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Dichotomy in host environments and signs of recycled active galactic nuclei

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We analyse the relation between active galactic nuclei (AGN) host properties and large-scale environment for a representative red and blue AGN host galaxy sample selected from the Data Release 4 Sloan Digital Sky Survey. A comparison is made with two carefully constructed control samples of non-active galaxies, covering the same redshift range and colour baseline. The cross-correlation functions show that the density distribution of neighbours is almost identical for blue galaxies, either act...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume:
399
Issue:
1
Pages:
88-96
Publication date:
2009-10-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2966
ISSN:
0035-8711
Source identifiers:
333594
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:333594
UUID:
uuid:b525205f-160e-49ca-86c6-25374fdf221f
Local pid:
pubs:333594
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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