Hubble Space Telescope Near-infrared Snapshot Survey of 3CR Radio Source Counterparts. II. An Atlas and Inventory of the Host Galaxies, Mergers, and Companions
We present the second part of an H-band (1.6 μm) “atlas” of z < 0.3 3CR radio galaxies, using the Hubble Space Telescope Near Infrared Camera and Multi- Object Spectrometer (HST NICMOS2). We present new imaging for 21 recently acquired sources, and host galaxy modeling for the full sample of 101 (including 11 archival) – an 87% completion rate. Two different modeling techniques are applied, following those adopted by the galaxy morphology and the quasar host galaxy communities. Results are compared, and found to be in excellent agreement, although the former breaks down in the case of strongly nucleated sources.
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David J. E. Floyd et al 2008 ApJS 177 148 https://doi.org/10.1086/587622
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This is the pre-print of an article published by the American Astronomical Society. The final, published version is located here: https://doi.org/10.1086/587622
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