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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1702.05458v1 [pdf]
Title:Luminous, pc-scale CO 6-5 emission in the obscured nucleus of NGC1377
Authors: S. Aalto, S. Muller, F. Costagliola, K. Sakamoto, J. S. Gallagher, N. Falstad, S. König, K. Dasyra, K. Wada, F. Combes, S. García-Burillo, L. E. Kristensen, S. Martín, P. van der Werf, A. S. Evans, J. Kotilainen
Comments: 7 pages, 5 figures, submitted to Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1702.05301v1 [pdf]
Title:Precision calculations of the cosmic shear power spectrum projection
Authors: Martin Kilbinger, Catherine Heymans, Marika Asgari, Shahab Joudaki, Peter Schneider, Patrick Simon, Ludovic Van Waerbeke, Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Fabian Köhlinger, Konrad Kuijken, Massimo Viola
Comments: 17 pages, 5 figures, 2 tables. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1702.05108v1 [pdf]
Title:Testing giant planet formation in the transitional disk of SAO 206462 using deep VLT/SPHERE imaging
Authors: A. -L. Maire, T. Stolker, S. Messina, A. Müller, B. A. Biller, T. Currie, C. Dominik, C. A. Grady, A. Boccaletti, M. Bonnefoy, G. Chauvin, R. Galicher, M. Millward, A. Pohl, W. Brandner, T. Henning, A. -M. Lagrange, M. Langlois, M. R. Meyer, S. P. Quanz, A. Vigan, A. Zurlo, R. van Boekel, E. Buenzli, S. Desidera, M. Feldt, C. Ginski, R. Gratton, J. Lannier, D. Mesa, S. Peretti, C. Perrot, G. Salter, M. Samland, E. Sissa, C. Thalmann, S. Udry
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A. 16 pages, 17 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1702.04721v1 [pdf]
Title:Boötes-HiZELS: an optical to near-infrared survey of emission-line galaxies at $\bf z=0.4-4.7$
Authors: Jorryt Matthee, David Sobral, Philip Best, Ian Smail, Fuyan Bian, Behnam Darvish, Huub Röttgering, Xiaohui Fan
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. Main text 16 pages, 7 Figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1702.04193v1 [pdf]
Title:On-sky performance analysis of the vector Apodizing Phase Plate coronagraph on MagAO/Clio2
Authors: Gilles P. P. L. Otten, Frans Snik, Matthew A. Kenworthy, Christoph U. Keller, Jared R. Males, Katie M. Morzinski, Laird M. Close, Johanan L. Codona, Philip M. Hinz, Kathryn J. Hornburg, Leandra L. Brickson, Michael J. Escuti
Comments: Published in ApJ. 8 figures, 1 table. Received 2016 June 17; revised 2016 November 3; accepted 2016 November 28; published 2017 January 12
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1702.04113v1 [pdf]
Title:IN-SYNC. V. Stellar kinematics and dynamics in the Orion A Molecular Cloud
Authors: Nicola Da Rio, Jonathan C. Tan, Kevin R. Covey, Michiel Cottaar, Jonathan B. Foster, Nicholas C. Cullen, John J. Tobin, Jinyoung S. Kim, Michael R. Meyer, David L. Nidever, Keivan G. Stassun, S. Drew Chojnowski, Kevin M. Flaherty, Steve Majewski, Michael F. Skrutskie, Gail Zasowski, Kaike Pan
Comments: 13 pages, 12 figures, submitted to ApJ. The animation in Figure 2 can be found here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/14907043/000.avi
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1702.04383v1 [pdf]
Title:Characterising face-on accretion onto and the subsequent contraction of protoplanetary discs
Authors: T. P. G. Wijnen, O. R. Pols, F. I. Pelupessy, S. Portegies Zwart
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A, 20 pages, 8 figures, 2 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1702.04364v1 [pdf]
Title:Improved measurements of turbulence in the hot gaseous atmospheres of nearby giant elliptical galaxies
Authors: A. Ogorzalek, I. Zhuravleva, S. W. Allen, C. Pinto, N. Werner, A. B. Mantz, R. E. A. Canning, A. C. Fabian, J. S. Kaastra, J. de Plaa
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS, comments are welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1702.03852v1 [pdf]
Title:The compact, ~1 kpc host galaxy of a quasar at z=7.1
Authors: Bram Venemans, Fabian Walter, Roberto Decarli, Eduardo Banados, Jacqueline Hodge, Paul Hewett, Richard McMahon, Daniel Mortlock, Chris Simpson
Comments: 10 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1702.03930v1 [pdf]
Title:Phantom: A smoothed particle hydrodynamics and magnetohydrodynamics code for astrophysics
Authors: Daniel J. Price, James Wurster, Chris Nixon, Terrence S. Tricco, Stéven Toupin, Alex Pettitt, Conrad Chan, Guillaume Laibe, Simon Glover, Clare Dobbs, Rebecca Nealon, David Liptai, Hauke Worpel, Clément Bonnerot, Giovanni Dipierro, Enrico Ragusa, Christoph Federrath, Roberto Iaconi, Thomas Reichardt, Duncan Forgan, Mark Hutchison, Thomas Constantino, Ben Ayliffe, Daniel Mentiplay, Kieran Hirsh, Giuseppe Lodato
Comments: 77 pages, 51 figures, 335 equations, submitted to PASA. Code available from https://phantomsph.bitbucket.io/
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1702.03931v1 [pdf]
Title:The Multi-site All-Sky CAmeRA: Finding transiting exoplanets around bright ($m_V < 8$) stars
Authors: G. J. J. Talens, J. F. P. Spronck, A. -L. Lesage, G. P. P. L. Otten, R. Stuik, D. Pollacco, I. A. G Snellen
Comments: 9 pages, 12 figures, Accepted for publication in A&A. See also http://mascara1.strw.leidenuniv.nl/
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1702.02844v1 [pdf]
Title:ALMA unveils rings and gaps in the protoplanetary system HD 169142: signatures of two giant protoplanets
Authors: D. Fedele, M. Carney, M. R. Hogerheijde, C. Walsh, A. Miotello, P. Klaassen, S. Bruderer, Th. Henning, E. F. vanDishoeck
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1702.02064v1 [pdf]
Title:The separate and combined effects of baryon physics and neutrino free-streaming on large-scale structure
Authors: Benjamin O. Mummery, Ian G. McCarthy, Simeon Bird, Joop Schaye
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. 19 pages, 14 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1702.01571v1 [pdf]
Title:LOFAR MSSS: Discovery of a 2.56 Mpc giant radio galaxy associated with a disturbed galaxy group
Authors: A. O. Clarke, G. Heald, T. Jarrett, J. D. Bray, M. J. Hardcastle, T. M. Cantwell, A. M. M. Scaife, M. Brienza, A. Bonafede, R. P. Breton, J. W. Broderick, D. Carbone, J. H. Croston, J. S. Farnes, J. J. Harwood, V. Heesen, A. Horneffer, A. J. van der Horst, M. Iacobelli, W. Jurusik, G. Kokotanekov, J. P. McKean, L. K. Morabito, D. D. Mulcahy, B. S. Nikiel-Wroczynski, E. Orru, R. Paladino, M. Pandey-Pommier, M. Pietka, R. Pizzo, L. Pratley, C. J. Riseley, H. J. A. Rottgering, A. Rowlinson, J. Sabater, K. Sendlinger, A. Shulevski, S. S. Sridhar, A. J. Stewart, C. Tasse, S. van Velzen, R. J. van Weeren, M. W. Wise
Comments: Compressed for arXiv, see journal for full resolution images
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1702.01751v1 [pdf]
Title:A massive, quiescent galaxy at redshift of z=3.717
Authors: Karl Glazebrook, Corentin Schreiber, Ivo Labbé, Themiya Nanayakkara, Glenn G. Kacprzak, Pascal A. Oesch, Casey Papovich, Lee R Spitler, Caroline M. S. Straatman, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Tiantian Yuan
Comments: Accepted for publication in Nature. (Note press embargoed until publication date which is TBD)
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1702.00691v1 [pdf]
Title:EPIC 218916923 b: a low-mass warm Jupiter on a 29-day orbit transiting an active K0 V star
Authors: O. Barragán, D. Gandolfi, A. M. S. Smith, H. J. Deeg, M. C. V. Fridlund, C. M. Persson, P. Donati, M. Endl, Sz. Csizmadia, S. Grziwa, D. Nespral, A. P. Hatzes, W. D. Cochran, L. Fossati, S. S. Brems, J. Cabrera, F. Cusano, Ph. Eigmüller, C. Eiroa, A. Erikson, E. Guenther, J. Korth, L. Mancini, M. Pätzold, J. Prieto-Arranz, H. Rauer, I. Rebollido, J. Saario, O. V. Zakhozhay
Comments: 10 pages, 4 tables, 5 figures, MNRAS, submitted
Subjects: astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1702.00786v1 [pdf]
Title:Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
Authors: Heather Audley,...,Elena Rossi, Giuliana Russano, Bernard Schutz, Alberto Sesana, David Shoemaker, Jacob Slutsky, Carlos F., Tim Sumner, Nicola Tamanini, Ira Thorpe, Michael Troebs, Michele Vallisneri, Alberto Vecchio, Daniele Vetrugno, Stefano Vitale, Gudrun Wanner, Harry Ward, Peter Wass, William Weber, John Ziemer, Peter Zweifel
Comments: Submitted to ESA on January 13th in response to the call for missions for the L3 slot in the Cosmic Vision Programme
Subjects: astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1702.00192v1 [pdf]
Title:Decay of COSAC and Ptolemy Mass Spectra at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Authors: Harald Krüger, Fred Goesmann, Chaitanya Giri, Ian Wright, Andrew Morse, Jan Hendrik Bredehöft, Stephan Ulamec, Barbara Cozzoni, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Thomas Gautier, Susan McKenna-Lawlor, Francois Raulin, Harald Steininger, Cyril Szopa
Comments: 7 pages, 4 figures, Astronomy and Astrophysics in press
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1701.08887v1 [pdf]
Title:A southern-sky total intensity source catalogue at 2.3 GHz from S-band Polarisation All-Sky Survey data
Authors: B. W. Meyers, N. Hurley-Walker, P. J. Hancock, T. M. O. Franzen, E. Carretti, L. Staveley-Smith, B. M. Gaensler, M. Haverkorn, S. Poppi
Comments: 11 pages, 8 figures, 2 tables, accepted for publication in PASA
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1701.08802v1 [pdf]
Title:LOFAR observations of decameter carbon radio recombination lines towards Cassiopeia A
Authors: P. Salas, J. B. R. Oonk, R. J. van Weeren, F. Salgado, L. K. Morabito, M. C. Toribio, K. Emig, H. J. A. Röttgering, A. G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: 14 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
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