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1998AJ....115....6B KINEMATICS OF THE HERCULES SUPERCLUSTER PAULINE BARMBY AND JOHN P. HUCHRA Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Received 1997 August 13; revised 1997 September 25 ABSTRACT The Hercules supercluster consists of the Abell clusters A2147, A2151, and A2152. Previous studies of the kinematics have been confounded by the difficulty of correctly assigning galaxies to the individual clusters, which are not well separated. Our study has a total of 468 available velocities for galaxies in the region, 175 of them new. There are 414 galaxies in the supercluster, about 3 times the number used in the previous supercluster study. We verify the existence of the three individual clusters and compute their individual dynamical parameters. We investigate several techniques for assigning galaxy membership to clusters in this crowded field. We use the KMM mixture-modeling algorithm to separate the galaxies into clusters; we find that A2152 has a higher mean velocity than previous studies have reported. A2147 and A2152 also have lower velocity dispersions: 821_-55_^+68^ and 715_-61_^+81^ km s^- 1^, respectively. The assignment of galaxies to either A2152 or A2147 requires velocity and position information. We study the kinematics of the supercluster using the two-body formalism of Beers, Geller, & Huchra and conclude that A2147 and A2151 are probably bound to each other and that the supercluster as a whole may also be bound. The mass of the supercluster, if bound, is (7.6 +/- 2.0) x 10^15^ h^-1^ M_sun_; with the supercluster luminosity, (1.4 +/- 0.2) x 10^13^ h^-2^ L_sun_, this yields {OMEGA}~ 0.34 +/- 0.1. Key words: cosmology: observations - dark matter - galaxies: clusters: individual (Hercules) ========================================================================= 1998AJ....116.1508B ERRATUM: "KINEMATICS OF THE HERCULES SUPERCLUSTER" [ASTRON. J. 115, 6 (1998)] PAULINE BARMBY AND JOHN P. HUCHRA Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Received 1998 May 20 Table 1 contained several errors, including typographical errors in coordinates, object misidentifications, and duplicate entries. We have corrected these errors and determined that they not do not affect the conclusions of the paper. A corrected version of the table, containing 458 galaxies with velocities (171 new velocities), is available in the electronic edition of the paper. We thank M. Schmitz for bringing some of the errors to our attention. =========================================================================
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