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Frontier Fields

Hubble Deep Field Initiative
 

This page is a clearing-house site for links to other public data on the Frontier Fields. If you have data you wish to share, please email frontierfields@stsci.edu. Please credit these data products appropriately -- see the links below.

Data Product Abell 2744 MACS0416 MACS0717 MACS1149 Abell S1063 Abell 370
Hubble Frontier Fields
  J. Lotz, PI; M. Mountain, Co-PI
  ACS B, V, I; WFC3/IR Y, J, J+H, H
Images
Models
Images
Models
Images
Models
Images
Models
Images
Models
Images
Models
 
Spitzer Frontier Fields
  PI T. Soifer, P. Capak
  IRAC 3.6, 4.5 microns
Images Images Images Images Images Images
Chandra Frontier Fields
  archival, C. Jones-Forman
  S. Murray
(enter RA/Dec for Chandra archive search)
Images Images Images Images Images Images
 
Subaru / Suprimecam
  CLASH team
  B, V, Rc, I, z
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Images
Catalogs
Images
Catalogs
Images
Catalogs
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VLT / Hawk-I
  PI Marchesini, Brammer
  K
Viewer   -- -- -- --
Gemini / GeMS
  PI Carrasco, Levenson
  K
  Raw Data
enter Sci Prog:
GS-2013B-DD-1
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Spec. Redshifts
  (lensed galaxies for
  public lensing maps only)
Catalog Catalog Catalog Catalog Catalog Catalog
Spec. Redshifts
  (published)
Owers M., et al. Ebeling H., et al. Ebeling H., et al. Ebeling H., et al. -- --
Photometric Redshifts
  CLASH team
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Catalog Catalog Catalog Catalog
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Hubble Frontier Fields

All data for this observing program is nonproprietary and available immediately upon entry into the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (typically within 24 hours of observation).

STScI is releasing fully-calibrated high-level science products ready for scientific analysis by the astronomical community soon after the raw data are obtained. These will be updated on a regular basis as the data arrive. To retrieve these data products, see the

MAST HST Frontier Fields data products web page.

Spitzer Frontier Fields

The Spitzer Space Telescope will devote up to ~1000 hours of DD time to imaging the Frontier Fields with IRAC at 3.6 and 4.5 microns. These data are expected to reach ~26.5 ABmag at 5 sigma for a point source. At the moment, SST has committed to observing the first four Frontier Fields -- Abell2744, MACSJ0416.1-2403, MACSJ0717.5+3745, and MACSJ1149.5+2223 during SST Cycle 10.

For details of the SST observing plan, see:Spitzer FF Observing Plan

To download SST Frontier FIelds data, go to:IRSA/SST archival data

Spitzer Implementation Team:
Peter Capak
Jason Surace
Lisa Stori-Lombardi

Chandra Frontier Fields

Archival Chandra ACIS data is available for all of Frontier Fields. The Chandra ACIS field of view encompasses both cluster + parallel fields in a single pointing.

Additional ACIS imaging is planned in Chandra Cycle 15 for Frontier Fields MACS0416, MACS0717, and MACS1149 through a GO Large Chandra Program #15800858 (PI C. Jones-Forman) and a Chandra GTO program (PI S. Murray).

Subaru / Suprimecam

Subaru / Suprimecam imaging obtained by multiple observers. Reduced images and catalogs produced by the CLASH team. Please use the acknowledgement information found in the readme files associated with each data set.

VLT / Hawk-I

VLT / Hawk-I K-band imaging obtained and reduced by G. Brammer, E. Barker, I. Labbe, and L. Spitler.

Gemini / GeMS

We observed one of the Hubble Space Telescope Frontier fields cluster: MACSJ 0416.1-2403 in January 2014. Deep images were obtained between January 13 and January 22, 2014, totaling 5.3 hours of on-source integration using the K-short filter (individual exposure times of 120sec). During the observations, the AO-corrected FWHM varied between 0.075 arcsec to 0.100 arcsec. The observations are centered at RA=04:16:07.981, DEC=-24:04:50.18 and have an overlap with the HST/ACS observations obtained recently (or planned to be obtained). Note that the coordinates of the field don't match exactly the center of the HST FF due to the guide star used to fast tip/tilt correction.

The data are public and can be accessed through the Gemini Science Archive (Program ID: GS-2013B-DD-1). The direct link to the raw data is the following: http://www.cadc-ccda.hia-iha.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/cadcbin/gsa/wdbi.cgi/gsa/dssc_GSAOI/query?tobject===MACSJ%200416.1-2403&simbad=none&ut_date_time=2014-01-13..2014-01-22&wdbi_order=ut_date_time.value

Calibrations (Domeflat, photometric standard) can be downloaded following the instructions at http://www.gemini.edu/sciops/instruments/gsaoi/calibrations?q=node/11901 for Calibration data retrieval from GSA. The easiest way to reduce the data (flats, sky subtraction, etc) is to use the GSAOI package inside the Gemini package. Mosaic-ing and stacking the data is more complicated and requires additional work.

Spectroscopic Redshifts

Spectroscopic redshifts of multiply-imaged lensed galaxies obtained by multiple observers and shared for use by the Frontier Fields lens modelers.

Abell 2744, Owers link: Owers, M. et al., 2011, ApJ, 728, 27

MACS0416/MACS0717/MACS1149, Ebeling links: Ebeling, Ma, & Barrett, 2014, ApJS, 211, 21

Photometric Redshifts

HST Photometric Redshifts based on CLASH imaging and estimated by the CLASH team.