The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: The bJ-band galaxy luminosity function and survey selection function

@article{Norberg2002The2G,
  title={The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: The bJ-band galaxy luminosity function and survey selection function},
  author={P. Norberg and Shaun Cole and Carlton M Baugh and Carlos S. Frenk and Ivan K. Baldry and J. Bland-Hawthorn and Terry James Bridges and Russell D. Cannon and Matthew Colless and Chris A. Collins and Warrick J. Couch and N J G Cross and Gavin B. Dalton and Roberto de Propris and Simon P. Driver and George P. Efstathiou and Richard S. Ellis and Karl Glazebrook and Carole A. Jackson and Ofer Lahav and Ian J. Lewis and S. L. Lumsden and Stephen J. Maddox and Darren S. Madgwick and John A Peacock and Bruce A. Peterson and William J. Sutherland and Keith Taylor},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={336},
  pages={907-931}
}
We use more than 110 500 galaxies from the 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (2dFGRS) to estimate the bJ-band galaxy luminosity function at redshift z = 0, taking account of evolution, the distri- bution of magnitude measurement errors and small corrections for incompleteness in the galaxy catalogue. Throughout the interval −16.5 > MbJ − 5 log10 h > −22, the luminosity function is accurately described by a Schechter function with MJ − 5 log10 h =− 19.66 ± 0.07, α = −1.21 ± 0.03 and � � = (1.61 ± 0.08… 
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