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2000ApJS..130..237T - Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 130, 237-265 (2000/October-0)

Loose groups of galaxies in the Las Campanas Redshift Survey.

TUCKER D.L., OEMLER A.Jr, HASHIMOTO Y., SHECTMAN S.A., KIRSHNER R.P., LIN H., LANDY S.D., SCHECHTER P.L. and ALLAM S.S.

Abstract (from CDS):

A ``friends-of-friends'' percolation algorithm has been used to extract a catalog of δn/n=80 density enhancements (groups) from the six slices of the Las Campanas Redshift Survey (LCRS). The full catalog contains 1495 groups and includes 35% of the LCRS galaxy sample. A clean sample of 394 groups has been derived by culling groups from the full sample that either are too close to a slice edge, have a crossing time greater than a Hubble time, have a corrected velocity dispersion of zero, or contain a 55" ``orphan'' (a galaxy with a mock redshift that was excluded from the original LCRS redshift catalog due to its proximity to another galaxy–i.e., within 55"). Median properties derived from the clean sample include a line-of-sight velocity dispersion σlos=164 km.s–1, crossing time tcr=0.10 H–10, harmonic radius Rh=0.58 h–1 Mpc, pairwise separation Rp=0.64 h–1 Mpc, virial mass Mvir=1.90x1013 h–1 M, total group R-band luminosity Ltot=1.30x1011 h–2 L, and R-band mass-to-light ratio M/L=171 h M/L; the median number of observed members in a group is three.

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Journal keyword(s): Catalogs - Galaxies: Clusters: General - Galaxies: Distances and Redshifts - Cosmology: Large-Scale Structure of Universe - Surveys

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/ApJS/130/237): table1.dat table3.dat table7.dat>

Nomenclature: Tables 1: LCLG -03 NNN (Nos 1-288), LCLG -06 NNN (Nos 1-147), LCLG -12 NNN (Nos 1-276), LCLG -39 NNN (Nos 1-256), LCLG -42 NNN (Nos 1-265), LCLG -45 NNN (Nos 1-263).

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