Discovery of a massive supercluster system at z ~ 0.47

@article{Lietzen2016DiscoveryOA,
  title={Discovery of a massive supercluster system at z ~ 0.47},
  author={Heidi Lietzen and Elmo Tempel and Lauri Juhan Liivamagi and Antonio D Montero-Dorta and Maret Einasto and A. Streblyanska and Claudia Maraston and Jos'e Alberto Rubino-Mart'in and E. Saar},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2016},
  volume={588}
}
Aims. 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. Methods. We generate a luminosity-density field smoothed over 8 h−1Mpc 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… 

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