Galaxy redshift-number counts with MRSP data: A method of estimating q0

  • H. -A. Ott
VI Evolution on Large Scales
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 310)


An N(M,z) test, using 6 300 galaxy redshifts from the MRSP, leads to a statistical determination of q0. While the current range of 0 < q0 < 0.25 is only preliminary, the method seems promising when applied to a forthcoming larger sample of galaxy redshifts.


Absolute Magnitude Apparent Magnitude Weighted Point Direct Plate Redshift Range 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. -A. Ott
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  1. 1.Astronomisches InstitutWestfälische Wilhelms-UniversitätMunsterGermany

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