The SBF Survey of Galaxy Distances. IV. SBF Magnitudes, Colors, and Distances

@article{Tonry2000TheSS,
  title={The SBF Survey of Galaxy Distances. IV. SBF Magnitudes, Colors, and Distances},
  author={John L. Tonry and Alan Dressler and John P. Blakeslee and Edward A. Ajhar and A. Fletcher and Gerard Anthony Luppino and Mark Robert Metzger and Christopher B. Moore},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={546},
  pages={681 - 693}
}
We report data for I-band surface brightness fluctuation (SBF) magnitudes, (V-I) colors, and distance moduli for 300 galaxies. The survey contains E, S0, and early-type spiral galaxies in the proportions of 49 : 42 : 9 and is essentially complete for E galaxies to Hubble velocities of 2000 km s-1, with a substantial sampling of E galaxies out to 4000 km s-1. The median error in distance modulus is 0.22 mag. We also present two new results from the survey. (1) We compare the mean peculiar flow… 

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