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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1802.10306v1 [pdf]
Title:AGN outflows and feedback twenty years on
Authors: C. M. Harrison, T. Costa, C. N. Tadhunter, A. Flütsch, D. Kakkad, M. Perna, G. Vietri
Comments: Authors' version (all referee comments addressed). 7 pages + references. Published in Nature Astronomy
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1802.09721v1 [pdf]
Title:Medium-resolution integral-field spectroscopy for high-contrast exoplanet imaging: Molecule maps of the $β$ Pictoris system with SINFONI
Authors: H. J. Hoeijmakers, H. Schwarz, I. A. G. Snellen, R. J. de Kok, M. Bonnefoy, G. Chauvin, A. M. Lagrange, J. H. Girard
Comments: 11 pages, 10 figures. Submitted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1802.10102v1 [pdf]
Title:The nature of luminous Lyman-alpha emitters at z~2-3: maximal dust-poor starbursts and highly ionising AGN
Authors: David Sobral, Jorryt Matthee, Behnam Darvish, Ian Smail, Philip N. Best, Lara Alegre, Huub Röttgering, Bahram Mobasher, Ana Paulino-Afonso, Andra Stroe, Iván Oteo
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. Comments welcomed. 1D spectra will be available with final refereed version
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1802.09286v1 [pdf]
Title:Chemistry of a newly detected circumbinary disk in Ophiuchus
Authors: E. Artur de la Villarmois, L. E. Kristensen, J. K. Jřrgensen, E. A. Bergin, C. Brinch, S. Frimann, D. Harsono, N. Sakai, S. Yamamoto
Comments: 19 pages, 14 figures, 6 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.09280v1 [pdf]
Title:Probing midplane CO abundance and gas temperature with DCO$^+$ in the protoplanetary disk around HD 169142
Authors: M. T. Carney, D. Fedele, M. R. Hogerheijde, C. Favre, C. Walsh, S. Bruderer, A. Miotello, N. M. Murillo, P. D. Klaassen, Th. Henning, E. F. van Dishoeck
Comments: Accepted to Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.09557v1 [pdf]
Title:Mass determination of the 1:3:5 near-resonant planets transiting GJ 9827 (K2-135)
Authors: J. Prieto-Arranz, E. Palle, D. Gandolfi, O. Barragán, E. W. Guenther, F. Dai, M. Fridlund, T. Hirano, J. Livingston, P. Niraula, C. M. Persson, S. Redfield, S. Albrecht, R. Alonso, G. Antoniciello, J. Cabrera, W. D. Cochran, Sz. Csizmadia, H. Deeg, Ph. Eigmüller, M. Endl, A. Erikson, M. E. Everett, A. Fukui, S. Grziwa, A. P. Hatzes, D. Hidalgo, M. Hjorth, J. Korth, D. Lorenzo-Oliveira, F. Murgas, N. Narita, D. Nespral, G. Nowak, M. Pätzold, P. Montańés Rodríguez, H. Rauer, I. Ribas, A. M. S. Smith, V. Van Eylen, J. N. Winn
Comments: 15 pages, 10 Figures, 8 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1802.08451v1 [pdf]
Title:Kinematics, Turbulence and Star Formation of z ~1 Strongly Lensed Galaxies seen with MUSE
Authors: V. Patricio, J. Richard, D. Carton, T. Contini, B. Epinat, J. Brinchmann, K. B. Schmidt, D. Krajnovic, N. Bouche, P. M. Weilbacher, R. Pello, J. Caruana, M. Maseda, H. Finley, F. E. Bauer, J. Martinez, G. Mahler, D. Lagattuta, B. Clement, G. Soucail, L. Wisotzki
Comments: 22 pages, 9 Figures (plus appendices). Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.08742v1 [pdf]
Title:Giant galaxy growing from recycled gas: ALMA maps the circumgalactic molecular medium of the Spiderweb in [CI]
Authors: B. H. C. Emonts, M. D. Lehnert, H. Dannerbauer, C. De Breuck, M. Villar-Martin, G. K. Miley, J. R. Allison, B. Gullberg, N. A. Hatch, P. Guillard, M. Y. Mao, R. P. Norris
Comments: Accepted for publication as a Letter in MNRAS (5 pages, 4 figures)
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.08277v1 [pdf]
Title:The Envelope Kinematics and a Possible Disk Around the Class 0 Protostar within BHR7
Authors: John J. Tobin, Steven P. Bos, Michael M. Dunham, Tyler L. Bourke, Nienke van der Marel
Comments: 36 pages; 11 Figures, 2 Tables; Accepted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.07745v1 [pdf]
Title:Diversity in the stellar velocity dispersion profiles of a large sample of Brightest Cluster Galaxies $z\leq0.3$
Authors: S. I. Loubser, H. Hoekstra, A. Babul, E. O'Sullivan
Comments: 25 pages, 17 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.06629v1 [pdf]
Title:SEAGLE - I: A pipeline for simulating and modeling strong lenses from cosmological hydrodynamic simulations
Authors: Sampath Mukherjee, Léon. V. E. Koopmans, Robert Benton Metcalf, Nicolas Tessore, Crescenzo Tortora, Matthieu Schaller, Joop Schaye, Robert A. Crain, Giorgos Vernardos, Fabio Bellagamba, Tom Theuns
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.06791v1 [pdf]
Title:Search for low-frequency diffuse radio emission around a shock in the massive galaxy cluster MACS J0744.9+3927
Authors: Amanda Wilber, Marcus Brüggen, Annalisa Bonafede, David Rafferty, Federica Savini, Timothy Shimwell, Reinout van Weeren, Andrea Botteon, Rossella Cassano, Gianfranco Brunetti, Francesco De Gasperin, Denis Wittor, Matthias Hoeft, Laura Birzan
Comments: 11 pages, 9 figures, accepted to MNRAS on February 13, 2018
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.06786v1 [pdf]
Title:Star-forming galaxies are predicted to lie on a fundamental plane of mass, star formation rate and α-enhancement
Authors: Jorryt Matthee, Joop Schaye
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures; submitted to MNRAS Letters. Comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.05625v1 [pdf]
Title:Alone on a wide wide sea. The origin of SECCO 1, an isolated star-forming gas cloud in the Virgo cluster
Authors: M. Bellazzini, L. Armillotta, S. Perina, L. Magrini, G. Cresci, G. Beccari, G. Battaglia, F. Fraternali, P. T. de Zeeuw, N. F. Martin, F. Calura, R. Ibata, L. Coccato, V. Testa, M. Correnti
Comments: Accepted for publication by MNRAS. PDFLatex. 21 pages, 16 figures, 4 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.05764v1 [pdf]
Title:Characterization of methanol as a magnetic field tracer in star-forming regions
Authors: Boy Lankhaar, Wouter Vlemmings, Gabriele Surcis, Huib Jan van Langevelde, Gerrit C. Groenenboom, Ad van der Avoird
Comments: 23 pages, 3 figures, excluding Supplementary information. Author manuscript version before editorial/copyediting by Nature Astronomy. Journal version available via http://rdcu.be/FPeB . Supplementar
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1802.05272v1 [pdf]
Title:The JWST Extragalactic Mock Catalog: Modeling galaxy populations from the UV through the near-IR over thirteen billion years of cosmic history
Authors: Christina C. Williams, Emma Curtis-Lake, Kevin N. Hainline, Jacopo Chevallard, Brant E. Robertson, Stephane Charlot, Ryan Endsley, Daniel P. Stark, Christopher N. A. Willmer, Stacey Alberts, Ricardo Amorin, Santiago Arribas, Stefi Baum, Andrew Bunker, Stefano Carniani, Sara Crandall, Eiichi Egami, Daniel J. Eisenstein, Pierre Ferruit, Bernd Husemann, Michael V. Maseda, Roberto Maiolino, Timothy D. Rawle, Marcia Rieke, Renske Smit, Sandro Tacchella, Chris J. Willott
Comments: 44 pages, 27 figures, submitted to ApJS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.05275v1 [pdf]
Title:A UV-to-NIR Study of Molecular Gas in the Dust Cavity Around RY Lupi
Authors: N. Arulanantham, K. France, K. Hoadley, C. F. Manara, P. C. Schneider, J. M. Alcalá, A. Banzatti, H. M. Günther, A. Miotello, N. van der Marel, E. F. van Dishoeck, C. Walsh, J. P. Williams
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1802.04360v1 [pdf]
Title:The consequences of a nearby supernova on the early Solar System
Authors: Simon Portegies Zwart, Inti Pelupessy, Arjen van Elteren, Thomas Wijnen, Maria Lugaro
Comments: submitted to A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1802.03995v1 [pdf]
Title:First scattered light detection of a nearly edge-on transition disk around the T Tauri star RY Lup
Authors: M. Langlois, A. Pohl, A. -M. Lagrange, A. - L. Maire, D. Mesa, A. Boccaletti, R. Gratton, L. Denneulin, H. Klahr, A. Vigan, M. Benisty, C. Dominik, M. Bonnefoy, F. Menard, H. Avenhaus, A. Cheetham, R. Van Boekel, J. de Boer, G. Chauvin, S. Desidera, M. Feldt, R. Galicher, C. Ginski, J. Girard, T. Henning, M. Janson, T. Kopytova, Q. Kral, R. Ligi, S. Messina, S. Peretti, C. Pinte, E. Sissa, T Stolker, A. Zurlo, Y. Magnard, P. Blanchard, T. Buey, M. Suarez, E. Cascone, O. Moller-Nilsson, L. Weber, C. Petit, J. Pragt
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1802.03328v1 [pdf]
Title:Dust modeling of the combined ALMA and SPHERE datasets of HD163296. Is HD163296 really a Meeus group II disk?
Authors: G. A. Muro-Arena, C. Dominik, L. B. F. M. Waters, M. Min, L. Klarmann, C. Ginski, A. Isella, M. Benisty, A. Pohl, A. Garufi, J. Hagelberg, M. Langlois, F. Menard, C. Pinte, E. Sezestre, G. van der Plas, M. Villenave, A. Delboulbé, Y. Magnard, O. Möller-Nilsson, J. Pragt, P. Rabou, R. Roelfsema
Comments: 15 pages, 12 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.EP