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J/MNRAS/300/417     Durham/UKST Galaxy Redshift Survey       (Ratcliffe+, 1998)

The Durham/UKST galaxy redshift survey - V. The catalogue. Ratcliffe A., Shanks T., Parker Q.A., Broadbent A., Watson F.G., Oates A.P., Collins C.A., Fong R. <Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 300, 417 (1998)> =1998MNRAS.300..417R (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs ; Redshifts ; Radial velocities Keywords: catalogues - galaxies: clusters: general - galaxies: distances and redshifts - galaxies: general - cosmology: observations - large-scale structure of Universe Abstract: We present the radial velocities and blue, optical magnitudes for all of the galaxies within the Durham/UKST Galaxy Redshift Survey. This catalogue consists of ∼2500 galaxy redshifts to a limiting apparent magnitude of BJ∼17mag, covering a ∼1500deg2 area around the South Galactic Pole. The galaxies in this survey were selected from the Edinburgh/Durham Southern Galaxy Catalogue and were sampled, in order of apparent magnitude, at a rate of one galaxy in every three. The spectroscopy was performed at the 1.2-m UK Schmidt Telescope in Australia using the FLAIR multi-object spectrograph. We show that our radial velocity measurements made with this instrument have an empirical accuracy of ±150km/s. The observational techniques and data reduction procedures used in the construction of this survey are also discussed. This survey demonstrates that the UKST can be used to make a three-dimensional map of the large-scale galaxy distribution, via a redshift survey to bJ∼17mag, over a wide area of the sky. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table5.dat 72 4412 Catalogue of the Durham/UKST Galaxy Redshift Survey
See also: VII/203 : Las Campanas Redshift Survey (Shectman+ 1996) VII/175 : Edinburgh-Durham Southern Galaxy Clust. Cat. (Lumsden+ 1992) J/MNRAS/274/1071 : Edinburgh-Milano cluster redshift survey (Collins+ 1995) VII/193 : The CfA Redshift Catalogue, Version June 1995 (Huchra+ 1995) J/MNRAS/269/151 : APM cluster redshift survey. IV. (Dalton+, 1994) J/ApJS/107/201 : The Stromlo-APM Redshift Survey. IV. (Loveday+ 1996) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table5.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 7 A7 --- DUGRS Galaxy designation 9- 10 I2 h RAh Right ascension (1950) 12- 13 I2 min RAm Right ascension (1950) 15- 18 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (1950) 20 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (1950) 21- 22 I2 deg DEd Declination (1950) 24- 25 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (1950) 27- 30 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (1950) 32- 36 F5.2 mag bjmag bj magnitude from the Edinburgh/Durham Sourthern Galaxy Catalog (Cat. VII/175) 38- 42 I5 km/s RV ? Radial velocity
Acknowledgements: Tom Shanks References: Ratcliffe et al., Paper I. 1996MNRAS.281L..47R Ratcliffe et al., Paper II. 1998MNRAS.293..197R Ratcliffe et al., Paper III. 1998MNRAS.296..173R Ratcliffe et al., Paper IV. 1998MNRAS.296..191R
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 14-Dec-1998
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