SKY-SURF: Panchromatic constraints on the Extragalactic Background Light and Zodical Light sources through all-sky foreground measurements: HST Proposal

Rogier A. Windhorst, Russell E. Ryan, Richard G. Arendt, Stefano Casertano, Seth H. Cohen, Simon P. Driver, Eli Dwek, Norman Grogin, Rolf A. Jansen, Alexander Kashlinsky, Scott J. Kenyon, Anton M. Koekemoer, John W. MacKenty, Norbert Pirzkal, Aaron Robotham

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Abstract

More than 95% of all photons in the HST Archive come from (1) construct optimized panchromatic object catalogs, and an all-sky model of the (time-dependent) ZL, plus the DGL at 10 deg resolution in the UV,U,B,V,r,i,z,Y,J,H filters free of discrete objects;

(2) determine the integrated EBL to We will use SKY-SURF's panchromatic ZL+DGL model to:

(3) help recalibrate the direct EBL measurements to (4) assess how much DIFFUSE EBL can exist beyond the (extrapolated) discrete galaxy counts: Intra-galaxy Halo Light, Intra- Group Light, Intra-Cluster Light, etc.;

(5) constrain the count- slope of very faint KBOs and grains in the outer solar system at R>28 mag, sampling their size-distribution from 1 km-0.1 mm; constrain the KBO flux-integral as a small excess on top of the Zodi foreground around Ecliptic latitude b_Ecl 0.

(6) release to MAST panchromatic legacy products: optimized object catalogs, absolutely calibrated sky-SB data, and models of the ZL(t), DGL, and EBL.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBaltimore, USA
PublisherSpace Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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    Windhorst, R. A., Ryan, R. E., Arendt, R. G., Casertano, S., Cohen, S. H., Driver, S. P., Dwek, E., Grogin, N., Jansen, R. A., Kashlinsky, A., Kenyon, S. J., Koekemoer, A. M., MacKenty, J. W., Pirzkal, N., & Robotham, A. (2019). SKY-SURF: Panchromatic constraints on the Extragalactic Background Light and Zodical Light sources through all-sky foreground measurements: HST Proposal. Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019hst..prop15810W