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Paper: K band photometry of a complete sample of field galaxies with spectroscopic redshifts
Volume: 10, Evolution of the Universe of Galaxies: Edwin Hubble Centennial Symposium
Page: 286
Authors: Bershady, Matthew; Hereld, Mark; Kron, Richard G.; Koo, David
Abstract: Preliminary results from a K band imaging survey of 53 optically selected field galaxies with known redshifts ranging from 0.018 to 0.35 are presented. The sample is complete to B less than 20.5 and has UBRI photometry. To demonstrate the absolute calibration of the measurements, results of a direct photometric comparison of two different near-infrared array detectors are reported. The spectroscopic redshifts of sample are used to explore the reliability of redshifts measured from broad-band colors. Finally, the merits of optical-near-infrared multicolor distributions for studying galaxy evolution are illustrated. The results complement deeper near-infrared surveys that do not have spectroscopic redshifts.
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