New Limits on the Surface Density of Z = 5 Primeval Galaxies

  • C. J. Pritchet
  • F. D. A. Hartwick
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 141)


We have searched for faint emission line objects using a narrowband imaging technique. From our observations we conclude either (i) that primeval galaxies with 4 ≲ Z ≲ 6 are fainter than R = +27.5, or (ii) that such objects have a surface density ≲ 0.1 arcmin-2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Pritchet
    • 1
  • F. D. A. Hartwick
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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