Galaxy clustering and projected density profiles as traced by satellites in photometric surveys: Methodology and luminosity dependence

@article{Wang2011GalaxyCA,
  title={Galaxy clustering and projected density profiles as traced by satellites in photometric surveys: Methodology and luminosity dependence},
  author={Wenting Wang and Yipeng Jing and Cheng Li and Teppei Okumura and Jiaxin Han},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={734},
  pages={88}
}
We develop a new method which measures the projected density distribution wp (rp )n of photometric galaxies surrounding a set of spectroscopically identified galaxies and simultaneously the projected cross-correlation function wp (rp ) between the two populations. In this method, we are able to divide the photometric galaxies into subsamples in luminosity intervals even when redshift information is unavailable, enabling us to measure wp (rp )n and wp (rp ) as a function of not only the… Expand
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