The following are publications in refereed journals of members of the Sackler Institute of Astronomy:
Almoznino, E., Barkana, R., Beck, S. C., Brosch, N., Broadhurst, T. J., Contini, M., Formiggini, L., Goldman, I., Kaspi, S., Kozlovsky, B-Z., Leibowitz, E. M., Levinson, A., Maoz, D., Mazeh, T., Netzer, H., Rephaeli, Y., and Sternberg, A.
Research workers and graduate students:
Arieli, Y., Barzilay, Y., Bromberg, O., Finkelman, I., Gnat, O., Gorbykov, E., Horesh, A., Lemze, D., Lipkin, Y., Medezinski, E., Mor, R., Moran, A., Naoz, S., Ofir, A., Polishook, D., Sadeh, S., Shaham, A., Sharon, K., Shporer, A., Spector, O., Trakhtenbrot, B., and Zitrin, A.
PAPERS PRINTED IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Aigrain, S., et al including Mazeh, T. and Zucker, S. "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission IV: CoRoT-Exo-4b: A transiting planet in a 9.2 day synchronous orbit", A&A. 488: 43. 2008.
Alonso, R., et al including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A., "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. II. CoRoT-Exo-2b: a transiting planet around an active G star", A&A, 482: L21, 2008
Arévalo, P., Uttley, P., Kaspi, S., Breedt, E., Lira, P. and McHardy, I. M. "Correlated X-ray/Optical Variability in the Quasar MR2251-178". MNRAS, 389: 147, 2008.
Arieli, Y., Rephaeli, Y., and Norman, M. L. "A New Approach for Simulating Galaxy Cluster Properties", ApJ, 683, L111, 2008
Barge, P. et al. including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A., "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. I. CoRoT-Exo-1b: a low-density short-period planet around a G0V star", A&A, 482: L17, 2008.
Barkana, R. and Loeb, A. "The difference PDF of 21 -cm fluctuations: a powerful statistical tool for probing cosmic reionization", MNRAS, 384: 1069, 2008.
Barkana, R., "The infancy of cosmic reionization", MNRAS, 391, 727, 2008.
Barzilay, Yudith and Levinson, Amir. "Structure and nuclear composition of general relativistic, magnetohydrodynamic outflows from neutrino-cooled disks", New Astronomy, Volume 13, Issue 6, p.386-394. 2008.
Beck S.C. " Recombination Lines of Embedded Clusters" , A&A, 489: 567, 2008.
Benitez, N., et al including Broadhurst, T. "Optimal filter systems for photometric redshift estimation", accepted for publication in ApJ. Letters, 2008.
Bradley, L. D. et al including Broadhurst, T. "Discovery of a Very Bright Strongly-Lensed Galaxy Candidate at z ~ 7.6", ApJ. 678: 647, 2008.
Broadhurst, T. J. and Barkana, R., "Large Einstein radii: a problem for Lambda-CDM", MNRAS, 390, 1647, 2008.
Broadhurst, T., Umetsu, K., Medezinski, E., Oguri, M., Rephaeli, Y. "Comparison of Cluster Lensing Profiles with ËCDM Predictions", ApJ. 685: 9, 2008.
Brosch, N., Polishook, D., Shporer, A., Kaspi, S., Berwald, A. and Manulis, I. "The Centurion 18 telescope of the Wise Observatory", Astrophysics and Space Science, 2008.
Coe, D., Fuselier, E., Benitz, N., Broadhurst, T., Frye, B. and Ford, H. "LensPerfect: Gravitational Lens Mass Map Reconstructions Yielding Exacta Reproduction of All Multiple Images", ApJ. 681, Issue 2: pp. 814-830, 2008.
Contini, M., Angeloni, R. and Rafanelli, P. "The symbiotic star CH Cygni. II. The broad Ly alpha emission line explained by shocks". Accepted for publication in A&A, 2008.
Dasyra, K. M. et al including Netzer, H. "High-Ionization Mid-Infrared Lines as Black Hole Mass and Bolometric Luminosity Indicators in Active Galactic Nuclei", ApJ. 674: L9, 2008.
Deleuil, M., et al including Mazeh, T., Shporer, A. and Zucker, S. "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. VI. CoRoT-Exo-3b: the first secure inhabitant of the brown-dwarf desert", A&A, 491: 889, 2008.
Ferrari, C., Govoni, F., Schindler, S., Bykov, A.M. and Rephaeli, Y. "Observations of Extended Radio Emission in Clusters", Space Science Reviews, 134: 93, 2008.
Finkelman, I., Brosch, N., et al. "Determining the extragalactic extinction law with SALT", MNRAS, 390: 969, 2008.
Frye, B.L., et al including Broadhurst T., "Observations of the Gas Reservoir around a Star-Forming Galaxy in the Early Universe", ApJ. 685: 5, 2008.
Gal-Yam, Avishay., Maoz, Dan., Guhathakurta, Puragra. and Filippenko, Alexei V. "Supernovae in Low-Redshift Galaxy Clusters: Observations by the Wise Observatory Optical Transient Search (WOOTS)" ApJ. 680: 550-567, 2008.
Gal-Yam, A., et al including Maoz, D. "GALEX Spectroscopy of SN 2005ay Suggests Ultraviolet Spectral Uniformity among Type II-P Supernovae", AJ. 685: 117, 2008.
Gaudi, B. S., et al including Maoz, D. and Kaspi, S. "Discovery of a Jupiter/Saturn Analog with Gravitational Microlensing", Science, 2008.
Gavazzi, G. et al including Brosch, N. "HI content and other structural properties of galaxies in the Virgo cluster from the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey," accepted for publication by A&A, 2008.
Genel, S., et al including Sternberg, A. "Mergers and Mass Accretion Rates in Galaxy Assembly: the Millennium Simulation Compared to Observations of z ~ 2 Galaxies", ApJ. 688: 789, 2008.
Genzel, R., et al including Sternberg, A. "From rings to bulges: evidence for rapid secular galaxy evolution at z~2 from integral field spectroscopy in the SINS survey", ApJ. 687: 59, 2008.
Gillon, M.., et al including Mazeh, T. "Accurate Spitzer infrared radius measurement for the hot Neptune GJ 436b" A&A. 490: L1, 2008.
Gnat, O. and Sternberg, A. "Metal-Absorption Column Densities in Fast Radiative Shocks", ApJ. In press, 2008.
Goldman, I. "The effective tidal viscosity in close solar-type binaries", AN, 329, 762, 2008.
Horesh, A., Poznanski, D., Ofek, E. O., Maoz, D. "The rate of Type Ia supernovae at z ~ 0.2 from SDSS-I overlapping field", MNRAS. 389: 1871, 2008.
Inada, N., et al including Broadhurst, T., Ofek, E. O., Sharon, K. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Fifth Image of SDSS J1004+4112 and Implications for the MBH-ó* Relation at z=0.68" Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 60: 27. 2008.
Kaastra, J. S., et al including Rephaeli, Y. "Clusters of Galaxies: Beyond the Thermal View", Space Science Reviews, 134: 1-6, 2008.
Kent, B. R. et al including Brosch, N. "The Arecibo Legacy Fast Alfa Survey. Vi. Second HI Source Catalog of the Virgo Cluster Region". AJ. 136: 733-724, 2008.
Koopman, Rebecca A., et al including Brosch, Noah and Spector, Oded. "A 500 kpc H I Extension of the Virgo Pair NGC 4532/DDO 137 Detected by the Arecibo Legacy Fat ALFA (ALFALFA) Survey". ApJ. 682: L85-L88, 2008.
Leibowitz, E. M. and Formiggini, L. "Activity cycle of the giant star of Z Andromedae and its spin period", MNRAS, 385: 445, 2008.
Lemze, D., Barkana, R., Broadhurst, T. and Rephaeli, Y. "Mass and gas profiles in A 1689: joint X-ray and lensing analysis", MNRAS, 386: 1092, 2008.
Levinson, A. and Bromberg, O. "Relativistic Photon Mediated Shocks", Physics Review Letters, vol. 100: 131101, 2008.
Lipkin, Y. M. and Leibowitz, E. M. "V4633 Sgr - a probable second asynchronous polar classical nova", MNRAS, 387: 289-294, 2008.
Loeillet, B., Shporer, A., Bouchy, F., Pont, F., Mazeh, T. et al "Refined parameters and spectroscopic transit of the super-massive planet HD 147506b", A&A, 481: 529, 2008.
Lutz, D., et al including Netzer, H. and Shemmer, O. "Star formation in hosts of high-z QSO's: Evidence from Spitzer PAH detection", ApJ, 684: 853, 2008.
Mannucci, F., Maoz, D., Sharon, K., et al. "The supernova rate in local galaxy clusters", MNRAS, 383: 1121, 2008.
Maoz, D. "On the fraction of intermediate-mass close binaries that explode as Type 1a supernovae", MNRAS, 384: 267, 2008.
Maoz, Dan. and Mannucci, Filippo. "A search for the progenitors of two Typela Supernovae in NGC 1316", MNRAS, 388: 421-428, 2008.
Minniti, D., et al including Mazeh, T., Tamuz, O., Shporer, A. "Behind the Scenes of the Discovery of Two Extrasolar Planets: ESO Large Programme 666", The Messenger, 133: 21. 2008.
Moles, M., et al including Broadhurst T. "The Alhambra Survey: a Large Area Multimedium-Band Optical and Near-Infrared Photometric Survey", AJ. 136: 1325, 2008.
Moutou, C., et al. including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. V. CoRoT-Exo-4b: stellar and planetary parameters", A&A, 488: 47, 2008.
Mueller Sanchez, F., et al including Sternberg, A. "Molecular gas streamers feeding and obscuring the active nucleus of NGC 1068". Accepted for publication in ApJ. 2008.
Naoz, S. and Barkana R. "Detecting early galaxies through their 21-cm signature", MNRAS, 385: L63, 2008.
Nelson, T., Orio, M., Cassinelli, J.P., Still, M., Leibowitz, E. and Mucciarelli, P. "X-Ray Spectroscopy of the 2006 Outburst of RS Opiuchi", ApJ. 673: 1067, 2008.
Netzer, H. "Ionized gas in active galactic nuclei", New Astronomy Reviews. 52: 257, 2008.
Netzer, H. "Radiation pressure force and black hole mass determination in low redshift type-I and type-II active galactic nuclei", accepted for publication in ApJ. 2008.
Ofir A. "An Algorithm For Photometric Identification Of Transiting Circumbinary Planets", MNRAS, 387, 1597, 2008
Oguri, M., Ofek, E. O., et al including Broadhurst T. "The Third Image of the Large-Separation Lensed Quasar SDSS J1029+2623", ApJ. 676: L1, 2008.
Pastorello, A., et al including Kaspi, S. "The type IIb SN 2008ax: spectral and light curve evolution". MNRAS, 389: 955, 2008.
Persic, M., Rephaeli, Y. and Arielei, Y. "Very-high-energy emission from M 82", A&A. 486: 143-149, 2008.
Petrosian, V., Rephaeli, Y. and Bykov, A. "Nonthermal radiation mechanisms", Space Science Reviews, 134: 191. Special issue "Clusters of Galaxies: beyond the thermal view", Editor J. S. Kaastra, Chapter 10; work done by an international team at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI), Bern, organized by J. S. Kaastra, A. M. Bykov, S. Schindler and J.A.M. Bleeker.
Pietsch, W. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "Detection of the second eclipsing high mass X-ray binary in M 33", accepted for publication in ApJ. 2008.
Plucinsky, P. P., et al including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. "Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): A First Look", ApJ. Supplement Series 174: 366, 2008.
Polishook, D. and Brosch, N. "Photometry of Aten asteroids-More than a handful of binaries", Icarus, 194: 111, 2008.
Polishook, D. and Brosch, N. "Photometry and Spin Rate Distribution of Small-Sized Main Belt Asteroids". Accepted for publication in Icarus, 2008.
Pont, F., Tamuz, O., et al including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. "A transiting planet among 23 new near-threshold candidates from the OGLE survey - OGLE-TR-182", A&A. 487: 749. 2008.
Rephaeli, Y., Nevalainen, J., Ohashi, T. and Bykov A. M. "Nonthermal Phenomena in Clusters of Galaxies", Space Science Reviews, 134: 71, 2008.
Rephaeli, Y. and Sadeh, S. "S-Z Power Spectra", Modern Physics Letters A. Vol. 23, 1498, 2008.
Sadeh, S., Rephaeli, Y. "The probability distribution of cluster formation times and implied Einstein radii", MNRAS. 388: 1759. 2008.
Saintonge, A., et al including Brosch, N. "The Arecibo Legacy Fast Alfa Survey. V. The H i Source Catalog of the Anti-Virgo Region at ä = +27°", AJ. 135: 588, 2008.
Schweitzer, M. et al including Netzer, H. "Extended Silicate Dust Emission in Palomar-Green QSOs" ApJ. 679: 101, 2008.
Shemmer, O., Brandt, W. N., Netzer, H., Maiolino, R. and Kaspi, S. "The Hard X-ray Spectrum as a Probe for Black-Hole Growth in Radio-Quiet Active Galactic Nuclei", ApJ. 682: 81-93, 2008.
Shin, Min-Su et al including Broadhurst, Tom. "The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Discovery of a Strongly Lensed Post-Starburst Galaxy at z = 0.766", AJ. 136: 44-50, 2008.
Sternberg, A., Umurhan, O. M., Gil, Y., Regev, O. "Hydrodynamic response of rotationally supported flows in the small shearing box model", A&A. 486: 341. 2008.
Sullivan, D. J. et al including Leibowitz, E. M. WET Collaboration: "Whole Earth Telescope observations of the hot helium atmosphere pulsating white dwarf EC 20058-5234", MNRAS, 387: 137, 2008.
Udalski, A. et al including Mazeh, T., Shporer, A. and Tamuz, O., "OGLE-TR-211 - a new transiting inflated hot Jupiter from the OGLE survey and ESO LP666 spectroscopic follow-up program", A&A, 482: 299, 2008.
Umetsu, K.., et al including Medezinski, E., Broadhurst, T., Lemze, D., Zitrin, A. "Mass and Hot Baryons in Massive Galaxy Clusters from Subaru Weak Lensing and AMiBA SZE Obsesrvations", accepted for publication in ApJ. 2008.
Umetsu, K. and Broadhurst, T. "Combining Lens Distortion and Depletion to Map the Mass Distribution of A1689", ApJ. 684: 177, 2008.
Williams, B. F. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): Transient X-ray Sources Discovered in M33", ApJ, 680: 1120, 2008.
Winn, J. N. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Transit Light Curve Project. VIII. Six Occultations of the Exoplanet TrES-3". AJ. 136: 257-271, 2008.
Winn, J. N. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Transit Light Curve Project. IX. Evidence for a Smaller Radius of the Exoplanet XO-3b", ApJ. 683: 1076. 2008.
Winn, J. N. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Transit Light Curve Project. X. A Christmas Transit of HD 17156b", Accepted for publication in ApJ. 2008.
Zitrin, A.., Brosch, N. "The NGC 672 and 784 galaxy groups: evidence for galaxy formation and growth along a nearby dark matter filament", MNRAS. 390: 408. 2008.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT MEETINGS
Alonso, R., Aigrain, S., Pont, F. and Mazeh, T. "Searching for the secondary eclipse of CoRoT-Exo-2b and its transit timing variations", Proceedings of IAU Symposium 253, "Transiting Planets", May 2008, Cambridge, MA.
Beck, S. "Winds of Embedded O Star Clusters", in IAU Symposium 250, Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008 p. 559
Bradley, L. A., et al including Broadhurst T. "Discovery of a Very Bright Strongly-Lensed Galaxy Candidate at z 7.6", AAS Meeting #211, #35.05.
Breedt Elme, Uttley Phil, Arevalo Patricia, McHardy Ian, Kaspi Shai, and Lira Paulina, "Correlated optical/X-ray variability in radio-quiet AGN", 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly. Held 13-20 July 2008, in Montreal, Canada., p.381,
Botti, Ismael., Lira, Paulina., Netzer, Hagai., Kaspi, Shai., Maza, Jose. and Maoz, Dan. "Broad-line region size and black hole mass in high-z AGN" Proceedings of the "Compact Objects and their Emission" La Plata International School in Astronomy and Geophysics, held 10-14 March 2008, in La Plata, Argentina (eds: I. Andruchow, and G. E. Romera)
Bromberg, O., Levinson, A. "Focusing of a Relativistic Cooling Jet", 4th Heidelberg Intl. Symposium on High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy, (AIP Conf. Proc.). 2008
Brosch, N., Almoznino, E., Spector, O. and Zitrin A. "Star Formation in Various Environments", Poster paper at the First Middle East-Africa IAU Regional Meeting, Cairo (Egypt) May 2008.
Davies, R., Genzel, R., Taconi, L., Sánchez, F. M. and Sternberg, A. "Star Formation and Molecular Gas in AGN", Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies, Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings, Volume. ISBN 978-0-387-72767-7. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, 2008, p. 144.
Eggenberger, A. et al including Mazeh, T. and Zucker, S. "Extrasolar Planets in Double and Multiple Stellar Systems", Multiple Stars across the H-R Diagram, ESO Astrophysics Symposia, Volume. ISBN 978-3-540-74744-4. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008, p. 169.
Fernandez-Soto, A., on behalf of the ALHAMBRA Core Team, including Broadhurst, T. "First results from the ALHAMBRA-Survey", to appear in Il Nuovo Cimento. Invited talk presented at the conference "A Century of Cosmology : Past, Present and Future" (August 27-31 2007, Venezia, Italy)
Goldman, I. "Velocity Fluctuations in NGC 5033", IAUS 254 The Galaxy Disk in Cosmological Context, J. Andersen, J. Bland-Hawthorn, & B. Nordstrom, eds., Copenhagen (2008)
Goldman, I. "Turbulence: A Probe of the Dynamics and Physics of the Magellanic Stream". Proceedings of IAUS 256, The Magellanic System: Stars, Gas, and Galaxies Jacco van Loon and Joana Oliveira, eds., arXiv:0809.4523 (2008).
Horesh, A., et al. including Maoz, D. "The Rate of Type Ia SNe at Redshift z=0.2, from SDSS I Overlapping Fields", Supernova Rates 2008 Workshop, Florence, Italy, May 2008.
LeBohec, S., et al. including Ofir, A. "Toward a revival of stellar intensity interferometry" Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7013, pp. 70132E-70132E-10 (2008).
Levinson, A. and Bromberg, O. "Collimation and Radiative Deceleration of Jets in TeV AGN's" In Proceedings of "High Energy Phenomena in Relativistic Outflows", held in Dublin, Ireland September 2007.
Levinson A. "Phenomenolgy of Gamma-Ray Jets", Astrophysics of Compact Objects: International Conference on Astrophysics of Compact Objects. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 968: 281, 2008.
Levinson, A. "Gamma Ray and Neutrino Emission as a Probe of Relativistic Jets", Extragalactic Jets: Theory and Observation from Radio to Gamma Ray ASP Conference Series, Vol. 386, proceedings of the conference held 21-24 May, 2007 in Girdwood, Alaska, USA. Edited by Travis A. Rector and David S. De Young. San Francisco: ASP,
Levinson, A. "Relativistic Flows in TeV Blazars", in "Blazar Variability Across the Electromagnetic Spectrum", Proceedings of Science (PoS), 2008.
Maoz, D. "The properties of LLAGN inferred from high resolution observations". Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 131, Proceedings of "The Universe under the Microscope - Astrophysics at High Angular Resolution", held 21-25 April 2008, in Bad Honnef, Germany. Editors: Rainer Schoedel, Andreas Eckart, Susanne Pfalzner and Eduardo Ros. pp. 012036 (2008)
Mazeh, T. "Observational Evidence for Tidal Interaction in Close Binary Systems", Review Paper. In "Tidal effects in stars, planets and disks", M.-J. Goupil and J.-P. Zahn (eds.), EAS Publication Series. 2008.
Moles, M., et al including Broadhurst, T. "The ALHAMBRA Survey". Pathways Through an Eclectic Universe ASP Conference Series, Vol. 390, proceedings of the conference held 23-27 April, 2007 at Santiago del Teide, Tenerife, Spain. Edited by J. H. Knapen, T. J. Mahoney and A. Vazdekis. San Francisco: ASP, 2008., p.495.
Netzer, H. "Black Hole Mass and Growth Rate and Metal Enrichment at Low and High Redshift". Relativistic Astrophysics Legacy and Cosmology - Einstein's, ESO Astrophysics Symposia, Volume. ISBN 978-3-540-74712-3. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008, p. 264.
Ofir, A. "Identifying Transiting Circumbinary Planets", Proceedings of IAU Symposium 253, "Transiting Planets", May 2008, Cambridge, MA.
Petrosian, V., Rephaeli, Y. and Bykov, A. "Nonthermal radiation mechanisms", Space Science Reviews, special issue "Clusters of Galaxies: beyond the thermal view", Editor J. S. Kaastra, Chapter 10; work done by an international team at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI), Bern, organized by J. S. Kaastra, A. M. Bykov, S. Schindler and J.A.M. Bleeker.
Polishook D., Brosch N., and Kaspi S, "Simultaneous Spectroscopic and Photometric Observations of Binary Asteroids", Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2008 held July 14-18, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. LPI Contribution No. 1405, paper id. 8132
Polishook, D.; Brosch, N. "Efficient Photometry of Small Main Belt Asteroids Using a Wide-Field CCD", Presented at Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2008 held July 14-18, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. LPI Contribution No. 1405, paper id. 8064.
Rephaeli, Y. and Sadeh, S. "S-Z Power Spectra", in Proceedings of CosPA07, 2008.
Romano, P., Pian, E., Maoz, D., Cucchiara, A., Pagani, C. "Testing the LINERs paradigm with Swift simultaneous UV to X-ray data", Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on AGN, held in Torino, Italy, May 19-22, 2008. Edited by L. Lanteri, C.M. Raiteri, A. Capetti, and P. Rossi.
Tsai, C., Turner, J.L., Beck, S. C., Meier, D. S. and Ho, P. T. O. "M82 at 7mm", AAS Meeting #211, #141.03. 2008.
Zucker, S. and Mazeh, T. "TIRAVEL - Template Independent Radial VELocity Measurement", Precision Spectroscopy in Astrophysics, Proceedings of the ESO/Lisbon/Aveiro Conference held in Aveira, Portugal, 11-15 September 2006. Edited by N.C. Santos, L. Pasquini, A.C.M. Correia, and M. Romanielleo, Garching, Germany, 2008 pp. 327.
ASTRONOMICAL CIRCULARS AND BULLETINS
Maoz, D. and Mannucci, Filippo. "Near-IR photometry of possible progenitor of SN2008bk" The Astronomers Telegram # 1464, 04/2008.
Ofir, A. "Two Pairs Of Interacting EBs Towards The LMC In The OGLE Database", IBVS No. 5868, 2008.
Brosch, Noah. "Sirius Matters", by Noah Brosch. Berlin: Springer, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8318-1