AAS 195th Meeting, January 2000
Session 9. Evolution of Galaxies, Galaxy Surveys
Display, Wednesday, January 12, 2000, 9:20am-6:30pm, Grand Hall

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[9.05] First Results from a Deep Chandra Observation of the Hubble Deep Field Area

N. Brandt, D. Burrows, G. Chartas, E. Feigelson, G. Garmire (Penn State), R. Griffiths (Carnegie Mellon), A. Hornschmeier (Penn State), D. Lumb (ESTEC), J. Nousek (Penn State), W. Sargent (Caltech), D. Schneider, L. Townsley (Penn State)

We present the first, preliminary results from a 237~ks Chandra ACIS observation of the Hubble Deep Field area. The ultimate goals of this project are to resolve the X-ray background and study the origin and evolution of its sources.

We acknowledge the financial support of NASA grant NAS~8-38252.

The author(s) of this abstract have provided an email address for comments about the abstract: niel@astro.psu.edu

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