Published in "Galaxies and the Universe", edited by A. Sandage, M. Sandage and J. Kristian, 1975


NEARBY GROUPS OF GALAXIES

G. de Vaucouleurs


McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas


Table of Contents

DEFINITION OF A GROUP

CENSUS OF NEARBY GROUPS

DISTANCE MODULI
Magnitudes
Diameters
Sampling Correction
Absorption Correction

LOCAL GROUP

THE NEARER GROUPS WITHIN 10 MEGAPARSECS

NEARBY GROUPS BEYOND 10 MEGAPARSECS
G15-G22
G23-30
G31-38
G39-G46
G47-G54

STATISTICAL PROPERTIES OF NEARBY GROUPS
Completeness of Survey
Space Density of ``Cluster'' Centers
Frequency Function of Diameters
Luminosity Function
Statistical Masses
Population Types

NEARBY DWARF GALAXIES
Definition
Dwarfs in the Local Group
Survey of Nearby Dwarfs
Completeness of Survey

ISOLATED NEARBY GALAXIES

APPARENT AND SPACE DISTRIBUTION OF NEARBY GROUPS: LOCAL SUPERCLUSTER

REFERENCES

ADDENDUM

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