The Wyoming Survey for H-alpha. III. H-alpha Luminosity Functions at z ~ 0.16, 0.24, 0.32, and 0.40

@article{Dale2010TheWS,
title={The Wyoming Survey for H-alpha. III. H-alpha Luminosity Functions at z ~ 0.16, 0.24, 0.32, and 0.40},
author={Daniel A. Dale and Rebecca Jo Barlow and Seth A. Cohen and David Cook and L. Clifton Johnson and S. Kattner and Carolynn A. Moore and Micah D. Schuster and Shawn M. Staudaher},
journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
year={2010}
}
• D. Dale, +6 authors S. Staudaher
• Published 1 March 2010
• Physics
• arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
The Wyoming Survey for H-alpha, or WySH, is a large-area, ground-based imaging survey for H-alpha-emitting galaxies at redshifts of z ~ 0.16, 0.24, 0.32, and 0.40. The survey spans up to four square degrees in a set of fields of low Galactic cirrus emission, using twin narrowband filters at each epoch for improved stellar continuum subtraction. H-alpha luminosity functions are presented for each Delta(z) ~ 0.02 epoch based on a total of nearly 1200 galaxies. These data clearly show an evolution… Expand

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