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The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: a targeted study of catalogued clusters of galaxies

De Propris, Roberto; Couch, Warrick; Colless, Matthew; Dalton, Gavin; Collins, Chris; Baugh, Carlton M; Jackson, Carole; Peterson, B.A

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We have carried out a study of known clusters within the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (2dFGRS) observed areas and have identified 431 Abell, 173APM and 343 EDCC clusters. Precise redshifts, velocity dispersions and new centroids have been measured for the majority of these objects, and this information is used to study the completeness of these catalogues, the level of contamination from foreground and background structures along the cluster's line of sight, the space density of the clusters as a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40006
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40006
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.04958.x

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