AvailHalos (mdpl2.availhalos)

The table has 126 rows, 9 columns.


Gives an overview on the snapshots, for which halo data are stored in the halo catalogues tables. In particular, it gives the number of halos/FOF groups for each snapshot.


In order to properly acknowledge our efforts, we request the following paragraph to be included in the "Acknowledgements" section of any publication which makes use of the simulation data above via the CosmoSim or MultiDark database:

Acknowledgements – Database

The CosmoSim database used in this paper is a service by the Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). The MultiDark database was developed in cooperation with the Spanish MultiDark Consolider Project CSD2009-00064.

Acknowledgements – Simulations

The authors gratefully acknowledge the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing e.V. (www.gauss-centre.eu) and the Partnership for Advanced Supercomputing in Europe (PRACE, www.prace-ri.eu) for funding the MultiDark simulation project by providing computing time on the GCS Supercomputer SuperMUC at Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ, www.lrz.de). The Bolshoi simulations have been performed within the Bolshoi project of the University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC) and were run at the NASA Ames Research Center.

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Name Type UCD Unit Description
snapnum short time.epoch
redshift double time.epoch
rockstar int
fof int
fof1 int
fof2 int
fof3 int
fof4 int
fof5 int