Advertisement

Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 67, Issue 1, pp 237–245 | Cite as

Stochastic simulation of fields of galaxies, II

  • H. T. MacGillivray
  • R. J. Dodd
  • B. V. McNally
Article
  • 28 Downloads

Abstract

The distribution of faint galaxies down toB=22.0 from COSMOS measurements on a deep U.K. Schmidt telescope plate is compared with stochastic simulations of fields of galaxies for a number of cluster galaxy multiplicities and cosmological models. The results support the view that the majority of galaxies are isolated in space or exist as members of pairs or triplets. Inclusion of superclustering in the simulations reduces agreement with the observations.

Keywords

Cosmological Model Stochastic Simulation Luminosity Function Monthly Notice Observational Material 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Aarseth, S. J., Gott, J. R. and Turner, E. L.: 1979,Astrophys. J. 228, 664.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  2. Abell, G. O.: 1958,Astrophys. J. Suppl. 3, 211.ADSGoogle Scholar
  3. Arakelyan, M. A. and Kalloglyan, A. T.: 1970,Sov. Phys. Astron. 13, 953.ADSGoogle Scholar
  4. Braid, M. K. and MacGillivray, H. T.: 1978,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 182, 241.ADSGoogle Scholar
  5. de Vaucouleurs, G.: 1971,Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific 83, 113.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  6. de Vaucouleurs, G.: 1977,Occ. Rep. Roy. Obs. Edin., No. 2.Google Scholar
  7. Dodd, R. J.: 1977,Astrophys. Space Sci. 46, 499 (PaperI).CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  8. Dodd, R. J., Morgan, D. H., Nandy, K., Reddish, V. C. and Seddon, H.: 1975,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 171, 329.ADSGoogle Scholar
  9. Dodd, R. J., MacGillivray, H. T., Smith, G. M. and Ellery, L. A.: 1979,International Workshop on Image Processing in Astronomy, Trieste, Italy.Google Scholar
  10. Doroshkevich, A. G., Sunyaev, R. A. and Zel'dovich, Ya. B.: 1974, in M. S. Longair (ed.), ‘Confrontation of Cosmological Theories with Observational Data’,IAU Symp. 63, 213.Google Scholar
  11. Efstathiou, G.: 1979,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 187, 117.ADSGoogle Scholar
  12. Fall, S. M.: 1978,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 185, 165.ADSGoogle Scholar
  13. Fesenko, B. I. and Fesenko, L. M.: 1978,Astron. Zh. 55, 262.ADSGoogle Scholar
  14. Gott, J. R.: 1978,Comments on Astrophysics 8, 55.ADSGoogle Scholar
  15. Groth, E. J. and Peebles, P. J. E.: 1976,Astron. Astrophys. 53, 131.ADSGoogle Scholar
  16. Holmberg, E.: 1940,Astrophys. J. 92, 200.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  17. Holmberg, E.: 1974,Astron. Astrophys. 35, 121.ADSGoogle Scholar
  18. Icke, V.: 1973,Astron. Astrophys. 27, 1.ADSGoogle Scholar
  19. MacGillivray, H. T. and Dodd, R. J.: 1979a,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 186, 69.ADSGoogle Scholar
  20. MacGillivray, H. T. and Dodd, R. J.: 1979b, submitted toMonthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. Google Scholar
  21. MacGillivray, H. T., Martin, R., Pratt, N. M., Reddish, V. C., Seddon, H., Alexander, L. W. G., Walker, G. S. and Williams, P. R.: 1976,Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 176, 265.ADSGoogle Scholar
  22. Martin, R. and Lutz, R. K.: 1979,International Workshop on Image Processing in Astronomy, Trieste, Italy.Google Scholar
  23. Mattig, W.: 1958,Astron. Nachr. 284, 109.ADSGoogle Scholar
  24. McVittie, G. C.: 1965,General Relativity and Cosmology, Chapman & Hall, London.Google Scholar
  25. Miyoshi, K. and Kihara, T.: 1975,Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan. 27, 333.ADSGoogle Scholar
  26. Oemler, A.: 1974,Astrophys. J. 194, 1.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  27. Peebles, P. J. E.: 1973,Astrophys. J. 185, 413.MathSciNetCrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  28. Peebles, P. J. E.: 1974a,Astrophys. J. 189, 51L.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  29. Peebles, P. J. E.: 1974b,Astron. Astrophys. 32, 197.ADSGoogle Scholar
  30. Pence, W.: 1976,Astrophys. J. 203, 39.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  31. Pratt, N. M.: 1977,Vistas Astron. 21, 1, Pergamon Press.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  32. Pratt, N. M., Martin, R., Alexander, L. W. G., Walker, G. S. and Williams, P. R.: 1975, in C. de Jager and H. D. Nieuwenhuijzen (eds.),Image-Processing Techniques in Astronomy, D. Reidel Publ. Co., Dordrecht, Holland, p. 217.Google Scholar
  33. Press, W. H. and Schechter, P.: 1974,Astrophys. J. 187, 425.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  34. Sandage, A.: 1961,Astrophys. J. 133, 355.MathSciNetCrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  35. Shapley, H. and Ames, A.: 1932,Harvard Annals 88, No. 2.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© D. Reidel Publishing Co. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. T. MacGillivray
    • 1
  • R. J. Dodd
    • 1
  • B. V. McNally
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal ObservatoryEdinburghScotland
  2. 2.Dept. of AstronomyUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghScotland

Personalised recommendations