Oliver, Seb; Mann, Robert G; Carballo, Ruth; Franceschini, Alberto; Rowan-Robinson, Michael; Kontizas, Maria; Dapergolas, Anastasios; Kontizas, Evanghelos; Verma, Aprajita; Elbaz, David; Granato, Gian Luigi; Silva, Laura; Rigopoulou, Dimitra; Gonzalez-Serrano, J. Ignacio; Serjeant, Steve; Efstathiou, Andreas and van der Werf, Paul P.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05309.x|
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We present results from a deep mid-infrared survey of the Hubble Deep Field South (HDF-S) region performed at 6.7 and 15mum with the ISOCAM instrument on board the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO ). The final map in each band was constructed by the co-addition of four independent rasters, registered using bright sources securely detected in all rasters, with the absolute astrometry being defined by a radio source detected at both 6.7 and 15mum. We sought detections of bright sources in a circular region of radius 2.5arcmin at the centre of each map, in a manner that simulations indicated would produce highly reliable and complete source catalogues using simple selection criteria. Merging source lists in the two bands yielded a catalogue of 35 distinct sources, which we calibrated photometrically using photospheric models of late-type stars detected in our data. We present extragalactic source count results in both bands, and discuss the constraints that they impose on models of galaxy evolution, given the volume of space sampled by this galaxy population.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||surveys; galaxies; evolution formation; Seyfert; starburst; infrared|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
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|Date Deposited:||06 Nov 2006|
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