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J/PASJ/55/771       Hdelta-strong galaxies in SDSS           (Goto+, 2003)

Hdelta-strong galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey : I. The Catalog. Goto T., Nichol R.C., Okamura S., Sekiguchi M., Miller C.J., Bernardi M., Hopkins A., Tremonti C., Connolly A., Castander F.J., Brinkmann J., Fukugita M., Harvanek M., Ivezic Z., Kleinman S.J., Krzesinski J., Long D., Loveday J., Neilsen E.H., Newman P.R., Nitta A., Snedden S.A., Subbarao M. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Jap., 55, 771-787 (2003)> =2003PASJ...55..771G (SIMBAD/NED BibCode)
ADC_Keywords: Mission_Name: Keywords: galaxies: evolution - galaxies: interaction - galaxies: peculiar - galaxies: starburst Abstract: We present here a new and homogeneous sample of 3340 galaxies selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) based solely on the observed strength of their Hδ hydrogen Balmer absorption line. The presence of a strong Hδ line within the spectrum of a galaxy indicates that the galaxy has undergone a significant change in its star-formation history within the last Gigayear. Therefore, such galaxies have received considerable attention in recent years, because they provide an opportunity to study galaxy evolution in action. These galaxies are commonly known as "post-starburst", "E+A", k+a", and Hδ-strong galaxies. Description: Objects: ----------------------------------------- RA (2000) DE Designation(s) ----------------------------------------- File Summary:
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Nomenclature Notes: History: Prepared via OCR at CDS. From electronic version of the journal Acknowledgements: References:
(End) Patricia Vannier [CDS] 24-Oct-2005
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