Universiteit LeidenZegel Universiteit Leiden

Leiden Observatory

Research topics

Large scale structure and cosmology


Interstellar matter and star formation

Stars and planetary systems

Computational astrophysics

High energy astrophysics

Laboratory astrophysics and astrochemistry


History of science


Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1602.03017v1 [pdf]
Title:Anatomy of the AGN in NGC 5548: VII. Swift study of obscuration and broadband continuum variability
Authors: M. Mehdipour, J. S. Kaastra, G. A. Kriss, M. Cappi, P. -O. Petrucci, B. De Marco, G. Ponti, K. C. Steenbrugge, E. Behar, S. Bianchi, G. Branduardi-Raymont, E. Costantini, J. Ebrero, L. Di Gesu, G. Matt, S. Paltani, B. M. Peterson, F. Ursini, M. Whewell
Comments: Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A), 12 pages, 10 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.02939v1 [pdf]
Title:Parameterization of the level-resolved radiative recombination rate coefficients for the SPEX code
Authors: Junjie Mao, Jelle Kaastra
Comments: 4 pages, accepted for publish as A&A research note
Subjects: astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1602.02756v1 [pdf]
Title:The CALYMHA survey: Ly$α$ escape fraction and its dependence on galaxy properties at $z=2.23$
Authors: Jorryt Matthee, David Sobral, Ivàn Oteo, Philip Best, Ian Smail, Huub Röttgering, Ana Paulino-Afonso
Comments: Accepted for publication by MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.02155v1 [pdf]
Title:The low-mass end of the baryonic Tully-Fisher relation
Authors: Laura V. Sales, Julio F. Navarro, Kyle Oman, Azadeh Fattahi, Ismael Ferrero, Mario G. Abadi, Richard Bower, Robert A. Crain, Carlos S. Frenk, Till Sawala, Matthieu Schaller, Joop Schaye, Tom Theuns, Simon D. M. White
Comments: 10 pages, 7 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1602.01975v1 [pdf]
Title:SALT long-slit spectroscopy of HE 0435-4312: fast change in the Mg II emission line shape
Authors: J. Sredzinska, B. Czerny, K. Hryniewicz, M. Krupa, P. Marziani, T. P. Adhikari, R. Basak, B. You, M. Bilicki
Comments: submitted to Astronomy and Astrophysics; comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.01575v1 [pdf]
Title:An M dwarf Companion to an F-type Star in a young main-sequence binary
Authors: Ph. Eigmüller, J. Eislöffel, Sz. Csizmadia, H. Lehmann, A. Erikson, M. Fridlund, M. Hartmann, A. Hatzes, Th. Pasternacki, H. Rauer, A. Tkachenko, H. Voss
Comments: 7 pages, 5 figures, accepted by AJ
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1602.01643v1 [pdf]
Title:MUSE crowded field 3D spectroscopy of over 12,000 stars in the globular cluster NGC 6397 - II. Probing the internal dynamics and the presence of a central black hole
Authors: Sebastian Kamann, Tim-Oliver Husser, Jarle Brinchmann, Eric Emsellem, Peter M. Weilbacher, Lutz Wisotzki, Martin Wendt, Davor Krajnovi?, Martin M. Roth, Roland Bacon, Stefan Dreizler
Comments: 12 pages, 9 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.01649v1 [pdf]
Title:MUSE crowded field 3D spectroscopy of over 12,000 stars in the globular cluster NGC 6397 - I. The first spectroscopic HRD of a globular cluster
Authors: Tim-Oliver Husser, Sebastian Kamann, Stefan Dreizler, Martin Wendt, Nina Wulff, Roland Bacon, Lutz Wisotzki, Jarle Brinchmann, Peter M. Weilbacher, Martin M. Roth, Ana Monreal-Ibero
Comments: 14 pages, 16 figures, 3 tables, resubmitted to A&A after all referee comments have been addressed, data available on http://muse-vlt.eu/science/
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1602.01096v1 [pdf]
Title:UV to IR Luminosities and Dust Attenuation Determined from ~4000 K-Selected Galaxies at 1<z<3 in the ZFOURGE Survey
Authors: Ben Forrest, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Adam R. Tomczak, Adam Broussard, Ivo Labbé, Casey Papovich, Mariska Kriek, Rebecca J. Allen, Michael Cowley, Mark Dickinson, Karl Glazebrook, Josha van Houdt, Hanae Inami, Glenn G. Kacprzak, Lalitwadee Kawinwanichakij, Daniel Kelson, Patrick J. McCarthy, Andrew Monson, Glenn Morrison, Themiya Nanayakkara, S. Eric Persson, Ryan F. Quadri, Lee R. Spitler, Caroline Straatman, Vithal Tilvi
Comments: 6 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication in ApJ Letters
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.01081v1 [pdf]
Title:Measuring the neutron star equation of state using X-ray timing
Authors: Anna L. Watts, Nils Andersson, Deepto Chakrabarty, Marco Feroci, Kai Hebeler, Gianluca Israel, Frederick K. Lamb, M. Coleman Miller, Sharon Morsink, Feryal Özel, Alessandro Patruno, Juri Poutanen, Dimitrios Psaltis, Achim Schwenk, Andrew W. Steiner, Luigi Stella, Laura Tolos, Michiel van der Klis
Comments: To appear in Reviews of Modern Physics as a Colloquium, 23 pages, 9 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.SR, nucl-th
arXiv:1602.00701v1 [pdf]
Title:The warm molecular hydrogen of PKS B1718-649: feeding a newly born radio AGN
Authors: F. M. Maccagni, F. Santoro, R. Morganti, T. A. Oosterloo, J. B. R. Oonk, B. H. C. Emonts
Comments: Accepted by A&A; 8 pages, 6 figures, 3 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.00707v1 [pdf]
Title:The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: Dense Core Clusters in Orion B
Authors: H. Kirk, D. Johnstone, J. Di Francesco, J. Lane, J. Buckle, D. S. Berry, H. Broekhoven-Fiene, M. J. Currie, M. Fich, J. Hatchell, T. Jenness, J. C. Mottram, D. Nutter, K. Pattle, J. E. Pineda, C. Quinn, C. Salji, S. Tisi, M. R. Hogerheijde, D. Ward-Thompson
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ. 22 pages, 11 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.00611v1 [pdf]
Title:Cosmology with velocity dispersion counts: an alternative to measuring cluster halo masses
Authors: C. E. Caldwell, I. G. McCarthy, I. K. Baldry, C. A. Collins, J. Schaye, S. Bird
Comments: 13 pages, 11 figures. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1601.08171v1 [pdf]
Title:Mass transfer between debris discs during close stellar encounters
Authors: Lucie Jilkova, Adrian S. Hamers, Michael Hammer, Simon Portegies Zwart
Comments: 20 pages, 24 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1602.00007v1 [pdf]
Title:Stellar Velocity Dispersion for a Strongly-Lensed, Intermediate-Mass Quiescent Galaxy at z=2.8
Authors: Allison R. Hill, Adam Muzzin, Marijn Franx, Jesse van de Sande
Comments: 13 pages, 11 figures, accepted to ApJ; January 28, 2016
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1602.00002v1 [pdf]
Title:The abundance and spatial distribution of ultra-diffuse galaxies in nearby galaxy clusters
Authors: Remco F. J. van der Burg, Adam Muzzin, Henk Hoekstra
Comments: 12 pages, 11 figures. Submitted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1601.07549v1 [pdf]
Title:Witnessing the birth of the red sequence: ALMA high-resolution imaging of [CII] and dust in two interacting ultra-red starbursts at z = 4.425
Authors: I. Oteo, R. J. Ivison, L. Dunne, I. Smail, M. Swinbank, Z-Y. Zhang, A. Lewis, S. Maddox, D. Riechers, S. Serjeant, P. Van der Werf, M. Bremer, P. Cigan, D. L. Clements, A. Cooray, H. Dannerbauer, S. Eales, E. Ibar, H. Messias, M. J. Micha?owski, I. Pérez-Fournon, E. van Kampen
Comments: Submitted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1601.07567v1 [pdf]
Title:Possible Signatures of a Cold-Flow Disk from MUSE using a z=1 galaxy--quasar pair towards SDSSJ1422-0001
Authors: N. Bouché, H. Finley, I. Schroetter, M. T. Murphy, P. Richter, R. Bacon, T. Contini, J. Richard, M. Wendt, S. Kammann, B. Epinat, S. Cantalupo, L. A. Straka, J. Schaye, C. L. Martin, C. Péroux, L. Wisotzki, K. Soto, S. Lilly, M. Carollo, J. Brinchman, W. Kollatschny
Comments: 17 pages, 11 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1601.07027v1 [pdf]
Title:UV photodesorption of methanol in pure and CO-rich ices: desorption rates of the intact molecule and of the photofragments
Authors: Mathieu Bertin, Claire Romanzin, Mikhail Doronin, Laurent Philippe, Pascal Jeseck, Niels Litgerink, Harold Linnartz, Xavier Michaut, Jean-Hugues Fillion
Comments: 13 pages, 2 figures, 1 table
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1601.07162v1 [pdf]
Title:NIR Tully-Fisher in the Zone of Avoidance. - II. 21 cm HI-line spectra of southern ZOA galaxies
Authors: Khaled Said, Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg, Lister Staveley-Smith, Wendy L. Williams, T. H. Jarrett, Christopher M. Springob
Comments: 11 pages, 7 figures, 4 tables, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.IM