We present the imaging observations made with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph of the Hubble Deep Field–South. The field was imaged in 4 bandpasses: a clear CCD bandpass for 156 ksec, a long-pass filter for 22–25 ksec per pixel typical exposure, a near-UV bandpass for 23 ksec, and a far-UV bandpass for 52 ksec. The clear visible image is the deepest observation ever made in the UV-optical wavelength region, reaching a 10 AB magnitude of 29.4 for an object of area 0.2 square arcseconds. The field contains QSO J2233-606, the target of the STIS spectroscopy, and extends 50′′×50′′ for the visible images, and 25′′×25′′ for the ultraviolet images. We present the images, catalog of objects, and galaxy counts obtained in the field (Refer to PDF file for exact formulas).

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Also archived in: arXiv: astro-ph/9912167 v1 8 Dec 1999 We would like to thank all of the people who contributed to making the HDF-South campaign a success, including those who helped to identify a target quasar in the southern CVZ, and those who helped in planning and scheduling the observations. JPG, TMB, and HIT wish to acknowledge funding by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph Investigation Definition Team through the National Optical Astronomical Observatories, and by the Goddard Space Flight Center. CLM and CMC wish to acknowledge support by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grants awarded by STScI.ISSN:1538-3881 Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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