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2003AJ....125.2411C The SIRTF First-Look Survey. I. VLA Image and Source Catalog J. J. Condon, W. D. Cotton, Q. -F. Yin, D. L. Shupe, L. J. Storrie-Lombardi, G. Helou, B. T. Soifer, and M. W. Werner Abstract. The First-Look Survey (FLS) of the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) will cover about 5 deg^2^ centered on J2000.0 {alpha}=17^h^18^m^, {delta}=+59^deg^30' in order to characterize the extragalactic infrared sky 2 orders of magnitude deeper than the IRAS survey. We expect that most of the FLS far-infrared ({lambda}=160, 70, and 24 microns) sources will be star-forming galaxies obeying the very tight far-infrared/radio correlation and will be continuum radio sources with flux densities S>~100 {mu}Jy at {nu}=1.4 GHz. Conversely, radio sources stronger than 100 {mu}Jy are usually powered by star-forming galaxies, plus some active galactic nuclei, and most should be detectable by the SIRTF FLS. Thus, a sensitive radio survey can be used to select and identify most of the SIRTF FLS source population before launch. We used the B configuration of the VLA to make an image of the FLS area at {nu}=1.4 GHz with {sigma}~23 {mu}Jy beam^-1^ rms fluctuations, {theta}=5.0" resolution, and {sigma}_{alpha}_~{sigma}_{delta}_<~0.5" rms uncertainties in right ascension and declination. The resulting radio image and catalog of 3565 radio components with peak flux densities S_p_ >= 5 {sigma}=115 {mu}Jy beam^-1^ have been released via the Web to expedite follow-up optical identification and spectroscopy. Keywords: Catalogs, Galaxies: Active, Galaxies: Starburst, Infrared Radiation, Radio Continuum, Surveys
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