The all-wavelength extended groth strip international survey (AEGIS) data sets

M. Davis*, P. Guhathakurta, N. P. Konidaris, J. A. Newman, M. L N Ashby, A. D. Biggs, P. Barmby, K. Bundy, S. C. Chapman, A. L. Coil, C. J. Conselice, M. C. Cooper, D. J. Croton, P. R M Eisenhardt, R. S. Ellis, S. M. Faber, T. Fang, G. G. Fazio, A. Georgakakis, B. F. GerkeW. M. Goss, S. Gwyn, J. Harker, A. M. Hopkins, J. S. Huang, R. J. Ivison, S. A. Kassin, E. N. Kirby, A. M. Koekemoer, D. C. Koo, E. S. Laird, E. Le Floc'h, L. Lin, J. M. Lotz, P. J. Marshall, D. C. Martin, A. J. Metevier, L. A. Moustakas, K. Nandra, K. G. Noeske, C. Papovich, A. C. Phillips, R. M. Rich, G. H. Rieke, D. Rigopoulou, S. Salim, D. Schiminovich, L. Simard, I. Smail, T. A. Small, B. J. Weiner, C. N A Willmer, S. P. Willner, G. Wilson, E. L. Wright, R. Yan

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Abstract

In this the first of a series of Letters, we present a panchromatic data set in the Extended Groth Strip region of the sky. Our survey, the All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS), aims to study the physical properties and evolutionary processes of galaxies at z ∼ 1. It includes the following deep, wide-field imaging data sets: Chandra/ACIS X-ray, GALEX ultraviolet, CFHT/MegaCam Legacy Survey optical, CFHT/CFH12K optical, Hubble Space Telescope/ACS optical and NICMOS near-infrared, Palomar/WIRC near-infrared, Spitzer/IRAC mid-infrared, Spitzer/MIPS far-infrared, and VLA radio continuum. In addition, this region of the sky has been targeted for extensive spectroscopy using the Deep Imaging Multi-Object Spectrograph (DEIMOS) on the Keck II 10 m telescope. Our survey is compared to other large multiwavelength surveys in terms of depth and sky coverage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L1-L6
Number of pages6
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Volume660
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Galaxies: photometry
  • Infrared: galaxies
  • Radio continuum: galaxies
  • Surveys
  • Ultraviolet: galaxies
  • X-rays: galaxies

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