• The ACS Survey Of Globular Clusters. V. Generating A Comprehensive Star Catalog For Each Cluster 

    Anderson, Jay; Ata Sarajedini; Luigi R. Bedin; Ivan R. King; Giampaolo Piotto; I. Neill Reid; Michael Siegel; Majewski, Steven R.; Paust, Nathaniel E. Q.; Aparicio, Antonio; Milone, Antonio P.; Chaboyer, Brian; Rosenberg, Alfred (2008-06)
    The ACS Survey of Globular Clusters has used Hubble Space Telescope's Wide-Field Channel to obtain uniform imaging of 65 of the nearest globular clusters to provide an extensive homogeneous data set for a broad range of ...
  • Adaptive Optics Imaging Of Quasi-Stellar Objects With Double-Peaked Narrow Lines: Are They Dual Active Galactic Nuclei? 

    Rosario, D. J.; McGurk, R. C.; Max, C. E.; Shields, Gregory A.; Smith, K. L.; Ammons, S. M. (2011-09)
    Active galaxies hosting two accreting and merging supermassive black holes (SMBHs)-dual active galactic nuclei (AGNs)-are predicted by many current and popular models of black-hole-galaxy co-evolution. We present here the ...
  • The Advanced Camera for Surveys General Catalog: Structural Parameters for Approximately Half A Million Galaxies 

    Griffith, Roger L.; Cooper, Michael C.; Newman, Jeffrey A.; Moustakas, Leonidas A.; Stern, Daniel; Comerford, Julia M.; Davis, Marc; Lotz, Jennifer M.; Barden, Marco; Conselice, Christopher J.; Capak, Peter L.; Faber, S. M.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Koekemoer, Anton M.; Koo, David C.; Noeske, Kai G.; Scoville, Nick; Sheth, Kartik; Shopbell, Patrick; Willmer, Christopher N. A.; Weiner, Benjamin (2012-05)
    We present the Advanced Camera for Surveys General Catalog (ACS-GC), a photometric and morphological database using publicly available data obtained with the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) instrument on the Hubble Space ...
  • The Afterglows Of Swift-Era Gamma-Ray Bursts. I. Comparing Pre-Swift And Swift-Era Long/Soft (Type II) Grb Optical Afterglows 

    Kann, D. A.; Klose, S.; Zhang, B.; Malesani, D.; Nakar, E.; Pozanenko, A.; Wilson, A. C.; Butler, N. R.; Jakobsson, Pall; Schulze, S.; Andreev, M.; Antonelli, L. A.; Bikmaev, I. F.; Biryukov, V.; Bottcher, M.; Burenin, R. A.; Ceron, J. M. C.; Castro-Tirado, A. J.; Chincarini, G.; Cobb, B. E.; Covino, S.; D'Avanzo, P.; D'Elia, V.; Della Valle, M.; Postigo, A. D.; Efimov, Y.; Ferrero, P.; Fugazza, D.; Fynbo, Johan P. U.; Galfalk, M.; Grundahl, F.; Gorosabel, J.; Gupta, S.; Guziy, S.; Hafizov, B.; Hjorth, J.; Holhjem, K.; Ibrahimov, M.; Im, M.; Israel, G. L.; Jelinek, M.; Jensen, B. L.; Karimov, R.; Khamitov, I. M.; Kiziloglu, U.; Klunko, E.; Kubanek, P.; Kutyrev, A. S.; Laursen, P.; Levan, A. J.; Mannucci, F.; Martin, C. M.; Mescheryakov, A.; Mirabal, N.; Norris, J. P.; Ovaldsen, J. E.; Paraficz, D.; Pavlenko, E.; Piranomonte, S.; Rossi, A.; Rumyantsev, V.; Salinas, R.; Sergeev, A.; Sharapov, D.; Sollerman, Jesper; Stecklum, B.; Stella, L.; Tagliaferri, G.; Tanvir, N. R.; Telting, J.; Testa, V.; Updike, A. C.; Volnova, A.; Watson, D.; Wiersema, K.; Xu, D. (2010-09)
    We have gathered optical photometry data from the literature on a large sample of Swift-era gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows including GRBs up to 2009 September, for a total of 76 GRBs, and present an additional three ...
  • The Afterglows Of Swift-Era Gamma-Ray Bursts. II. Type I GRB Versus Type II GRB Optical Afterglows 

    Kann, D. A.; Klose, S.; Zhang, B.; Covino, S.; Butler, N. R.; Malesani, D.; Nakar, E.; Wilson, A. C.; Antonelli, L. A.; Chincarini, G.; Cobb, B. E.; D'Avanzo, P.; D'Elia, V.; Della Valle, M.; Ferrero, P.; Fugazza, D.; Gorosabel, J.; Israel, G. L.; Mannucci, F.; Piranomonte, S.; Schulze, S.; Stella, L.; Tagliaferri, G.; Wiersema, K. (2011-06)
    Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been separated into two classes, originally along the lines of duration and spectral properties, called "short/hard" and "long/soft." The latter have been conclusively linked to the explosive ...
  • AGB stars in the early universe I: Towards a portable chemical and thermal evolution model 

    Liao, Andy Sha (2012)
    Stars in the asymptotic giant branch (AGB) are in the penultimate stage of their lives as low- mass dwarfs. During this stage, they produce in their cool, bloated envelopes vast quantities of dust composed from metals ...
  • AGN Host Galaxies At Redshift Z Approximate To 0.7: Peculiar Or Not? 

    Bohm, A.; Wisotzki, L.; Bell, E. F.; Jahnke, K.; Wolf, C.; Bacon, D.; Barden, M.; Gray, M. E.; Hoeppe, G.; Jogee, S.; McIntosh, D. H.; Peng, C. Y.; Robaina, A. R.; Balogh, M.; Barazza, F. D.; Caldwell, J. A. R.; Heymans, C.; Haussler, B.; van Kampen, E.; Lane, K.; Meisenheimer, K.; Sanchez, S. F.; Taylor, A. N.; Zheng, X. (2013-01)
    Aims. We perform a quantitative morphological comparison between the hosts of active galactic nuclei (AGN) and quiescent galaxies at intermediate redshifts (z approximate to 0.7). The imaging data are taken from the large ...
  • An Alma Constraint on the GSC 6214-210 B Circum-Substellar Accretion Disk Mass 

    Bowler, Brendan P.; Andrews, Sean M.; Kraus, Adam L.; Ireland, Michael J.; Herczeg, Gregory; Ricci, Luca; Carpenter, John; Brown, Michael E. (2015-06)
    We present Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observations of GSC 6214-210 A and B, a solar-mass member of the 5-10 Myr Upper Scorpius association with a 15 +/- 2 M-Jup companion orbiting at approximate ...
  • An Alma Disk Mass for the Candidate Protoplanetary Companion to FW Tau 

    Kraus, Adam L.; Andrews, Sean M.; Bowler, Brendan P.; Herczeg, Gregory; Ireland, Michael J.; Liu, Michael C.; Metchev, Stanimir; Cruz, Kelle L. (2015-01)
    We present ALMA observations of the FW Tau system, a close binary pair of M5 stars with a wide-orbit (300 AU projected separation) substellar companion. The companion is extremely faint and red in the optical and near-infrared, ...
  • Alma Observations of the Massive Molecular Outflow G331.512-0.103 

    Merello, Manuel; Bronfman, Leonardo; Garay, Guido; Lo, Nadia; Evans, Neal J., II; Nyman, Lars-Åke; Cortes, Juan R.; Cunningham, Maria R. (2013-09)
    The object of this study is one of the most energetic and luminous molecular outflows known in the Galaxy, G331.512-0.103. Observations with ALMA Band 7 (350 GHz; 0.86 mm) reveal a very compact, extremely young bipolar ...
  • Almost All Of Kepler's Multiple-Planet Candidates Are Planets 

    Lissauer, Jack J.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Rowe, Jason F.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Adams, Elisabeth; Buchhave, Lars A.; Ciardi, David R.; Cochran, William D.; Fabrycky, D. C.; Ford, Eric B.; Fressin, Francois; Geary, John; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Holman, Matthew J.; Howell, Steve B.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Kinemuchi, Karen; Koch, David G.; Morehead, Robert C.; Ragozzine, Darin; Seader, Shawn E.; Tanenbaum, Peter G.; Torres, Guillermo; Twicken, Joseph D. (2012-05)
    We present a statistical analysis that demonstrates that the overwhelming majority of Kepler candidate multiple transiting systems (multis) indeed represent true, physically associated transiting planets. Binary stars ...
  • An Analysis Of The Environments Of Fu Orionis Objects With Herschel 

    Green, Joel D.; Evans, Neal J.; Kospal, Agnes; Herczeg, Gregory; Quanz, Sascha P.; Henning, Thomas; van Kempen, Tim A.; Lee, Jeong-Eun; Dunham, Michael M.; Meeus, Gwendolyn; Bouwman, Jeroen; Chen, Jo-Hsin; Gudel, Manuel; Skinner, Stephen L.; Liebhart, Armin; Merello, Manuel (2013-08)
    We present Herschel-HIFI, SPIRE, and PACS 50-670 mu m imaging and spectroscopy of six FU Orionis-type objects and candidates (FU Orionis, V1735 Cyg, V1515 Cyg, V1057 Cyg, V1331 Cyg, and HBC 722), ranging in outburst date ...
  • Analytical Light Curve Models Of Superluminous Supernovae: Chi(2)-Minimization Of Parameter Fits 

    Chatzopoulos, Emmanouil; Wheeler, J. Craig; Vinko, Jozsef; Horvath, Z. L.; Nagy, A. (2013-08)
    We present fits of generalized semi-analytic supernova (SN) light curve (LC) models for a variety of power inputs including Ni-56 and Co-56 radioactive decay, magnetar spin-down, and forward and reverse shock heating due ...
  • An Ancient Extrasolar System With Five Sub-Earth-Size Planets 

    Campante, T. L.; Barclay, Thomas; Swift, Jonathan J.; Huber, Daniel; Adibekyan, V. Z.; Cochran, William; Burke, C. J.; Isaacson, Howard; Quintana, Elisa V.; Davies, G. R.; Aguirre, V. S.; Ragozzine, D.; Riddle, R.; Baranec, C.; Basu, S.; Chaplin, W. J.; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J.; Metcalfe, T. S.; Bedding, T. R.; Handberg, R.; Stello, D.; Brewer, J. M.; Hekker, S.; Karoff, C.; Kolbl, R.; Law, N. M.; Lundkvist, M.; Miglio, A.; Rowe, Jason F.; Santos, N. C.; Van Laerhoven, C.; Arentoft, T.; Elsworth, Y. P.; Fischer, Debra A.; Kawaler, Steven D.; Kjeldsen, H.; Lund, M. N.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Sousa, S. G.; Sozzetti, A.; White, T. R. (2015-02)
    The chemical composition of stars hosting small exoplanets (with radii less than four Earth radii) appears to be more diverse than that of gas-giant hosts, which tend to be metal-rich. This implies that small, including ...
  • Ancient Light From Young Cosmic Cities: Physical And Observational Signatures Of Galaxy Proto-Clusters 

    Chiang, Yi-Kuan; Overzier, Roderik; Gebhardt, Karl (2013-12)
    A growing number of galaxy clusters at z = 1-2 is being discovered as part of deep optical, IR, X-ray, and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect surveys. For a complete picture of cluster formation, however, it is important that we ...
  • Angular Momenta, Dynamical Masses, And Mergers Of Brightest Cluster Galaxies 

    Tran, Kim-Vy; Brough, Sarah; Gebhardt, Karl; von der Linden, Anja; Couch, Warrick J.; Sharp, Rob (2013-12)
    Using the VIMOS integral field unit (IFU) spectrograph on the Very Large Telescope, we have spatially mapped the kinematic properties of 10 nearby brightest cluster galaxies (BCGs) and 4 BCG companion galaxies located ...
  • Application Of The Cubed-Sphere Grid To Tilted Black Hole Accretion Disks 

    Fragile, P. Chris; Lindner, Christopher C.; Anninos, Peter; Salmonson, Jay D. (2009-01)
    In recent work we presented the first results of global general relativistic magnetohydrodynamic (GRMHD) simulations of tilted (or misaligned) accretion disks around rotating black holes. The simulated tilted disks showed ...