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J/A+A/539/A91       MASSIV I. Sample properties              (Contini+, 2012)

MASSIV: Mass Assemby Survey with SINFONI in VVDS. I. Survey description and global properties of the 0.9 < z < 1.8 galaxy sample. Contini T., Garilli B., Le Fevre O., Kissler-Patig M., Amram P., Epinat B., Moultaka J., Paioro L., Queyrel J., Tasca L., Tresse L., Vergani D., Lopez-Sanjuan C., Perez-Montero E. <Astron. Astrophys. 539, A91 (2012)> =2012A&A...539A..91C
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs ; Redshifts ; Equivalent widths Keywords: galaxies: kinematics and dynamics - galaxies: evolution - galaxies: high-redshift - galaxies: starburst Abstract: We present the global properties (redshift, SED-based stellar mass and star formation rate, [OII]3727 flux and equivalent width) of the MASSIV sample. It contains 84 star-forming galaxies in the redshift range 0.9<z<1.8 selected from the VVDS and observed with the SINFONI/VLT integral-field spectrograph. The main aims of the MASSIV survey is to probe the kinematics and chemical properties of a significant and representative sample of high-redshift galaxies with star formation rate >5M/yr. Description: Global properties of the MASSIV sample (84 galaxies). The redshift and [OII] flux and equivalent width have been measured in optical VIMOS spectra as part of the VVDS survey. The stellar mass and star formation rate are derived from a SED fitting procedure using extensive multi-lambda photometry. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table5.dat 96 84 Global properties of the MASSIV sample
See also: III/250 : The VIMOS VLT deep survey (VVDS-DEEP) (Le Fevre+ 2005) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table5.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 9 I09 --- VVDS VVDS identification number, Cat. III/250 11- 12 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 14- 15 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 17- 22 F6.3 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 24 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 25 I1 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 27- 28 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 30- 35 F6.3 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 38- 43 F6.4 --- z Galaxy redshift as measured in VIMOS spectra 44 A1 --- n_z [a] redshift from SINFONI (1) 45- 46 I2 --- q_z Redshift associated flag (2) 48- 49 A2 --- S [D W UD] Depth flag of the VVDS parent sample: Deep, Wide, or Ultra-Deep. 51- 55 F5.2 [Msun] logM* Stellar mass 57- 60 F4.2 [Msun] e_logM* rms uncertainty on logM* 62- 65 F4.2 [Msun/yr] logSFR SED-based star formation rate 67- 70 F4.2 [Msun/yr] E_logSFR Error on logSFR (upper value) 72- 75 F4.2 [Msun/yr] e_logSFR Error on logSFR (lower value) 77- 82 F6.1 0.1nm W[OII] ? Equivalent width of [OII]3727 84- 87 F4.1 0.1nm e_W[OII] ? rms uncertainty on W[OII] 89- 92 F4.1 10-20W/m2 Flux ? Flux of [OII]3727 94- 96 F3.1 10-20W/m2 e_Flux ? rms uncertainty on Flux
Note (1): a: For this galaxy, we indicate the redshift derived from Hα SINFONI data Note (2): See Le Fevre et al. 2005, Cat. III/250. The last (rightmost) digit characterises the quality of the redshift: 2 = 75% confidence in the redshift 3 = 95% confidence 4 = 100% confidence 9 = Single isolated emission line spectra +20 = a secondary identified target, i.e. an object which is present by chance in the spectral slit in addition of the primary target; thus the secondary object is not ensured to be fully centered within the slit
Acknowledgements: Thierry Contini, Thierry.Contini(at)irap.omp.eu History: * 17-Nov-2011: Original version * 11-Jun-2013: sign of the declination corrected in 2 records (#42,43)
(End) T. Contini [IRAP, Toulouse, France], P. Vannier [CDS] 17-Nov-2011
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