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HyperLEDA. III. The catalogue of extragalactic distances

Abstract : We present the compilation catalogue of redshift-independent distances included in the HyperLEDA database. It is actively maintained to be up-to-date, and the current version counts 6640 distance measurements for 2335 galaxies compiled from 430 published articles. Each individual series is recalibrated onto a common distance scale based on a carefully selected set of high-quality measurements. This information together with data on HI line-width, central velocity dispersion, magnitudes, diameters, and redshift is used to derive a homogeneous distance estimate and physical properties of galaxies, such as their absolute magnitudes and intrinsic size.
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D. Makarov, P. Prugniel, N. Terekhova, H. Courtois, I. Vauglin. HyperLEDA. III. The catalogue of extragalactic distances. Astronomy and Astrophysics - A&A, EDP Sciences, 2014, 570, pp.A13. ⟨10.1051/0004-6361/201423496⟩. ⟨in2p3-01066036⟩

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