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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1411.5829v1 [pdf]
Title:Stirring in massive, young debris discs from spatially resolved Herschel images
Authors: A. Moór, Á. Kóspál, P. Ábrahám, D. Apai, Z. Balog, C. Grady, Th. Henning, A. Juhász, Cs. Kiss, A. V. Krivov, N. Pawellek, Gy. M. Szabó
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 22 pages, 7 figures, 6 tables (abstract abridged due to arXiv requirements)
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1411.5938v1 [pdf]
Title:Quest for finding the lost siblings of the Sun
Authors: C. Liu, G. Ruchti, S. Feltzing, C. A. Martínez-Barbosa, T. Bensby, A. G. A. Brown, S. F. Portegies Zwart
Comments: 15 pages, 8 figures. Accepted for publication in section 8 of Astronomy & Astrophysics on 19 November 2014
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1411.5689v1 [pdf]
Title:On the importance of using appropriate spectral models to derive physical properties of galaxies at 0.7<z<2.8
Authors: Camilla Pacifici, Elisabete da Cunha, Stéphane Charlot, Hans-Walter Rix, Mattia Fumagalli, Arjen van der Wel, Marijn Franx, Michael V. Maseda, Pieter G. van Dokkum, Gabriel B. Brammer, Ivelina Momcheva, Rosalind E. Skelton, Katherine Whitaker, Joel Leja, Britt Lundgren, Susan A. Kassin, Sukyoung K. Yi
Comments: 22 pages, 14 figures, 3 tables. Accepted for publication in MNRAS. Full-resolution version available from http://gem.yonsei.ac.kr/~camilla/outside/pacifici_3dhst.pdf
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1411.5363v1 [pdf]
Title:The Relation between Dynamical Mass-to-Light Ratio and Color for Massive Quiescent Galaxies out to z~2 and Comparison with Stellar Population Synthesis Models
Authors: Jesse van de Sande, Mariska Kriek, Marijn Franx, Rachel Bezanson, Pieter G. van Dokkum
Comments: 16 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1411.5280v1 [pdf]
Title:Astrochemistry of dust, ice and gas: introduction and overview
Authors: Ewine F. van Dishoeck
Comments: Introductory paper for Faraday Discussions 168 conference, April 2014
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1411.5025v1 [pdf]
Title:The SCUBA-2 Cosmology Legacy Survey: ALMA resolves the rest-frame far-infrared emission of sub-millimeter galaxies
Authors: J. M. Simpson, Ian Smail, A. M. Swinbank, O. Almaini, A. W. Blain, M. N. Bremer, S. C. Chapman, Chian-Chou Chen, C. Conselice, K. E. K. Coppin, A. L. R. Danielson, J. S. Dunlop, A. C. Edge, D. Farrah, J. E. Geach, W. G. Hartley, R. J. Ivison, A. Karim, C. Lani, C. -J. Ma, R. Meijerink, M. J. Michalowski, A. Mortlock, D. Scott, C. J. Simpson, M. Spaans, A. P. Thomson, E. van Kampen, P. P. van der Werf
Comments: 16 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1411.4650v1 [pdf]
Title:The Mass Profile and Shape of Bars in the Spitzer Survey of Stellar Structure in Galaxies (S4G): Search for an Age Indicator for Bars
Authors: Taehyun Kim, Kartik Sheth, Dimitri A. Gadotti, Myung Gyoon Lee, Dennis Zaritsky, Bruce G. Elmegreen, E. Athanassoula, Albert Bosma, Benne Holwerda, Luis C. Ho, Sébastien Comerón, Johan H. Knapen, Joannah L. Hinz, Juan-Carlos Muńoz-Mateos, Santiago Erroz-Ferrer, Ronald J. Buta, Minjin Kim, Eija Laurikainen, Heikki Salo, Barry F. Madore, Jarkko Laine, Karín Menéndez-Delmestre, Michael W. Regan, Bonita de Swardt, Armando Gil de Paz, Mark Seibert, Trisha Mizusawa
Comments: 11 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.4552v1 [pdf]
Title:Dust and Gas in the Magellanic Clouds from the HERITAGE Herschel Key Project. II. Gas-to-Dust Ratio Variations across ISM Phases
Authors: Julia Roman-Duval, ...,Frank Israel, ..., Svitlana Zhukovska
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.4589v1 [pdf]
Title:The Link Between Light and Mass in Late-type Spiral Galaxy Disks
Authors: Robert A. Swaters, Matthew A. Bershady, Thomas P. K. Martinsson, Kyle B. Westfall, David R. Andersen, Marc A. W. Verheijen
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ Letters
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.4639v1 [pdf]
Title:The jet-ISM interaction in the Outer Filament of Centaurus A
Authors: F. Santoro, J. B. R. Oonk, R. Morganti, T. Oosterloo
Comments: 6 pages, 6 figures, 1 table. Accepted for publication on A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, 85A99
arXiv:1411.4632v1 [pdf]
Title:Peculiar Near-Nucleus Outgassing of Comet 17P/Holmes During Its 2007 Outburst
Authors: Chunhua Qi, Michiel R. Hogerheijde, David Jewitt, Mark A. Gurwell, David J. Wilner
Comments: 12 pages, 11 figures, accepted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1411.4615v1 [pdf]
Title:Globular Cluster Populations: First Results from S$^4$G Early-Type Galaxies
Authors: Dennis Zaritsky, Manuel Aravena, E. Athanassoula, Albert Bosma, Sébastien Comerón, Bruce G. Elmegreen, Santiago Erroz-Ferrer, Dimitri A. Gadotti, Joannah L. Hinz, Luis C. Ho, Benne Holwerda, Johan H. Knapen, Jarkko Laine, Eija Laurikainen, Juan Carlos Muńoz-Mateos, Heikki Salo, Kartik Sheth
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ, electronic Table available from the first author
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.4126v1 [pdf]
Title:Oxygen emission in remnants of thermonuclear supernovae as a probe for their progenitor system
Authors: D. Kosenko, W. Hillebrandt, M. Kromer, S. I. Blinnikov, R. Pakmor, J. S. Kaastra
Comments: 8 pages, 4 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1411.2743v1 [pdf]
Title:The LOFAR long baseline snapshot calibrator survey
Authors: J. Moldón, ..., L. Morabito, E. Varenius, P. Zarka, J. Anderson, A. Asgekar, I. M. Avruch, M. E. Bell, M. J. Bentum, G. Bernardi, P. Best, L. Bîrzan, ...,W. Frieswijk, M. A. Garrett, , H. Röttgering, ..., A. Zensus
Comments: 13 pages, 9 figures. Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1411.2474v1 [pdf]
Title:High resolution observations of HCN and HCO+ J=3-2 in the disk and outflow of Mrk231 -Detection of vibrationally excited HCN in the warped nucleus
Authors: S. Aalto, S. Garcia-Burillo, S. Muller, J. M. Winters, E. Gonzalez-Alfonso, P. van der Werf, C. Henkel, F. Costagliola, R. Neri
Comments: Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 12 pages, 3 tables 8 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.2157v1 [pdf]
Title:Anatomy of the AGN in NGC 5548: II. The Spatial, Temporal and Physical Nature of the Outflow from HST/COS Observations
Authors: N. Arav, C. Chamberlain, G. A. Kriss, J. S. Kaastra, ... ,M. Whewel
Comments: Submitted to A&A, 13 pages and 7 figures, plus 27 pages of 3 appendix figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.1858v1 [pdf]
Title:Herschel/PACS view of disks around low-mass stars and brown dwarfs in the TW Hya association
Authors: Yao Liu, Gregory J. Herczeg, Munan Gong, Katelyn N. Allers, Joanna M. Brown, Adam L. Kraus, Michael C. Liu, Evgenya L. Shkolnik, Ewine F. van Dishoeck
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1411.1428v1 [pdf]
Title:The JCMT Legacy Survey of the Gould Belt: a molecular line study of the Ophiuchus molecular cloud
Authors: Glenn J. White, Emily Drabek-Maunder, Erik Rosolowsky, Derek Ward-Thompson, C. J. Davis, Jon Gregson, Jenny Hatchell, Mireya Etxaluze, Sarah Stickler, Jane Buckle, Doug Johnstone, Rachel Friesen, Sarah Sadavoy, Kieran. V. Natt, Malcolm Currie, J. S. Richer, Kate Pattle, Marco Spaans, James Di Francesco, M. R. Hogerheijde
Comments: MNRAS in press 1 November 2014 - 29 pages
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1411.1276v1 [pdf]
Title:The cosmic web in CosmoGrid void regions
Authors: Steven Rieder, Rien van de Weygaert, Marius Cautun, Burcu Beygu, Simon Portegies Zwart
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures, 1 table; Proceedings of IAU Symposium 308 "The Zeldovich Universe: Genesis and Growth of the Cosmic Web", 23-28 June 2014, Tallinn, Estonia
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1411.1111v1 [pdf]
Title:ALMA Observations of Warm Dense Gas in NGC 1614 --- Breaking of Star Formation Law in the Central kpc
Authors: C. K. Xu, C. Cao, N. Lu, Y. Gao, T. Diaz-Santos, R. Herrero-Illana, R. Meijerink, G. Privon, Y. -H. Zhao, A. S. Evans, S. König, J. M. Mazzarella, S. Aalto, P. Appleton, L. Armus, V. Charmandaris, J. Chu, S. Haan, H. Inami, E. J. Murphy, D. B. Sanders, B. Schulz, P. van der Werf
Comments: 13 pages, 10 figures; accepted by ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA