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UV-dropout galaxies in the goods-south field from WFC3 Early Release Science observations

Hathi, Nimish P; Ryan, Robert; Cohen, Seth H; Yan, H; Windhorst, Rogier A; McCarthy, P J; O'Connell, Robert W; Koekemoer, Anton; Rutkowski, M J; Balick, Bruce; Bond, Howard, E.; Dopita, Michael; Frogel, Jay A.; Walker, Alistair R; Whitmore, Bradley

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We combine new high sensitivity ultraviolet (UV) imaging from the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) with existing deep HST/Advanced Camera for Surveys optical images from the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS) program to identify UV-dropouts, which are Lyman break galaxy (LBG) candidates at z ≃ 1-3. These new HST/WFC3 observations were taken over 50 arcmin2 in the GOODS South field as a part of the Early Release Science program. The uniqueness of these...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/62875
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/720/2/1708

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