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The HIPASS Catalogue - I Data Presentation

Disney, Michael John, Stavely-Smith, L., Webster, R. L., Zwaan, M. A., De Blok, W. J. G. CARDIFF and Minchin, R. F. CARDIFF 2004. The HIPASS Catalogue - I Data Presentation. Monthly Notices - Royal Astronomical Society 350 (4) , 1195 -1209. 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.07710.x

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Abstract

The H i Parkes All-Sky Survey (HIPASS) catalogue forms the largest uniform catalogue of H i sources compiled to date, with 4315 sources identified purely by their H i content. The catalogue data comprise the southern region δ < + 2° of HIPASS, the first blind H i survey to cover the entire southern sky. The rms noise for this survey is 13 mJy beam−1 and the velocity range is −1280 to 12 700 km s−1. Data search, verification and parametrization methods are discussed along with a description of measured quantities. Full catalogue data are made available to the astronomical community including positions, velocities, velocity widths, integrated fluxes and peak flux densities. Also available are on-sky moment maps, position–velocity moment maps and spectra of catalogue sources. A number of local large-scale features are observed in the space distribution of sources, including the super-Galactic plane and the Local Void. Notably, large-scale structure is seen at low Galactic latitudes, a region normally obscured at optical wavelengths.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 0035-8711
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 01:41
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/1655

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