Volume 365, Number 3, January IV 2001
|Page(s)||370 - 391|
|Section||Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)|
|Published online||15 January 2001|
Optical photometry of the UCM lists I and II*
II. B band surface photometry and morphological discussion
Departamento de Astrofísica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Av. Complutense s/n. 28040 Madrid, Spain
P. G. Pérez-González
Accepted: 16 October 2000
We present Johnson B surface photometry for the UCM Survey galaxies. One-dimensional bulge-disk decomposition is attempted, discussing on fitting functions and computational procedures. The results from this decomposition, jointly with concentration indices and an asymmetry coefficient, are employed to study the morphological properties of these galaxies. We also compare our results with the previous morphological classification established using Gunn r imaging data and with other samples of galaxies. No major statistical differences in morphology are found between red and blue data, although some characteristics such as size and luminosity concentration vary. We find a correlation between luminosity and size. Several parameters are used to segregate the objects according to their morphological type.
Key words: galaxies: photometry / galaxies: fundamental parameters / surveys-galaxies-spiral, galaxies-starburst / methods: data analysis
© ESO, 2001
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