REQUIEM-2D: Spatially Resolved Stellar Populations from HST 2D Grism Spectroscopy. (arXiv:2008.02276v1 [astro-ph.GA])

REQUIEM-2D: Spatially Resolved Stellar Populations from HST 2D Grism Spectroscopy. (arXiv:2008.02276v1 [astro-ph.GA])
<a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Akhshik_M/0/1/0/all/0/1">Mohammad Akhshik</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Whitaker_K/0/1/0/all/0/1">Katherine E. Whitaker</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Brammer_G/0/1/0/all/0/1">Gabriel Brammer</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Mahler_G/0/1/0/all/0/1">Guillaume Mahler</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Sharon_K/0/1/0/all/0/1">Keren Sharon</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Leja_J/0/1/0/all/0/1">Joel Leja</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Bayliss_M/0/1/0/all/0/1">Matthew B. Bayliss</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Bezanson_R/0/1/0/all/0/1">Rachel Bezanson</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Gladders_M/0/1/0/all/0/1">Michael D. Gladders</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Man_A/0/1/0/all/0/1">Allison Man</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Nelson_E/0/1/0/all/0/1">Erica J. Nelson</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Rigby_J/0/1/0/all/0/1">Jane R. Rigby</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Rizzo_F/0/1/0/all/0/1">Francesca Rizzo</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Toft_S/0/1/0/all/0/1">Sune Toft</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Wellons_S/0/1/0/all/0/1">Sarah Wellons</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/astro-ph/1/au:+Williams_C/0/1/0/all/0/1">Christina C. Williams</a>

We present a novel Bayesian methodology to jointly model photometry and deep
Hubble Space Telescope (HST) 2d grism spectroscopy of high-redshift galaxies.
Our requiem2d code measures both unresolved and resolved stellar populations,
ages, and star-formation histories (SFHs) for the ongoing REQIUEM (REsolving
QUIEscent Magnified) Galaxies Survey, which targets strong gravitationally
lensed quiescent galaxies at z~2. We test the accuracy of texttt{requiem2d}
using a simulated sample of massive galaxies at z~2 from the Illustris
cosmological simulation and find we recover the general trends in SFH and
median stellar ages. We further present a pilot study for the REQUIEM Galaxies
Survey: MRG-S0851, a quintuply-imaged, massive ($log M_* / M_odot = 11.02 pm
0.04$) red galaxy at $z=1.883pm 0.001$. With an estimated gravitational
magnification of $mu = 5.7^{+0.4}_{-0.2}$, we sample the stellar populations
on 0.6 kpc physical size bins. The global mass-weighted median age is
constrained to be $1.8_{-0.2}^{+0.3}$ Gyr, and our spatially resolved analysis
reveals that MRG-S0851 has a flat age gradient in the inner 3 kpc core after
taking into account the subtle effects of dust and metallicity on age
measurements, favoring an early formation scenario. The analysis for the full
REQUIEM-2D sample will be presented in a forthcoming paper with a beta-release
of the requiem2d code.

We present a novel Bayesian methodology to jointly model photometry and deep
Hubble Space Telescope (HST) 2d grism spectroscopy of high-redshift galaxies.
Our requiem2d code measures both unresolved and resolved stellar populations,
ages, and star-formation histories (SFHs) for the ongoing REQIUEM (REsolving
QUIEscent Magnified) Galaxies Survey, which targets strong gravitationally
lensed quiescent galaxies at z~2. We test the accuracy of texttt{requiem2d}
using a simulated sample of massive galaxies at z~2 from the Illustris
cosmological simulation and find we recover the general trends in SFH and
median stellar ages. We further present a pilot study for the REQUIEM Galaxies
Survey: MRG-S0851, a quintuply-imaged, massive ($log M_* / M_odot = 11.02 pm
0.04$) red galaxy at $z=1.883pm 0.001$. With an estimated gravitational
magnification of $mu = 5.7^{+0.4}_{-0.2}$, we sample the stellar populations
on 0.6 kpc physical size bins. The global mass-weighted median age is
constrained to be $1.8_{-0.2}^{+0.3}$ Gyr, and our spatially resolved analysis
reveals that MRG-S0851 has a flat age gradient in the inner 3 kpc core after
taking into account the subtle effects of dust and metallicity on age
measurements, favoring an early formation scenario. The analysis for the full
REQUIEM-2D sample will be presented in a forthcoming paper with a beta-release
of the requiem2d code.

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