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Final analysis of ELAIS 15-mum observations: method, reduction and catalogue

Vaccari, M.; Lari, C.; Angeretti, L.; Fadda, D.; Gruppioni, C.; Pozzi, F.; Prouton, O.; Aussel, H.; Babbedge, T.; Ciliegi, P.; Franceschini, A.; Gonzalez-Solares, E.; La Franca, F.; Oliver, S.; Perez-Fournon, I.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Serjeant, S. and Väisänen, P. (2005). Final analysis of ELAIS 15-mum observations: method, reduction and catalogue. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 358(2) pp. 397–418.

URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0404315
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.08773.x
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Abstract

We present the final analysis of the European Large Area Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) Survey (ELAIS) 15-mum observations, carried out with the ISO Camera (ISOCAM) instrument on board the ISO.
The data-reduction method, known as the Lari Method, is based on a mathematical model of the behaviour of the detector and was specifically designed for the detection of faint sources in ISOCAM/ISO Photopolarimeter (ISOPHOT) data. The method is fully interactive and leads to very reliable and complete source lists.
The resulting catalogue includes 1923 sources detected with signal-to-noise ratio of >5 in the 0.5-100mJy flux range and over an area of 10.85deg2 split into four fields, making it the largest non-serendipitous extragalactic source catalogue obtained to date from the ISO data.
This paper presents the concepts underlying the data-reduction method together with its latest enhancements. The data-reduction process, the production and basic properties of the resulting catalogue are discussed. The catalogue quality is assessed by means of detailed simulations, optical identifications and comparison with previous analyses.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1365-2966
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Keywords: methods; data analysis; catalogues; galaxies; active; evolution; formation; infrared
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 5645
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 15:25
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5645
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