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J/ApJ/653/1004   Galaxies at 1.4≲z≲3.0 in GOODS-North Field    (Reddy+, 2006)

A spectroscopic survey of redshift 1.4≲z≲3.0 galaxies in the GOODS-North Field: survey description, catalogs, and properties. Reddy N.A., Steidel C.C., Erb D.K., Shapley A.E., Pettini M. <Astrophys. J., 653, 1004-1026 (2006)> =2006ApJ...653.1004R
ADC_Keywords: Surveys ; Redshifts ; Galaxies, photometry ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: cosmology: observations - galaxies: active - galaxies: evolution - galaxies: high-redshift - galaxies: starburst - galaxies: stellar content Abstract: We present the results of a spectroscopic survey with LRIS-B on Keck of more than 280 star-forming galaxies and AGNs at redshifts 1.4~<z~<3.0 in the GOODS-N field. Candidates are selected by their UnGR colors using the "BM/BX" criteria to target redshift 1.4~<z~<2.5 galaxies and the LBG criteria to target redshift z∼3 galaxies; combined these samples account for ∼25%-30% of the R and Ks band counts to R=25.5 and Ks(AB)=24.4, respectively. The 212 BM/BX galaxies and 74 LBGs constitute the largest spectroscopic sample of galaxies at z>1.4 in GOODS-N. Extensive multiwavelength data allow us to investigate the stellar populations, stellar masses, bolometric luminosities (Lbol), and extinction z∼2 of galaxies. Deep Chandra and Spitzer data indicate that the sample includes galaxies with a wide range in Lbol (∼1010 to >1012L) and 4 orders of magnitude in dust obscuration (Lbol/LUV). Description: The imaging, photometry, color selection, and spectroscopic observations of galaxies in the fields of our survey are described in several other papers published by our group (Steidel et al. 2003, Cat. J/ApJ/592/728, 2004ApJ...604..534S; Adelberger et al., 2004ApJ...607..226A; Reddy et al., 2005ApJ...633..748R). Specific details regarding the GOODS-N optical imaging are presented in Reddy et al. (2005ApJ...633..748R). File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 160 388 GOODS-N UnGR galaxies with spectroscopic redshifts table3.dat 71 254 Stellar Population Parameters
See also: J/ApJ/592/728 : Lyman break galaxies at redshift z∼3 (Steidel+, 2003) J/AJ/127/3137 : Hawaii redshifts in the ACS-GOODS region (Cowie+, 2004) J/AJ/127/3121 : TKRS catalog of GOODS-North Field (Wirth+, 2004) J/ApJ/653/1027 : TKRS/GOODS-N Field galaxies (Weiner+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- Name Name (G1) 12- 13 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000.0) 15- 16 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000.0) 18- 22 F5.2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000.0) 24 A1 --- DE- Declination sign (J2000.0) 25- 26 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000.0) 28- 29 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000.0) 31- 34 F4.1 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000.0) 36 A1 --- u_zem [:] Uncertainty flag on zem 37- 41 F5.3 --- zem ? Emission redshift (2) 43 A1 --- u_zabs [:] Uncertainty flag on zabs 44- 48 F5.3 --- zabs ? Absorption redshift (3) 50- 53 A4 --- Mcl Morphological class (4) 55- 59 F5.2 mag Rmag ? R magnitude in AB unit (G2) 61- 65 F5.2 mag G-R ? G-R colour index (G2) 66 A1 --- l_Un-G Limit flag, upper limits given for galaxies undetected in Un 67- 71 F5.2 mag Un-G ? Un-G colour index (G2) 73 A1 --- l_Jmag Limit flag on Jmag 74- 78 F5.2 mag Jmag ? J magnitude (5) 80 A1 --- l_Ksmag Limit flag on Ksmag 81- 85 F5.2
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