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J/ApJ/645/228  Velocities of satellites of external disk galaxies (Azzaro+ 2006)

The peculiar velocities of satellites of external disk galaxies. Azzaro M., Zentner A.R., Prada F., Klypin A.A. <Astrophys. J., 645, 228-239 (2006)> =2006ApJ...645..228A
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, rotation ; Radial velocities Keywords: galaxies: evolution - galaxies: formation - galaxies: kinematics and dynamics Abstract: We analyze the angular distribution and the orbital rotation directions of a sample of carefully selected satellite galaxies about disk galaxy primaries extracted from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). We complement this analysis with a theoretical study of these statistics in an N-body simulation of cosmological structure formation set within the ΔCDM paradigm under various assumptions for the orientations of disk angular momenta. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table3.dat 66 109 The Primaries and Satellites of the sample
See also: http://www.sdss.org : SDSS Home Page Byte-by-byte Description of file: table3.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 12 A12 --- Galaxy Host galaxy name 14 A1 --- Sat [a-f] Satellite label of the Host (1) 16- 20 F5.1 mag BMAG Absolute B band magnitude 22- 23 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) 25- 26 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) 28- 29 I2 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) 31 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) 32- 33 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) 35- 36 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) 38- 39 I2 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) 41- 43 I3 deg PA Position angle (2) 45- 51 F7.1 km/s Vel Recessional velocity (h=0.7) 53- 58 F6.1 km/s DelV ? Difference in velocity between satellite & host 60- 64 F5.1 kpc Dist ? Projected distance between satellite & host 66 A1 --- Orbit [pr] Orbit type, as prograde of retrograde
Note (1): When blank, data for the host galaxy. Satellite identified as "[AZP2006] Galaxy Sat" in Simbad, Note (2): The sky position angle for the hosts and for the satellites the position angle of their location with respect to the host.
History: * 02-Oct-2007: From electronic version of the journal * 01-Feb-2008: All "MGC" galaxy names corrected into "MCG"
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 02-Oct-2007
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 02-Oct-2007
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