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Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): ugriz galaxy luminosity functions

Loveday, Jon; Norberg, P; Baldry, Ivan; Driver, Simon P; Hopkins, Andrew M; Peacock, John A; Bamford, Steven P; Liske, Jochen; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Brough, Sarah; Brown, M; Sharp, Robert

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Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) is a project to study galaxy formation and evolution, combining imaging data from ultraviolet to radio with spectroscopic data from the AAOmega spectrograph on the Anglo-Australian Telescope. Using data from Phase 1 of GAMA, taken over three observing seasons, and correcting for various minor sources of incompleteness, we calculate galaxy luminosity functions (LFs) and their evolution in the ugriz passbands. At low redshift, z < 0.1, we find that blue galaxies,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51201
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.20111.x

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