Extended Groth Strip
(region of sky searched for distant galaxies)
The Extended Groth Strip (EGS) is a name given to a survey field
that was selected for searches for high-redshift
galaxies. An Hubble Space Telescope-based astronomical survey
followed, and AEGIS has continued the activity.
The region is a rectangular, but with edges not aligned
with coordinates (angled more-or-less 45 degrees).
Some discoveries are commonly cited with names
using the prefix EGS. Cited:
The Extended Groth Strip is an extended version of
the Groth Strip, which was used for the Groth Strip Survey (GSS)
and some other surveys, and was a 140 square arcmin region
|Prefix||Example||Survey/Catalog|| || |
|EGS||EGS-zs8-1||Extended Groth Strip|| || |
|GSS||GSS 073_1810||Extended Groth Strip||Groth Strip Survey|| |