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Title: SNAP sky background at the north ecliptic pole

Abstract

I summarize the extant direct and indirect data on the sky background SNAP will see at the North Ecliptic Pole over the wavelength range 0.4 < {lambda} < 1.7 {micro}m. At the spatial resolution of SNAP the sky background due to stars and galaxies is resolved, so the only source considered is zodiacal light. Several models are explored to provide interpolation in wavelength between the broadband data from HST and COBE observations. I believe the input data are now established well enough that the accuracy of the sky background presented here is sufficient for SNAP simulations, and that it will stand up to scrutiny by reviewers.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Director. Office of Science. Office of High Energy and Nuclear Physics. Division of High Energy Physics
OSTI Identifier:
842543
Report Number(s):
LBNL-51157
R&D Project: PDSNAP; TRN: US0503611
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ACCURACY; GALAXIES; INTERPOLATION; SKY; SPATIAL RESOLUTION; STARS; WAVELENGTHS; ZODIACAL LIGHT

Citation Formats

Aldering, Greg. SNAP sky background at the north ecliptic pole. United States: N. p., 2002. Web. doi:10.2172/842543.
Aldering, Greg. SNAP sky background at the north ecliptic pole. United States. doi:10.2172/842543.
Aldering, Greg. Mon . "SNAP sky background at the north ecliptic pole". United States. doi:10.2172/842543. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/842543.
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author = {Aldering, Greg},
abstractNote = {I summarize the extant direct and indirect data on the sky background SNAP will see at the North Ecliptic Pole over the wavelength range 0.4 < {lambda} < 1.7 {micro}m. At the spatial resolution of SNAP the sky background due to stars and galaxies is resolved, so the only source considered is zodiacal light. Several models are explored to provide interpolation in wavelength between the broadband data from HST and COBE observations. I believe the input data are now established well enough that the accuracy of the sky background presented here is sufficient for SNAP simulations, and that it will stand up to scrutiny by reviewers.},
doi = {10.2172/842543},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2002},
month = {Mon Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2002}
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