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Towards an Objectively Defined Catalog of Galaxy Clusters from the Digitized POSS-II

de Carvalho, R. R. and Djorgovski, S. G. and Pahre, M. and Gal, R. R. and Gray, A. and Roden, J. (1997) Towards an Objectively Defined Catalog of Galaxy Clusters from the Digitized POSS-II. In: Wide-Field Spectroscopy. Astrophysics and Space Science Library. No.212. Springer , Dordrecht, pp. 285-286. ISBN 978-94-010-6413-2.

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The subjective nature of the Abell catalog has been widely recognized as its major limitation. We report on the preliminary results of an effort to create an unbiased catalog of clusters of galaxies from the galaxy catalogs derived from the digitized POSS-II (DPOSS).

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Additional Information:© 1997 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. This work was supported in part by the NSF PYI award AST-9157412, and the Bressler Foundation.
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Series Name:Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Issue or Number:212
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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