A complete census of Herschel-detected infrared sources within the HST Frontier Fields
journal contributionposted on 13.05.2016, 14:16 by T. D. Rawle, B. Altieri, E. Egami, P. G. Pérez-González, F. Boone, B. Clement, R. J. Ivison, J. Richard, W. Rujopakarn, I. Valtchanov, G. Walth, B. J. Weiner, Andrew W. Blain, M. Dessauges-Zavadsky, J.- P. Kneib, D. Lutz, G. Rodighiero, D. Schaerer, I. Smail
We present a complete census of all Herschel-detected sources within the six massive lensing clusters of the HST Frontier Fields (HFF). We provide a robust legacy catalogue of 263 sources with Herschel fluxes, primarily based on imaging from the Herschel Lensing Survey and PEP/HerMES Key Programmes. We optimally combine Herschel, Spitzer and WISE infrared (IR) photometry with data from HST, VLA and ground-based observatories, identifying counterparts to gain source redshifts. For each Herschel-detected source we also present magnification factor (μ), intrinsic IR luminosity and characteristic dust temperature, providing a comprehensive view of dust-obscured star formation within the HFF. We demonstrate the utility of our catalogues through an exploratory overview of the magnified population, including more than 20 background sub-LIRGs unreachable by Herschel without the assistance gravitational lensing.