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The outer halo globular cluster system of M31 - I. the final PAndAS catalogue

Huxor, A; Mackey, Alasdair; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Irwin, Mike; Martin, Nicolas F; Tanvir, Nial R; Veljanoski, J.; McConnachie, Alan W; Fishlock, Cherie; Ibata, Rodrigo A; Lewis, G F

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We report the discovery of 59 globular clusters (GCs) and two candidate GCs in a search of the halo of M31, primarily via visual inspection of Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/MegaCam imagery from the Pan-Andromeda Archaeological Survey (PAndAS). The superior quality of these data also allows us to check the classification of remote objects in the Revised Bologna Catalogue (RBC), plus a subset of GC candidates drawn from Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) imaging. We identify three additional new...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74150
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stu771

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