Publications

Asteroids and other minor planets

Refereed papers:

              Polishook, D., Ofek, E. and 17 coauthors, 2011. Asteroid Rotation Periods from the Palomar Transient Factory Survey. Submitted to MNRAS.

              Polishook, D., Brosch, N., and Prialnik, D., 2011. Rotation Periods of Binary Asteroids with Large Separations – Confronting the Escaping Ejecta Binaries Model with Observations. Icarus 212, 167-174.

              Vokrouhlicky, D., Durech, J., Polishook, D. and 12 coauthors, 2011. Spin Vector and Shape of (6070) Rheinland and Their Implications. AJ 142, 159.

              Belton M. and 70 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. Stardust-NExT, Deep Impact, and the accelerating spin of 9P/Tempel 1. Icarus, 213, 345-368.

              Hanuš, J. and 14 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. A study of asteroid pole-latitude distribution based on an extended set of shape models derived by the lightcurve inversion method. A&A 530, A134.

              Meech, K.J. and 55 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. Deep Impact, Stardust-NExT and the Behavior of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 From 1997-2010. Icarus, 213, 323-344.

              Pravec, P., Vokrouhlicky, D., Polishook, D., Scheeres, D.J., Harris, A.W., Galad, A., Vaduvescu, O., Pozo, F., Barr, A., Longa, P., Vachier F., Colas, F., Pray, D.P., Pollock, J., Reichart, D., Ivarsen, K., Haislip, J., LaCluyze, A., Kusnirak, P., Henych, T., Marchis, F., Macomber, B., Jacobson, S.A., Krugly, Yu. N., Sergeev, A.V. and Leroy, A., 2010. Formation of Asteroid Pairs by Rotational Fission. Nature 466, 1085-1088.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., Prialnik, D., Kaspi, S., 2009. Simultaneous Spectroscopic and Photometric Observations of Binary Asteroids. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44, 1955-1966.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., 2009. Photometry and Spin Rate Distribution of Small Main Belt Asteroids. Icarus 199, 319-332.

              Brosch, N., Polishook, D., Shporer, A., Kaspi, S., Berwald, A. and Manulis, I., 2008. The Centurion 18 telescope of the Wise Observatory. Astrophysics and Space Science, 314, 163-176.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., 2008. Photometry of Atens – more than a handful of binaries. Icarus 194, 111-124.

              Brosch, N., Helled, R, Polishook, D., Almoznino, E. and David, N., 2004. Meteor light curves: the relevant parameters. Mon. Not. R. Astrom., Soc. 355, 111-119.

 

Bulletins:

              Waszczak, A., Ofek, E. O. and Polishook, D., 2011. 2011 CR42. CBET 2823.

              Polishook, D., 2011. Lightcurves and Spin Periods from the Wise Observatory - 2011. Minor Planets Bulletin 38-4, 198-199.

              Polishook, D., 2011. Rotation Period of the "Asteroid Pair" (25884) 2000 SQ4. Minor Planets Bulletin 38-2, 94-95.

              Polishook, D., 2011. Lightcurves and Spin Periods from the Wise Observatory - 2010. Minor Planets Bulletin 38-1, 18-21.

              Polishook, D., 2010. Lightcurves and Spin Periods from the Wise Observatory - 2009. Minor Planets Bulletin 37-2, 65-69.

              Warner, B.D., Pravec, P. and 28 coauthors including Polishook D., 2010. A Trio of Hungaria Binary Asteroids. Minor Planets Bulletin 37-2, 70-73.

              Polishook, D., 2009. Lightcurves for Shape Modeling Obtained at the Wise Observatory. Minor Planets Bulletin 36-3, 119-120.

              Polishook, D., 2009. Lightcurves and Spin Periods from the Wise Observatory: 2008 August – 2009 March. Minor Planets Bulletin 36-3, 104-107.

              Choi, Y.-J., Weissman, P.R. and Polishook, D., 2006. (60558) 2000EC_98. IAUC 8656.

              Polishook, D., Lipkin, Y. and Williams, G. V., 2004. 2004 MN4. MPEC 2004-Y68.

 

Astrophysics: exoplanets discovery by micro-lensing

              Shin, I. –G., and 128 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. Microlensing Binaries Discovered through High-Magnification Channel. arXiv:1109.3295.

              Batista, V., and 139 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. MOA-2009-BLG-387Lb: a massive planet orbiting an M dwarf. A&A 529, A102.

              Miyake, N., and 122 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. A sub-Saturn Mass Planet, MOA-2009-BLG-319Lb. ApJ 728, 120.

              Muraki, Y., and 127 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. Discovery and Mass Measurements of a Cold, 10-Earth Mass Planet and Its Host Star. ApJ 741, 22.

              Gould, A. Dong S., Gaudi, B.S., and 151 coauthors including Polishook D., 2010. Frequency of Solar-Like Systems and of Ice and Gas Giants Beyond the Snow Line from High-Magnification Microlensing Events in 2005-2008. ApJ 720, 1073-1089.

              Ryu, Y.-H., and 114 coauthors including Polishook D., 2010. OGLE-2009-BLG-092/MOA-2009-BLG-137: A Dramatic Repeating Event with the Second Perturbation Predicted by Real-time Analysis. ApJ 723, 81-88.

              Bennett, D.P., Rhie, S.H., Nikolaev, S., Gaudi, B.S., Udalski, A., Gould, A. and 67 coauthors including Polishook D., 2010. Masses and orbital constraints for the OGLE-2006-BLG109Lb,c Jupiter/Saturn analog planetary system. ApJ 713, 837-855.

              Yee, J.C., Udalski, A., Sumi, T., Dong, S., Kozłowski, S., Bird, J.C., Cole, A., Higgins, D., McCormick, J., Monard, B., Polishook, D., Shporer, A., Spector, O., OGLE team, microFUN team, MOA team, PLANET collaboration, 2009. Extreme Magnification Microlensing Event OGLE-2008-BLG-279: Strong Limits on Planetary Companions to the Lens Star. ApJ 703, 2082-2090.

              Batista, V., Dong, S., Gould, A. and 96 coauthors including Polishook D., 2009. Mass measurement of a single unseen star and planetary detection efficiency for OGLE 2007-BLG-050. A&A 508, 467-478.

 

Astrophysics: Supernovea and GRBs

Refereed papers:

              Arcavi, I., and 42 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. PTF11eon/SN2011dh: Discovery of a Type IIb Supernova from a Compact Progenitor in the nearby Galaxy M51. Submitted to ApJ Letters.

              Smith, N., and 20 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. SN2010jp (PTF10aaxi): A Jet-Driven Type II Supernova. arXiv:1108.2868. Submitted to MNRAS.

              Van Dyk, S.D., and 16 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. The Progenitor of Supernova 2011dh/PTF11eon in Messier 51. Submitted to ApJ Letters.

              Lipkin, Y. M., Ofek, E. O., Gal-Yam, A., Leibowitz, E. M., Poznanski, D., Kaspi, S., Polishook, D., Kulkarni, S. R., Fox, D. W., Berger, E. and 15 coauthors, 2004. The Detailed Optical Light Curve of GRB 030329. The Astrophysical Journal 606, 381-394.

 

Bulletins:

              Arcavi, I., Gal-Yam, A., Polishook, D. and 16 coauthors, 2011. PTF11eon/SN2011dh is Possibly a Type IIb Event. ATel 3413.

              Arcavi, I., Gal-Yam, A., Nugent, P., Horesh, A., Polishook, D., Xu, D., Bloom, J. 2011. PTF weekly SN discovery report, April 29, 2011. ATel 3315.

              Arcavi, I., and 16 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. Discovery and Classification of Three New Supernovae by the Palomar Transient Factory. ATel 3189.

              Cao, Y., Kasliwal, M.M., Mooley, K., Arcavi, I. and Polishook, D., 2011. Spectroscopic confirmation of recent M31 novae. ATel 3649.

              Cao, Y., Ben-Ami, S., Polishook, D., Sternberg, A., Arcavi, I., Gal-Yam, A. and Kasliwal, M.M., 2011. Spectroscopic classification of the M31 nova candidate, M31N 2011-06a. ATel 3497.

              Gal-Yam, A., Arcavi, I., Polishook, D., Cao, Y. and Nugen, P., 2011. PTF weekly SN discovery report, Sep. 9, 2011. ATel 3644.

              Gal-Yam, A., and 7 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. PTF weekly SN discovery report, July 1, 2011. ATel 3464.

              Gal-Yam, A., and 16 coauthors including Polishook D., 2011. PTF weekly SN discovery report, May 27, 2011. ATel 3392.

              Gal-Yam, A., Ofek, E. O. and Polishook D., 2003. GRB 030329: OT b and r photometry, decline rate. GCN 1999.

              Gal-Yam, A., Ofek, E. O. and Polishook D., 2003. GRB 030328: OT photometry. GCN 1984.

 


 

Conferences Proceedings

 

              Polishook, D., Prialnik, D., Rosenberg, E., Brosch, N. 2010. Parameter-Study of the Thermal Yarkovsky Effect Acting on NEAs. In DPS 2010 meeting #42, p. 1055.

              Polishook, D., 2009. Observations of Disrupted Asteroids. In IPS 2009, The 55rd meeting of the Israel Physical Society.

              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., 2009. Primary Rotations of Paired Asteroids. In DPS 2009 meeting #41.

              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) Eger. In DPS 2009 meeting #41.

              Polishook, D., 2008. Spin Rate Distribution of Small-Sized Main Belt Asteroids. In IPS 2008, The 54rd meeting of the Israel Physical Society.

              Polishook, D., Brosch, N., Kaspi, S. and Prialnik, D., 2008. Simultaneous Spectroscopic and Photometric Observations of Binary Asteroids. In ACM 2008, Baltimore.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., 2008. Efficient Photometry of Small Main Belt Asteroids using a Wide-Field CCD. In ACM 2008, Baltimore.

              Polishook, D., 2007. Asteroids Photometry at Wise Observatory. In IPS 2007, The 53rd meeting of the Israel Physical Society.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., 2006. Observations of binary NEOs at the Wise Observatory. In "Near Earth Objects, Our Celestial Neighbors: Opportunity and Risk", IAU. Symp. #236, p. 85.

              Polishook, D. and Brosch, N., 2006. Many Binaries among NEAs. Invited paper for NASA's "Near-Earth Object Detection, Characterization, and Threat Mitigation" workshop, Colorado, June 2006.

              Polishook, D., Brosch, N. and Prialnik, D., 2005. Photometry of Atens. In ACM 2005, IAU Symp. #229.

               Brosch N., Helled R., Polishook D., Schijvarg S. and Manulis I., 2002. Light Curves of Geminids in 2001. In ACM 2002. Technical University Berlin.

 


 

Posters

 

              Efficient Photometry of Small Main Belt Asteroids Using a Wide-Field CCD – ACM 2008, Baltimore, USA.

              Tel-Aviv University Public Outreach in Astrophysics – MEARIM 2008, Cairo, Egypt.

              Photometry of Atens – ACM 2005, Buzios, Brazil.

              Asteroid Observations in Israel – ACM 2005, Buzios, Brazil.

              Characterization of meteor light curves – ACM 2005, Buzios, Brazill.

 



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