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J/ApJ/653/240     Low-mass SDSS dwarf galaxy properties      (Geha+, 2006)

The baryon content of extremely low mass dwarf galaxies. Geha M., Blanton M.R., Masjedi M., West A.A. <Astrophys. J., 653, 240-254 (2006)> =2006ApJ...653..240G
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, photometry ; H I data ; Morphology Keywords: galaxies: dwarf - galaxies: kinematics and dynamics Abstract: We investigate the gas content and baryonic Tully-Fisher relationship for extremely low luminosity dwarf galaxies in the absolute magnitude range -13.5>Mr-5logh70>-16. The sample is selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and consists of 101 galaxies for which we have obtained follow-up HI observations using the Arecibo Observatory and Green Bank Telescope. This represents the largest homogeneous sample of dwarf galaxies at low luminosities with well-measured HI and optical properties. The sample spans a range of environments, from dense groups to truly isolated galaxies. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 105 101 Low-Mass SDSS Dwarf Galaxy Properties
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 I6 --- Name Galaxy name (1) 8- 9 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) 11- 12 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 14- 17 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 19 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 20- 21 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 23- 24 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 26- 29 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 31- 34 F4.1 Mpc Dist Distance (in Mpc/h_70_) (3) 36- 40 F5.2 mag rmag Apparent r magnitude (2) 42- 47 F6.2 mag rMAG Absolute r magnitude (2) 49- 52 F4.2 mag g-r g-r colour index (2) 54- 57 F4.1 mag/arcsec2 mueff Effective surface brightness in r band (4) 59- 61 F3.1 kpc reff Effective radius in r band, in kpc (4) 63 A1 --- --- [(] 64- 67 F4.1 arcsec reff2 Effective radius in r band, in arcsec (4) 68 A1 --- --- [)] 70- 73 F4.2 --- b/a Axis ratio (b/a) (4) 75- 78 F4.2 [solMass] logMstar Star mass (5) 80- 83 F4.2 [solMass] logMHI ? HI mass (10) (6) 85- 88 F4.2 [solMass] e_logMHI ? rms uncertainty on HI mass (10) (9) 90- 94 F5.1 km/s Wh ? HI velocity half-width at 20% (10) (7) 96-100 F5.1 km/s Wh(i,t) ? HI half-width corrected for inclination and turbulence (10) (8) 102-105 F4.1 km/s e_Wh(i,t) ? rms uncertainty on Wh(i,t) (9) (10)
Note (1): Galaxy names are based on position in the Blanton et al. (2005AJ....129.2562B) low-luminosity SDSS catalog. In Simbad, galaxies identified as SDSS JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s Note (2): Absolute magnitudes and colors have been corrected for Galactic extinction based on Schlegel et al. (1998ApJ...500..525S). Note (3): Distances are estimated based on a model of the local velocity field (Willick et al., 1997ApJ...486..629W) and assume H0=70h70Mpc.km/s. Note (4): The effective surface brightness (mueff,r), effective half-light radius (reff,r), and axis ratio (b/a) are measured from the SDSS r-band images. Note (5): Stellar masses are calculated based on Bell et al. (2003ApJS..149..289B) and a Kroupa et al. (1993MNRAS.262..545K) initial mass function. Note (6): HI masses are based on our Arecibo and GBT observations. Note (7): The HI velocity half-width, Wh (W20/2), is the observed uncorrected 20% peak HI half-width. Note (8): The quantity Wh(i,t) (W20i,t/2) is the HI half-width corrected for inclination and turbulence as described in Sect. 3.2. Note (9): Errors on the HI mass and HI line width were calculated from the scatter in the mean quantities recovered from Monte Carlo simulations. Note (10): Galaxies that were not detected in the radio do not have HI properties listed in this table.
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(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 31-Jul-2008
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