Lutz, D.; Dunlop, J.S.; Almaini, O.; Andreani, P.; Blain, A.; Efstathiou, A.; Fox, M.; Genzel, R.; Hasinger, G.; Hughes, D.; Ivison, R.J.; Lawrence, A.; Mann, R.G.; Oliver, S.; Peacock, J.A.; Rigopoulou, D.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Scott, S.; Serjeant, S. and Tacconi, L.
The extended counterpart of submm source Lockman 850.1.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 378
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The IRAM Plateau de Bure mm interferometer and deep K-band imaging have been used to identify the brightest submm source detected in the Lockman field of the UK 8 mJy SCUBA survey. The near infrared counterpart is an extended (20-30 kpc), clumpy, and extremely red object. The spectral energy distribution suggests it to be a dusty star forming object at a redshift of about 3 (2-4). Its star formation rate and near-infrared properties are consistent with Lockman 850.1 being a massive elliptical in formation. Based on Observations carried out with the IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer. IRAM is supported by INSU/CNRS (France), MPG (Germany) and ING (Spain).
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