2012A&A...542A..72V


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2012A&A...542A..72V - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 542A, 72-72 (2012/6-1)

In the neighbourhood of Tame monsters. A study of galaxies near low-redshift quasars.

VILLARROEL B.

Abstract (from CDS):

The impact of quasars on their galaxy neighbours is an important factor in the understanding of galaxy evolution models. The aim of this work is to characterize the intermediate-scale environments of quasars at low redshift (z < 0.2) with the most statistically complete sample to date using the seventh data release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. We have used 305 quasar-galaxy associations with spectroscopically measured redshifts within the projected distance range of 350 kpc, to calculate how surface densities of galaxies, colors, degree of ionization, dust extinction and star-formation rates change as a function of the distance to our quasar sample. We also identify the companion active galactic nuclei from our main galaxy sample and calculate surface density for different galaxy types. We have done this in three different quasar-galaxy redshift difference ranges |Δz|<0.001, 0.006, and 0.012. Our results suggest that there is a significant increase of the surface density of blue neighbours around our low-redshift quasar sample that is steeper than around non-active field galaxies of the same luminosity and redshift range. This may indicate that quasar formation is accomplished via a merging scenario. No significant changes in star formation rate, dust extinction, degree of ionization or color as a function of distance from the quasars was observed. We could not observe any direct effects from quasars on the their companion galaxies.

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Journal keyword(s): galaxies: active - galaxies: nuclei - galaxies: star formation - quasars: general - galaxies: interactions - galaxies: evolution

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N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
RA
ICRS (J2000)
DEC
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2020
#notes
1 NAME Hanny's Voorwerp G 09 41 03.81 +34 43 34.3           ~ 57 1

    Equat.    Gal    SGal    Ecl

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NAME Hanny's Voorwerp -- Galaxy
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09 41 03.81 +34 43 34.3 (Optical) [ ] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
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    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
  • [error ellipse] : measurement uncertainty, on (ra,dec) if the positional angle is 90 degrees, on (majaxis,minaxis) otherwise (in mas at defined epoch in the original catalogue),
    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
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FK4 coord. (ep=B1950 eq=1950) :
09 38 03.32 +34 57 14.0 [ ]
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    Grey values are increasing the original precision due to the computation of frame transformations
  • (wtype) : wavelength class for the origin of the coordinates (Rad, mm, IR, Optical, UV, Xray, Gam)
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    position angle (in degrees North celestial pole to East)
  • quality : flag of quality
    • E ≥ 10"
    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
Gal coord. (ep=J2000) :
190.20026 +48.85472 [ ]
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u (AB) 20.63 [0.26] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
g (AB) 18.836 [0.023] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
r (AB) 21.55 [0.37] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
i (AB) 20.50 [0.20] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
z (AB) 22.05 [2.42] C 2008yCat.2282....0A
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