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J/AJ/126/1208     UVBI magnitudes and redshifts in HDF-South    (Sawicki+, 2003)

Redshifts in the Hubble Deep Field South. Sawicki M., Mallen-Ornelas G. <Astron. J. 126, 1208 (2003)> =2003AJ....126.1208S
ADC_Keywords: Galaxy catalogs ; Redshifts ; Photometry, UBVRI ; Spectroscopy Keywords: catalogs - cosmology: observations - galaxies: distances and redshifts - galaxies: photometry Abstract: We present a catalog of 97 (*) spectroscopic redshifts of z<1 galaxies in the Hubble Deep Field South (HDF-S) and its flanking fields (FFs). In the HDF-S proper we observed approximately half the galaxies brighter than I814(AB)=24 and obtained redshifts for 76% of them. Targets in our HDF-S sample were preselected to be at z<1 based on photometric redshifts, while in the FFs a simple magnitude cut was used. The photometric redshift preselection in the HDF-S resulted in a spectroscopic success rate that is significantly higher than in the FFs, where no preselection was applied. The rms precision of our redshift measurements, determined from repeat observations, is δz=0.0003. We present the photometry and redshifts for the 97 objects for which we secured spectroscopic redshifts and describe the basic properties of this sample. The photometry was derived from the HST observations; the spectroscopy was obtained at the VLT using the FORS2 spectrograph on the Kueyen (UT2) and Yepun (UT4) 8.2m telescopes. (*) Actually, 103 redshifts in table1. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 139 103 HDFS objects with spectroscopic redshifts
See also: J/AJ/119/486 : HDF-S: STIS imaging (Gardner+, 2000) J/AJ/120/2747 : HDF-South WFPC2 observations (Casertano+, 2000) J/ApJ/538/493 : HDF-South NICMOS field (Yahata+, 2000) J/AJ/122/2190 : HDF-South multicolor observations (Vanzella+, 2001) J/AJ/122/2205 : HDF-South K photometric redshift catalog (Rudnick+, 2001) J/ApJ/548/127 : Hubble Deep Field-South region (Teplitz+ 2001) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 5 I5 --- [SM2003] Object Identification 7- 8 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 10- 11 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 13- 18 F6.3 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 20 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) (1) 21- 22 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) (1) 24- 25 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) (1) 27- 31 F5.2 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) (1) 33- 36 A4 --- Field Field identification 38- 41 I4 pix Xpix X pixel coordinate 43- 46 I4 pix Ypix Y pixel coordinate 48- 52 F5.2 mag Imag HST I (814 nm) band aperture corrected magnitude (2) 54- 57 F4.2 mag e_Imag Error in Imag 59- 63 F5.2 mag Vmag ? HST V (606 nm) band aperture corrected magnitude (2) 65- 68 F4.2 mag e_Vmag ? Error in Vmag 70- 74 F5.2 mag Bmag ? HST B (450 nm) band aperture corrected magnitude (2) 76- 79 F4.2 mag e_Bmag ? Error in Bmag 81- 85 F5.2 mag Umag ? HST U (300 nm) band aperture corrected magnitude (2) 87- 90 F4.2 mag e_Umag ? Error in Umag 92- 95 F4.2 --- zPhot ? Photometric redshift 97-102 F6.4 --- zSpec Spectroscopic redshift 103 A1 --- f_zSpec [*] Indicates blended objects 105-138 A34 --- Spec Spectral features used (3)
Note (1): From the Version 1 images of the HDFS and the Flanking Fields Note (2): Magnitudes are AB-normalized (Oke, 1974ApJS...27...21O) using the zero-points provided on the STScI HDFS website. See text for more details. Note (3): The comments are not meant to be an exhaustive list of features seen in each spectrum, and simply includes clearly-detected features used for redshift measurement. He5876 refers to He I emission; N6548 and N6583 refer to [N II] emission; O3727 refers to [O II] emission; O4959 and O5007 refer to [O III] emission; Ne3869 refers to [Ne III] emission; H and K refer to Ca II absorption; G refers to G-band absorption; For the purposes of this table, Hα, Hβ, Hγ, and Hδ refer to emission lines Hη and Hζ refer to absorption lines.
History: From electronic version of the journal
(End) Greg Schwarz [AAS], Patricia Bauer [CDS] 10-Oct-2003
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