The local space density of SB-SDM galaxies as function of their scale size, surface brightness, and luminosity.

@article{Jong2000TheLS,
  title={The local space density of SB-SDM galaxies as function of their scale size, surface brightness, and luminosity.},
  author={Roelof de Jong and Cedric G Lacey},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={545},
  pages={781-797}
}
We investigate the dependence of the local space density of spiral galaxies on luminosity, scale size, and surface brightness. We derive bivariate space density distributions in these quantities from a sample of about 1000 Sb-Sdm spiral galaxies, corrected for selection effects in luminosity and surface brightness. The structural parameters of the galaxies were corrected for internal extinction using a description depending on galaxy surface brightness. We find that the bivariate space density… 
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