forgot password?
register here
Research articles
  search articles
  reviews guidelines
  articles index
My Pages
my alerts
  my messages
  my reviews
  my favorites
Members: 3286
Articles: 2'242'880
Articles rated: 2592

16 August 2022
  » arxiv » astro-ph/0311195

 Article overview

Extragalactic Large-Scale Structures behind the Southern Milky Way. IV. Redshifts Obtained with MEFOS
Patrick A. Woudt ; Renee C. Kraan-Korteweg ; Veronique Cayatte ; Chantal Balkowski ; Paul Felenbok ;
Date 8 Nov 2003
Journal Astron.Astrophys. 415 (2004) 9-18
Subject astro-ph
AffiliationUniv. of Cape Town), Renee C. Kraan-Korteweg (Univ. de Guanajuato), Veronique Cayatte, Chantal Balkowski and Paul Felenbok (Obs. de Paris
AbstractAbbreviated: As part of our efforts to unveil extragalactic large-scale structures behind the southern Milky Way, we here present redshifts for 764 galaxies in the Hydra/Antlia, Crux and Great Attractor region (266deg < l < 338deg, |b| < 10deg), obtained with the Meudon-ESO Fibre Object Spectrograph (MEFOS) at the 3.6-m telescope of ESO. The observations are part of a redshift survey of partially obscured galaxies recorded in the course of a deep optical galaxy search behind the southern Milky Way. A total of 947 galaxies have been observed, a small percentage of the spectra (N=109, 11.5%) were contaminated by foreground stars, and 74 galaxies (7.8%) were too faint to allow a reliable redshift determination. With MEFOS we obtained spectra down to the faintest galaxies of our optical galaxy survey, and hence probe large-scale structures out to larger distances (v <~ 30000 km/s) than our other redshift follow-ups. The most distinct large-scale structures revealed in the southern Zone of Avoidance are discussed in context to known structures adjacent to the Milky Way.
Source arXiv, astro-ph/0311195
Services Forum | Review | PDF | Favorites   
Visitor rating: did you like this article? no 1   2   3   4   5   yes

No review found.
 Did you like this article?

This article or document is ...
of broad interest:
Global appreciation:

  Note: answers to reviews or questions about the article must be posted in the forum section.
Authors are not allowed to review their own article. They can use the forum section.

browser CCBot/2.0 (
» my Online CV
» Free

News, job offers and information for researchers and scientists:
home  |  contact  |  terms of use  |  sitemap
Copyright © 2005-2022 - Scimetrica