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A photometric study of poor clusters of galaxies

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Abstract

Sixteen poor clusters of galaxies with suspected cD galaxies are studied usingV-band photographs taken with the 105 cm Kiso Schmidt telescope. Galaxian images were automatically detected using an image detection software developed for the present study. It is found from the luminosity functions that the richness of the clusters are well correlated with the optical properties of central galaxies and the X-ray luminosities of the clusters.

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Yamagata, T., Maehara, H. A photometric study of poor clusters of galaxies. Astrophys Space Sci 118, 459–462 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00651169

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Keywords

  • Optical Property
  • Image Detection
  • Detection Software
  • Central Galaxy
  • Photometric Study