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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1507.00341v1 [pdf]
Title:Cosmic downsizing of powerful radio galaxies to low radio luminosities
Authors: E. E. Rigby, J. Argyle, P. N. Best, D. Rosario, H. J. A. Röttgering
Comments: 7 pages, 6 figures; accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.09027v1 [pdf]
Title:Exploring the molecular chemistry and excitation in obscured luminous infrared galaxies: An ALMA mm-wave spectral scan of NGC 4418
Authors: F. Costagliola, K. Sakamoto, S. Muller, S. Martín, S. Aalto, N. Harada, P. van der Werf, S. Viti, S. Garcia-Burillo, M. Spaans
Comments: accepted by A&A on 29/06/2015
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1507.00006v1 [pdf]
Title:A MUSE map of the central Orion Nebula (M 42)
Authors: Peter M. Weilbacher, Ana Monreal-Ibero, Wolfram Kollatschny, Adam Ginsburg, Anna F. McLeod, Sebastian Kamann, Christer Sandin, Ralf Palsa, Lutz Wisotzki, Roland Bacon, Fernando Selman, Jarle Brinchmann, Joseph Caruana, Andreas Kelz, Thomas Martinsson, Arlette Pécontal-Rousset, Johan Richard, Martin Wendt
Comments: Resubmitted to A&A after incorporating referee comments; access to full dataset via http://muse-vlt.eu/science/data-releases
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.08829v1 [pdf]
Title:The effects of metallicity, UV radiation and non-equilibrium chemistry in high-resolution simulations of galaxies
Authors: Alexander J. Richings, Joop Schaye
Comments: 24 pages, 16 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.08822v1 [pdf]
Title:Neutral hydrogen gas, past and future star-formation in galaxies in and around the 'Sausage' merging galaxy cluster
Authors: Andra Stroe, Tom Oosterloo, Huub J. A. Rottgering, David Sobral, Reinout van Weeren, William Dawson
Comments: Accepted to MNRAS, 14 pages, 9 figures, 7 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.08222v1 [pdf]
Title:Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): end of survey report and data release 2
Authors: J. Liske,..., B. W. Holwerda, ...,A. H. Wright
Comments: Accepted for publication in MMRAS, 40 pages, 33 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.07534v1 [pdf]
Title:Tides or dark matter sub-halos: Which ones are more attractive?
Authors: Sylvia Ploeckinger
Comments: 11 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.07525v1 [pdf]
Title:Z-FIRE: ISM properties of the z = 2.095 COSMOS Cluster
Authors: Lisa J. Kewley, Tiantian Yuan, Themiya Nanayakkara, Glenn G. Kacprzak, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Karl Glazebrook, Lee Spitler, Michael Cowley, Michael Dopita, Caroline Straatman, Ivo Labbe, Adam Tomczak
Comments: 11 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.07173v1 [pdf]
Title:The Brightest Ly$α$ Emitter: Pop III or Black Hole?
Authors: A. Pallottini, A. Ferrara, F. Pacucci, S. Gallerani, S. Salvadori, R. Schneider, D. Schaerer, D. Sobral, J. Matthee
Comments: 5 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.05466v1 [pdf]
Title:H-ATLAS/GAMA: Quantifying the Morphological Evolution of the Galaxy Population Using Cosmic Calorimetry
Authors: Stephen Eales, Andrew Fullard, Matthew Allen, M. W. L. Smith, Ivan Baldry, Nathan Bourne, C. J. R. Clark, Simon Driver, Loretta Dunne, Simon Dye, Alister W. Graham, Edo Ibar, Andrew Hopkins, Rob Ivison, Lee S. Kelvin, Steve Maddox, Claudia Maraston, Aaron S. G. Robotham, Dan Smith, Edward N. Taylor, Elisabetta Valiante, Paul van der Werf, Maarten Baes, Sarah Brough, David Clements, Asantha Cooray, Haley Gomez, Jon Loveday, Steven Phillipps, Douglas Scott, Steve Serjeant
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.04553v1 [pdf]
Title:GPU-Enabled Particle-Particle Particle-Tree Scheme for Simulating Dense Stellar Cluster System
Authors: Masaki Iwasawa, Simon Portegies Zwart, Junichiro Makino
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.04466v1 [pdf]
Title:Pre- and Post-burst Radio Observations of the Class 0 Protostar HOPS 383 in Orion
Authors: Roberto Galván-Madrid, Luis F. Rodríguez, Hauyu B. Liu, Gráinne Costigan, Aina Palau, Luis A. Zapata, Laurent Loinard, .
Comments: ApJ Letters, in press
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1506.03510v1 [pdf]
Title:Volatile depletion in the TW Hydrae disk atmosphere
Authors: Fujun Du, Edwin A. Bergin, Michiel R. Hogerheijde
Comments: 8 pages, 4 figures; accepted by ApJL for publication
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1506.02426v1 [pdf]
Title:Nested shells reveal the rejuvenation of the Orion-Eridanus superbubble
Authors: B. B. Ochsendorf, A. G. A. Brown, J. Bally, A. G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: 20 pages, 6 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1506.01547v1 [pdf]
Title:A giant radio halo in a low-mass SZ-selected galaxy cluster: ACT-CL J0256.5+0006
Authors: Kenda Knowles, Huib T. Intema, Andrew J. Baker, J. Richard Bond, Catherine Cress, Neeraj Gupta, Amir Hajian, Matt Hilton, Adam D. Hincks, Renée Hlozek, Jack P. Hughes, Robert Lindner, Tobias A. Marriage, Felipe Menanteau, Kavilan Moodley, Michael D. Niemack, Erik D. Reese, Jonathan Sievers, Cristóbal Sifón, Raghunathan Srianand, Edward J. Wollack
Comments: 20 pages, 16 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.01380v1 [pdf]
Title:The sizes of massive quiescent and star forming galaxies at z~4 with ZFOURGE and CANDELS
Authors: Caroline M. S. Straatman, Ivo Labbe, Lee R. Spitler, Karl Glazebrook, Adam Tomczak, Rebecca Allen, Gabriel B. Brammer, Michael Cowley, Pieter van Dokkum, Glenn G. Kacprzak, Lalit Kawinwanichakij, Nicola Mehrtens, Themiya Nanayakkara, Casey Papovich, S. Eric Persson, Ryan F. Quadri, Glen Rees, Vithal Tilvi, Kim-Vy Tran, Katherine E. Whitaker
Comments: 9 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication in ApjL
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.01323v1 [pdf]
Title:S-CANDELS: The Spitzer-Cosmic Assembly Near-Infrared Deep Extragalactic Survey. Survey Design, Photometry, and Deep IRAC Source Counts
Authors: M. L. N. Ashby, S. P. Willner, G. G. Fazio, J. S. Dunlop, E. Egami, S. M. Faber, H. C. Ferguson, N. A. Grogin, J. L. Hora, J. -S. Huang, A. M. Koekemoer, I. Labbe, Z. Wang
Comments: 23 pages, 19 figures, accepted by ApJS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1506.01147v1 [pdf]
Title:Resolving structure of the disk around HD100546 at 7 mm with ATCA
Authors: Christopher Wright, Sarah Maddison, David Wilner, Michael Burton, Dave Lommen, Ewine van Dishoeck, Paola Pinilla, Tyler Bourke, Francois Menard, Catherine Walsh
Comments: Accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1506.00854v1 [pdf]
Title:Z>~7 galaxies with red Spitzer/IRAC [3.6]-[4.5] colors in the full CANDELS data set: the brightest-known galaxies at Z~7-9 and a probable spectroscopic confirmation at Z=7.48
Authors: G. W. Roberts-Borsani, R. J. Bouwens, P. A. Oesch, I. Labbe, R. Smit, G. D. Illingworth, P. van Dokkum, B. Holden, V. Gonzalez, M. Stefanon, B. Holwerda, S. Wilkins
Comments: 18 pages, 13 figures, 4 tables, submitted to the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1506.00808v1 [pdf]
Title:Using SKA Rotation Measures to Reveal the Mysteries of the Magnetised Universe
Authors: Melanie Johnston-Hollitt, Federica Govoni, Rainer Beck, Siamak Dehghan, Luke Pratley, Takuya Akahori, George Heald, Ivan Agudo, Annalisa Bonafede, Ettore Carretti, Tracy Clarke, Sergio Colafrancesco, Torsten Enßlin, Luigina Feretti, Bryan Gaensler, Marijke Haverkorn, Sui Ann Mao, Niels Oppermann, Lawrence Rudnick, Anna Scaife, Dominic Schnitzeler, Jeroen Stil, A. Russ Taylor, Valentina Vacca
Comments: 18 pages, 5 figures. To appear in Proceedings of Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array (AASKA14). 9 -13 June, 2014. Giardini Naxos, Italy. PoS(AASKA14)092
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA