Institute of Astronomy

Recent IoA Publications

Star formation quenching in simulated group and cluster galaxies: When, how, and why?

Yannick M. Bahe, Ian G. McCarthy

OGLE-2011-BLG-0265Lb: a Jovian Microlensing Planet Orbiting an M Dwarf

J. Skowron, I.-G. Shin, A. Udalski, C. Han, T. Sumi, Y. Shvartzvald, A. Gould, D. Dominis-Prester, R. A. Street, U. G. Jørgensen, D. P. Bennett, V. Bozza, M. K. Szymański, M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzyński, I. Soszyński, R. Poleski, S. Kozłowski, P. Pietrukowicz, K. Ulaczyk, Ł. Wyrzykowski, F. Abe, A. Bhattacharya, I. A. Bond, C. S. Botzler, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, D. Fukunaga, Y. Itow, C. H. Ling, N. Koshimoto, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, Y. Muraki, S. Namba, K. Ohnishi, L. C. Philpott, N. Rattenbury, T. Saito, D. J. Sullivan, D. Suzuki, P. J. Tristram, P. C. M. Yock, D. Maoz, S. Kaspi, M. Friedman, L. A. Almeida, V. Batista, G. Christie, J.-Y. Choi, D. L. DePoy, B. S. Gaudi, C. Henderson, K.-H. Hwang, F. Jablonski, Y. K. Jung, C.-U. Lee, J. McCormick, T. Natusch, H. Ngan, et al. (64 additional authors not shown)

Narrow-band search of continuous gravitational-wave signals from Crab and Vela pulsars in Virgo VSR4 data

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration: J. Aasi, B. P. Abbott, R. Abbott, T. Abbott, M. R. Abernathy, F. Acernese, K. Ackley, C. Adams, T. Adams, T. Adams, P. Addesso, R. X. Adhikari, V. Adya, C. Affeldt, M. Agathos, K. Agatsuma, N. Aggarwal, O. D. Aguiar, A. Ain, P. Ajith, A. Alemic, B. Allen, A. Allocca, D. Amariutei, S. B. Anderson, W. G. Anderson, K. Arai, M. C. Araya, C. Arceneaux, J. S. Areeda, G. Ashton, S. Ast, S. M. Aston, P. Astone, P. Aufmuth, C. Aulbert, B. E. Aylott, S. Babak, P. T. Baker, F. Baldaccini, G. Ballardin, S. W. Ballmer, J. C. Barayoga, M. Barbet, S. Barclay, B. C. Barish, D. Barker, F. Barone, B. Barr, L. Barsotti, M. Barsuglia, J. Bartlett, M. A. Barton, I. Bartos, R. Bassiri, A. Basti, J. C. Batch, Th. S. Bauer, C. Baune, V. Bavigadda, B. Behnke, et al. (840 additional authors not shown)

Formation of redbacks via accretion induced collapse

Sarah L. Smedley, Christopher A. Tout, Lilia Ferrario, Dayal T. Wickramasinghe

Migration and Growth of Protoplanetary Embryos II: Emergence of Proto-Gas-Giants Cores versus Super Earths' Progenitor

Beibei Liu, Xiaojia Zhang, Douglas N. C. Lin, Sverre J. Aarseth

The colors of satellite galaxies in the Illustris Simulation

Laura V. Sales, Mark Vogelsberger, Shy Genel, Paul Torrey, Dylan Nelson, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Wenting Wang, Annalisa Pillepich, Debora Sijacki, Volker Springel, Lars Hernquist

Understanding the Unique Assembly History of Central Group Galaxies

Benedetta Vulcani, Kevin Bundy, Claire Lackner, Alexie Leauthaud (KAVLI-IPMU), Tommaso Treu (UCSB, UCLA), Simona Mei (GEPI, Universite Paris Denis Diderot,), Lodovico Coccato (ESO), Jean Paul Kneib (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Matthew Auger (Institue of Astronomy, Cambridge), Carlo Nipoti (INAF-OaBO)

Eight billion asteroids in the Oort cloud

Andrew Shannon, Alan P. Jackson, Dimitri Veras, Mark Wyatt

Legacy ExtraGalactic UV Survey (LEGUS) with The Hubble Space Telescope. I. Survey Description

D. Calzetti (1), J.C. Lee (2), E. Sabbi (2), A. Adamo (3), L.J. Smith (4), J.E. Andrews (5), L. Ubeda (2), S.N. Bright (2), D. Thilker (6), A. Aloisi (2), T.M. Brown (2), R. Chandar (7), C. Christian (2), M. Cignoni (2), G.C. Clayton (8), R. da Silva (9), S.E. de Mink (10), C. Dobbs (11), B.G. Elmegreen (12), D.M. Elmegreen (13), A.S. Evans (14), M. Fumagalli (15), J.S. Gallagher (16), D.A. Gouliermis (17), E.K. Grebel (17), A. Herrero (18), D.A. Hunter (19), K.E. Johnson (14), R.C. Kennicutt (20), H. Kim (21), M.R. Krumholz (9), D. Lennon (22), K. Levay (2), C. Martin (23), P. Nair (24), A. Nota (4), G. Oestlin (3), A. Pellerin (25), J. Prieto (26), M.W. Regan (2), J.E. Ryon (16), D. Schaerer (27), D. Schiminovich (28), M. Tosi (29), S.D. Van Dyk (30), R. Walterbos (31), B.C. Whitmore (2), et al. (1 additional author not shown)

Discovery of $\sim$ 9,000 new RR Lyrae in the Southern Catalina Surveys

G. Torrealba, M. Catelan, A. J. Drake, S. G. Djorgovski, R. H. McNaught, V. Belokurov, S. Koposov, M. J. Graham, A. Mahabal, S. Larson, E. Christensen

Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, The Virgo Collaboration: J Aasi, J Abadie, B P Abbott, R Abbott, T Abbott, M R Abernathy, T Accadia, F Acernese, C Adams, T Adams, R X Adhikari, C Affeldt, M Agathos, N Aggarwal, O D Aguiar, P Ajith, B Allen, A Allocca, E Amador Ceron, D Amariutei, R A Anderson, S B Anderson, W G Anderson, K Arai, M C Araya, C Arceneaux, J Areeda, S Ast, S M Aston, P Astone, P Aufmuth, C Aulbert, L Austin, B E Aylott, S Babak, P T Baker, G Ballardin, S W Ballmer, J C Barayoga, D Barker, S H Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, M A Barton, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, J Batch, J Bauchrowitz, Th S Bauer, M Bebronne, B Behnke, M Bejger, M.G Beker, A S Bell, C Bell, I Belopolski, G Bergmann, J M Berliner, A Bertolini, D Bessis, J Betzwieser, P T Beyersdorf, T Bhadbhade, et al. (803 additional authors not shown)

Exposing Sgr tidal debris behind the Galactic disk with M giants selected in WISE$\cap$2MASS

S. E. Koposov, V. Belokurov, D. B. Zucker, G. F. Lewis, R. A. Ibata, E. W. Olszewski, A. R. Lopez-Sanchez, E. A. Hyde

Turbulent Heating in Galaxy Clusters Brightest in X-rays

I. Zhuravleva (KIPAC, Stanford), E. Churazov (MPA, IKI), A. A. Schekochihin (Oxford), S. W. Allen (Stanford, SLAC), P. Arevalo (U. de Valparaiso, U. Catolica), A. C. Fabian (IoA), W. R. Forman (CfA), J. S. Sanders (MPE), A. Simionescu (JAXA), R. Sunyaev (MPA, IKI), A. Vikhlinin (CfA, IKI), N. Werner (KIPAC, Stanford)

Radio Monitoring Campaigns of Six Strongly Lensed Quasars

N. Rumbaugh, C. D. Fassnacht, J. P. McKean, L. V. E. Koopmans, M. W. Auger, S. H. Suyu

Flipping minor bodies: what comet 96P/Machholz 1 can tell us about the orbital evolution of extreme trans-Neptunian objects and the production of near-Earth objects on retrograde orbits

C. de la Fuente Marcos, R. de la Fuente Marcos, S. J. Aarseth

The Gaia-ESO Survey: {\alpha}-abundances of metal-poor stars

R. Jackson-Jones, P. Jofré, K. Hawkins, A. Hourihane, G. Gilmore, G. Kordopatis, C. Worley, S. Randich, A. Vallenari, T. Bensby, A. Bragaglia, E. Flaccomio, A. J. Korn, A. Recio-Blanco, R. Smiljanic, M. T. Costado, U. Heiter, V. Hill, C. Lardo, P. de Laverny, G. Guiglion, S. Mikolaitis, S. Zaggia, G. Tautvaišiene

OGLE-2013-SN-079: a lonely supernova consistent with a helium shell detonation

C. Inserra, S. A. Sim, L. Wyrzykowski, S. J. Smartt, M. Fraser, M. Nicholl, K. J. Shen, A. Jerkstrand, A. Gal-Yam, D. A. Howell, K. Maguire, P. Mazzali, S. Valenti, S. Taubenberger, S. Benitez-Herrera, D. Bersier, N. Blagorodnova, H. Campbell, T.-W. Chen, N. Elias-Rosa, W. Hillebrandt, Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska, S. Kozlowski, M. Kromer, J. D. Lyman, J. Polshaw, F. K. Ropke, A. J. Ruiter, K. Smith, S. Spiro, M. Sullivan, O. Yaron, D. Young, F. Yuan

The impact of feedback on cosmological gas accretion

Dylan Nelson (Harvard/CfA), Shy Genel (Harvard/CfA), Mark Vogelsberger (MIT), Volker Springel (HITS), Debora Sijacki (IoA Cambridge), Paul Torrey (MIT/Caltech), Lars Hernquist (Harvard/CfA)

First Space-based Microlens Parallax Measurement of an Isolated Star: Spitzer Observations of OGLE-2014-BLG-0939

J.C. Yee, A. Udalski, S. Calchi Novati, A. Gould, S. Carey, R. Poleski, B.S. Gaudi, R.W. Pogge, J. Skowron, S. Kozłowski, P. Mróz, P. Pietrukowicz, G. Pietrzyński, M.K. Szymański, I. Soszyński, K. Ulaczyk, Ł . Wyrzykowski

Implications of Coronal Line Emission in NGC 4696

M. Chatzikos (1), R.J.R. Williams (2), G.J. Ferland (1), R.E.A. Canning (3,4), A.C. Fabian (5), J.S. Sanders (6), P.A.M. van Hoof (7), R.M. Johnstone (5), M. Lykins (1), R.L. Porter (8) ((1) University of Kentucky, (2) AWE, (3) KIPAC, (4) Stanford University, (5) University of Cambridge, (6) MPE, (7) Royal Observatory of Belgium, (8) University of Georgia)