Institute of Astronomy

Recent IoA Publications

The star formation main sequence and stellar mass assembly of galaxies in the Illustris simulation

Martin Sparre, Christopher C. Hayward, Volker Springel, Mark Vogelsberger, Shy Genel, Paul Torrey, Dylan Nelson, Debora Sijacki, Lars Hernquist

Core radii and common-envelope evolution

Philip D. Hall, Christopher A. Tout

The Illustris simulation: Evolving population of black holes across cosmic time

Debora Sijacki (1), Mark Vogelsberger (2), Shy Genel (3), Volker Springel (4,5), Paul Torrey (3,2,6), Greg Snyder (7), Dylan Nelson (3), Lars Hernquist (3) ((1) IoA & KICC, Cambridge, (2) MIT, (3) Harvard/CfA, (4) HITS, Heidelberg, (5) ZAH, Heidelberg, (6) Caltech, (7) STScI)

The Gaia-ESO Survey: the chemical structure of the Galactic discs from the first internal data release

Š. Mikolaitis, V. Hill, A. Recio-Blanco, P. de Laverny, C. Allende Prieto, G. Kordopatis, G. Tautvaišiene, D. Romano, G. Gilmore, S. Randich, S. Feltzing, G. Micela, A. Vallenari, E. J. Alfaro, T. Bensby, A. Bragaglia, E. Flaccomio, A. C. Lanzafame, E. Pancino, R. Smiljanic, M. Bergemann, G. Carraro, M. T. Costado, F. Damiani, A. Hourihane, P. Jofré, C. Lardo, L. Magrini, E. Maiorca, L. Morbidelli, L. Sbordone, S. G. Sousa, C. C. Worley, S. Zaggia

Spectroscopic Signatures of Extra-Tidal Stars Around the Globular Clusters NGC 6656 (M22), NGC 3201 and NGC 1851 from RAVE

Andrea Kunder (Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik, Potsdam), G. Bono, T. Piffl, M. Steinmetz, E. K. Grebel, B. Anguiano, K. Freeman, G. Kordopatis, T. Zwitter, R. Scholz, B. K. Gibson, J. Bland-Hawthorn, G. Seabroke, C. Boeche, A. Siebert, R.F.G. Wyse, O. Bienayme, J. Navarro, A. Siviero, I. Minchev, Q. Parker, W. Reid, G. Gilmore, U. Munari, A. Helmi

Accretion in action: phase space coherence of stellar debris and globular clusters in Andromeda's South-West Cloud

Dougal Mackey, Geraint Lewis, Michelle Collins, Nick Bate, Rodrigo Ibata, Nicolas Martin, Scott Chapman, Anthony Conn, Pascal Elahi, Annette Ferguson, Avon Huxor, Mike Irwin, Alan McConnachie, Brendan McMonigal, Jorge Penarrubia, Jovan Veljanoski

Triple Microlens OGLE-2008-BLG-092L: Binary Stellar System with a Circumprimary Uranus-type Planet

R. Poleski, J. Skowron, A. Udalski, C. Han, S. Kozłowski, Ł. Wyrzykowski, S. Dong, M. K. Szymański, M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzyński, I. Soszyński, K. Ulaczyk, P. Pietrukowicz, A. Gould

APASS Landolt-Sloan BVgri photometry of RAVE stars. I. Data, effective temperatures and reddenings

U. Munari, A. Henden, A. Frigo, T. Zwitter, O. Bienayme, J. Bland-Hawthorn, C. Boeche, K.C. Freeman, G. Gilmore, B.K. Gibson, E.K. Grebel, A. Helmi, G. Kordopatis, S.E. Levine, J.F. Navarro, Q.A. Parker, W. Reid, G.M. Seabroke, A. Siebert, A. Siviero, T.C. Smith, M. Steinmetz, M. Templeton, D. Terrell, D.L. Welch, M. Williams, R.F.G. Wyse

Insights from the Outskirts: Chemical and Dynamical Properties in the outer Parts of the Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy

Benjamin Hendricks, Andreas Koch, Matthew Walker, Christian I. Johnson, Jorge Penarrubia, Gerard Gilmore

Interpreting the extended emission around three nearby debris disc host stars

Jonathan P. Marshall, F. Kirchschlager, S. Ertel, J.-C. Augereau, G.M. Kennedy, M. Booth, S. Wolf, B. Montesinos, C. Eiroa, B. Matthews

Line-driven radiative outflows in luminous quasars

Rebecca A. A. Bowler, Paul C. Hewett, James T. Allen, Gary J. Ferland

The X-ray spectrum of the cooling-flow quasar H1821+643 : A massive black hole feeding off the intracluster medium

Christopher S. Reynolds, Anne M. Lohfink, Arif Babul, Andrew C. Fabian, Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Helen R. Russell, Stephen A. Walker

The changing X-ray time lag in MCG-6-30-15

E. Kara, A. C. Fabian, A. Marinucci, G. Matt, M. L. Parker, W. Alston, L. W. Brenneman, E. M. Cackett, G. Miniutti

The Gaia-ESO Survey: metallicity and kinematic trends in the Milky Way bulge

A. Rojas-Arriagada, A. Recio-Blanco, V. Hill, P. de Laverny, M. Schultheis, C. Babusiaux, M. Zoccali, D. Minniti, O. A. Gonzalez, S. Feltzing, G. Gilmore, S. Randich, A. Vallenari, E. J. Alfaro, T. Bensby, A. Bragaglia, E. Flaccomio, A. C. Lanzafame, E. Pancino, R. Smiljanic, M. Bergemann, M. T. Costado, F. Damiani, A. Hourihane, P. Jofré, C. Lardo, L. Magrini, E. Maiorca, L. Morbidelli, L. Sbordone, C. C. Worley, S. Zaggia, R. Wyse

Do Two Temperature Debris Disks Have Multiple Belts?

Grant M. Kennedy, Mark C. Wyatt

Pseudo Three-dimensional Maps of the Diffuse Interstellar Band at 862 nm

Janez Kos, Tomaž Zwitter, Rosemary Wyse, Olivier Bienaymé, James Binney, Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Kenneth Freeman, Brad K. Gibson, Gerry Gilmore, Eva K. Grebel, Amina Helmi, Georges Kordopatis, Ulisse Munari, Julio Navarro, Quentin Parker, Warren A. Reid, George Seabroke, Sanjib Sharma, Arnaud Siebert, Alessandro Siviero, Matthias Steinmetz, Fred G. Watson, Mary E. K. Williams

Possible binary progenitors for the type Ib supernova iPTF13bvn

J. J. Eldridge, Morgan Fraser, Justyn R. Maund, Stephen J. Smartt

The Ly-alpha Profiles of Faint Galaxies at z~2-3 with Systemic Redshifts from Keck-MOSFIRE

Dawn K. Erb, Charles C. Steidel, Ryan F. Trainor, Milan Bogosavljevic, Alice E. Shapley, Daniel B. Nestor, Kristin R. Kulas, David R. Law, Allison L. Strom, Gwen C. Rudie, Naveen A. Reddy, Max Pettini, Nicholas P. Konidaris, Gregory Mace, Keith Matthews, Ian S. McLean

Towards Chemical Constraints on Hot Jupiter Migration

Nikku Madhusudhan (Cambridge, IoA), Mustafa A. Amin (Cambridge, IoA/Kavli), Grant M. Kennedy (Cambridge, IoA)

Population Studies. XIII. A New Analysis of the Bidelman-MacConnell "Weak-Metal" Stars - Confirmation of Metal-Poor Stars in the Thick Disk of the Galaxy

Timothy C. Beers, John E. Norris, Vinicius M. Placco, Young Sun Lee, Silvia Rossi, Daniela Carollo, Thomas Masseron