New DSH planetary nebulae and candidates from optical and infrared surveys

Matthias Kronberger, Quentin A. Parker, George H. Jacoby, Agnes Acker, Filipe Alves, Ivan Bojicic, Paul Eigenthaler, David J. Frew, Dianne Harmer, Dana Patchick, Warren Reid, Johannes Schedler

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    Abstract

    To date, the planetary nebula (PN) survey of the Deep Sky Hunters collaboration has led to the detection of more than 250 previously unknown candidate planetary nebulae (PNe). About 60% of them were found during the past two years and are expected to be true, likely or possible PNe because careful vetting has already thrown out more doubtful objects. The majority of the new PN candidates are located within the boundaries of the SHS and IPHAS Ha surveys and were discovered by combining MIR data from the WideField Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) with optical data from the IPHAS, SHS and DSS surveys, and UV data from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer(GALEX).

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number072012
    Pages (from-to)1-2
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
    Volume728
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 2016
    Event11th Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics - The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Duration: 14 Dec 201517 Dec 2015
    http://www.scifac.hku.hk/event/PRCSA2015/

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