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July 29, 2008 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-29

Barred Spiral Galaxies Are Latecomers to the Universe

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About the Object
Object Name: Cosmological Evolution Survey (COSMOS) Field
Object Description: Astronomical Survey
Position (J2000): R.A. 10h 00m 28s.6
Dec. +02° 12' 21".0
Constellation: Sextans
Dimensions: The COSMOS survey field covers 2 square degrees.
About the Data
Science Team: K. Sheth (Caltech), D. Elmegreen (Vassar College), B. Elmegreen (IBM/ T. J. Watson Center, NY), N. Scoville (Caltech), P. Capak, R. Ellis, M. Salvato, and L. Spalsbury (Caltech), R. Abraham (University of Toronto), E. Anthanassoula (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille), B. Mobasher (University of California, Riverside), E. Schinnerer (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg), L. Strubbe and A. West (University of California, Berkeley), M. Rich (University of California, Los Angeles), and M. Carollo (ETH Zurich).
Mission: Hubble Subaru
Survey Type: Optical Optical
Instrument: ACS/WFC Suprime-Cam
PI: Scoville: 9822; 10092 Taniguchi
Filters/Band Pass: F814W (I) B,V,R
Exposure Dates: October 2003 - May 2004 Jan-Feb 2004; 2005
About the Release
Release Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Sheth (Caltech)
Release Date: July 29, 2008
Orientation: COSMOS Barred Spiral Galaxies