Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser.
Volume 142, Number 3, March II 2000
|Page(s)||417 - 423|
|Published online||15 March 2000|
The Hamburg/SAO survey for emission–line galaxies *
III. The third list of 81 galaxies
Universitätssternwarte München, Scheiner Str. 1, D-81679 München, Germany
2 Visiting astronomer at Calar Alto Observatory, Spain
3 Hamburger Sternwarte, Gojenbergsweg 112, D-21029 Hamburg, Germany
4 National Optical Astronomy Observatories, Tucson, AZ 85726-6732, U.S.A.
5 Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnij Arkhyz, Karachai-Circessia 357147, Russia
6 Main Astronomical Observatory, Goloseevo, Kiev-127 03680, Ukraine
7 Visiting astronomer at Kitt Peak Observatory, U.S.A.
8 Wise Observatory, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
9 Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, CSIC, Aptdo. 3004, 18080 Granada, Spain
10 Département de Radioastronomie ARPEGES, Observatoire de Paris, F-92195 Meudon Cedex, France
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Accepted: 22 December 1999
We present the third list with results of the Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies (HSS therein, SAO – Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russia). This survey is based on the digitized objective-prism photoplate database of the Hamburg Quasar Survey (HQS). Here, we present new spectroscopic results of candidates which were obtained in 1998 with the 2.1 m KPNO and the 2.2 m Calar Alto telescopes. All candidates are selected in the declination band +35° to +40°. The follow-up spectroscopy with the 2 m class telescopes confirmed 85 emission-line objects out of 113 observed candidates and allowed their quantitative spectral classification. For 80 of them, the redshifts are determined for the first time. For 5 previously known ELGs, line ratios are presented for the first time. We could classify 55 out of the 85 emission-line objects as BCG/H ii galaxies or probable BCGs, 4 – as QSOs, 6 – as Seyfert galaxies, 1 – as super-association in a subluminous spiral galaxy, and 11 are low-excitation objects – either starburst nuclear (SBN), or dwarf amorphous nuclei starburst galaxies (DANS). We could not classify 8 ELGs. Further, for 8 more galaxies we did not detect any significant emission lines.
Key words: surveys / galaxies: fundamental parameters / galaxies: distances and redshifts / galaxies: starburst / galaxies: compact
Tables 2 to 6 are available only in electronic form at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (22.214.171.124) or via http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/Abstract.html. Figures A1 to A9 will be made available only in the electronic version at http://aas.aanda.org
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