ISAAC/VLT observations of a lensed galaxy at z = 10.0 ⋆

  title={ISAAC/VLT observations of a lensed galaxy at z = 10.0 ⋆},
  author={Roser Pell{\'o} and Daniel Schaerer and Johan Richard and J. F. Le Borgne and Jean-Paul Kneib},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
We report the first likely spectroscopic confirmation of a z˜ 10.0 galaxy from our ongoing search for distant galaxies with ISAAC/VLT. Galaxy candidates at z ⪆ 7 are selected from ultra-deep JHKs images in the core of gravitational lensing clusters for which deep optical imaging is also available, including HST data. The object reported here, found behind Abell 1835, exhibits a faint emission line detected in the J band, leading to z=10.0 when identified as Lyα, in excellent agreement with the… Expand

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