A catalogue of dwarf galaxy candidates around interacting galaxies

Statistics

Scientific paper

Rate now

  [ 0.00 ] – not rated yet Voters 0   Comments 0

Details

10

Galaxies: Interactions, Galaxies: Statistics, Galaxies: Formation

Scientific paper

We present results from the imaging of a sample of 12 interacting galaxies for which we have cataloged all potential dwarf systems in the vicinity of these strongly interacting galaxies. After careful cleaning of the images and applying a restrictive S/N criterion we have identified, measured and cataloged all possible extended objects in each field. On the frames, covering 11.4 x 10.5 arcmins, typically 100-200 non-stellar faint, extended objects were found. The vast majority (>98%) of these objects had not been previously identified. The number of expected objects in the magnitude range R= 18 - 19.5 exceeds the expected count of background galaxies. This supports the possibility that a density enhancement of extended objects around some interacting galaxies results from the addition of a locally formed dwarf galaxy population. Tables 4 to 15 only available in electronic form at CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (130.79.128.5) or via http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/Abstract.html

No associations

LandOfFree

Say what you really think

Search LandOfFree.com for scientists and scientific papers. Rate them and share your experience with other people.

Rating

A catalogue of dwarf galaxy candidates around interacting galaxies does not yet have a rating. At this time, there are no reviews or comments for this scientific paper.

If you have personal experience with A catalogue of dwarf galaxy candidates around interacting galaxies, we encourage you to share that experience with our LandOfFree.com community. Your opinion is very important and A catalogue of dwarf galaxy candidates around interacting galaxies will most certainly appreciate the feedback.

Rate now

     

Profile ID: LFWR-SCP-O-1363339

All data on this website is collected from public sources. Our data reflects the most accurate information available at the time of publication.