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A Survey of z > 5.8 quasars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey I: Discovery of three new quasars and the spatial density of luminous quasars at z ~ 6
We present the results from a survey of i-dropout objects selected from ~1550 deg2 of multicolor imaging data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to search for luminous quasars at z 5.8. Objects withExpand
L' AND M' Photometry Of Ultracool Dwarfs
We have compiled L' (3.4?4.1 ?m) and M' (4.6?4.8 ?m) photometry of 63 single and binary M, L, and T dwarfs obtained at the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope using the Mauna Kea Observatory filterExpand
Infrared Colors of Low-Mass Stars
Infrared IJHK photometry is presented for 322 red dwarf stars. The photometry has an estimated mean error of 3% and has been taken mainly from the literature. Where available, optical UBVR andExpand
The UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey ZY JHK photometric system: passbands and synthetic colours
The UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey is a set of v e surveys of complementary combinations of area, depth, and Galactic latitude, which began in 2005 May. The surveys use the UKIRT Wide Field CameraExpand
Preliminary Parallaxes of 40 L and T Dwarfs from the US Naval Observatory Infrared Astrometry Program
We present preliminary trigonometric parallaxes and proper motions for 22 L dwarfs and 18 T dwarfs measured using the ASTROCAM infrared imager on the US Naval Observatory (USNO) 1.55 m StrandExpand
Near - infrared photometry and spectroscopy of L and T dwarfs: The Effects of temperature, clouds, and gravity
We present new JHK photometry on the MKO-NIR system and JHK spectroscopy for a large sample of L and T dwarfs. Photometry has been obtained for 71 dwarfs, and spectroscopy for 56. The sampleExpand
Toward Spectral Classification of L and T Dwarfs: Infrared and Optical Spectroscopy and Analysis
We present 0.6-2.5 μm, R 400 spectra of 27 cool, low-luminosity stars and substellar objects. Based on these and previously published spectra, we develop a preliminary spectral classification systemExpand
A Unified Near-Infrared Spectral Classification Scheme for T Dwarfs
A revised near-infrared classification scheme for T dwarfs is presented, based on and superseding prior schemes developed by Burgasser and coworkers and Geballe and coworkers, and defined followingExpand
Photometric and Spectroscopic Analysis of Cool White Dwarfs with Trigonometric Parallax Measurements
A detailed photometric and spectroscopic analysis of cool (Teff 12,000 K) white dwarf stars is presented. The sample has been drawn from the Yale Parallax Catalog and from a proper motion survey inExpand
Infrared Spectra and Spectral Energy Distributions of Late M and L Dwarfs
We have obtained 1.0-2.5 ?m spectra at R ~ 600 of 14 disk dwarfs with spectral types M6-L7. For four of the dwarfs, we have also obtained infrared spectra at R ~ 3000 in several narrow intervals. InExpand