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The PAU Survey

Francisco J. Castander

The PAU Camera (PAUCam) is a wide field imaging instrument that can be installed as a visitor instrument in the prime focus of the William Herschel Telescope at La Palma. The camera is equipped with 40 narrow band filters and six broad band filters (ugrizY). We are using PAUCam to conduct the PAU Survey.
Currently, we have imaged ~50 deg2 in fields with good deep broad band imaging. With the 40 narrow band photometry we are able to determine precise photometric redshifts that we can used in combination with the lensing measurement for a variety of projects. In this talk I will review the performance of the camera, and the status and first results of the survey.

2021 January 20, 13:30

Online broadcast (Zoom)

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia