Tom Soifer (Caltech)
D. Fadda (Caltech)
B. Jannuzi (NOAO)
A. Ford (NOAO)
L. J. Storrie-Lombardi (Caltech)
The First Look Survey is a set of 32 MOSAIC images covering the entire extragalactic First Look Survey region using four nights of NOAO Director's Discretionary time at the Kitt Peak 4m telescope. The R-band MOSAIC pointings were obtained in May, 2000, with a measure of a 5-sigma sensitivity in a 2 arcsecond aperture of R=25.5. The main survey field is centered at 1718+5930. These images also include the ELAIS N1 field, which was originally planned to be part of the extragalactic FLS. This region is now part of the SWIRE Legacy program. MASKS are also included in this release.
Access to the data is also provided by the Spitzer Science Center using the following links:
If you publish results based on the FLS R-band survey, please use the following paper reference and acknowledgement:
- Fadda, D., Jannuzi, B., Ford, A., & Storrie-Lombardi, L.J., "The Spitzer Space Telescope First-Look Survey. II. KPNO MOSAIC-1 R-band Images and Source Catalogs", 2004, ApJ, submitted.
- The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.