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LBT/LUCIFER observations of the z ~ 2 lensed galaxy J0900+2234

Bian, Fuyan; Fan, Xiaohui; Bechtold, Jill; McGreer, Ian; Just, Dennis W; Sand, David J; Green, Richard F; Thompson, D; Peng, Chien Y; Seifert, Walter; Ageorges, Nancy; Juette, E; Knierim, Volker; Buschkamp, Peter

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We present rest-frame optical images and spectra of the gravitationally lensed, star-forming galaxy J0900+2234 (z = 2.03). The observations were performed with the newly commissioned LUCIFER1 near-infrared (NIR) instrument mounted on the Large Binocular Telescope. We fitted lens models to the rest-frame optical images and found that the galaxy has an intrinsic effective radius of 7.4 ± 0.8 kpc with a lens magnification factor of about 5 for the A and B components. We also discovered a new arc...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71385
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/725/2/1877

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