A uniform analysis of the Lyα forest at z = 0-5. III. Hubble Space Telescope faint object spectrograph spectral atlas

Jill Bechtold, Adam Dobrzycki, Brenda Wilden, Miwa Morita, Jennifer Scott, Danuta Dobrzycka, Kim Vy Tran, Thomas L. Aldcroft

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Abstract

We analyzed the absorption line spectra of all quasars observed with the high-resolution gratings of the Faint Object Spectrograph on board the Hubble Space Telescope. We examined 788 spectra for 334 quasars and present line lists and identifications of absorption lines in the spectra of 271 of them. Analysis of the statistics of the Lyα and metal absorption systems are presented in companion papers. The data and several analysis products are available electronically and on the authors' Web site.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-238
Number of pages96
JournalAstrophysical Journal, Supplement Series
Volume140
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2002

Keywords

  • Intergalactic medium
  • Quasars: absorption lines
  • Ultraviolet: general

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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