Recent results from the SHARC Survey

A. K. Romer*, R. C. Nichol, C. A. Collins, D. J. Burke, B. P. Holden, M. P. Ulmer, R. A. Pildis, A. Metevier

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Abstract

We review recent results from the SHARC Survey for distant X-ray clusters of galaxies. We first discuss the SHARC South project which finds no evidence for evolution in the faint end of the X-ray cluster luminosity function out to a redshift of z ≲ 0.7. We then give an overview of the Bright SHARC project; this project will provide an independent measurement of the evolution of bright (Lx[0.5 - 2keV] > 3 × 1044 erg s-1) X-ray clusters and allow us to put strong constraints on the value of Ω0.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-86
Number of pages4
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Volume319
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Clusters
  • Cosmology
  • Surveys

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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