Discovery of a Very Bright Strongly Lensed Galaxy Candidate at z ≈ 7.6*

@article{Bradley2007DiscoveryOA,
  title={Discovery of a Very Bright Strongly Lensed Galaxy Candidate at z ≈ 7.6*},
  author={Larry D. Bradley and Rychard J. Bouwens and Holland Cole Ford and Garth D. Illingworth and M. James Jee and Narciso Benı́tez and Tom Broadhurst and Marijn Franx and Brenda Frye and Leopoldo Infante and Ver{\'o}nica Motta and Piero Rosati and R. White and W. Zheng},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={678},
  pages={647-654}
}
Using Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and Spitzer IRAC imaging, we report the discovery of a very bright strongly lensed Lyman break galaxy (LBG) candidate at -->z ~ 7.6 in the field of the massive galaxy cluster Abell 1689 ( -->z = 0.18). The galaxy candidate, which we refer to as A1689-zD1, shows a strong -->z850 − J110 break of at least 2.2 mag and is completely undetected ( J110 − H160 and -->H160 − [ 4.5 μ m ] colors, are exactly the properties of an -->z ~ 7.6 LBG, and can only be reasonably… 

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