The 1000 Brightest Hipass Galaxies: H I Mass Function and Ω Hi

  • M. A. Z WAAN, L. S TAVELEY-S MITH, +35 authors R. L. W EBSTER
  • Published 2003

Abstract

We present a new accurate measurement of the H I mass function of galaxies from the HIPASS Bright Galaxy Catalog, a sample of 1000 galaxies with the highest H I peak flux densities in the southern (δ < 0) hemisphere (Koribalski et al. 2003). This sample spans nearly four orders of magnitude in H I mass (from log(MHI⁄ M⊙) + 2logh75 = 6.8 to 10.6) and is the… (More)

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