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News Release 44 of 955

November 14, 2013 11:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2013-45

Hubble Reveals First Scrapbook Pictures of Milky Way's Formative Years

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About the Data
Data Description:

This release is based on Hubble data from proposals 12177 and 12328: P. van Dokkum (Yale University), C. Steidel (Caltech), H.-W. Rix (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), M. Kriek (University of California, Berkeley), G. Kauffmann (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), G. Brammer (European Southern Observatory), D. Erb (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), M. Franx (Leiden University), N. Schreiber (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics), X. Fan (University of Arizona), R. Quadri, I. Labbe, and P. McCarthy (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington), D. Marchesini (Tufts University), A. Pasquali (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), G. Illingworth (University of California, Santa Cruz), K. Whitaker (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), J. Hennawi (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), D. Wake (Yale University), and S. Patel (Leiden University).

The science teams comprise the following:

Patel et al. Paper: S. Patel, M. Fumagalli, and M. Franx (Leiden University), P. van Dokkum (Yale University), A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics.), J. Leja (Yale University), I. Labbe (Leiden University), G. Brammer (European Southern Observatory), R. Skelton and I. Momcheva (Yale University), K. Whitaker (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), B. Lundgren (University of Wisconsin, Madison), A. Muzzin (Leiden University), R. Quadri (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington), E. Nelson (Yale University), D. Wake (University of Wisconsin, Madison), and H.-W. Rix (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics).

van Dokkum et al. Paper: P. van Dokkum, J. Leja, and E. Nelson (Yale University), S. Patel (Leiden University), R. Skelton and I. Momcheva (Yale University), G. Brammer (European Southern Observatory), K. Whitaker (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), B. Lundgren (University of Wisconsin, Madison), M. Fumagalli (Leiden University), C. Conroy (University of California, Santa Cruz), N. Schreiber (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics), M. Fumagalli (Leiden University), M. Kriek (University of California, Berkeley), I. Labbe (Leiden University), D. Marchesini (Tufts University), H.-W. Rix and A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), and S. Wuyts (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics).

Instrument: WFC3
Grating: G141 (“Red” low-resolution grism)
Targets: CANDELS, COSMOS, GOODS-S, GOODS-N, AEGIS
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, P. van Dokkum (Yale University), S. Patel (Leiden University), J. Leja, E. Nelson, R. Skelton, and I. Momcheva (Yale University), G. Brammer (European Southern Observatory), K. Whitaker (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), B. Lundgren (University of Wisconsin, Madison), M. Fumagalli (Leiden University), C. Conroy (University of California, Los Angeles), N. Schreiber (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics), M. Franx (Leiden University), M. Kriek (University of California, Berkeley), I. Labbe (Leiden University), D. Marchesini (Tufts University), H. Rix and A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), S. Wutys (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics), and the 3D-HST Team
Release Date: November 14, 2013