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The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South. / Dunlop, J. S.; Ade, P. A. R.; Bock, J. J.; Chapin, E. L.; Cirasuolo, M.; Coppin, K. E. K.; Devlin, M. J.; Griffin, M.; Greve, T. R.; Gundersen, J. O.; Halpern, M.; Hargrave, P. C.; Hughes, D. H.; Ivison, R. J.; Klein, J.; Kovacs, A.; Marsden, G.; Mauskopf, P.; Netterfield, C. B.; Olmi, L.; Pascale, E.; Patanchon, G.; Rex, M.; Scott, D.; Semisch, C.; Smail, I.; Targett, T. A.; Thomas, N.; Truch, M. D. P.; Tucker, C.; Tucker, G. S.; Viero, M. P.; Walter, F.; Wardlow, J. L.; Weiss, A.; Wiebe, D. V.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 408, No. 4, 01.11.2010, p. 2022-2050.

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Dunlop, JS, Ade, PAR, Bock, JJ, Chapin, EL, Cirasuolo, M, Coppin, KEK, Devlin, MJ, Griffin, M, Greve, TR, Gundersen, JO, Halpern, M, Hargrave, PC, Hughes, DH, Ivison, RJ, Klein, J, Kovacs, A, Marsden, G, Mauskopf, P, Netterfield, CB, Olmi, L, Pascale, E, Patanchon, G, Rex, M, Scott, D, Semisch, C, Smail, I, Targett, TA, Thomas, N, Truch, MDP, Tucker, C, Tucker, GS, Viero, MP, Walter, F, Wardlow, JL, Weiss, A & Wiebe, DV 2010, 'The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 408, no. 4, pp. 2022-2050. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x

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Dunlop, J. S., Ade, P. A. R., Bock, J. J., Chapin, E. L., Cirasuolo, M., Coppin, K. E. K., Devlin, M. J., Griffin, M., Greve, T. R., Gundersen, J. O., Halpern, M., Hargrave, P. C., Hughes, D. H., Ivison, R. J., Klein, J., Kovacs, A., Marsden, G., Mauskopf, P., Netterfield, C. B., ... Wiebe, D. V. (2010). The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 408(4), 2022-2050. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x

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Dunlop JS, Ade PAR, Bock JJ, Chapin EL, Cirasuolo M, Coppin KEK et al. The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2010 Nov 1;408(4):2022-2050. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x

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Dunlop, J. S. ; Ade, P. A. R. ; Bock, J. J. ; Chapin, E. L. ; Cirasuolo, M. ; Coppin, K. E. K. ; Devlin, M. J. ; Griffin, M. ; Greve, T. R. ; Gundersen, J. O. ; Halpern, M. ; Hargrave, P. C. ; Hughes, D. H. ; Ivison, R. J. ; Klein, J. ; Kovacs, A. ; Marsden, G. ; Mauskopf, P. ; Netterfield, C. B. ; Olmi, L. ; Pascale, E. ; Patanchon, G. ; Rex, M. ; Scott, D. ; Semisch, C. ; Smail, I. ; Targett, T. A. ; Thomas, N. ; Truch, M. D. P. ; Tucker, C. ; Tucker, G. S. ; Viero, M. P. ; Walter, F. ; Wardlow, J. L. ; Weiss, A. ; Wiebe, D. V. / The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2010 ; Vol. 408, No. 4. pp. 2022-2050.

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abstract = "We identify and investigate the nature of the 20 brightest 250μm sources detected by the Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimetre Telescope (BLAST) within the central 150arcmin2 of the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)-South field. Aided by the available deep VLA 1.4GHz radio imaging, reaching S1.4 ~= 40μJy (4σ), we have identified radio counterparts for 17/20 of the 250μm sources. The resulting enhanced positional accuracy of ~=1arcsec has then allowed us to exploit the deep optical (Hubble Space Telescope), near-infrared (VLT) and mid-infrared (Spitzer) imaging of GOODS-South to establish secure galaxy counterparts for the 17 radio-identified sources, and plausible galaxy candidates for the three radio-unidentified sources. Confusion is a serious issue for this deep BLAST 250μm survey, due to the large size of the beam. Nevertheless, we argue that our chosen counterparts are significant, and often dominant contributors to the measured BLAST flux densities. For all of these 20 galaxies we have been able to determine spectroscopic (eight) or photometric (12) redshifts. The result is the first near-complete redshift distribution for a deep 250μm-selected galaxy sample. This reveals that 250μm surveys reaching detection limits of ~=40mJy have a median redshift z ~= 1, and contain not only low-redshift spirals/LIRGs, but also the extreme z ~= 2 dust-enshrouded starburst galaxies previously discovered at sub-millimetre wavelengths. Inspection of the LABOCA 870μm imaging of GOODS-South yields detections of ~=1/3 of the proposed BLAST sources (all at z > 1.5), and reveals 250/870μm flux-density ratios consistent with a standard 40K modified blackbody fit with a dust emissivity index β = 1.5. Based on their Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) colours, we find that virtually all of the BLAST galaxy identifications appear better described as analogues of the M82 starburst galaxy, or Sc star-forming discs rather than highly obscured ULIRGs. This is perhaps as expected at low redshift, where the 250μm BLAST selection function is biased towards spectral energy distributions which peak longward of λrest = 100μm. However, it also appears largely true at z ~= 2.",
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T1 - The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South

AU - Dunlop, J. S.

AU - Ade, P. A. R.

AU - Bock, J. J.

AU - Chapin, E. L.

AU - Cirasuolo, M.

AU - Coppin, K. E. K.

AU - Devlin, M. J.

AU - Griffin, M.

AU - Greve, T. R.

AU - Gundersen, J. O.

AU - Halpern, M.

AU - Hargrave, P. C.

AU - Hughes, D. H.

AU - Ivison, R. J.

AU - Klein, J.

AU - Kovacs, A.

AU - Marsden, G.

AU - Mauskopf, P.

AU - Netterfield, C. B.

AU - Olmi, L.

AU - Pascale, E.

AU - Patanchon, G.

AU - Rex, M.

AU - Scott, D.

AU - Semisch, C.

AU - Smail, I.

AU - Targett, T. A.

AU - Thomas, N.

AU - Truch, M. D. P.

AU - Tucker, C.

AU - Tucker, G. S.

AU - Viero, M. P.

AU - Walter, F.

AU - Wardlow, J. L.

AU - Weiss, A.

AU - Wiebe, D. V.

N1 - This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version J. S. Dunlop, P. A. R. Ade, J. J. Bock, E. L. Chapin, M. Cirasuolo, K. E. K. Coppin, M. J. Devlin, M. Griffin, T. R. Greve, J. O. Gundersen, M. Halpern, P. C. Hargrave, D. H. Hughes, R. J. Ivison, J. Klein, A. Kovacs, G. Marsden, P. Mauskopf, C. B. Netterfield, L. Olmi, E. Pascale, G. Patanchon, M. Rex, D. Scott, C. Semisch, I. Smail, T. A. Targett, N. Thomas, M. D. P. Truch, C. Tucker, G. S. Tucker, M. P. Viero, F. Walter, J. L. Wardlow, A. Weiss, D. V. Wiebe; The BLAST 250 μm-selected galaxy population in GOODS-South, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 408, Issue 4, 11 November 2010, Pages 2022–2050, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x is available online at: https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/408/4/2022/1417321

PY - 2010/11/1

Y1 - 2010/11/1

N2 - We identify and investigate the nature of the 20 brightest 250μm sources detected by the Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimetre Telescope (BLAST) within the central 150arcmin2 of the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)-South field. Aided by the available deep VLA 1.4GHz radio imaging, reaching S1.4 ~= 40μJy (4σ), we have identified radio counterparts for 17/20 of the 250μm sources. The resulting enhanced positional accuracy of ~=1arcsec has then allowed us to exploit the deep optical (Hubble Space Telescope), near-infrared (VLT) and mid-infrared (Spitzer) imaging of GOODS-South to establish secure galaxy counterparts for the 17 radio-identified sources, and plausible galaxy candidates for the three radio-unidentified sources. Confusion is a serious issue for this deep BLAST 250μm survey, due to the large size of the beam. Nevertheless, we argue that our chosen counterparts are significant, and often dominant contributors to the measured BLAST flux densities. For all of these 20 galaxies we have been able to determine spectroscopic (eight) or photometric (12) redshifts. The result is the first near-complete redshift distribution for a deep 250μm-selected galaxy sample. This reveals that 250μm surveys reaching detection limits of ~=40mJy have a median redshift z ~= 1, and contain not only low-redshift spirals/LIRGs, but also the extreme z ~= 2 dust-enshrouded starburst galaxies previously discovered at sub-millimetre wavelengths. Inspection of the LABOCA 870μm imaging of GOODS-South yields detections of ~=1/3 of the proposed BLAST sources (all at z > 1.5), and reveals 250/870μm flux-density ratios consistent with a standard 40K modified blackbody fit with a dust emissivity index β = 1.5. Based on their Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) colours, we find that virtually all of the BLAST galaxy identifications appear better described as analogues of the M82 starburst galaxy, or Sc star-forming discs rather than highly obscured ULIRGs. This is perhaps as expected at low redshift, where the 250μm BLAST selection function is biased towards spectral energy distributions which peak longward of λrest = 100μm. However, it also appears largely true at z ~= 2.

AB - We identify and investigate the nature of the 20 brightest 250μm sources detected by the Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimetre Telescope (BLAST) within the central 150arcmin2 of the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)-South field. Aided by the available deep VLA 1.4GHz radio imaging, reaching S1.4 ~= 40μJy (4σ), we have identified radio counterparts for 17/20 of the 250μm sources. The resulting enhanced positional accuracy of ~=1arcsec has then allowed us to exploit the deep optical (Hubble Space Telescope), near-infrared (VLT) and mid-infrared (Spitzer) imaging of GOODS-South to establish secure galaxy counterparts for the 17 radio-identified sources, and plausible galaxy candidates for the three radio-unidentified sources. Confusion is a serious issue for this deep BLAST 250μm survey, due to the large size of the beam. Nevertheless, we argue that our chosen counterparts are significant, and often dominant contributors to the measured BLAST flux densities. For all of these 20 galaxies we have been able to determine spectroscopic (eight) or photometric (12) redshifts. The result is the first near-complete redshift distribution for a deep 250μm-selected galaxy sample. This reveals that 250μm surveys reaching detection limits of ~=40mJy have a median redshift z ~= 1, and contain not only low-redshift spirals/LIRGs, but also the extreme z ~= 2 dust-enshrouded starburst galaxies previously discovered at sub-millimetre wavelengths. Inspection of the LABOCA 870μm imaging of GOODS-South yields detections of ~=1/3 of the proposed BLAST sources (all at z > 1.5), and reveals 250/870μm flux-density ratios consistent with a standard 40K modified blackbody fit with a dust emissivity index β = 1.5. Based on their Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) colours, we find that virtually all of the BLAST galaxy identifications appear better described as analogues of the M82 starburst galaxy, or Sc star-forming discs rather than highly obscured ULIRGs. This is perhaps as expected at low redshift, where the 250μm BLAST selection function is biased towards spectral energy distributions which peak longward of λrest = 100μm. However, it also appears largely true at z ~= 2.

KW - galaxies: active

KW - galaxies: fundamental parameters

KW - galaxies: photometry

KW - galaxies: starburst

KW - infrared: galaxies

U2 - 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17278.x

M3 - Journal article

VL - 408

SP - 2022

EP - 2050

JO - Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

JF - Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

SN - 0035-8711

IS - 4

ER -