Selection Functions in Astronomical Data Modeling, with the Space Density of White Dwarfs as a Worked Example
Authors: Hans-Walter Rix, David W. Hogg, Douglas Boubert, Anthony G. A. Brown, Andrew Casey, Ronald Drimmel, Andrew Everall, Morgan Fouesneau, and Adrian M. Price-Whelan
2021 The Astronomical Journal162142.
Provider: AAS Journals
Caption: Figure 7.
Estimate of Φ0(MG, (B − R)), the WD luminosity–color function (LCF), derived from Equation (14) for the particular sample selection function choices listed within the figure. Note that Φ0(MG, (B − R)) has units of [mag−2 pc−3].