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WINGS-SPE II : a catalog of stellar ages and star formation histories, stellar masses and dust extinction values for local clusters galaxies

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Context. The WIde-field Nearby Galaxy clusters Survey (wings) is a project whose primary goal is to study the galaxy populations in clusters in the local universe (z < 0.07) and of the influence of environment on their stellar populations. This survey has provided the astronomical community with a high quality set of photometric and spectroscopic data for 77 and 48 nearby galaxy clusters, respectively. Aims. In this paper we present the catalog containing the properties of galaxies observed by the wings SPEctroscopic (WINGS-SPE) survey, which were derived using stellar populations synthesis modelling approach. We also check the consistency of our results with other data in the literature. Methods. Using a spectrophotometric model that reproduces the main features of observed spectra by summing the theoretical spectra of simple stellar populations of different ages, we derive the stellar masses, star formation histories, average age and dust attenuation of galaxies in our sample. Results. similar to 5300 spectra were analyzed with spectrophotometric techniques, and this allowed us to derive the star formation history, stellar masses and ages, and extinction for the wings spectroscopic sample that we present in this paper. Conclusions. The comparison with the total mass values of the same galaxies derived by other authors based on sdss data, confirms the reliability of the adopted methods and data.
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methods: data analysis, galaxies: clusters: general, galaxies: fundamental parameters, MORPHOLOGY-DENSITY RELATION, DIGITAL SKY SURVEY, STARBURST GALAXIES, NEARBY CLUSTERS, EVOLUTION, SPECTROSCOPY, ULTRAVIOLET, PHOTOMETRY, RESOLUTION, TELESCOPE

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Fritz, Jacopo, BM Poggianti, A Cava, T Valentinuzzi, A Moretti, D Bettoni, A Bressan, et al. 2011. “WINGS-SPE II : a Catalog of Stellar Ages and Star Formation Histories, Stellar Masses and Dust Extinction Values for Local Clusters Galaxies.” Astronomy & Astrophysics 526.
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Fritz, J., Poggianti, B., Cava, A., Valentinuzzi, T., Moretti, A., Bettoni, D., Bressan, A., et al. (2011). WINGS-SPE II : a catalog of stellar ages and star formation histories, stellar masses and dust extinction values for local clusters galaxies. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 526.
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Fritz J, Poggianti B, Cava A, Valentinuzzi T, Moretti A, Bettoni D, et al. WINGS-SPE II : a catalog of stellar ages and star formation histories, stellar masses and dust extinction values for local clusters galaxies. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS. 2011;526.
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Fritz, Jacopo, BM Poggianti, A Cava, et al. “WINGS-SPE II : a Catalog of Stellar Ages and Star Formation Histories, Stellar Masses and Dust Extinction Values for Local Clusters Galaxies.” ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS 526 (2011): n. pag. Print.
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  abstract     = {Context. The WIde-field Nearby Galaxy clusters Survey (wings) is a project whose primary goal is to study the galaxy populations in clusters in the local universe (z < 0.07) and of the influence of environment on their stellar populations. This survey has provided the astronomical community with a high quality set of photometric and spectroscopic data for 77 and 48 nearby galaxy clusters, respectively.
Aims. In this paper we present the catalog containing the properties of galaxies observed by the wings SPEctroscopic (WINGS-SPE) survey, which were derived using stellar populations synthesis modelling approach. We also check the consistency of our results with other data in the literature.
Methods. Using a spectrophotometric model that reproduces the main features of observed spectra by summing the theoretical spectra of simple stellar populations of different ages, we derive the stellar masses, star formation histories, average age and dust attenuation of galaxies in our sample.
Results. similar to 5300 spectra were analyzed with spectrophotometric techniques, and this allowed us to derive the star formation history, stellar masses and ages, and extinction for the wings spectroscopic sample that we present in this paper.
Conclusions. The comparison with the total mass values of the same galaxies derived by other authors based on sdss data, confirms the reliability of the adopted methods and data.},
  articleno    = {A45},
  author       = {Fritz, Jacopo and Poggianti, BM and Cava, A and Valentinuzzi, T and Moretti, A and Bettoni, D and Bressan, A and Couch, WJ and D'Onofrio, M and Dressler, A and Fasano, G and Kjaergaard, P and Moles, M and Omizzolo, A and Varela, J},
  issn         = {0004-6361},
  journal      = {ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS},
  keywords     = {methods: data analysis,galaxies: clusters: general,galaxies: fundamental parameters,MORPHOLOGY-DENSITY RELATION,DIGITAL SKY SURVEY,STARBURST GALAXIES,NEARBY CLUSTERS,EVOLUTION,SPECTROSCOPY,ULTRAVIOLET,PHOTOMETRY,RESOLUTION,TELESCOPE},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {12},
  title        = {WINGS-SPE II : a catalog of stellar ages and star formation histories, stellar masses and dust extinction values for local clusters galaxies},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201015214},
  volume       = {526},
  year         = {2011},
}

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