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. Gerke & 36 others W. 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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