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The Dynamics of Rich Clusters - II. Luminosity Functions

Colless, Matthew

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Photographic photometry of 14 rich clusters of galaxies are examined, focusing on the luminosity functions of the galaxies. The individual luminosity functions are well fitted by Schechter functions with alpha = -1.25. The composite luminosity function of all 14 clusters is best fitted by a Schechter function with alpha = -1.21 and a characteristic magnitude of -20.02 in B(J) (H0 = 100 km/s). It is found that there is no variation of cluster luminosity functions with richness of Bautz-Morgan...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40052
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40052

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