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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1708.00789v1 [pdf]
Title:Complex diffuse emission in the $z=0.52$ cluster PLCK~G004.5-19.5
Authors: J. G. Albert, C. Sifón, A. Stroe, F. Mernier, H. T. Intema, H. J. A. Röttgering, G. Brunetti
Comments: 7 pages, 7 figures, accepted at A&A with reference AA/2017/30496
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1708.00301v1 [pdf]
Title:Radio Galaxy Zoo: Cosmological Alignment of Radio Sources
Authors: O. Contigiani, F. de Gasperin, G. K. Miley, L. Rudnick, H. Andernach, J. K. Banfield, A. D. Kapi?ska, S. S. Shabala, O. I. Wong
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1708.00195v1 [pdf]
Title:Gaia Data Release 1: The archive visualisation service
Authors: A. Moitinho, A. Krone-Martins, H. Savietto, M. Barros, C. Barata, A. J. Falcão, T. Fernandes, J. Alves, A. F. Silva, M. Gomes, J. Bakker, A. G. A. Brown, J. González-Núñez, G. Gracia-Abril, R. Gutiérrez-Sánchez, J. Hernández, S. Jordan, X. Luri, B. Merin, F. Mignard, A. Mora, V. Navarro, W. O'Mullane, T. Sagristà Sellés, J. Salgado, J. C. Segovia, E. Utrilla, F. Arenou, J. H. J. de Bruijne, F. Jansen, M. McCaughrean, K. S. O'Flaherty, M. B. Taylor, A. Vallenari
Comments: 16 pages, 9 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics. Abstract abridged for arXiv submission. The service and image gallery here described are accessible from the Gaia archive "
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1708.00037v1 [pdf]
Title:Magellan/M2FS Spectroscopy of Galaxy Clusters: Stellar Population Model and Application to Abell 267
Authors: Evan Tucker, Matthew G. Walker, Mario Mateo, Edward W. Olszewski, John I. Bailey III, Jeffrey D. Crane, Stephen A. Shectman
Comments: 16 pages, 11 figures, accepted for publication in The Astronomical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1707.09883v1 [pdf]
Title:Mass transport from the envelope to the disk of V346 Nor: a case study for the luminosity problem in an FUor-type young eruptive star
Authors: Á. Kóspál, P. Ábrahám, T. Csengeri, O. Fehér, M. R. Hogerheijde, Ch. Brinch, M. M. Dunham, E. I. Vorobyov, D. M. Salter, Th. Henning
Comments: 16 pages, 8 figures, published in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.09552v1 [pdf]
Title:Density diagnostics of ionized outflows in active galactic nuclei: X-ray and UV absorption lines from metastable levels in Be-like to C-like ions
Authors: Junjie Mao, J. S. Kaastra, M. Mehdipour, A. J. J. Raassen, Liyi Gu, J. M. Miller
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A. The abstract on arXiv is abbreviated
Subjects: astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1707.09202v1 [pdf]
Title:On the use of C-stat in testing models for X-ray spectra
Authors: J. S. Kaastra
Comments: 4 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1707.09230v1 [pdf]
Title:C$_{60}^+$ and the Diffuse Interstellar Bands: An Independent Laboratory Check
Authors: Steffen Spieler, Martin Kuhn, Johannes Postler, Malcolm Simpson, Roland Wester, Paul Scheier, Wim Ubachs, Xavier Bacalla, Jordy Bouwman, Harold Linnartz
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.08967v1 [pdf]
Title:The most distant, luminous, dusty star-forming galaxies: redshifts from NOEMA and ALMA spectral scans
Authors: Y. Fudamoto, R. J. Ivison, I. Oteo, M. Krips, Z. Y. Zhang, A. Weiss, H. Dannerbauer, A. Omont, S. C. Chapman, L. Christensen, V. Arumugam, F. Bertoldi, M. Bremer, D. L. Clements, L. Dunne, S. A. Eales, J. Greenslade, S. Maddox, P. Martinez-Navajas, M. Michalowski, I. Pérez-Fournon, D. Riechers, J. M. Simpson, B. Stalder, E. Valiante, P. van der Werf
Comments: 15 pages, 10 figures; accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.09022v1 [pdf]
Title:An amplified dusty star-forming galaxy at z=6: unveiling an elusive population of galaxies
Authors: Jorge A. Zavala, Alfredo Montaña, David H. Hughes, Min S. Yun, R. J. Ivison, Elisabetta Valiante, David Wilner, Justin Spilker, Itziar Aretxaga, Stephen Eales, Vladimir Avila-Reese, Miguel Chávez, Asantha Cooray, Helmut Dannerbauer, James S. Dunlop, Loretta Dunne, Arturo I. Gómez-Ruiz, Michal J. Michalowski, Gopal Narayanan, Hooshang Nayyeri, Ivan Oteo, Daniel Rosa González, David Sánchez-Argüelles, Stephen Serjeant, Matthew W. L. Smith, Elena Terlevich, Olga Vega, Alan Villalba, Paul van der Werf, Grant W. Wilson, Milagros Zeballos
Comments: Submitted to Nature Astronomy
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.08596v1 [pdf]
Title:Detecting Proxima b's atmosphere with JWST targeting CO2 at 15 micron using a high-pass spectral filtering technique
Authors: I. Snellen, J. -M. Desert, L. Waters, T. Robinson, V. Meadows, E. van Dishoeck, B. Brandl, T. Henning, J. Bouwman, F. Lahuis, M. Min, C. Lovis, C. Dominik, V. van Eylen, D. Sing, G. Anglada-Escude, J. Birkby, M. Brogi
Comments: 11 Pages, 4 Figures: Accepted for Publication in AJ
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1707.08585v1 [pdf]
Title:The [Y/Mg] clock works for evolved solar metallicity stars
Authors: D. Slumstrup, F. Grundahl, K. Brogaard, A. O. Thygesen, P. E. Nissen, J. Jessen-Hansen, V. Van Eylen, M. G. Pedersen
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication as a Letter to A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1707.08091v1 [pdf]
Title:The dipole anisotropy of WISE x SuperCOSMOS number counts
Authors: C. A. P. Bengaly Jr., C. P. Novaes, H. S. Xavier, M. Bilicki, A. Bernui, J. S. Alcaniz
Comments: 5 pages, 4 figures, 2 tables. Comments welcome!
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA, gr-qc
arXiv:1707.08122v1 [pdf]
Title:Alignment Between Protostellar Outflows and Filamentary Structure
Authors: Ian W. Stephens, Michael M. Dunham, Philip C. Myers, Riwaj Pokhrel, Sarah I. Sadavoy, Eduard I. Vorobyov, John J. Tobin, Jaime E. Pineda, Stella S. R. Offner, Katherine I. Lee, Lars E. Kristensen, Jes K. Jørgensen, Alyssa A. Goodman, Tyler L. Bourke, Héctor G. Arce, Adele L. Plunkett
Comments: Accepted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1707.07616v1 [pdf]
Title:The Carnegie Supernova Project I: photometry data release of low-redshift stripped-envelope supernovae
Authors: M. D. Stritzinger, J. P. Anderson, C. Contreras, E. Heinrich-Josties, N. Morrell, M. M. Phillips, J. Anais, L. Boldt, L. Busta, C. R. Burns, A. Campillay, C. Corco, S. Castellon, G. Folatelli, C. González, S. Holmbo, E. Y. Hsiao, W. Krzeminski, F. Salgado, J. Serón, S. Torres-Robledo, W. L. Freedman, M. Hamuy, K. Krisciunas, B. F. Madore, S. E. Persson, M. Roth, N. B. Suntzeff, F. Taddia, W. Li, A. V. Filippenko
Comments: Re-submitted to A&A, 63 pages, 4 figures, lots of tables, constructive comments welcomed
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1707.06475v1 [pdf]
Title:DCO$^+$, DCN and N$_2$D$^+$ reveal three different deuteration regimes in the disk around the Herbig Ae star HD163296
Authors: V. N. Salinas, M. R. Hogerheijde, G. S. Mathews, K. I. Öberg, C. Qi, J. P. Williams, D. J. Wilner
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.05976v1 [pdf]
Title:[CII] emission from L1630 in the Orion B molecular cloud
Authors: C. H. M. Pabst, J. R. Goicoechea, D. Teyssier, O. Berné, B. B. Ochsendorf, M. G. Wolfire, R. D. Higgins, D. Riquelme, C. Risacher, J. Pety, F. Le Petit, E. Roueff, E. Bron, A. G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: 23 pages, 30 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.05238v1 [pdf]
Title:Molecular gas in three z~7 quasar host galaxies
Authors: Bram Venemans, Fabian Walter, Roberto Decarli, Carl Ferkinhoff, Axel Weiss, Joseph Findlay, Richard McMahon, Will Sutherland, Rowin Meijerink
Comments: 12 pages, 6 figures. Accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1707.05329v1 [pdf]
Title:Low-redshift analogs of submm galaxies: a diverse population
Authors: I. Oteo, I. Smail, T. Hughes, L. Dunne, R. J. Ivison, Z-Y. Zhang, D. Riechers, A. Cooray, N. Bourne, P. van der Werf, D. L. Clements, M. J. Micha?owski, H. Dannerbauer, L. Wang
Comments: Submitted to ApJ. Comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1707.04671v1 [pdf]
Title:Chasing obscuration in type-I AGN: discovery of an eclipsing clumpy wind at the outer broad-line region of NGC 3783
Authors: M. Mehdipour, J. S. Kaastra, G. A. Kriss, N. Arav, E. Behar, S. Bianchi, G. Branduardi-Raymont, M. Cappi, E. Costantini, J. Ebrero, L. Di Gesu, S. Kaspi, J. Mao, B. De Marco, G. Matt, S. Paltani, U. Peretz, B. M. Peterson, P. -O. Petrucci, C. Pinto<, G. Ponti, F. Ursini, C. P. de Vries, D. J. Walton
Comments: Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A), 6 pages, 6 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.GA