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The XXL Survey XX. The 365 cluster catalogue

Adami, C, Giles, P, Koulouridis, E, Pacaud, F, Caretta, CA, Pierre, M, Eckert, D, Ramos-Ceja, ME, Gastaldello, F, Fotopoulou, S, Guglielmo, V, Lidman, C, Sadibekova, T, Iovino, A, Maughan, B, Chiappetti, L, Alis, S, Altieri, B, Baldry, IK, Bottini, D , Birkinshaw, M, Bremer, M, Brown, M, Cucciati, O, Driver, S, Elmer, E, Ettori, S, Evrard, AE, Faccioli, L, Granett, B, Grootes, M, Guzzo, L, Hopkins, A, Horellou, C, Lefevre, JP, Liske, J, Malek, K, Marulli, F, Maurogordato, S, Owers, M, Paltani, S, Poggianti, B, Polletta, M, Plionis, M, Pollo, A, Pompei, E, Ponman, T, Rapetti, D, Ricci, M, Robotham, A, Tuffs, R, Tasca, L, Valtchanov, I, Vergani, D, Wagner, G and Willis, J (2018) The XXL Survey XX. The 365 cluster catalogue. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 620. ISSN 1432-0746

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Abstract

Context. In the currently debated context of using clusters of galaxies as cosmological probes, the need for well-defined cluster samples is critical.
Aims. The XXL Survey has been specifically designed to provide a well characterised sample of some 500 X-ray detected clusters suitable for cosmological studies. The main goal of present article is to make public and describe the properties of the cluster catalogue in its present state, as well as of associated catalogues of more specific objects such as super-clusters and fossil groups.
Methods. Following from the publication of the hundred brightest XXL clusters, we now release a sample containing 365 clusters in total, down to a flux of a few 10

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0201 Astronomical And Space Sciences
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Astrophysics Research Institute
Publisher: EDP Sciences
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Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2018 09:50
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2018 15:58
DOI or Identification number: 10.1051/0004-6361/201731606
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9847

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