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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1410.5963v1 [pdf]
Title:Gas and dust structures in protoplanetary disks hosting multiple planets
Authors: P. Pinilla, M. de Juan Ovelar, S. Ataiee, M. Benisty, T. Birnstiel, E. F. van Dishoeck, M. Min
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1410.5945v1 [pdf]
Title:A Substellar-Mass Protostar and its Outflow of IRAS 15398-3359 Revealed by Subarcsecond-Resolution Observations of H$_2$CO and CCH
Authors: Yoko Oya, Nami Sakai, Takeshi Sakai, Yoshimasa Watanabe, Tomoya Hirota, Johan E. Lindberg, Suzanne E. Bisschop, Jes K. Jřrgensen, Ewine F. van Dishoeck, Satoshi Yamamoto
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1410.5818v1 [pdf]
Title:One Plane for All: Massive Star-Forming and Quiescent Galaxies Lie on the Same Mass Fundamental Plane at z~0 and z~0.7
Authors: Rachel Bezanson, Marijn Franx, Pieter van Dokkum
Comments: 28 pages, 22 figures, resubmitted to ApJ after addressing referee comments
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1410.5835v1 [pdf]
Title:Probing the formation of planetesimals in the Galactic Centre using Sgr A* flares
Authors: Adrian S. Hamers, Simon F. Portegies Zwart
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS. 21 pages, 12 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1410.5563v1 [pdf]
Title:HCN ice in Titan's high-altitude southern polar cloud
Authors: Remco J. de Kok, Nicholas A. Teanby, Luca Maltagliati, Patrick G. J. Irwin, Sandrine Vinatier
Comments: Published in Nature on 2 October 2014. This is the author version, before final editing by Nature
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
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