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2012ApJS..199...36S - Astrophys. J., Suppl. Ser., 199, 36 (2012/April-0)

A deep, wide-field Hα survey of nearby clusters of galaxies: data.

SAKAI S., KENNICUTT R.C.Jr and MOSS C.

Abstract (from CDS):

We present the results of a wide-field Hα imaging survey of eight nearby (z = 0.02-0.03) Abell clusters. We have measured Hα fluxes and equivalent widths for 465 galaxies, of which 360 are new detections. The survey was designed to obtain complete emission-line-selected inventories of star-forming galaxies in the inner regions of these clusters, extending to star formation rates below 0.1 M/yr. This paper describes the observations, data processing, and source identification procedures, and presents an Hα and R-band catalog of detected cluster members and other candidates. Future papers in the series will use these data to study the completeness of spectroscopically based star formation surveys, and to quantify the effects of cluster environment on the present-day populations of star-forming galaxies. The data will also provide a valuable foundation for imaging surveys of redshifted Hα emission in more distant clusters.

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Journal keyword(s): galaxies: clusters: general - galaxies: evolution - galaxies: ISM - H II regions - stars: formation - surveys

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/ApJS/199/36): table1.dat table3.dat table4.dat table5.dat>

Nomenclature: Tables 3-5: [SKM2012] ANNNN NNN N=97+367+98.

Simbad objects: 473

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