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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1410.3730v1 [pdf]
Title:An excess of dusty starbursts related to the Spiderweb galaxy
Authors: H. Dannerbauer, J. D. Kurk, C. De Breuck, D. Wylezalek, J. S. Santos, Y. Koyama, N. Seymour, M. Tanaka, N. Hatch, B. Altieri, D. Coia, A. Galametz, T. Kodama, G. Miley, H. Röttgering, M. Sanchez-Portal, I. Valtchanov, B. Venemans, B. Ziegler
Comments: Accepted by A&A. ESO Press Release on 15 October 2014. 19 pages, 9 figures and 4 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.3760v1 [pdf]
Title:The Radiative Efficiency of a Radiatively Inefficient Accretion Flow
Authors: C. R. D'Angelo, J. K. Fridriksson, C. Messenger, A. Patruno
Comments: 15 pages, 3 figures, submitted to MNRAS, comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1410.3485v1 [pdf]
Title:Evolution of galaxy stellar masses and star formation rates in the EAGLE simulations
Authors: M. Furlong, R. G. Bower, T. Theuns, J. Schaye, R. A. Crain, M. Schaller, C. Dalla Vecchia, C. S. Frenk, I. G. McCarthy, J. Helly, A. Jenkins, Y. M. Rosas-Guevara
Comments: 19 pages, 7 figures; comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.3235v1 [pdf]
Title:The first planet detected in the WTS: an inflated hot-Jupiter in a 3.35 day orbit around a late F-star [ERRATUM]
Authors: M. Cappetta, R. P. Saglia, J. L. Birkby, ..., I. Snellen, ..., J. Zendejas
Comments: 16 pages, 10 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1410.2891v1 [pdf]
Title:The rise and fall of star-formation in $\bf z\sim0.2$ merging galaxy clusters
Authors: Andra Stroe, David Sobral, William Dawson, M. James Jee, Henk Hoekstra, David Wittman, Reinout J. van Weeren, Marcus Brüggen, Huub J. A. Röttgering
Comments: Submitted for publication in MNRAS. Comments welcome. 20 pages, 15 figures, 5 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1410.2898v1 [pdf]
Title:MC^2: Constraining the Dark Matter Distribution of the Violent Merging Galaxy Cluster CIZA J2242.8+5301 by Piercing through the Milky Way
Authors: M. James Jee, Andra Stroe, William Dawson, David Wittman, Henk Hoekstra, Marcus Bruggen, Huub Rottggering, David Sobral, Reinout J. van Weeren
Comments: submitted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1410.2893v1 [pdf]
Title:MC^2: Galaxy Imaging and Redshift Analysis of the Merging Cluster CIZA J2242.8+5301
Authors: William A. Dawson, M. James Jee, Andra Stroe, Y. Karen Ng, Nathan Golovich, David Wittman, David Sobral, Marcus Bruggen, H. J. A. Rottgering , R. J. van Weeren
Comments: 17 pages, 14 figures, submitted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1410.2238v2 [pdf]
Title:Radial Migration of the Sun in the Milky Way: a Statistical Study
Authors: C. A. Martínez-Barbosa, A. G. A Brown, S. Portegies Zwart
Comments: 19 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.2106v1 [pdf]
Title:C$_{60}$ in Photodissociation Regions
Authors: Pablo Castellanos, Olivier Berné, Yaron Sheffer, Mark G. Wolfire, Alexander G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.2093v1 [pdf]
Title:Protoplanetary disk masses from CO isotopologues line emission
Authors: Anna Miotello, Simon Bruderer, Ewine F. van Dishoeck
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A, 16 pages, 10 figures, 4 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1410.1955v1 [pdf]
Title:The growth of the galaxy cluster Abell 85: mergers, shocks, stripping and seeding of clumping
Authors: Y. Ichinohe, N. Werner, A. Simionescu, S. W. Allen, R. E. A. Canning, S. Ehlert, F. Mernier, T. Takahashi
Comments: submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.1544v1 [pdf]
Title:Discovery of Carbon Radio Recombination Lines in M82
Authors: Leah K. Morabito, J. B. R. Oonk, Francisco Salgado, M. Carmen Toribio, H. J. A. Rottgering, A. G. G. M. Tielens, Rainer Beck, Bjorn Adebahr, Philip Best, Robert Beswick, Annalisa Bonafede, Gianfranco Brunetti, Marcus Bruggen, Krzysztof T. Chyzy, J. E. Conway, Wim van Driel, Jonathan Gregson, Marijke Haverkorn, George Heald, Cathy Horellou, Andreas Horneffer, Marco Iacobelli, Matt J. Jarvis, Ivan Marti-Vidal, George Miley, D. D. Mulcahy, Emanuela Orru, Roberto Pizzo, A. M. M. Scaife, Eskil Varenius, Reinout J. van Weeren, Glenn J. White, Michael W. Wise
Comments: 6 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in ApJL
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.0981v1 [pdf]
Title:The Atlas3D project -- XXIX. The new look of early-type galaxies and surrounding fields disclosed by extremely deep optical images
Authors: Pierre-Alain Duc, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Emin Karabal, Michele Cappellari, Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Frederic Bournaud, Martin Bureau, Alison F. Crocker, Roger L. Davies, Timothy A. Davis, P. T. de Zeeuw, Eric Emsellem, Sadegh Khochfar, Davor Krajnovic, Harald Kuntschner, Richard M. McDermid, Leo Michel-Dansac, Raffaella Morganti, Thorsten Naab, Tom Oosterloo, Sanjaya Paudel, Marc Sarzi, Nicholas Scott, Paolo Serra, Anne-Marie Weijmans, Lisa M. Young
Comments: MNRAS in press, On-line version of the catalog of galaxies with available deep images and figures (including navigation tools) are available from http://irfu.cea.fr/Projets/matlas/public/Atlas3D/atl
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.0690v1 [pdf]
Title:KECK/MOSFIRE spectroscopic confirmation of a Virgo-like cluster ancestor at z=2.095
Authors: T. -T. Yuan, Themiya Nanayakkara, Glenn G. Kacprzak, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Karl Glazebrook, Lisa J. Kewley, Lee R. Spitler, Gregory B. Poole, Ivo Labbé, Caroline M. S. Straatman, Adam R. Tomczak
Comments: 6 pages, 5 figures; accepted for publication in ApJ Letters
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1410.0009v1 [pdf]
Title:The Spitzer Survey of Stellar Structure in Galaxies (S4G). The Pipeline 5: High-precision stellar masses at 3.6 micron
Authors: M. Querejeta, S. E. Meidt, E. Schinnerer, M. Cisternas, J. C. Muńoz-Mateos, K. Sheth, J. Knapen, G. van de Ven, M. A. Norris, R. Peletier, E. Laurikainen, H. Salo, B. W. Holwerda, E. Athanassoula, A. Bosma, B. Groves, L. C. Ho, D. A. Gadotti, D. Zaritsky, M. Regan, J. Hinz, A. Gil de Paz, K. Menendez-Delmestre, M. Seibert, T. Mizusawa, T. Kim, S. Erroz-Ferrer, J. Laine, S. Comerón
Comments: Accepted for publication by the Astrophysical Journal (Supplements). Data available as a tar-ball from IRSA (http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/data/SPITZER/S4G/S4Gp5.tar.gz); searchable option as part o
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1409.8617v1 [pdf]
Title:The masses and density profiles of halos in a LCDM galaxy formation simulation
Authors: Matthieu Schaller, Carlos S. Frenk, Richard G. Bower, Tom Theuns, Adrian Jenkins, Joop Schaye, Robert A. Crain, Michelle Furlong, Claudio Dalla Vecchia, I. G. McCarthy
Comments: 22 pages, 17 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1409.8297v1 [pdf]
Title:The effect of baryons on the inner density profiles of rich clusters
Authors: Matthieu Schaller, Carlos S. Frenk, Richard G. Bower, Tom Theuns, James Trayford, Robert A. Crain, Michelle Furlong, Joop Schaye, Claudio Dalla Vecchia, I. G. McCarthy
Comments: 13 pages, 7 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1409.7695v1 [pdf]
Title:Cosmic Web and Star Formation Activity in Galaxies at z~1
Authors: Behnam Darvish, David Sobral, Bahram Mobasher, Nicholas Scoville, Philip Best, Laura Sales, Ian Smail
Comments: 15 pages, 11 figures, Accepted for publication in the ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1409.7394v1 [pdf]
Title:A resolved, au-scale gas disk around the B[e] star HD 50138
Authors: L. E. Ellerbroek, M. Benisty, S. Kraus, K. Perraut, J. Kluska, J. B. le Bouquin, M. Borges Fernandes, A. Domiciano de Souza, K. M. Maaskant, L. Kaper, F. Tramper, D. Mourard, I. Tallon-Bosc, T. ten Brummelaar, M. L. Sitko, D. K. Lynch, R. W. Russell
Comments: 19 pages, 12 images. Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1409.7143v1 [pdf]
Title:ALMA Observations of the IRDC Clump G34.43+00.24 MM3: 278 GHz Class I Methanol Masers
Authors: Takahiro Yanagida,..., Kenji Furuya, Yuri Aikawa, Satoshi Yamamoto
Comments: 15 pages, 4 figures, accepted to ApJL
Subjects: astro-ph.SR