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1990ApJ...355..393W A REDSHIFT SURVEY TOWARD A PROPOSED VOID OF GALAXIES SUGGESTED BY THE DISTRIBUTION OF ABELL CLUSTERS JEFFREY A. WILLICK, JEAN P. BRODIE, AND STUART BOWYER Received 1989 June 12; accepted 1989 December 5 ABSTRACT We have carried out a program of redshift measurements in a region of the sky in which a relative underdensity of Abell clusters had been used to infer the presence of a large (diameter ~ 40 h^-1^ Mpc) void in the general galaxy distribution. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the large-scale distribution of galaxies is traced by the distribution of rich clusters. Toward this end, we present redshifts for 308 galaxies in the Zwicky Catalog in a 234 square degree region centered on R.A. ~ 2^h^, Decl. ~ 12^deg^. Two hundred twenty-nine of the 308 redshifts have been newly measured by us, while the rest come from previously reported results. Our data reveal a pattern of filamentary structure alternating with voids of characteristic diameter ~ 25-30h^-1^ Mpc, throughout the volume sampled. While our redshift data reveal an underdensity in the distribution of galaxies in the general region suggested by the Abell cluster distribution, they do not support the existence there of a 40h^-^1 Mpc diameter void. Subject headings: galaxies: clustering - galaxies: redshifts
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