47.92 (J2000), and the systemic velocity is 1784km/s. Note (4): The photometric values have been corrected for Galactic extinction (Schlegel et al., 1998ApJ...500..525S). Note (6): Ojects with "?" have uncertain identifications, and objects in (parentheses) have marginal signal-to-noise. Type codes are: star = star GC = globular cluster IGC = intra-group globular cluster DGTO = dwarf-globular transition object gal = background galaxy
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 07-Nov-2011
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