The Herschel Stripe 82 Survey (HerS): maps and early catalog

Viero, M P, Asboth, V, Roseboom, I G, Moncelsi, L, Marsden, G, Mentuch Cooper, E, Zemcov, M, Addison, G, Baker, A J, Beelen, A, Bock, J, Bridge, C, Conley, A, Devlin, M J, Doré, O, Farrah, D, Finkelstein, S, Font-Ribera, A, Geach, J E, Gebhardt, K, Gill, A, Glenn, J, Hajian, A, Halpern, M, Jogee, S, Kurczynski, P, Lapi, A, Negrello, M, Oliver, S J, Papovich, C, Quadri, R, Ross, N, Scott, D, Schulz, B, Somerville, R, Spergel, D N, Vieira, J D, Wang, L and Wechsler, R (2014) The Herschel Stripe 82 Survey (HerS): maps and early catalog. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 210 (2). p. 22. ISSN 0067-0049

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Abstract

We present the first set of maps and band-merged catalog from the Herschel Stripe 82 Survey (HerS). Observations at 250, 350, and 500μm were taken with the Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver instrument aboard the Herschel Space Observatory. HerS covers 79deg 2 along the SDSS Stripe 82 to an average depth of 13.0, 12.9, and 14.8mJybeam −1 (including confusion) at 250, 350, and 500μm, respectively. HerS was designed to measure correlations with external tracers of the dark matter density field—either point-like (i.e., galaxies selected from radio to X-ray) or extended (i.e., clusters and gravitational lensing)—in order to measure the bias and redshift distribution of intensities of infrared-emitting dusty star-forming galaxies and active galactic nuclei. By locating HerS in Stripe 82, we maximize the overlap with available and upcoming cosmological surveys. The band-merged catalog contains 3.3 × 10 4 sources detected at a significance of ?3σ (including confusion noise). The maps and catalog are available at http://www.astro.caltech.edu/hers/.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: cosmology: observations – galaxies: evolution – infrared: galaxies – large-scale structure of universe – submillimeter: galaxies
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy > QB0460 Astrophysics
Depositing User: Richard Chambers
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2015 12:20
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 07:11
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/54315

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