THE RAYMOND AND BEVERLY SACKLER INSTITUTE OF ASTRONOMY
(As appear in NASA ADS)
The following are publications in refereed
Almoznino, E., Barkana, R., Beck, S. C., Brosch, N., Broadhurst, T. J.,
Contini, M., Formiggini, L., Goldman,
Research workers and graduate students:
Arieli, Y., Balila, O., Bromberg, O., Cohen, E., Dvorkin, I., Evenstein,
PAPERS PRINTED IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Aigrain, S., et al including Mazeh, T. and Zucker, S. "Noise properties of the CoRoT data: a planet-finding perspective", accepted for publication in A&A. 2009.
Almenara, J. M. and 40 coauthors including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. “Rate and nature of false positives in the CoRoT exoplanet search”, A&A. 506: 337, 2009.
Almoznino, E., Brosch, N., Finkelman, I., Netzer, H., Yacoby, E. R., Topaz, J. "Ground-based calibration of the TAUVEX flight model", Astrophysics Space Science, 320: 321, 2009.
Alonso, R. et al including Mazeh, T. "The secondary eclipse of the transiting exoplanet CoRoT-2b", A&A Letters 501: 23, 2009.
Alonso, R. et al including Mazeh, T. "The secondary eclipse of CoRoT-1b", accepted for publication in A&A, 2009.
Angeloni, R.; Contini, M.; Ciroi, S.; Rafanelli, P. “The spectral energy distribution of D-type symbiotic stars: the role of dust shell” arXiv0911.4853A, accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Barkana, R. "Studying the sources of cosmic reionization with 21-cm fluctuations", MNRAS 397: 1454, 2009.
Bartko, H. et al, including Sternberg A. "Evidence
for Warped Disks of Young Stars in the
Bartko, H. and 12 coauthors including Sternberg, A. “An Extremely Top-Heavy IMF in the Galactic Center Stellar Disks”, in press ApJ. 2009.
Batista, V. and 90 coauthors including Maoz, D., Kaspi, S., Polishook, D. and Shporer, A. “Mass measurement of a single unseen star and planetary detection efficiency for OGLE 2007-BLG-050” A&A. 508: 467B, 2009.
Benítez, N. et al including Broadhurst, T. "Optimal Filter Systems for Photometric Redshift Estimation", ApJ. 692L: 5. 2009.
Bentz, M. C., Peterson, B. M., Netzer, H., Pogge, R. W. and Vestergaard, M. "The Radius-Luminosity Relationship for Active Galactic Nuclei: The Effect of Host-Galaxy Starlight on Luminosity Measurements. II. The Full Sample of reverberation-Mapped AGN's", ApJ. 697: 160, 2009.
Bouwens, R. J. et al including Broadhurst, T. "z ~ 7-10 Galaxies Behind Lensing Clusters: Contrast with Field Search Results" ApJ. 690: 1764, 2009.
Bromberg, O. and Levinson, A. "Recollimation and Radiative Focusing of Relativistic Jets: Applications to Blazars and M87", ApJ. 699: 1274, 2009.
Brosch, N. "Exotic UV astronomy", Astrophysics Space Science, 320: 207, 2009.
Brosch, N. "Dust to dust and ashes to ashes", Physicaplus – Israel Physical Society. Issue No. 12: 2009.
Brosch, N., Kniazev, A. Y., Moiseev, A., Pustilnik, S. A. “On the Nature of the Apparent Ring Galaxy SDSS J075234.33+292049.8” In press MNRAS, 2009.
Brosch, N., Häggström, I., Pellinen-Wannberg, A. and Westman, A. “Unusual features in high statistics radar meteor studies at EISCAT”, Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Cabrera, J. and 45 coauthors including Mazeh, T., Ofir, A. and Shporer, A. “Planetary transit candidates in CoRoT-LRc01 field”, A&A. 506: 501, 2009.
Carpano, S. et al. including Ofir, A. “Planetary transit candidates in CoRoT-IRa01 field”, A&A, 506, 491. (2009);
Cattaneo, A et al including Netzer, H. "The role of black holes in galaxy formation and evolution", Nature, 460: 213, 2009.
Contini, M., Angeloni, R., Rafanelli, P. "The symbiotic star CH Cygni. The broad Lyα emission line explained by shocks", A&A, 496: 759, 2009.
Contini, M., Angeloni, R., Rafanelli, P. "Shock fronts in the symbiotic system B1 Crucis", MNRAS, 396: 807, 2009.
Contini, M. "An analysis of infrared emission spectra from the regions near the Galactic Center", MNRAS, 399: 1175, 2009.
Contini, M., Angeloni,R., Rafanelli,P. "The symbiotic system CH Cygni: an analysis of the shocked nebulae at different epochs", Astronomische Nachrichten 330: 816, 2009.
G. et al including Sternberg, A. "The SINS Survey:
Modeling the Dyn
Cristóbal-Hornillos, D. et al including Broadhurst,
T. "Near-Infrared Galaxy Counts and Evolution from the Wide-Field
Deeg, H. J., Shporer, A., Mazeh T. and 16 coauthors, “Ground-based photometry of space-based transit detections: photometric follow-up of the CoRoT mission” A&A. 506: 343, 2009.
Fernandez, J. M. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Transit Light Curve Project. XII. Six Transits of the Exoplanet XO-2b", AJ. 137: 4911, 2009.
Formiggini, L., Leibowitz, E. M. "Discovery of the 1.80 hr Spin Period of the White Dwarf of the Symbiotic System BF Cyg", MNRAS, 396: 1507, 2009.
Förster S. and 20 coauthors including Sternberg, A. “The SINS Survey: SINFONI Integral Field Spectroscopy of z ~ 2 Star-forming Galaxies”, ApJ. 706: 1364, 2009.
Genel, S., Genzel, R., Bouché, N., Naab, T., Sternberg, A. “The Halo Merger Rate in the Millennium simulation and Implications for Observed Galaxy Merger Fractions”, ApJ. 701: 2002, 2009.
Gómez de Castro, Ana Inés., Brosch, Noah. "Foreword", Astrophysics and Space Science, 320: 1-3, 2009.
Gorbikov, E. and Brosch, N. “Grey Milky Way Extinction from SDAA Stellar Photometry”, accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Gorbikov, E., Brosch, N., and Afonso, C. . “A Two-Colour CCD Survey of the North Celestial Cap: I. The Method”, accepted for publication in Astrophysics and Space Science, 2009.
Hicks, E. K. S. et al including Sternberg, A. "The role of Molecular Gas in Obscuring Seyfert Active Galactic Nuclei", ApJ. 696: 448, 2009.
Kniazev, A., Brosch, N., Hoffman, G. L., Grebel, E. K. Zucker, D. B. and Pustilnik, S. A. “The faint outer regions of the Pegasus Dwarf Irregular galaxy: a much larger and undisturbed galaxy”, accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Lazar, A., Nakar, E., Piran, T. "Gamma-Ray Burst Light Curves in the Relativistic Turbulence and Relativistic Subjet Models", ApJ Letters, 695: 10, 2009.
Léger, A. et al including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. "Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission VIII. CoRoT-7b: the first Super-Earth with measured radius", A&A, 506: 287, 2009.
Lemze, D., Sadeh, S., Rephaeli, Y. "Cluster contribution to the X-ray background as a cosmological probe", MNRAS, 397: 1876, 2009.
Lemze, D., Broadhurst, T., Rephaeli, Y., Barkana, R., Umetsu, K. "Dynamical Study of A1689 from Wide-Field VLT/VIMOS Spectroscopy: Mass Profile, Concentration Parameter and Velocity Anisotropy", ApJ. 701: 1336, 2009.
Levinson, A. “Probing Cosmic Accelerators Using VHE Gamma Rays and UHE Cosmic Rays”. Nuclear Physics A, 827: 561, 2009.
Levinson, A. “Convective Instability of a Relativistic Ejecta Decelerated by a Surrounding Medium: An Origin of Magnetic Fields in Gamma-Ray Bursts?” ApJ. 705: 213L, 2009.
Luzzi, G. et al including Rephaeli, Y. “Redshift Dependence of the CMB Temperature from S-Z Measurements”, ApJ. 705: 1122L, 2009.
et al including Zucker, S. "Removing systematics from the CoRoT
Mazeh, T. et al including Zucker S. "TRIMOR – three-dimensional correlation technique to analyze multi-order spectra of triple stellar systems; Application to HD188753", MNRAS, 399: 906, 2009.
Mor, R., Netzer, H. and Elitzur, M. “Dusty Structure Around Type-1 Active Galactic Nuclei: Clumpy Torus Narrow-line Region and Near-nucleus Hot Dust”, ApJ. 705: 298, 2009.
Moutou, C. and 38 coauthors, including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. “Planetary transit candidates in the CoRoT initial run: resolving their nature”, A&A. 506: 321, 2009.
Müller Sánchez, F. et al including Sternberg, A. "Molecular Gas Streamers Feeding and Obscuring the Active Nucleus of NGC 1068", ApJ. 691: 749, 2009.
Murphy, R. J., Kozlovsky, B., Kiener, J., Share, G. H. "Nuclear Gamma-Ray De-Excitation Lines and Continuum from Accelerated-Particle Interactions in Solar Flares", ApJ. Supp. 183: 142, 2009.
Nakar, E., Shin’ichiro, A. and Re’em, S. “Klein-Nishina Effects on Optically Thin Synchrotron and Synchrotron Self-Compton spectrum”, ApJ. 703: 675, 2009.
Naoz, S., Barkana, R. and Mesinger, A. “Gas in simulations of high-redshift galaxies and minihaloes”, MNRAS, 399: 369, 2009.
Netzer, H. "Radiation Pressure Force and Black Hole Mass Determination in Low-Redshift Type-I and Type-II Active Galactic Nuclei", ApJ. 695: 793, 2009.
Netzer, H. "Accretion and star formation rates in low redshift type-II active galactic nuclei", MNRAS, 399: 190, 2009.
Ofir, A., Deeg, H. J. and Lacy, C. H. S. “Searching For Transiting Circumbinary Planets in CoRoT and Ground-Based Data Using CB-BLS”, A&A, 506, 445, 2009.
Pál, A., et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "Independent Confirmation and Refined Parameters of the Hot Jupiter XO-5b", ApJ. 700: 783, 2009.
Pian, E., et al including Maoz, D. “Variability and spectral energy distributions of low-luminosity active galactic nuclei: a simultaneous X-ray/UV outlook with Swift”, in press, MNRAS, 2009.
Pietsch, W., et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh T. "Detection of the Second Eclipsing High-Mass X-Ray Binary in M 33" ApJ. 694: 449, 2009.
Polishook, D., Brosch, N. "Photometry and spin rate distribution of small-sized main belt asteroids", Icarus, 199: 319, 2009.
Polishook, D., Brosch, N., Prialnik, D. and Kaspi, S. “Simultaneous Spectroscopic and Photometric Observations of Binary Asteroids”, accepted for publication in Meteoritics and Planetary Science (MAPS) 2009.
Pont, F. et al. including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. "The spin-orbit angle of the transiting hot Jupiter CoRoT-1b", accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Queloz, D. and 30 coauthors including Mazeh, T. “The CoRoT-7 planetary system: two orbiting super-Earths”, A&A. 506: 303, 2009.
Rauer, H., et al including Mazeh, T. and Shporer, A. “Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission: VII. The “hot-Jupiter”-type planet CoRoT-5b”, A&A, 506: 281, 2009.
Reeves, J. N., et al, including Kaspi, S. "A Compton-thick Wind in the High Luminosity Quasar, PDS 456", ApJ. 701: 493, 2009.
Rephaeli, Y., Arieli, Y., Persic, M. “High-energy emission from the starburst galaxy NGC 253” accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Sani, E., Lutz, D., Risaliti, G., Netzer, H., Gallo, L. C., Trakhtenbrot, B., Sturm, E., and Boller, T. “Enhanced Star Formation in Narrow Line Seyfert 1 AGN revealed by Spitzer”, accepted for publication in MNRAS, 2009.
Shapiro, K. et al including Genel, S. and Sternberg, A. "The SINS Survey: Broad Emission Lines in High-Redshift Star Forming Galaxies", ApJ. 701: 955, 2009.
Shaviv, N. J., Nakar, E. and Piran, T. “Inhomogeneity in Cosmic Ray sources as the Origin of the Electron Spectrum and the PAMELA Anomaly”, Physical Review Letters, 103: 11302, 2009.
Shimon, M., Rephaeli, Y., Sadeh, S. and Keating, B. “Power spectra of CMB polarization by scattering in clusters”, MNRAS, 399: 208, 2009.
Shporer, A; Mazeh, T; et al. "HAT-P-9b: a Low-Density Planet Transiting a Moderately Faint F Star", ApJ. 690:1393, 2009.
Shporer, A., Mazeh, T. et al. "Photometric Follow-Up Observations of the Transiting Neptune-Mass Planet GJ 436b", ApJ. 694: 1559, 2009.
Tsai, Chao-Wei, Turner, J. L., Beck, S. C.,
Meier, D. S., Ho, P. T. P. "Locating the Youngeset H II Regions in M82
Umetsu, K., et al including Medezinski, E., Broadhurst, T., Lemze, D. and Zitrin, A. "Mass and Hot Baryons in Massive Galaxy Clusters from Subaru Weak-Lensing and AMiBA Sunyaev-Zel'Dovich Effect Observations", ApJ. 694: 1643, 2009.
Veilleux, S., et al including Netzer, H. and Sternberg, A. "Spitzer Quaser and ULIRG Evolution Study (QUEST). IV. Comparison of 1-Jy Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies with Palomer-Green Quasars", ApJS. 182: 628, 2009.
Winn J. N. et al including Shporer, A. and Mazeh, T. "The Transit Light Curve Project. X. A Christmas Transit of HD 17156b", ApJ. 693: 794, 2009.
Yee, J. C. et al including Polishook, D., Shporer, A., Spector, O., Kaspi, S. and Maoz, D. “Extreme Magnification Microlensing Event OGLE-2008-BLG-279: Strong Limits on Planetary Companions to the Lens Star”, ApJ. 703: 2082, 2009.
Zheng, W. et al, including Broadhurst, T. "Bright Strongly Lensed Galaxies at Redshiftt z ~ 6-7 behind the Clusters Abell 1703 and CL0024+16", ApJ. 697: 1907, 2009.
Zitrin, A., Broadhurst, T., Medezinski, E. Rephaeli, Y. et al. "New multiply-lensed galaxies identified in ACS/NIC3 observations of C10024+1654 using an improved mass model", MNRAS, 396: 1985, 2009.
Zitrin, A. Brosch, N. and Bilenko, B. "Star Formation Properties of Isolated Blue Compact Galaxies", MNRAS, 399: 924, 2009.
Zitrin, A. and Broadhurst, T. “Discovery of the Largest Known Lensed Images Formed by a Critically Convergent Lensing Cluster”, ApJ. 703: L132, 2009.
Zitrin, A., Broadhurst, T., Rephaeli, Y. and Sadeh, S. “The Largest Gravitational Lens: MACS J0717.5+3745 (z = 0.546)”, ApJ. 707: L102, 2009.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT MEETINGS
Alonso, R., Aigrain, S., Pont, F., Mazeh, T., The CoRoT Exoplanet Science Team. "Searching for the secondary eclipse of CoRoT-Exo-2b and its transit timing variations", Transiting Planets, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 253: 91, 2009.
Angeloni, R., Ciroi, S., Margio, P., Contini, M., Di Mille, F., Rafanelli, P. "MASYS. The AKARI spectroscopic survey of Symbiotic Stars in the Magellanic Clouds", Proceedings of the Conference "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", Fukutake Hall, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 16-19 February 2009.
"Quest for truly isolated galaxies", to be published in
"Galaxies in Isolation: Exploring Nature vs. Nurture", proceedings
Dasyra, K. et al including Netzer, H. "The Relation Between mid-infrared Narrow-line Widths And The Mass Of A Black Hole". American Astronomical Society, Meeting #213, 437 02, 2009.
Davies, R. et al including Sternberg, A. “The Impact of Nuclear Star Formation on Gas Inflow to AGN” to appear in: Co-Evolution of Central Black Holes and Galaxies.
Durech, J., Vokrouhlicky, D., Polishook, D., Krugly, Y.N., Gaftonyuk, N.M., Stephens, R.D., Warner, B.D., Kaasalainen, M., Gross, J., Cooney, W., Terrel, D., 2009. “Detection of the YORP Effect in Asteroid (3103) Ege”r. In DPS 2009 meeting #41, Puerto-Rico.
Gaetz, T. J. et al including Mazeh, T. "Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): A Deep X-ray Survey of the Nearest Face-on Spiral Galaxy", AAS Meeting #213, 417 05, 2009.
Goosmann, R. W.; Goncalves, A. C.; Holczer, T.; Mouchet, M.; Behar, E.; Collin, S.; Dumont, A.-M.; Godet, O.; Kaspi, S. “Thermal Instabilities in the Wind of NGC 3783”: Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, held 29 June - 4 July 2009 in Besançon, France. Eds.: M. Heydari-Malayeri, C. Reylé and R. Samadi, p.155
Koopmann, R. A., Giovanelli, R., Haynes, M. P. and Brosch, N. “ALFALFA HI Content and Star Formation in Virgo cluster Early-Type Dwarfs”. To appear in the Proceedings of “Galaxy Wars: Stellar Populations and Star Formation in Interacting Galaxies” Conference, B. Smith, N. Bastian, J. Higdon and S. Higdon eds. In press 2009.
Levinson, A. "Probing Cosmic Accelerators Using VHE Gamma Rays and UHE cosmic rays", Invited contribution to PANIC08, publication date 2009.
"Ground-Based Photometric Searches for Transiting Planets",
Transiting Planets, Proceedings of the International Astronomical
Meier, D. S.; Turner, J. L.; Beck, S. C. "The Localized Interplay Between Star Formation and Gas Chemistry in Nearby Starburst Galaxies", The Evolving ISM in the Milky Way and Nearby Galaxies, The Fourth Spitzer Science Center Conference, Proceedings of the conference held December 2-5, 2007 at the Hilton Hotel, Pasadena, CA, Eds.: K. Sheth, A. Noriega-Crespo, J. Ingalls, and R. Paladini
Meier, D. S. Beck, S. C. et al. "IRAS 04296+2923: A Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxy in Hiding", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #213, 445.03, 2009.
Meier, D. M., Turner, J., Beck, S.C.,
Gorjian, V., and van Dyk, S. “IRAS 04296+2923: A Nearby Luminous
Infrared Galaxy in Hiding”
BAAS 41, p. 328, 2009.
Nelson, T., Orio, M., Cassinelli, J. P., Still, M., Leibowitz,
E., Mucciarelli, P. "RS Ophiuchi (2006): Insights from High
Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopy", "RS Ophiuchi (2006) and the
Recurrent Nova Phenomenon ASP Conference Series, Vol. 401, proceedings
of the conference held 12-14 June, 2007, at Keele University, Keele, United
Kingdom. Edited by A. Evans, M. F. Bode, T. J. O'Brien, and M. J. Darnley.
Ofir, A. “Identifying Transiting Circumbinary Planets Transiting Planets”, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 253, p. 378-381, 2009.
Orio, M., Leibowitz, E., Prialnik, D.,
Nelson, T., Yaron, O. "Chandra and XMM-Newton X-ray Light Curves of RS
Ophiuchi", "RS Ophiuchi (2006) and the Recurrent Nova Phenomenon
ASP Conference Series, Vol. 401, proceedings of the conference held
12-14 June, 2007, at Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom. Edited by A.
Evans, M. F. Bode, T. J. O'Brien, and M. J. Darnley.
Piran, T., Shaviv, N. J., Nakar, E. "Inhomogeneity in the Supernova Remnants as a Natural Explanation of the PAMELA/ATIC Observations", In proceedings of Recontres de Moriond 2009 – Very High Energy Phenomena in the Universe.
Pravec, P., Vokrouhlicky, D., Polishook, D., Harris, A.W., Galad, A., Vaduvescu, O., Pozo, F., Barr, A., Longa, P., Colas, F., Marchis, F., Macomber, B., Pollock, J., Pray, D.P., “Primary Rotations of Paired Asteroids”. In DPS 2009 meeting #41, Puerto-Rico, 2009.
Plucinsky, P. P. et al including Mazeh, T. "Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): Analysis and Classification of Sources in the ChASeM33 Catalog" AAS Meeting #213: 417.03, 2009.
Romano, P., Pian, E., Maoz, D., Cucchiara,
A., Pagani, C.,
Shporer, A., Bakos, G. A., Mazeh, T., Kovács, G., Sipöcz, B., "The WHAT Project", Transiting Planets, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 253: 331, 2009.
Spector O., and Brosch N., "A
Simple Isolation Criterion, Based on Redshift Space Mapping",
Proceedings of the Conference "Galaxies in Isolation: Exploring Nature
Versus Nurture", Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia,
ASTRONOMICAL CIRCULARS AND BULLETINS
Maoz, D. "Pre-explosion HST images of SN2009hd", The Astronomers Telegram #2114, 2009.
Polishook, D., “Lightcurves for Shape Modeling Obtained at the Wise Observatory”. Minor Planets Bulletin 36-3, p. 119-120, 2009.
Polishook, D., “Lightcurves and Spin Periods from the Wise Observatory: 2008 August – 2009 March”. Minor Planets Bulletin 36-3, p. 104-107, 2009.