A complete census of Herschel-detected infrared sources within the HST Frontier Fields

We present a complete census of all Herschel-detected sources within the six massive lensing clusters of the HST Frontier Fields (HFF). We provide a robust legacy catalogue of 263 sources with Herschel fluxes, primarily based on imaging from the Herschel Lensing Survey and PEP/HerMES Key Programmes. We optimally combine Herschel, Spitzer and WISE infrared (IR) photometry with data from HST, VLA and ground-based observatories, identifying counterparts to gain source redshifts. For each Herschel-detected source we also present magnification factor (mu), intrinsic IR luminosity and characteristic dust temperature, providing a comprehensive view of dust-obscured star formation within the HFF. We demonstrate the utility of our catalogues through an exploratory overview of the magnified population, including more than 20 background sub-LIRGs unreachable by Herschel without the assistance gravitational lensing.


Published in:
Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 459, 2, 1626-1645
Year:
2016
Publisher:
Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN:
0035-8711
Keywords:
Laboratories:




 Record created 2016-07-19, last modified 2018-01-28


Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)