Volume 403, Number 2, May IV 2003
|Page(s)||493 - 499|
|Published online||06 May 2003|
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE), Postfach 1312, Garching 85741, Germany
2 Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St., MS 65, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Corresponding author: E. Moy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 19 February 2003
We report results of our H-band survey of the Chandra Deep Field South (CDFS). The observations, made with SofI on the NTT, cover 0.027 square degrees to 20.5 and 0.17 square degrees to 19.8 (50% completeness limits). In total, 4819 objects were detected, of which 80% are galaxies based on the SExtractor parameter “stellarity index” having a value less than 0.5. Our astrometric solutions are in good agreement with those of the Las Campanas Infrared Survey (LCIRS), the COMBO-17, and the ESO-EIS surveys. Our photometry compares satisfactorily with the LCIRS results as well as with GOODS data. Galaxy number counts are ~50 000 galaxies per square degree at 20.75, in good agreement with those of LCIRS. The object catalog is published electronically at the CDS.
Key words: catalogs / surveys / infrared: general / galaxies: general / stars: general / cosmology: observations
Based on observations collected at the European Southern Observatory, Chile under programs 66.A-0451 and 68.A-0375.
© ESO, 2003
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.