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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1235606
Description: The 6dF Galaxy Survey (6dFGS) is an all-southern-sky galaxy survey, including 125,000 redshifts and a Fundamental Plane (FP) subsample of 10,000 peculiar velocities. This makes 6dFGS the largest pecul ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208177
Description: Our understanding of planetary nebulae has been significantly enhanced as a result of several recent large surveys (Parker at al., these proceedings). These new discoveries suggest that the 'PN phenom ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216106
Description: We are presently using the Chandra X-ray Observatory to conduct the first systematic X-ray survey of planetary nebulae (PNe) in the solar neighborhood. The Chandra Planetary Nebula Survey (ChanPlaNS) ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208183
Description: We are extending our search for faint PNe in the LMC to include the outer 56 deg(2) area not covered in the original UKST survey of the central 25deg(2) region. Candidate PNe have been selected using ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220815
Description: We develop a robust Bayesian model to derive peculiar velocities and Fundamental Plane (FP) distances for a subsample of 9000 galaxies from the 6dF Galaxy Survey (6dFGS). These galaxies form the basis ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: planetary nebulae: general | surveys
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216121
Description: Having surveyed ≈ 10% of the sky, we have identified more than 130 PN candidates by surveying multicolour Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), Sloan Digitized Sky Survey (SDSS), and combined [O III], Hα and [S ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344331
Description: The total number of true, likely and possible planetary nebulae (PN) now known in the Milky Way is about 3000, approximately twice the number known a decade ago. The new discoveries are a legacy of th ... More
Authors: Reid, Warren A
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208216
Description: The Magellanic Clouds are close enough to the Milky Way to provide an excellent environment in which to study extragalactic PNe. Most; of these PNe are bright enough to be spectroscopically observed a ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208228
Description: Over the last decade Galactic planetary nebula discoveries have entered a golden age due to the emergence of high sensitivity, high resolution narrow-band surveys of the Galactic plane. These have bee ... More
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: site testing | surveys
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210755
Description: At the summit of the Antarctic plateau, Dome A offers an intriguing location for future large scale optical astronomical observatories. The Gattini Dome A project was created to measure the optical sk ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1236665
Description: We have used over 10,000 early-type galaxies from the 6dF Galaxy Survey (6dFGS) to construct the Fundamental Plane across the optical and near-infrared passbands. We demonstrate that a maximum likelih ... More
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Authors: Macri, Joseph
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/79577
Description: The notion of opportunity cost is arguably the most fundamental concept in economics and is often viewed as crucial in explaining and understanding individual rational choice on the basis of trade-off ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216045
Description: Massive spectroscopic surveys of stars in the thick disk and halo populations of the Galaxy hold the potential to provide strong constraints on the processes involved in (and the timing of) the assemb ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118897
Description: We report our discovery of 471 planetary nebulae (PNe) in the central 25 deg2 region of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) following confirmatory two-degree Field (2dF) spectroscopy on the Anglo-Austral ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119442
Description: Accurate emission line fluxes from planetary nebulae (PNe) provide important constraints on the nature of the final phases of stellar evolution. Large, evolved PNe may trace the latest stages of PN ev ... More