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onthefairnessofthemaingalaxysampleofsdss
KeLai Meng1; Bin Ma2; Jun Pan1; LongLong Feng1
2011
Source Publicationresearchinastronomyandastrophysics
ISSN1674-4527
Volume011Issue:006Pages:655
AbstractFlux-limited and volume-limited galaxy samples are constructed from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey(SDSS)data releases DR4,DR6 and DR7 for statistical analysis.The two-point correlation functionsξ(s),monopole of three-point correlation functionsζ0,projected two-point correlation function wp and pairwise velocity dispersionσ12 are measured to test if galaxy samples are fair for these statistics.We find that with the increment of sky coverage of subsequent data releases in SDSS, ξ(s)of the flux-limited sample is extremely robust and insensitive to local structures at low redshift.However,for volume-limited samples fainter than L* at large scales s~10 h-1 Mpc,the deviation of ξ(s)from different SDSS data releases(DR7,DR6 and DR4)increases with the increment of absolute magnitude.The case of ζ0(s)is similar to that ofξ(s).In the weakly nonlinear regime,there is no agreement between ζ0 of different data releases in all luminosity bins.Furthermore,wp of volume-limited samples of DR7 in luminosity bins fainter than -Mr,0.1=18.5,19.5are significantly larger and σ12 of the two faintest volume-limited samples of DR7 display a very different scale dependence than results from DR4 and DR6.Our findings call for caution in understanding clustering analysis results of SDSS faint galaxy samples and higher order statistics of SDSS volume-limited samples in the weakly nonlinear regime.The first zero-crossing points of ξ(s)from volume-limited samples are also investigated and discussed.
Language英语
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://libir.pmo.ac.cn/handle/332002/28531
Collection中国科学院紫金山天文台
Affiliation1.中国科学院紫金山天文台
2.中国科学院南京天文光学技术研究所
First Author Affilication中国科学院紫金山天文台
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KeLai Meng,Bin Ma,Jun Pan,et al. onthefairnessofthemaingalaxysampleofsdss[J]. researchinastronomyandastrophysics,2011,011(006):655.
APA KeLai Meng,Bin Ma,Jun Pan,&LongLong Feng.(2011).onthefairnessofthemaingalaxysampleofsdss.researchinastronomyandastrophysics,011(006),655.
MLA KeLai Meng,et al."onthefairnessofthemaingalaxysampleofsdss".researchinastronomyandastrophysics 011.006(2011):655.
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