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AGES observations of Abell1367 and its outskirts

Cortese, Luca, Minchin, Robert Frank, Auld, Robbie Richard, Davies, Jonathan Ivor, Catinella, B., Momjian, E., Rosenberg, J. L. and O'Neil, K. 2006. AGES observations of Abell1367 and its outskirts. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 2 (S235) , p. 196. 10.1017/S1743921306006028

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Abstract

The Arecibo Galaxy Environment Survey (AGES, Auld et al. 2006) will map ~200 square degrees over the next years using the ALFA feed array at the 305-m Arecibo Telescope. AGES is specifically designed to investigate various galactic environments from local voids to interacting groups and cluster of galaxies. AGES will map 20 square degrees in the Coma-Abell1367 supercluster including the Abell cluster 1367 and its outskirts (up to ~2 virial radii). In Spring 2006 we nearly completed the observations of 5 square degrees in the range 11:34< RA< 11:54, 19:20<Dec<20:20 covering all the cluster core and part of its infalling region reaching a 5 sigma detection limit of M(HI)~4×10(8)Mxs2299 (assuming a velocity width ~200 km~s(−1)) at the distance of Abell1367 (~92 Mpc). An HI selected sample has been extracted from the datacube obtaining a catalogue of fluxes, recessional velocities, positions and velocity widths. We present a preliminary analysis of the properties of the HI sources and report the discovery of HI diffuse features within interacting groups at the periphery of Abell1367.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: galaxies: evolution–galaxies:clusters: individual: Abell1367–galaxies:interactions
Additional Information: Pdf uploaded in accordance with publisher's policy at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/1743-9213/ (accessed 21/02/2014).
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1743-9213
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 14:37
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/36092

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