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Deep Imaging of Field Galaxies at Short Wavelengths

  • S. R. Majewski
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 141)

Abstract

A deep CCD survey of field galaxies to U ≳ 25.5 verifies to fainter magnitudes the steep slope in the ultraviolet galaxy counts found by Koo (1986) for 20 ≲ U ≲ 22. The sensitivity to the epoch of galaxy formation of still fainter surveys at short wavelengths is discussed.

Keywords

Star Formation Galaxy Formation Early Type Galaxy Magnitude Limit Late Type Galaxy 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Majewski
    • 1
  1. 1.Yerkes ObservatoryWilliams BayUSA

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