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Session 13 - Large Scale Structure & Cosmology.
Display session, Monday, January 13
Metropolitan Ballroom,

[13.08] The Mean Flux of the Optical Extragalactic Background Light: Preliminary Results from HST and Las Campanas.

R. A. Bernstein (Caltech), W. L. Freedman (OCIW), B. F. Madore (IPAC/Caltech)

We present the first results of a coordinated, Las Campanas / HST program to measure the extragalactic background light in passbands defined by the WFPC2 F300W, F550W, and F814W filters (3000-8000 ÅThis detection is the first successful measurement of the optical background light and constrains cosmological models as well as models of galaxy formation and evolution.

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