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J/ApJ/663/734       Interacting Galaxies in GEMS and GOODS    (Elmegreen+, 2007)

Smooth and starburst tidal tails in the GEMS and GOODS fields. Elmegreen D.M., Elmegreen B.G., Ferguson T., Mullan B. <Astrophys. J., 663, 734-751 (2007)> =2007ApJ...663..734E
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, peculiar ; Redshifts Keywords: galaxies: formation - galaxies: high-redshift Abstract: GEMS and GOODS fields were examined to z∼1.4 for galaxy interactions and mergers. The basic morphologies are familiar: antennae with long tidal tails, tidal dwarfs, and merged cores; M51-type galaxies with disk spirals and tidal arm companions; early-type galaxies with diffuse plumes; equal-mass grazing collisions; and thick J-shaped tails beaded with star formation and double cores. One type is not common locally and is apparently a loose assemblage of smaller galaxies. Photometric measurements were made of the tails and clumps, and physical sizes were determined assuming photometric redshifts. Description: The GOODS and GEMS images from the public archive were used for this study. They include exposures in four filters for GOODS: F435W (B435), F606W (V606), F775W (i775), and F850LP (z850); and two filters (V606 and z850) for GEMS. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 25 100 Interacting Galaxies in GEMS and GOODS
See also: II/261 : GOODS initial results (Giavalisco+, 2004) II/253 : Chandra Deep Field South: multi-colour data (Wolf+, 2008) J/A+A/377/442 : Chandra Deep Field South: R-band photometry (Wolf+, 2001) J/ApJS/172/615 : GALFIT result for GEMS galaxies (Haussler+, 2007) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- Type Galaxy Type (1) 3- 5 I3 --- Seq [1/100] Sequential number 7- 11 I5 --- [WDK2001] COMBO-17 identification number 13- 17 F5.3 --- z Redshift (photometric) 19- 25 F7.3 mag Rmag R-band magnitude
Note (1): Types as follows: a = Diffuse Type (Fig. 1) b = Diffuse Type (other) c = Antennae Type (Fig. 2) d = Antennae Type (other) e = M51-type (Fig. 3) f = M51-type (other) g = Shrimp Type (Fig. 4) h = Shrimp Type (other) i = Assembly Type (Fig. 5) j = Equal Type (Fig. 6)
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 15-Aug-2009
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