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Spectroscopy of quasar candidates from the case low-dispersion survey

Thompson, D. J. and Djorgovski, S. and Weir, W. N. (1989) Spectroscopy of quasar candidates from the case low-dispersion survey. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 101 (646). pp. 1065-1071. ISSN 0004-6280. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20190807-110754715

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Abstract

Case Low-Dispersion Northern Sky Survey. Thirteen of them are quasars, ranging in redshift from 0.0786 to 2.67, with a median redshift of 2. CSO 203 is a broad absorption-line quasar, and CSO 38 may have substantial associated absorption in the cores of emission lines. Several other objects show some intervening absorption, and all of them are bright enough to make the follow-up studies practical. CSO 251 is a bright (~15m), previously uncataloged quasar. The remaining objects are Galactic stars, five subdwarfs, and one hot white dwarf (CSO 160).


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Djorgovski, S.0000-0002-0603-3087
Additional Information:© 1989 Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Received 1989 August 4, revised 1989 August 30. We are indebted to the staff of Palomar Observatory for their expert help and in particular to Juan Carrasco, Dave Tennant, John Henning, and Skip Staples. We also thank Helen Johnston, Alain Picard, and Georges Meylan for their assistance with the observations and Charles Steidel for useful comments on the manuscript. This work was supported in part by a Caltech Institute Institute Fellowship (D.J.T.), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and California Institute of Technology (S.D.), and an NSF Fellowship (W.N.W.).
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Subject Keywords:galaxies: redshifts-quasars-redshifts-spectroscopy-stars: subdwarf
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Official Citation:D. J. Thompson et al 1989 PASP 101 1065
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