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Nearly 5000 Distant Early-Type Galaxies in COMBO-17: A Red Sequence and Its Evolution since z ~ 1
We present the rest-frame colors and luminosities of ~25,000 mR 24 galaxies in the redshift range 0.2 < z ≤ 1.1 drawn from 0.78 deg2 of the COMBO-17 survey (Classifying Objects by Medium-Band
The 2dF QSO Redshift Survey – XII. The spectroscopic catalogue and luminosity function
We present the final catalogue of the 2dF QSO Redshift Survey (2QZ), based on Anglo-Australian Telescope 2dF spectroscopic observations of 44 576 colour-selected (ub J r) objects with 18.25 < b J <
Breaking the hierarchy of galaxy formation
Recent observations of the distant Universe suggest that much of the stellar mass of bright galaxies was already in place at z > 1. This presents a challenge for models of galaxy formation because
The COMBO-17 survey: Evolution of the galaxy luminosity function from 25,000 galaxies with 0.2 < z < 1.2
We present a detailed empirical assessment of how the galaxy luminosity function and stellar luminosity density evolves over the last half of the universe's age (0.2 < z < 1.2) for galaxies of
The acs virgo cluster survey. IX. The color distributions of globular cluster systems in early-type galaxies
We present the color distributions of globular cluster (GC) systems for 100 early-type galaxies observed in the ACS Virgo Cluster Survey, the deepest and most homogeneous survey of this kind to date.
STIS Observations of He II Gunn-Peterson Absorption toward Q0302–003
The ultraviolet spectrum (1145¨1720 of the distant quasar Q0302(003 (z \ 3.286) was observed at Ae ) 1.8 resolution with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope .A
The Greater Impact of Mergers on the Growth of Massive Galaxies: Implications for Mass Assembly and Evolution Since z~1
Using deep infrared observations conducted with the MOIRCS imager on the Subaru Telescope in the northern GOODS field combined with public surveys in GOODS-S, we investigate the dependence on stellar
The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations
The hot Jupiter HD 189733b is the most extensively observed exoplanet. Its atmosphere has been detected and characterized in transmission and eclipse spectroscopy, and its phase curve measured at
The photometric structure of the inner Galaxy
The light distribution in the inner few kiloparsecs of the Milky Way is recovered non­ parametrically from a dust-corrected near-infrared COBEIDIRBE surface brightness map of the inner Galaxy. The
Exploring the Optical Transient Sky with the Palomar Transient Factory
The Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) is a wide-field experiment designed to investigate the optical transient and variable sky on time scales from minutes to years. PTF uses the CFH12k mosaic camera,
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