Merging galaxies in SDSS EDR

  • The goal of Sloan Digital Sky Survey is mapping one-quarter of the entire sky and obtaining spectra of galaxies, quasars and stars.
  • Catalogs of Galaxy Pairs
  • Karachentsev isolated pair of galaxies in SDSS
  • The selection criterion for Karachentsev (1972) pairs can be found at NED "Translated by Dr. William Keel".
  • I used Karachentsev (1972) on the SDSS EDR and identified 1479 isolated merging galaxy candidates also see Table (1) .
  • Study of Holmberg effect
  • Merging Pair slide Show
  • The paper Merging galaxies in SDSS EDR was accepted Dec. 3 2003. 2003astro.ph.12214

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    Last modified: Mon Mar 7 18:36:51 CST 2005