Discovery of a massive supercluster system at z ~ 0.47

@article{Lietzen2016DiscoveryOA,
  title={Discovery of a massive supercluster system at z ~ 0.47},
  author={H. Lietzen and E. Tempel and L. J. Liivamagi and A. Montero-Dorta and M. Einasto and A. Streblyanska and C. Maraston and J. A. Rubi{\~n}o-Mart{\'i}n and E. Saar},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2016},
  volume={588}
}
  • H. Lietzen, E. Tempel, +6 authors E. Saar
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Superclusters are the largest relatively isolated systems in the cosmic web. Using the SDSS BOSS survey we search for the largest superclusters in the redshift range $0.43<z<0.71$. We generate a luminosity-density field smoothed over $8 h^{-1}\mathrm{Mpc}$ to detect the large-scale over-density regions. Each individual over-density region is defined as single supercluster in the survey. We define the superclusters in the way that they are comparable with the superclusters found in the SDSS… CONTINUE READING
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