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A new automatic method to identify galaxy mergers - I. Description and application to the Space Telescope A901/902 Galaxy Evolution Survey

Hoyos, Carlis; Aragon-Salamanca, A; Gray, M E; Maltby, David T; Bell, Eric F; Barazza, F D; Bohm, A; Haussler, Boris; Jahnke, Knud; Jogee, Shardha; Wolf, Christian

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We present a new automatic method to identify galaxy mergers using the morphological information contained in the residual images of galaxies after the subtraction of a smooth Sérsic model. The removal of the bulk signal from the host galaxy light is don

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71316
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.19918.x

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