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VII/209A  Galaxies Behind the Milky Way (Saito+ 1990-91; Roman+ 1996-98)

A search for galaxies behind the Milky Way between l=210deg and 230deg. (Vol. 1) Saito M., Ohtani H., Asonuma A., Kashikawa N., Maki T., Nishida S., Watanabe T. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, Vol. 42, 603 (1990)> =1990PASJ...42..603S Catalog of Galaxies Behind the Milky Way, l-230 to 250 degrees. (Vol. 2) Saito M., Ohtani H., Baba A., Hotta N., Kameno S., Kurosu S., Nakada K., Takata T. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, Vol. 43, 449 (1991)> =1991PASJ...43..449S A search for galaxies behind the Milky Way at Aquila and Sagittarius. (Vol. 3) Roman A.T., Nakanishi K., Tomita A., Saito M. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Jap., 48, 679 (1996) =1996PASJ...48..679R A systematic search for galaxies behind the Milky Way at Sagittarius. (Vol. 4) Roman A.T., Nakanishi K., Saito M. <Publ. Astron. Soc. Jap., 50, 37-46 (1998)> =1998PASJ...50...37R A visual search for galaxies in a Milky way region around the North Supergalactic Pole. (Vol. 5) Roman A.T., Iwata I., Saito M. <Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 127, 27 (2000)> =2000ApJS..127...27R
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs ; Milky Way Keywords: galaxies: clusters of - galaxies: general - galaxies: redshift galaxies: large-structure - galaxies: Milky Way - galaxies: search Description: This catalogue gathers the searches for galaxies of apparent size greater than 0.1mm (6.7") behind the Milky Way from photographic surveys in the near infrared. The five volumes cover the galactic longitude ranges -7 to +68°, and 210 to 250°. Introduction to Volumes 1 and 2: The two catalogs, CGMW1 and CGMW2, giving about 7000 galaxies behind the Milky Way between l = 210 degrees and 250 degrees, represents a systematic search for galaxies by means of 32 film copies of the UK Schmidt Southern Infrared Atlas on the Milky Way covering about 900 square degrees. In the search galaxies with apparent sizes greater than 0.1mm on film (6.7 arcsec in size) were detected by visual inspection. The material and procedure of search are described as well as the detectability of galaxies in paper I and paper II appended before Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 of the catalog, respectively, which have been published in Publ. Astron. Soc Japan, Vol. 42 (1990) and Vol. 43 (1991). The parameters of catalogued galaxies are also explained in paper I. Cross-identifications with other catalogs are shown in the last column. The search was performed by undergraduate students of a galactic astronomy program in Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University, in 1988 and 1989. Since the main researchers changed from the search in 1988 (Vol. 1) to that in 1989 (Vol. 2), a surface brightness level determining the extents of galaxy images somewhat differs between Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, yielding a difference of mean number densities of the detected galaxies between Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. The difference is examined in paper II. The detectability of galaxies, especially of smallest galaxies, increased in the overlap zones of adjacent fields of the Atlas; the effects are discussed in a paper (Yamada and Saito 1991, to appear in Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, Vol. 43). In spite of such inhomogeneities in search for galaxies, the catalog is useful as a finding list of bright galaxies, peculiar galaxies, and nearby clusters of galaxies in the region behind the Milky Way. The machine-readable version of the catalog has been made through efforts of Mr. Shogo Nishida, Mr. Tadafumi Takata, and Professor Shiro Nishimura. This will be distributed upon request from Astronomical Data Analysis Center of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and other astronomical data centers. This work was supported by the Grant-in-Aid for General Scientific Research (01420002) of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture. June 1991 Mamoru Saito Description of Vol. 5: We performed a visual systematic search for galaxies on POSS II(B) plates in a Milky Way region between l∼32°-68° and b~-4° to 19°. This region partly contains the Local Void, and the north supergalactic pole exists at the central part. The surveyed area was about 560 deg2 , and a total of 11,310 galaxies and galaxy candidates with sizes of 01 or greater were identified. Among the detected objects, 152 have been given in galaxy catalogs and 159, including 49 known galaxies, are associated with IRAS point sources. We made a catalog of the detected objects, in which the position in (RA, DE) and (l, b), the size, and the features of the image and multiplicity are given for each object. The surface number densities of the detected objects almost depend on the Galactic latitude. In the surveyed region, there is no nearby cluster and there is an outstanding concentration of galaxies at l=7°-12° and 4000-5000 km/s. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file cgmw1.dat 144 2411 Volume 1: l=210 to 230 deg cgmw2.dat 144 4633 Volume 2: l=230 to 250 deg cgmw3.dat 104 5332 Volume 3: l= 8 to 43 deg cgmw4.dat 102 7154 Volume 4: l= -7 to 16 deg cgmw5.dat 145 11310 Volume 5: l= 32 to 68 deg cgmw5ir.dat 76 159 Cross identification of the CGMW5 detected objects with IRAS point sources
See also: J/A+AS/104/529 : IRAS galaxies behind the Milky Way (Takata+ 1994) Byte-by-byte Description of file: cgmw1.dat cgmw2.dat
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1 I1 --- Vol [1,2] Volume number 3- 6 I4 --- CGMW Running number in volume 8- 10 I3 --- Field Field number of the ESO/SERC Southern Sky Survey 12- 17 F6.1 mm Xpos X coordinate on the film (1mm ∼ 67") 19- 24 F6.1 mm Ypos Y coordinate on the film (1mm ∼ 67") 26- 27 I2 h RAh Right ascension (1950) 29- 30 I2 min RAm Right ascension (1950) 32- 33 I2 s RAs [0/60] Right ascension (1950) 37 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 38- 39 I2 deg DEd Declination (1950) 41- 44 F4.1 arcmin DEm Declination (1950) 47- 53 F7.3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 55- 61 F7.3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 63- 65 F3.1 mm MajDiam Size of apparent major diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 67- 69 F3.1 mm MinDiam Size of apparent minor diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 71- 73 A3 --- MType *Morphological type class 75- 84 A10 --- Feature *Feature of the object 86-144 A59 --- CrossId Cross identifications in other catalogs
Note on MType: the classes are: E : Elliptical I : Irregular S : Spiral SB : Barred Spiral Note on Feature: the following features are included: Bright, Faint : for surface brightness Asymm, Ring : for morphology Pair, Triple : for close association (If accompanying galaxies are almost in the same position, they are not listed in the catalog). PN+galaxy : a foreground planetary nebula overlaps a galaxy
Byte-by-byte Description of file: cgmw3.dat
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1 I1 --- Vol [3] Volume number 3- 6 I4 --- CGMW Running number in volume 8- 14 A7 --- Plate Name of Schmidt Atlas and field number on which the search was performed 16- 22 A7 --- RefSurv *Name of the reference survey 24- 27 I4 --- Over1 ? Field number of overlapping plate 34- 35 I2 h RAh Right ascension (1950) 37- 38 I2 min RAm Right ascension (1950) 40- 43 F4.1 s RAs [0/60] Right ascension (1950) 45 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 46- 47 I2 deg DEd Declination (1950) 49- 52 F4.1 arcmin DEm Declination (1950) 55- 61 F7.3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 63- 69 F7.3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 71- 73 F3.1 mm MajDiam Size of apparent major diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 75- 77 F3.1 mm MinDiam Size of apparent minor diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 79- 91 A13 --- Feature *Feature of the object 93-104 A12 --- CrossId Cross identifications in other catalogs
Note on RefSurv: the survey are designated by: SR = UK-SR I = UK-I O = POSS I-O EJ = SERC-EJ Note on Feature: the following features are included: for the surface brightness: LSB (low) or bright for morphological type: S (spiral), E (elliptical), pec (peculiar) and ND (nuclear dominant) for multiplicity: pair or triplet, which indicates the presence of one galaxy or two galaxies within a few arcminutes. If an accompanying galaxy is nearly at the same position, the companion is not listed in the catalog and is merely indicated as 'pair'. If the object seems to be close to a star or on a star, we denote this as 'near *' or 'with *', respectively. for aspect: If the object is a possible star (the image has circular shape or the faint extended component around a bright star-like object), we denote it as 'star:', where the colon means possible feature. 'PN:' means a possible planetary nebulae, i.e., the image is rather round and the surface brightness distribution seems to be homogeneous or the outer edge of the image is relatively sharp compared with that of a galaxy.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: cgmw4.dat
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1 I1 --- Vol [4] Volume number 3- 6 I4 --- CGMW Running number in volume 8- 14 A7 --- Plate Name of Schmidt Atlas and field number on which the search was performed 16- 22 A7 --- RefSurv *Name of the reference survey 24- 27 I4 --- Over1 ? Field number of overlapping plate 28 A1 --- --- [/] Separator when OVer2 exists 29- 32 I4 --- Over2 ? Field number of overlapping plate 34- 35 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 37- 38 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 40- 43 F4.1 s RAs [0/60] Right ascension (J2000) 45 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 46- 47 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 49- 50 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 52- 53 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 55- 61 F7.3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 63- 69 F7.3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 71- 73 F3.1 mm MajDiam Size of apparent major diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 75- 77 F3.1 mm MinDiam Size of apparent minor diameter (1mm ∼ 67") 79- 91 A13 --- Feature Feature of the object (see "Note on Feature" section above) 93-102 A10 --- CrossId Cross identifications in other catalogs
Note on RefSurv: the survey are designated by: SR = UK-SR R = ESO/SRC-R
Byte-by-byte Description of file: cgmw5.dat
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1 I1 --- Vol [5] Volume number 3- 7 I5 --- CGMW Running number in volume 9- 11 I3 --- II(B) Field number of the POSS II(B) on which we performed the search and detected the corresponding object 12 A1 --- n_II(B) [#] #: object also seen on the plate of the next field 14- 19 A6 --- Plate Name and field number of the reference plate on which the object is also seen (1) 21- 22 I2 h RA1h Right ascension (1950) 24- 25 I2 min RA1m Right ascension (1950) 27- 30 F4.1 s RA1s Right ascension (1950) 32 A1 --- DE1- Declination sign (1950) 33- 34 I2 deg DE1d Declination (1950) 36- 37 I2 arcmin DE1m Declination (1950) 39- 40 I2 arcsec DE1s Declination (1950) 43- 44 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 46- 47 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 49- 52 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 54 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000) 55- 56 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 58- 59 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 61- 62 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 64- 70 F7.3 deg GLON Galactic longitude 72- 78 F7.3 deg GLAT Galactic latitude 80- 82 F3.1 mm MajDiam Diameter of the apparent major axis (1mm∼67") 84- 86 F3.1 mm MinDiam ? Diameter of the apparent minor axis (1mm∼67") 88- 99 A12 --- Feature Feature of the object (2) 101-122 A22 ---- CrossId Optical cross-identifications 125-129 I5 km/s cz ? Rotational velocity 133 I1 --- r_cz [1-10]? Reference for cz (G1) 135-144 A10 --- IRAS IRAS (Cat. II/125) cross-identification
Note (1): The reference plates, POSS II(I) and POSS I(E), are indicated as I and E, respectively. About 70% of the detected objects appear in the reference plates. Note (2): Feature of the object in surface brightness, morphology, and multiplicity: low (LSB) and high (HSB) for the surface brightness; spiral (S), elliptical (E), peculiar (pec), and nuclear dominant (ND) for the morphological type; and pair, triplet, or group for the multiplicity, which indicates the presence of one galaxy, two galaxies, or a group of galaxies within a few arcminutes of the object. If an accompanying galaxy is nearly at the same position, the companion is not listed in the catalog and is merely indicated as "pair." If the object seems to be close to a star or on a star, we denote this as "near*" or "with*," respectively. If the object is a possible star, we denote it as "star:"; "PN:" means a possible planetary nebula and "neb:" a possible Galactic nebula -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- List of Surveyed POSS II(B) Fields (Vol. 5) ------------------------------------------- Field number RA DE ------------------------------------------- 458 18 47 +30 459 19 10 +30 460 19 33 +30 523 18 42 +25 524 19 04 +25 525 19 26 +25 526 19 48 +25 591 18 33 +20 592 18 54 +20 593 19 15 +20 594 19 36 +20 662 18 20 +15 663 18 40 +15 664 19 00 +15 665 19 20 +15 733 18 00 +10 734 18 20 +10 735 18 40 +10 736 19 00 +10
Byte-by-byte Description of file: cgmw5ir.dat
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1 I1 --- Vol [5] Volume number 3- 7 I5 --- CGMW Running number in volume 9- 18 A10 --- IRAS IRAS (Cat. II/125) name 20- 21 I2 h RAh Right ascension (1950) 23- 24 I2 min RAm Right ascension (1950) 26- 29 F4.1 s RAs Right ascension (1950) 31 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (1950) 32- 33 I2 deg DEd Declination (1950) 35- 36 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (1950) 38- 39 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (1950) 41- 43 F3.1 mm Size Size (1mm∼67") 45- 46 I2 arcsec Sep ? Separation 48- 52 F5.2 Jy F60um Flux density at 60µm 53 A1 --- n_F60um [:L] Note (1) 55- 59 F5.2 Jy F100um Flux density at 100µm 60 A1 --- n_F100um [:L] Note (1) 64- 68 A5 --- Cat Catalog names for known galaxies listed in Table 3 69- 73 I5 km/s cz ? Measured heliocentric radial velocity 75- 76 I2 --- r_cz [1-11]? Reference for cz (G1)
Note (1): ":": Uncertainty flag, "L": Point source correlation coefficient
Globla notes: Note (G1): Heliocentric radial velocity references: 1: Roman et al., 1998PASJ...50...47R 2: de Vaucouleurs et al. 1991, Cat. VII/155 3: Giovanelli, Avera, & Karachentsev 1997, Cat. J/AJ/114/122 4: Marzke, Huchra, & Geller 1996, Cat. <J/AJ.112.1803> 5: Fisher et al. 1995, Cat. VII/185 6: Lu et al. 1990ApJ...357..388L 7: Nakanishi et al. 1997, Cat. J/ApJS/112/245 8: Strauss et al. 1992, Cat. II/174 9: Huchtmeier & Richter 1989, A General Catalog of H I Observations of Galaxies 11: Moran et al, 1996ApJS..106..341M
History: * Supersedes VII/140 (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 only), prepared by ADAC (NAO, Japan) on 22-Apr-1992. * Copied from http://kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/library/deptpub.html on 07-Apr-1998. The files were reformatted at CDS for an homogeneous format of volumes 3 and 4. * 05-Jun-2000: Vol. 5 copied from ApJS electronic version. * 18-Oct-2001: 2 errors in Vol.5 (tables cgmw5.dat and cgmw5.dat) CGMW 5- 9591 = IRAS 18599+1013 (not 19599+1013) CGMW 5- 1296 = IRAS 18075+0733 (not IRAS 18076+0733)
(End) Patricia Bauer, Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 11-Aug-2000
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