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ID: 731735.0, MPI für Astronomie / Publikationen_mpia
Ultra-deep K-band imaging of the Hubble Frontier Fields
Authors:Brammer, G. B.; Marchesini, D.; Labbé, I.; Spitler, L.; Lange-Vagle, D.; Barker, E. A.; Tanaka, M.; Fontana, A.; Galametz, A.; Ferré-Mateu, A.; Kodama, T.; Lundgren, B.; Martis, N.; Muzzin, A.; Stefanon, M.; Toft, S.; van der Wel, A.; Vulcani, B.; Whitaker, K. E.
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2016
Title of Journal:The Messenger
Volume:165
Start Page:34
End Page:37
Audience:Not Specified
Abstract / Description:We have recently completed a deep near-infrared imaging survey with the High Acuity Wide Field K-band Imager (HAWK-I), nicknamed KIFF (Ks-band Imaging of the Frontier Fields). KIFF provides ultra-deep images of six fields around massive galaxy clusters that have also recently been observed with the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes as part of the Frontier Fields programme. Each of the KIFF mosaics is among the deepest Ks-band images ever obtained, and, with a boost from strong gravitational lensing by the galaxy clusters, they will be used to reveal the stellar populations of galaxies seen only a few hundred million years after the Big Bang. Fully reduced images are made available to the community through the Phase 3 infrastructure of the ESO Science Archive Facility.
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Article
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für Astronomie
Identifiers:ISSN:0722-6691
URL:http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/abs/2016Msngr.165...34B
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