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J/PAZh/31/332   Infrared Luminosities of Local Galaxies    (Karachentsev+, 2005)

Infrared Luminosities of Local-Volume Galaxies. Karachentsev I.D., Kutkin A.M. <Pis'ma Astron. Zh. 31, 332 (2005)> =2005PAZh...31..332K =2005AstL...31..299K
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, optical; Photometry, infrared Abstract: Based on data from 2MASS (II/246) we analyzed the infrared properties of 451 Local-Volume galaxies at distances D≤10Mpc. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 90 450 Infrared photometric parameters of neighboring galaxies (VLG<550km/s or D<10Mpc)
See also: II/246 : 2MASS All-Sky Catalog of Point Sources (Cutri+ 2003) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 9 A9 --- Name Galaxy name or catalog number (1) 12- 13 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) 15- 16 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 18- 21 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 23 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 24- 25 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 27- 28 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 30- 31 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 33- 38 F6.2 mag BMAG Absolute B band magnitude (2) 41- 46 F6.3 mag Jmag J band magnitude (3) 48- 53 F6.3 mag Hmag H band magnitude (3) 55- 60 F6.3 mag Kmag K band magnitude (3) 62- 66 F5.2 mag Bmag B band magnitude (6) 68- 71 F4.2 mag AB B band Galactic extinction (7) 73- 74 I2 --- TType RC3 morphological type 76- 80 F5.2 Mpc Dist Distance 81 A1 --- u_Dist Uncertainty flag on Dist 82- 85 A4 --- n_Dist Method used to determine Dist (8) 87- 90 F4.1 mag/arcsec2 SuBr Mean surface brightness (9)
Note (1): Known catalogs: NGC (N),IC (I), UGC (U, Nilson,1973), UGCA (UA, Nilson,1974), DDO (D, van den Bergh,1966), ESO/Uppsala (E, Lauberts,1982), PGC (P, Paturel et al. 1996) and Karachentsevs' lists (KK, KKR, KKH, KKSG, KKs) usually in chronological preference. Note (2): Corrected for AB and for internal B band absorption in galaxy. Note (3): Those with 2 numbers after coma are determined by correlation "morphological type - color index"; and with 3 numbers- are taken from 2MASS XSC catalogue. Note (6): The NASA Extragalactic Database (NED) is the main source with additions from the recent publications by Lauberts, 1982, VII/34, Bremnes et al. (1998A&AS..129..313B, 1999A&AS..137..337B, 2000A&AS..141..211B), Parodi et al. (2002, Cat. J/A+A/388/29), etc.; for some dwarf LSB galaxies their magnitudes are known with an accuracy of ∼0.5mag only. Note (7): From Schlegel et al. (1998ApJ...500..525S); estimates of Ag for some galaxies situated in the Zone of Avoidance (for instance, Maffei I) were made from their individual color. Note (8): Method is designated as follows: cep = from the luminosity of Cepheids; rgb = from the luminosity of the tip of RGB; sbf = via fluctuation of surface brightness; bs = from the luminosity of the brightest stars; tf = from Tully-Fisher relation; mem = from membership in the known groups; h = from the Hubble relation LGVel=H0*D with the mean local Hubble parameter H0=72km/s/Mpc (Karachentsev et al., 2004, Cat. J/AJ/127/2031), coinciding with its global value 72±8km/s/Mpc (Freedman et al., 2001ApJ...553...47F). Note (9): SuBr=(B-Ab-Ai)+5*log(ac)+8.63, where Ai is internal B band absroption in galaxy, ac is angular diameter corrected for inclination.

(End) Veta Avedisova (INASAN) 10-Oct-2005
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