The Galaxy Angular Correlation Functions and Power Spectrum from the Two Micron All Sky Survey

@article{Maller2005TheGA,
  title={The Galaxy Angular Correlation Functions and Power Spectrum from the Two Micron All Sky Survey},
  author={Ariyeh H. Maller and Daniel H. McIntosh and Neal Katz and Martin D Weinberg},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={619},
  pages={147-160}
}
We calculate the angular correlation function of galaxies in the Two Micron All Sky Survey. We minimize the possible contamination by stars, dust, seeing, and sky brightness by studying their cross correlation with galaxy density and limiting the galaxy sample accordingly. We measure the correlation function at scales between 1' 25. Our results are in good agreement with other measurements of the angular correlation function. We invert the angular correlation function using singular value… Expand
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