2019A&A...631A..10R


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2019A&A...631A..10R - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 631A, 10-10 (2019/11-1)

The OTELO survey. II. The faint-end of the Hα luminosity function at z ∼ 0.40.

RAMON-PEREZ M., BONGIOVANNI A., PEREZ GARCIA A.M., CEPA J., LARA-LOPEZ M.A., DE DIEGO J.A., ALFARO E., CASTANEDA H.O., CERVINO M., FERNANDEZ-LORENZO M., GALLEGO J., GONZALEZ J.J., GONZALEZ-SERRANO J.I., NADOLNY J., OTEO-GOMEZ I., PEREZ MARTINEZ R., PINTOS-CASTRO I., POVIC M. and SANCHEZ-PORTAL M.

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Aims. We take advantage of the capability of the OTELO survey to obtain the Hα luminosity function (LF) at z∼0.40. Because of the deepest coverage of OTELO, we are able to determine the faint end of the LF, and thus better constrain the star formation rate and the number of galaxies at low luminosities. The AGN contribution to this LF is estimated as well.
Methods. We make use of the multiwavelength catalogue of objects in the field compiled by the OTELO survey, which is unique in terms of minimum flux and equivalent width. We also take advantage of the pseudo-spectra built for each source, which allow the identification of emission lines and the discrimination of different types of objects.
Results. The Hα luminosity function at z∼0.40 is obtained, which extends the current faint end by almost 1 dex, reaching minimal luminosities of log10Llim=38.5erg/s (or ∼0.002M/yr). The AGN contribution to the total Hα luminosity is estimated. We find that no AGN should be expected below a luminosity of log10L=38.6erg/s. From the sample of non-AGN (presumably, pure SFG) at z∼0.40 we estimated a star formation rate density of ρSFR=0.012±0.005M/yr/Mpc3.

Abstract Copyright: © ESO 2018

Journal keyword(s): surveys - galaxies: star formation - galaxies: active - galaxies: luminosity function - mass function

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N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
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ICRS (J2000)
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Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
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1 NAME Extended Groth Strip reg 14 19 +52.8           ~ 852 0

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14 19 00.0 +52 48 00 [ ] E ~
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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
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
FK4 coord. (ep=B1950 eq=1950) :
14 17 16.3 +53 01 45 [ ]
Syntax of coordinates is : "ra dec (wtype) [error ellipse] quality bibcode" :
  • ra dec : right ascension and declination (unit and frame defined according to your Output Options)
    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
  • bibcode : bibcode of the coordinates reference
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096.4814 +59.5977 [ ]
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