Ultraviolet and Blue Optical Imaging of UVCANDELS

Xin Wang, Harry I. Teplitz, Lei Sun, Marc Rafelski, Norman Grogin, Laura Prichard, Ben Sunnquist, Anahita Alavi, Rogier A. Windhorst, Anton M. Koekemoer, Teresa Ashcraft, Micaela Bagley, Ivano Baronchelli, Guillermo Barro, Alex Blanche, Gabriel Brammer, Adam Broussard, Timothy Carleton, Nima Chartab, Yingjie ChengAlex Codoreanu, Seth Cohen, James Colbert, Christopher Conselice, Y. Sophia Dai, Behnam Darvish, Romeel Davé, Laura DeGroot, Duilia De Mello, Mark Dickinson, Najmeh Emami, Henry Ferguson, Leonardo Ferreira, Keely Finkelstein, Steven Finkelstein, Jonathan P. Gardner, Eric Gawiser, Timothy Gburek, Mauro Giavalisco, Andrea Grazian, Caryl Gronwall, Yicheng Guo, Pablo Arrabal Haro, Nimish P. Hathi, Matthew Hayes, Shoubaneh Hemmati, Justin Howell, Kartheik Iyer, Rolf A. Jansen, Zhiyuan Ji, Sugata Kaviraj, Peter Kurczynski, Ilin Lazar, Ray A. Lucas, John MacKenty, Vihang Mehta, Kameswara Bharadwaj Mantha, Alec Martin, Garreth Martin, Tyler McCabe, Bahram Mobasher, Kalina V. Nedkova, Robert O’Connell, Charlotte Olsen, Lillian Otteson, Swara Ravindranath, Caleb Redshaw, Brant Robertson, Michael Rutkowski, Zahra Sattari, Claudia Scarlata, Brian Siana, Brent M. Smith, Emmaris Soto, Eros Vanzella, L. Y. Aaron Yung, Bonnabelle Zabelle

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Abstract

The UltraViolet Imaging of the Cosmic Assembly Near-infrared Deep Extragalactic Legacy Survey Fields (UVCANDELS) survey provided ultraviolet F275W imaging with coordinated parallel optical F435W imaging in four of the five CANDELS fields: GOODS-N, GOODS-S, EGS, and COSMOS, covering a total area of ∼426 arcmin2. UVCANDELS takes primary WFC3/UVIS F275W exposures at a uniform 3-orbit depth and ACS F435W exposures (in parallel) at slightly varying depth due to the roll angle constraints and the overlap from the increased field of view of the ACS camera, reaching a limiting magnitude of ∼27 and ∼28 ABmag (5σ in 0.″2 apertures) for F275W and F435W, respectively. We present the results of the UVCANDELS observations, custom calibrations, and the creation of F275W and F435W imaging mosaics, which have been made publicly available on the Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalResearch Notes of the American Astronomical Society
Volume8
Issue number1
Early online date19 Jan 2024
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2024

Keywords

  • Astronomical techniques
  • Galaxy photometry
  • High-redshift galaxies
  • Galaxy evolution

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