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J/ApJ/723/895    IR luminosities and aromatic features of 5MUSES    (Wu+, 2010)

Infrared luminosities and aromatic features in the 24 µm flux-limited sample of 5MUSES. Wu Y., Helou G., Armus L., Cormier D., Shi Y., Dale D., Dasyra K., Smith J.D., Papovich C., Draine B., Rahman N., Stierwalt S., Fadda D., Lagache G., Wright E.L. <Astrophys. J., 723, 895-914 (2010)> =2010ApJ...723..895W
ADC_Keywords: Active gal. nuclei ; Galaxies, IR ; Spectra, infrared ; Surveys Keywords: galaxies: active - galaxies: starburst - infrared: galaxies - surveys Abstract: We study a 24um selected sample of 330 galaxies observed with the infrared spectrograph for the 5mJy Unbiased Spitzer Extragalactic Survey (5MUSES). We estimate accurate total infrared luminosities by combining mid-IR spectroscopy and mid-to-far infrared photometry, and by utilizing new empirical spectral templates from Spitzer data. The infrared luminosities of this sample range mostly from 109L to 1013.5L, with 83% in the range 1010L<LIR<1012L. The redshifts range from 0.008 to 4.27, with a median of 0.144. The equivalent widths of the 6.2um aromatic feature have a bimodal distribution, probably related to selection effects. We use the 6.2um polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon equivalent width (PAH EW) to classify our objects as starburst (SB)-dominated (44%), SB-AGN composite (22%), and active galactic nucleus (AGN)-dominated (34%). The high EW objects (SB-dominated) tend to have steeper mid-IR to far-IR spectral slopes and lower LIR and redshifts. Description: 5MUSES is a mid-IR spectroscopic survey of a 24um flux-limited (f24um>5mJy) representative sample of 330 galaxies. The galaxies are selected from the SWIRE fields including Elais-N1 (9.5deg2), Elais-N2 (5.3deg2), Lockman Hole (11.6deg2), and XMM (9.2deg2), in addition to the Spitzer Extragalactic First Look Survey (XFLS; 5.0deg2) field (Fadda et al., 2006, Cat. J/AJ/131/2859). The full details of the sample, including selection criteria and observation strategy are covered in G. Helou et al. (2010, in preparation). IRAC 3.6-8.0um photometry is available for the entire 5MUSES sample. In addition to the Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer (MIPS) 24um photometry used to select this sample, 90% of our sources have also been detected at 70um and 54% have been detected at 160um. Low-resolution spectra (R=64-128) of all 330 galaxies in 5MUSES have been obtained with the short-low (SL: 5.5-14.5um and long-low (LL: 14-35um) modules of the IRS using the staring mode observations. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 98 280 General properties of the sample
See also: II/255 : SWIRE ELAIS N1 Source Catalogs (Surace+, 2004) II/290 : SWIRE Photometric Redshift Catalogue (Rowan-Robinson+, 2008) J/MNRAS/414/500 : Spitzer/IRS ATLAS project source (Hernan-Caballero+, 2011) J/ApJ/714/1256 : Far-IR star formation rate indicators (Calzetti+, 2010) J/ApJ/709/572 : COSMOS 70um sources (Kartaltepe+, 2010) J/ApJ/705/885 : PAH in galaxies at z∼0.1 (O'Dowd+, 2009) J/ApJ/703/1778 : Spitzer sources in SWIRE/XMM/ELAIS-S1 field (Sacchi+, 2009) J/ApJ/701/1123 : MIR spectroscopic catalog of 150 galaxies (Dasyra+, 2009) J/ApJ/693/1821 : The Spitzer infrared nearby galaxies survey (Dale+, 2009) J/ApJ/693/370 : 24um flux-limited sample of galaxies (Weedman+, 2009) J/ApJS/184/230 : Spitzer high-resolution MIR spectral atlas (Bernard-Salas+, 2009) J/ApJS/182/628 : Spitzer quasar and ULIRG evolution study (Veilleux+, 2009) J/ApJ/656/770 : Mid-IR spectrum of star-forming galaxies (Smith+, 2007) J/ApJ/658/778 : Spitzer mid-IR spectroscopy of z∼2 ULIRGs (Yan+, 2007) J/AJ/131/2859 : Extragalactic First Look Survey: 24µm data (Fadda+, 2006) http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/data/SPITZER/5MUSES/ : 5mJy Unbiased Spitzer Extragalactic Survey (5MUSES) data access Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 7 A7 --- --- [5MUSES-] 8- 10 I3 --- Seq Source 5MUSES identification 12- 18 A7 --- --- [5MUSES_] 19- 37 A19 --- 5MUSES Source 5MUSES name (JHHMMSS.ss+DDMMSS.s) 39- 40 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) 42- 43 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) 45- 48 F4.1 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) 50 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) 51- 52 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) 54- 55 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) 57- 60 F4.1 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) 62- 66 F5.3 --- z [0.008/4.27] Redshift 68 I1 --- r_z [1/2] Origin of z (1) 70- 73 F4.1 mJy F24 Spitzer/MIPS 24 micron flux density 75 A1 --- l_EW6.2 Limit flag on EW6.2 76- 81 F6.3 um EW6.2 ? Equivalent width of 6.2µm PAH band 83- 87 F5.3 um e_EW6.2 ? Uncertainty in 6.2µm EW 89- 93 F5.2 [Lsun] logLIR Log of IR luminosity 95- 98 F4.2 [Lsun] e_logLIR Uncertainty in logLIR
Note (1): Flag as follows: 1 = redshift obtained from NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database; 2 = redshift derived from IRS spectra (for 136 sources).
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Emmanuelle Perret [CDS] 20-Jul-2012
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