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dc.contributor.authorLange, Rebecca
dc.contributor.authorMoffett, Amanda J.
dc.contributor.authorDriver, Simon P.
dc.contributor.authorRobotham, Aaron S. G.
dc.contributor.authorLagos, Claudia del P.
dc.contributor.authorKelvin, Lee S.
dc.contributor.authorConselice, Christopher
dc.contributor.authorMargalef-Bentabol, Berta
dc.contributor.authorAlpaslan, Mehmet
dc.contributor.authorBaldry, Ivan
dc.contributor.authorBland-Hawthorn, Joss
dc.contributor.authorBremer, Malcolm
dc.contributor.authorBrough, Sarah
dc.contributor.authorCluver, Michelle
dc.contributor.authorColless, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorDavies, Luke J. M.
dc.contributor.authorHäußler, Boris
dc.contributor.authorHolwerda, Benne W.
dc.contributor.authorHopkins, Andrew M.
dc.contributor.authorKafle, Prajwal R.
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, Rebecca
dc.contributor.authorLiske, Jochen
dc.contributor.authorPhillipps, Steven
dc.contributor.authorPopescu, Cristina C.
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Edward N.
dc.contributor.authorTuffs, Richard
dc.contributor.authorvan Kampen, Eelco
dc.contributor.authorWright, Angus H.
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-11T15:30:15Z
dc.date.available2016-10-11T15:30:15Z
dc.date.issued2016-10-21
dc.identifier.citationLange , R , Moffett , A J , Driver , S P , Robotham , A S G , Lagos , C D P , Kelvin , L S , Conselice , C , Margalef-Bentabol , B , Alpaslan , M , Baldry , I , Bland-Hawthorn , J , Bremer , M , Brough , S , Cluver , M , Colless , M , Davies , L J M , Häußler , B , Holwerda , B W , Hopkins , A M , Kafle , P R , Kennedy , R , Liske , J , Phillipps , S , Popescu , C C , Taylor , E N , Tuffs , R , van Kampen , E & Wright , A H 2016 , ' Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): M⋆--Re relations of z = 0 bulges, discs and spheroids ' Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , vol. 462 , no. 2 , pp. 1470-1500 . https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1495en
dc.identifier.issn0035-8711
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 246706201
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 1ddf943c-626a-4780-b491-97371554951e
dc.identifier.otherRIS: urn:8893BC3F9AB240A9E625C35D26B75D3C
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 84988826436
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/9645
dc.descriptionRL would like to acknowledge funding from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research and the University of Western Australia. SB acknowledges the funding support from the Australian Research Council through a Future Fellowship (FT140101166). CL is funded by a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE150100618).en
dc.description.abstractWe perform automated bulge + disc decomposition on a sample of ∼7500 galaxies from the Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey in the redshift range of 0.002 < z < 0.06 using Structural Investigation of Galaxies via Model Analysis, a wrapper around galfit3. To achieve robust profile measurements, we use a novel approach of repeatedly fitting the galaxies, varying the input parameters to sample a large fraction of the input parameter space. Using this method, we reduce the catastrophic failure rate significantly and verify the confidence in the fit independently of χ2. Additionally, using the median of the final fitting values and the 16th and 84th percentile produces more realistic error estimates than those provided by galfit, which are known to be underestimated. We use the results of our decompositions to analyse the stellar mass – half-light radius relations of bulges, discs and spheroids. We further investigate the association of components with a parent disc or elliptical relation to provide definite z = 0 disc and spheroid M⋆--Re relations. We conclude by comparing our local disc and spheroid M⋆--Re to simulated data from eagle and high-redshift data from Cosmic Assembly Near-infrared Deep Extragalactic Legacy Survey-Ultra Deep Survey. We show the potential of using the M⋆--Re relation to study galaxy evolution in both cases but caution that for a fair comparison, all data sets need to be processed and analysed in the same manner.
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Societyen
dc.rights© 2016 The Authors Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society. This work is made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the final published version of the work, which was originally published at: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1495en
dc.subjectGalaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cDen
dc.subjectGalaxies: formationen
dc.subjectGalaxies: fundamental paramatersen
dc.subjectGalaxies: spiralen
dc.subjectGalaxies: statisticsen
dc.subjectQB Astronomyen
dc.subjectQC Physicsen
dc.subject3rd-DASen
dc.subject.lccQBen
dc.subject.lccQCen
dc.titleGalaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): M⋆--Re relations of z = 0 bulges, discs and spheroidsen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPostprinten
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Physics and Astronomyen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw1495
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.identifier.urlhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1607.01096


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