The 2dF-SDSS LRG and QSO survey: evolution of the clustering of luminous red galaxies since z = 0.6

David Wake, Ravi Sheth, Robert Nichol, Carlton Baugh, Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Matthew Colless, Warrwick Couch, Scott Croom, Roberto De Propris, Michael Drinkwater, Alastair Edge, Jon Loveday, Tsz Lam, Kevin Pimbblet, Isaac Roseboom, Nic Ross, Donald Schneider, Tom Shanks, Robert Sharp

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We present an analysis of the small-to-intermediate scale clustering of samples of luminous red galaxies (LRGs) from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) and the 2dF-SDSS LRG and QSO Survey (2SLAQ) survey carefully matched to have the same rest-frame colours and luminosity. We study the spatial two-point autocorrelation function in both redshift space [I?(s)] and real space [I?(r)] of a combined sample of over 10 000 LRGs, which represent the most massive galaxies in the universe with stellar masses >1011 h -1 MaS? and space densities a??10-4 h3 Mpc-3.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1045 - 1062
Number of pages18
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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