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J/ApJ/653/53        z∼6 galaxies UV luminosity function      (Bouwens+, 2006)

Galaxies at z∼6: the UV luminosity function and luminosity density from 506 HUDF, HUDF parallel ACS field, and GOODS i-dropouts. Bouwens R.J., Illingworth G.D., Blakeslee J.P., Franx M. <Astrophys. J., 653, 53-85 (2006)> =2006ApJ...653...53B
ADC_Keywords: Galaxies, photometry ; Ultraviolet Keywords: galaxies: evolution - galaxies: high-redshift Abstract: We have detected 506 i-dropouts (z∼6 galaxies) in deep, wide-area HST ACS fields: HUDF, enhanced GOODS, and HUDF parallel ACS fields (HUDF-Ps). The contamination levels are ≲8% (i.e., ≳92% are at z∼6). With these samples, we present the most comprehensive, quantitative analyses of z∼6 galaxies yet and provide optimal measures of the UV luminosity function (LF) and luminosity density at z∼6, and their evolution to z∼3. We redetermine the size and color evolution from z∼6 to z∼3. Field-to-field variations (cosmic variance), completeness, flux, and contamination corrections are modeled systematically and quantitatively. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table2.dat 61 43 A sample of intrinsic red (i-z)>1, (z-J)>0.8 (AB scale) objects identified in the CDF-S GOODS field table3.dat 77 20 i-z>1.3 point-like (stellar) sources not included in our i-dropout compilation table4.dat 78 122 UDF i-dropout sample table5.dat 67 68 HUDF-Ps i-dropout sample table6.dat 78 332 GOODS i-dropout sample table18.dat 77 15 i-dropouts in the HUDF which were blended with foreground galaxies in our main HUDF catalog
See also: II/261 : GOODS initial results (Giavalisco+, 2004) J/AJ/132/1023 : U-band dropouts in Hubble Ultra Deep Field (Wadadekar+, 2006) J/AJ/132/1729 : Hubble Ultra Deep Field BVI-dropout sources (Beckwith+, 2006) Byte-by-byte Description of file: table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 2 I2 h RAh Hour of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 4- 5 I2 min RAm Minute of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 7- 11 F5.2 s RAs Second of Right Ascension (J2000) (1) 13 A1 --- DE- Sign of the Declination (J2000) (1) 14- 15 I2 deg DEd Degree of Declination (J2000) (1) 17- 18 I2 arcmin DEm Arcminute of Declination (J2000) (1) 20- 23 F4.1 arcsec DEs Arcsecond of Declination (J2000) (1) 25- 29 F5.2 mag zmag The z band (AB) magnitude 31- 34 F4.2 mag e_zmag Error in zmag 36 A1 --- l_i-z Limit on i-z 37- 39 F3.1 mag i-z The (i-z) (AB) color index 41 A1 --- l_v-z Limit on v-z 42- 44 F3.1 mag v-z The (v-z) (AB) color index 46 A1 --- l_z-J Limit on z-J 47- 50 F4.1
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