Accession Number:

AD0729214

Title:

Preliminary Results of an Infrared Sky Survey

Descriptive Note:

Semi-annual technical rept. no. 2

Corporate Author:

ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Preliminary reports of a groundbased survey of the sky at 10 microns are reported. Four different detector systems have been used their performance is discussed. On the basis of partial reduction of the data, one can state that the space density of stars at 10 microns is no greater than 0.01 per square degree at flux levels above 3.5 x 10 to the -16 power wsq.cmmicron. Extragalactic sources have been observed down to a flux limit of 3 x 10 to the -19 power wsq.cmmicron. A celestial star chart and catalog is given for 100 stars brighter than 3 x 10 to the -16 power wsq.cmmicron.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE