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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1507.08552v1 [pdf]
Title:How Astronomers View Education and Public Outreach
Authors: Lisa Dang, Pedro Russo
Comments: 6 pages. How Astronomers View Education and Public Outreach
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1507.08544v1 [pdf]
Title:The molecular composition of the planet-forming regions of protoplanetary disks across the luminosity regime
Authors: Catherine Walsh, Hideko Nomura, Ewine F. van Dishoeck
Comments: 28 pages (including the Appendix); 23 figures (including 6 in the Appendix); accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.08313v1 [pdf]
Title:Ultradeep IRAC Imaging Over The HUDF And GOODS-South: Survey Design And Imaging Data Release
Authors: I. Labbe, P. A. Oesch, G. D. Illingworth, P. G. van Dokkum, R. J. Bouwens, M. Franx, C. M. Carollo, M. Trenti, B. Holden, R. Smit, V. Gonzalez, D. Magee, M. Stiavelli, M. Stefanon
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1507.08291v1 [pdf]
Title:Discovery of a Low-Mass Companion to the F7V star HD 984
Authors: T. Meshkat, M. Bonnefoy, E. E. Mamajek, S. P. Quanz, G. Chauvin, M. A. Kenworthy, J. Rameau, M. R. Meyer, A. -M. Lagrange, J. Lannier, P. Delorme
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 10 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1507.08281v1 [pdf]
Title:Recycled stellar ejecta as fuel for star formation and implications for the origin of the galaxy mass-metallicity relation
Authors: Marijke C. Segers, Robert A. Crain, Joop Schaye, Richard G. Bower, Michelle Furlong, Matthieu Schaller, Tom Theuns
Comments: 22 pages, 12 figures (not including appendices), submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.08070v1 [pdf]
Title:Using the chromatic Rossiter-McLaughlin effect to probe the broadband signature in the optical transmission spectrum of HD 189733b
Authors: E. Di Gloria, I. A. G. Snellen, S. Albrecht
Comments: 8 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1507.08047v1 [pdf]
Title:Magellan LDSS3 emission confirmation of galaxies hosting metal-rich Lyman-alpha absorption systems
Authors: Lorrie A. Straka, Sean D. Johnson, Donald G. York, David V. Bowen, Michael Florian, Varsha P. Kulkarni, Britt Lundgren, Celine Peroux
Comments: 14 pages, 7 figures, 4 tables, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.07496v1 [pdf]
Title:LOFAR tied-array imaging and spectroscopy of solar S bursts
Authors: D. E. Morosan, P. T. Gallagher, P. Zucca, A. O'Flannagain, R. Fallows, H. Reid, J. Magdalenic, G. Mann, M. M. Bisi, A. Kerdraon, A. A. Konovalenko, A. L. MacKinnon, H. O. Rucker, B. Thide, C. Vocks, A. Alexov, J. Anderson, A. Asgekar, I. M. Avruch, M. J. Bentum, G. Bernardi, A. Bonafede, F. Breitling, J. W. Broderick, W. N. Brouw, H. R. Butcher, B. Ciardi, E. de Geus, J. Eisloffel, H. Falcke, W. Frieswijk, M. A. Garrett, ...,P. Zarka
Comments: 6 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.07480v1 [pdf]
Title:Volatile snowlines in embedded disks around low-mass protostars
Authors: Daniel Harsono, Simon Bruderer, Ewine van Dishoeck
Comments: 15 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.07340v1 [pdf]
Title:The mass distribution in an assembling super galaxy group at $z=0.37$
Authors: Merijn Smit, Tim Schrabback, Malin Velander, Konrad Kuijken, Anthony H. Gonzalez, John Moustakas, Kim-Vy H. Tran
Comments: 9 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication by Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.06996v1 [pdf]
Title:Intrinsic alignments of galaxies in the EAGLE and cosmo-OWLS simulations
Authors: Marco Velliscig, Marcello Cacciato, Joop Schaye, Henk Hoekstra, Richard G. Bower, Robert A. Crain, Marcel P. van Daalen,Michelle Furlong, I. G. McCarthy, Matthieu Schaller, Tom Theuns
Comments: 13 pages, 12 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.06657v1 [pdf]
Title:The GHOSTS survey. II. The diversity of Halo Color and Metallicity Profiles of Massive Disk Galaxies
Authors: Antonela Monachesi, Eric F. Bell, David Radburn-Smith, Jeremy Bailin, Roelof S. de Jong, Benne Holwerda, David Streich, Grace Silverstein
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS, 29 pages, 16 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1507.05574v1 [pdf]
Title:A Combined Spitzer and Herschel Infrared Study of Gas and Dust in the Circumbinary Disk Orbiting V4046 Sgr
Authors: Valerie A. Rapson, Benjamin Sargent, G. Germano Sacco, Joel H. Kastner, David Wilner, Katherine Rosenfeld, Sean Andrews, Gregory Herczeg, Nienke van der Marel
Comments: 33 pages, 9 figures, 3 tables. Accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.05621v1 [pdf]
Title:StarBench: The D-type expansion of an HII region
Authors: T. G. Bisbas, T. J. Haworth, R. J. R. Williams, J. Mackey, P. Tremblin, A. C. Raga, S. J. Arthur, C. Baczynski, J. E. Dale, T. Frostholm, S. Geen, T. Haugboelle, D. Hubber, I. T. Iliev, R. Kuiper, J. Rosdahl, D. Sullivan, S. Walch, R. Wuensch
Comments: 20 pages, 12 Figures, 4 Tables. Accepted for publication in MNRAS. Comments are welcome. Participation in future StarBench tests is also welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.05334v1 [pdf]
Title:On Scale-Dependent Cosmic Shear Systematic Effects
Authors: T. D. Kitching, A. N. Taylor, M. Cropper, H. Hoekstra, R. K. E. Hood, R. Massey, S. Niemi
Comments: 14 pages. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1507.05285v1 [pdf]
Title:Observing the onset of outflow collimation in a massive protostar
Authors: C. Carrasco-González, J. M. Torrelles, J. Cantó, S. Curiel, G. Surcis, W. H. T. Vlemmings, H. J. van Langevelde, C. Goddi, G. Anglada, S. -W. Kim, J. -S. Kim, J. F. Gómez
Comments: See also Supplementary Materials (SupMat_carrasco-gonzalez_etal_astroph.pdf) within the source files
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.04301v1 [pdf]
Title:CFHTLenS: Weak lensing constraints on the ellipticity of galaxy-scale matter haloes and the galaxy-halo misalignment
Authors: Tim Schrabback, Stefan Hilbert, Henk Hoekstra, Patrick Simon, Edo van Uitert, Thomas Erben, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Thomas D. Kitching, Yannick Mellier, Lance Miller, Ludovic Van Waerbeke, Philip Bett, Jean Coupon, Liping Fu, Michael J. Hudson, Benjamin Joachimi, Martin Kilbinger, Konrad Kuijken
Comments: 21 pages, 3 tables, 9 figures. Submitted to MNRAS. Comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1507.04372v1 [pdf]
Title:The initial conditions of observed star clusters - I. Method description and validation
Authors: J. T. Pijloo, S. F. Portegies Zwart, P. E. R. Alexander, M. Gieles, S. S. Larsen, P. J. Groot, B. Devecchi
Comments: 39 pages, 28 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1507.04353v1 [pdf]
Title:Detection of satellite remnants in the Galactic Halo with Gaia III. Detection limits for Ultra Faint Dwarf Galaxies
Authors: Teresa Antoja, Cecilia Mateu, Luis Aguilar, Francesca Figueras, Erika Antiche, Fabiola Hernandez-Perez, Anthony Brown, Octavio Valenzuela, Antonio Aparicio, Sebastian Hidalgo, Hector Velazquez
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.03999v1 [pdf]
Title:Where stars form: inside-out growth and coherent star formation from HST Halpha maps of 2676 galaxies across the main sequence at z~1
Authors: Erica June Nelson, Pieter G. van Dokkum, Natascha M. Förster Schreiber, Marijn Franx, Gabriel B. Brammer, Ivelina G. Momcheva, Stijn Wuyts, Katherine E. Whitaker, Rosalind E. Skelton, Mattia Fumagalli, Mariska Kriek, Ivo Labbé, Joel Leja, Hans-Walter Rix, Linda J. Tacconi, Arjen van der Wel, Frank C. van den Bosch, Pascal A. Oesch, Claire Dickey, Johannes Ulf Lange
Comments: Submitted to ApJ. Main results: Fig. 6 shows the scale lengths of ionized gas vs. stellar disks. Fig. 9 shows where Halpha in galaxies is enhanced above and suppressed below the star-forming main se
Subjects: astro-ph.GA