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The All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS) Data Sets

Davis, M. and Guhathakurta, P. and Konidaris, N. P. and Newman, J. A. and Ashby, M. L. N. and Biggs, A. D. and Barmby, P. and Bundy, K. and Chapman, S. C. and Coil, A. L. and Conselice, C. J. and Cooper, M. C. and Croton, D. J. and Eisenhardt, P. R. M. and Ellis, R. S. and Faber, S. M. and Fang, T. and Fazio, G. G. and Georgakakis, A. and Gerke, B. F. and Goss, W. M. and Gwyn, S. and Harker, J. and Hopkins, A. M. and Huang, J.-S. and Ivison, R. J. and Kassin, S. A. and Kirby, E. N. and Koekemoer, A. M. and Koo, D. C. and Laird, E. S. and Le Floc'h, E. and Lin, L. and Lotz, J. M. and Marshall, P. J. and Martin, D. C. and Metevier, A. J. and Moustakas, L. A. and Nandra, K. and Noeske, K. G. and Papovich, C. and Phillips, A. C. and Rich, R. M. and Rieke, G. H. and Rigopoulou, D. and Salim, S. and Schiminovich, D. and Simard, L. and Smail, I. and Small, T. A. and Weiner, B. J. and Willmer, C. N. A. and Willner, S. P. and Wilson, G. and Wright, E. L. and Yan, R. (2007) The All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS) Data Sets. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 660 (1). L1-L6. ISSN 2041-8205.

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In this the first of a series of Letters, we present a panchromatic data set in the Extended Groth Strip region of the sky. Our survey, the All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS), aims to study the physical properties and evolutionary processes of galaxies at z ~ 1. It includes the following deep, wide-field imaging data sets: Chandra/ACIS X-ray, GALEX ultraviolet, CFHT/MegaCam Legacy Survey optical, CFHT/CFH12K optical, Hubble Space Telescope/ACS optical and NICMOS near-infrared, Palomar/WIRC near-infrared, Spitzer/IRAC mid-infrared, Spitzer/MIPS far-infrared, and VLA radio continuum. In addition, this region of the sky has been targeted for extensive spectroscopy using the Deep Imaging Multi-Object Spectrograph (DEIMOS) on the Keck II 10 m telescope. Our survey is compared to other large multiwavelength surveys in terms of depth and sky coverage.

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Additional Information:© 2007 American Astronomical Sociey. Received 2006 June 23, accepted for publication 2007 March 8. Published 2007 April 13. This research has made use of NASA’s Astrophysics Data System Bibliographic Services. The authors wish to recognize and acknowledge the very significant cultural role and reverence that the summit of Mauna Kea has always had within the indigenous Hawaiian community. We are most fortunate to have the opportunity to conduct observations from this mountain. A. L. C. and J. A. N. are supported by NASA through Hubble fellowship grants HF-01182 and HF-01165 awarded by STScI, which is operated by AURA, Inc., for NASA, under contract NAS 5-26555. J. M. L. acknowledges support from the NOAO Leo Goldberg Fellowship, NASA/STScI grants GO-10134 and AR-10675, NASA NAG5-11513 grant to P. Madau, and a Calspace grant to D. C. Koo. L. A. M.’s work was carried out at JPL/Caltech, under a contract with NASA. S. A. K. would like to thank Eddie Bergeron for assistance with reducing and calibrating the NICMOS data.
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Subject Keywords:galaxies: photometry; infrared: galaxies; radio continuum: galaxies; surveys; ultraviolet: galaxies; X-rays: galaxies
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Official Citation:The All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS) Data Sets M. Davis, P. Guhathakurta, N. P. Konidaris, J. A. Newman, M. L. N. Ashby, A. D. Biggs, P. Barmby, K. Bundy, S. C. Chapman, A. L. Coil, C. J. Conselice, M. C. Cooper, D. J. Croton, P. R. M. Eisenhardt, R. S. Ellis, S. M. Faber, T. Fang, G. G. Fazio, A. Georgakakis, B. F. Gerke, W. M. Goss, S. Gwyn, J. Harker, A. M. Hopkins, J.-S. Huang, R. J. Ivison, S. A. Kassin, E. N. Kirby, A. M. Koekemoer, D. C. Koo, E. S. Laird, E. Le Floc'h, L. Lin, J. M. Lotz, P. J. Marshall, D. C. Martin, A. J. Metevier, L. A. Moustakas, K. Nandra, K. G. Noeske, C. Papovich, A. C. Phillips, R. M. Rich, G. H. Rieke, D. Rigopoulou, S. Salim, D. Schiminovich, L. Simard, I. Smail, T. A. Small, B. J. Weiner, C. N. A. Willmer, S. P. Willner, G. Wilson, E. L. Wright, and R. Yan 2007 ApJ 660 L1-L6 doi: 10.1086/517931
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