K-band galaxy counts

B. A. Mcleod, G. M. Bernstein, M. J. Rieke, E. V. Tollestrup, G. G. Fazio

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We present new counts of field galaxies from more than 20 arcmin2 to a limiting magnitude of K = 20 and from 2 arcmin2 to K = 21.5. At the faintest magnitudes, the counts are slightly higher than those reported previously, though still consistent given the small numbers of galaxies in the two samples. galaxies: general - infrared: galaxies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-121
Number of pages5
JournalAstrophysical Journal, Supplement Series
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science


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