Volume 442, Number 1, October IV 2005
|Page(s)||109 - 116|
|Published online||30 September 2005|
The Hamburg/SAO survey for emission-line galaxies
VI. The sixth list of 126 galaxies
Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnij Arkhyz, Karachai-Circassia, 369167, Russia e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Hamburger Sternwarte, Gojenbergsweg 112, 21029 Hamburg, Germany
3 European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2, 85748 Garching, Germany
4 Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, CSIC, Aptdo. 3004, 18080, Granada, Spain
5 Main Astronomical Observatory, 27 Zabolotnoho str., Kyiv, 03680, Ukraine
6 Keck Observatories, Hawaii, USA
7 Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
8 Universitätssternwarte München, Scheiner Str. 1, 81679 München, Germany
9 Wise Observatory, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
10 GEPI, Observatoire de Paris, 92195 Meudon Cedex, France
Accepted: 15 June 2005
We present the sixth list with results of the Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies. The final list resulted from follow-up spectroscopy conducted with the 4.5 m MMT telescope in 1996, and with 2.2 m CAHA and 6 m SAO telescopes in 2000 to 2003. The data of this snap-shot spectroscopy survey confirmed 134 emission-line objects out of 182 observed candidates and allowed their quantitative spectral classification and redshift determination. We classify 73 emission-line objects as definite or probable blue compact or Hii galaxies (BCG), 8 as QSOs, 4 as Seyfert 1 and 2 galaxies. 30 low-excitation objects were classified as definite or probable starburst nuclei (SBN), 3 as dwarf amorphous nuclei starburst galaxies (DANS) and 2 as LINERs. Due to the low signal-to-noise ratio we could not classify 14 ELGs (NON). For another 9 galaxies we did not detect any significant emission lines. For 98 emission-line galaxies, the redshifts and/or line intensities are determined for the first time. For the remaining 28 previously-known ELGs we give either improved data the line intensities or some independent measurements. The detection rate of ELGs is ~70%. This paper completes the classification of strong-lined ELGs found in the zone of the Hamburg/SAO survey. Together with previously known BCG/ galaxies in this zone, this sample of ~500 objects is the largest to date in a well bound region.
Key words: surveys / galaxies: fundamental parameters / galaxies: distances and redshifts / galaxies: starburst / galaxies: quasars: redshifts
© ESO, 2005
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