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[1]  arXiv:1503.01413 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Probing Cosmological Isotropy With Type IA Supernovae
Comments: 10 pages, 11 figures, latex
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[2]  arXiv:1503.01410 [pdf, other]
Title: Torsional oscillations of a magnetar with a tangled magnetic field
Authors: Bennett Link (1), C. Anthony van Eysden (1) (Montana State University)
Comments: 14 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[3]  arXiv:1503.01405 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: PONDER - A Real time software backend for pulsar and IPS observations at the Ooty Radio Telescope
Comments: 25 pages, 14 figures, Accepted by Experimental Astronomy
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[4]  arXiv:1503.01377 [pdf, other]
Title: Linking radio and gamma ray emission in Ap Librae
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[5]  arXiv:1503.01364 [pdf, other]
Title: Calorimeter-only analysis of the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Authors: M. Takahashi, R. Caputo, D. Paneque, C. Sgrò (the Fermi-LAT collaboration)
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[6]  arXiv:1503.01360 [pdf, other]
Title: XMM-Newton Survey of Local O VII Absorption Lines in the Spectra of Active Galactic Nuclei
Comments: 29 pages, 14 figures, accepted for publication in ApJS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[7]  arXiv:1503.01355 [pdf, other]
Title: Neutrino astrophysics : recent advances and open issues
Authors: Cristina Volpe
Comments: 14 pages, 8 figures, Proceedings for "DISCRETE 2014" Symposium
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Nuclear Theory (nucl-th)
[8]  arXiv:1503.01347 [pdf, other]
Title: Large-scale CMB temperature and polarization cross-spectra likelihoods
Comments: 17 pages, 13 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[9]  arXiv:1503.01339 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Morphological Fractions of Galaxies in WINGS Clusters: revisiting the Morphology-Density Paradigm
Comments: 21 pages, 17 figures, 7 tables, accepted for publication in MNRAS, online material at: this ftp URL
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[10]  arXiv:1503.01338 [pdf, other]
Title: On the consistent treatment of the quasi-hydrostatic layers in hot star atmospheres
Comments: 13 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[11]  arXiv:1503.01336 [pdf]
Title: SETI reloaded, Next Generation Radio Telescopes, Transients and Cognitive Computing
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures, Acta Astronautica 2015
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[12]  arXiv:1503.01333 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Gender Breakdown of the Applicant Pool for Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at a Sample of North American Research Astronomy Programs
Authors: Todd A. Thompson
Comments: 3 pages, 1 figure
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[13]  arXiv:1503.01326 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A double molecular disc in NGC 6946: structure and stability
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Fluid Dynamics (physics.flu-dyn); Plasma Physics (physics.plasm-ph)
[14]  arXiv:1503.01320 [pdf, other]
Title: Stellar Multiplicity and Debris Disks: An Unbiased Sample
Comments: Accepted in MNRAS. 13 pages, 8 figures, 5 tables. Machine readable versions of tables 1, 2, 4 and 5 can be found at this http URL
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[15]  arXiv:1503.01307 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The X-ray outburst of the Galactic Centre magnetar SGR J1745-2900 during the first 1.5 year
Comments: 16 pages, 12 figures; accepted for publication on MNRAS
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[16]  arXiv:1503.01306 [pdf, other]
Title: Power-law tails in probability density functions of molecular cloud column density
Authors: Chris Brunt
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[17]  arXiv:1503.01300 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Pathfinder flight of the Polarized Gamma-ray Observer (PoGOLite) in 2013
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[18]  arXiv:1503.01297 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: SN 2009ip: Constraining the latest explosion properties by its late-phase light curve
Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, 1 table, submitted to The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[19]  arXiv:1503.01290 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Molecular ions in the O-rich evolved star OH231.8+4.2: HCO$^+$,H$^{13}$CO$^+$ and first detection of SO$^+$, N$_2$H$^+$, and H$_3$O$^+$
Comments: 24 pages, 11 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[20]  arXiv:1503.01278 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Characterising exoplanets and their environment with UV transmission spectroscopy
Comments: White paper submitted to STScI for Hubble's 2020 vision
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[22]  arXiv:1503.01259 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Looking below the floor: constraints on the AGN radio luminosity functions at low power
Authors: Alessandro Capetti (1), Claudia M. Raiteri (1) ((1) INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino, Italy.)
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS letters
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[23]  arXiv:1503.01256 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Modeling the HI 21-cm line profile from circumstellar shells around red giants
Comments: Accepted for publication in Monthly Notices
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[24]  arXiv:1503.01238 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Repeated Short-term Spectral Softening in the Low/Hard State of the Galactic Black-Hole Candidate Swift J1753.5-0127
Comments: 11 pages, 10 figures, PASJ, accepted
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[25]  arXiv:1503.01237 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Interferometric imaging diagnostics of X Hya's circumstellar environment
Comments: Proceedings of the conference "Why Galaxies care about AGB III"
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[26]  arXiv:1503.01236 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Spectrum of the Supernova Relic Neutrino Background and Metallicity Evolution of Galaxies
Comments: 14 pages, 14 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ. The supernova relic neutrino data computed in this study are available at this http URL
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[27]  arXiv:1503.01235 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: An improved cosmological model fitting of Planck data with a dark energy spike
Authors: Chan-Gyung Park
Comments: 9 pages, 3 figures, 3 tables
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[28]  arXiv:1503.01229 [pdf, other]
Title: Observations of Type Ia Supernova 2014J with FLITECAM/SOFIA
Comments: 23 pages, including 7 figures; Accepted by ApJ
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[29]  arXiv:1503.01225 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The warm CO gas along the UV-heated outflow cavity walls: a possible interpretation for the Herschel/PACS CO spectra of embedded YSOs
Comments: accepted for publication in Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[30]  arXiv:1503.01211 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Know the Star, Know the Planet. III. Discovery of Late-Type Companions to Two Exoplanet Host Stars
Comments: Accepted to Astronomical Journal, 16 pages, 5 Figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[31]  arXiv:1503.01200 [pdf, other]
Title: Optimized Designs for Very Low Temperature Massive Calorimeters
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Instrumentation and Detectors (physics.ins-det)
[32]  arXiv:1503.01184 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Rule-based Cross-matching of Very Large Catalogs in NED
Comments: 10 pages, 4 figures, ADASS 2014, Calgary, Canada
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[33]  arXiv:1503.01182 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Observations of Gamma-ray Bursts with ASTRO-H and Fermi
Comments: 4 pages, 6 figures, 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C141020.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[34]  arXiv:1503.01166 [pdf]
Title: Primordial Black Holes
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C141020.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[35]  arXiv:1503.01157 [pdf, other]
Title: The Lyman Alpha Reference Sample: V. The impact of neutral ISM kinematics and geometry on Lyman Alpha escape
Comments: 28 pages, 19 figures, 5 tables
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[36]  arXiv:1503.01146 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Lick AGN Monitoring Project 2011: Spectroscopic Campaign and Emission-Line Light Curves
Comments: 33 pages, 28 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ Supplement Series
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[37]  arXiv:1503.01136 [pdf, other]
Title: Combining high-dispersion spectroscopy (HDS) with high contrast imaging (HCI): Probing rocky planets around our nearest neighbors
Comments: 9 pages, A&A in press: A movie of the simulation can be found at this http URL
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[38]  arXiv:1503.01135 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Optical Spectroscopy of Supernova Remnants in M81 and M82
Comments: 19 pages, 24 figures, 5 tables, ApJ accepted
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[39]  arXiv:1503.01131 [pdf, other]
Title: Gamma-ray burst jets: uniform or structured?
Comments: 6 pages, 3 figures. In proceedings of "Swift: 10 Years of Discovery" congress (Rome, 2-4 December 2014), poster session
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[40]  arXiv:1503.01128 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A multi-wavelength exploration of the [CII]/IR ratio in H-ATLAS/GAMA galaxies out to z=0.2
Comments: 16 pages, 10 figures, 3 tables
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[41]  arXiv:1503.01127 [pdf, other]
Title: Weak-lensing $B$-modes as a probe of the isotropy of the universe
Comments: 4 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[42]  arXiv:1503.01125 [pdf, other]
Title: Weak-lensing by the large scale structure in a spatially anisotropic universe: theory and predictions
Comments: 78 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[43]  arXiv:1503.01124 [pdf, other]
Title: P-MaNGA: Full spectral fitting and stellar population maps from prototype observations
Comments: 33 pages, including 1 appendix. Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[44]  arXiv:1503.01122 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: On the luminosity distance and the epoch of acceleration
Authors: Will Sutherland, Paul Rothnie (QMUL)
Comments: Latex, 13 pages, 7 figures. Accepted by MNRAS. For the busy reader, Figs 4 and 6 are the main results
Journal-ref: MNRAS (2015), 446, 3863
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[45]  arXiv:1503.01121 [pdf, other]
Title: Ram Pressure Stripping of Hot Coronal Gas from Group and Cluster Galaxies and the Detectability of Surviving X-ray Coronae
Authors: Rukmani Vijayaraghavan, Paul M. Ricker (Department of Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Comments: 24 pages, 20 figures. Accepted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[46]  arXiv:1503.01120 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The evolution of the X-ray luminosity functions of unabsorbed and absorbed AGNs out to z~5
Comments: 41 pages, 20 figures, 11 tables. A casual reader is directed to figures 7, 8, 9 and 20. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[47]  arXiv:1503.01118 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: PopIII signatures in the spectra of PopII/I GRBs
Comments: 9 pages, 7 figures; MNRAS accepted
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[48]  arXiv:1503.01117 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Galactic Angular Momentum in the Illustris Simulation: Feedback and the Hubble Sequence
Comments: Submitted to ApJL. 7 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[49]  arXiv:1503.01116 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Raising the bar: new constraints on the Hubble parameter with cosmic chronometers at z$\sim$2
Authors: Michele Moresco
Comments: 5 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication as MNRAS letter. The H(z) data can be downloaded at this http URL
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[50]  arXiv:1503.01115 [pdf, other]
Title: Characterizing the Cool KOIs VIII. Parameters of the Planets Orbiting Kepler's Coolest Dwarfs
Comments: 26 Pages, 10 Figures, accepted to ApJ Supp
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[51]  arXiv:1503.01113 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: I. Apples to apples $A^2$: photometric redshift predictions for next-generation surveys
Comments: 25 figures, 2 tables, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[52]  arXiv:1503.01111 [pdf, other]
Title: Assessing molecular outflows and turbulence in the protostellar cluster Serpens South
Comments: 26 pages, 15 figures, accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[53]  arXiv:1503.01110 [pdf, other]
Title: The Ultraviolet Luminosity Function of the Earliest Galaxies
Comments: 6 pages, 4 figures, submitted to The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[54]  arXiv:1503.01109 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Exploring the liminality: properties of haloes and subhaloes in borderline $f(R)$ gravity
Authors: Difu Shi (ICC, Durham), Baojiu Li (ICC, Durham), Jiaxin Han (ICC, Durham), Liang Gao (NAOC & ICC, Durham), Wojciech A. Hellwing (ICC, Durham)
Comments: 14 pages, 9 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[55]  arXiv:1503.01108 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The 21-SPONGE HI Absorption Survey I: Techniques and Initial Results
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ; 24 pages, 14 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[56]  arXiv:1503.01107 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Hot Gaseous Coronae around Spiral Galaxies: Probing the Illustris Simulation
Comments: 12 pages, 6 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[57]  arXiv:1503.01448 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Modified gravity inside astrophysical bodies
Comments: 11 pages, 6 figures
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[58]  arXiv:1503.01417 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Origin of structure: Statistical characterization of the primordial density fluctuations and the collapse of the wave function
Comments: 24 pages, 3 figures. This article is an improvement of arXiv:1312.7590; the main results and conclusions have also changed
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[59]  arXiv:1503.01167 (cross-list from nucl-th) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The isospin quartic term in the kinetic energy of neutron-rich nucleonic matter
Comments: 5 pages including 3 figures
Subjects: Nuclear Theory (nucl-th); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex)
[60]  arXiv:1503.01089 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Dark Matter Balls Help Supernovae to Explode
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[61]  arXiv:1503.01087 [pdf, other]
Title: Fundamental properties of High-Mass X-ray Binaries
Comments: PhD Thesis. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1107.0231 by other authors
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[62]  arXiv:1503.01085 [pdf, other]
Title: Environmental impact of Supernova Remnants
Authors: Gloria Dubner
Comments: In Spanish. Contribution presented at the 57th. Annual Meeting of the Argentinean Astronomical Association. To be published in "Boletin de la Asociacion Argentina de Astronomia" Vol. 57
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[63]  arXiv:1503.01039 [pdf]
Title: Indications of r-mode Oscillations in SOHO/MDI Solar Radius Measurements
Comments: 10 pages,5 figures, 2 tables, accepted for publication in Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[64]  arXiv:1503.01028 [pdf]
Title: Effect of Longitudinally Varying Cloud Coverage on Visible Wavelength Reflected-Light Exoplanet Phase Curves
Comments: accepted to ApJ
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[65]  arXiv:1503.01026 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A new general normal mode approach to dynamic tides in rotating stars with realistic structure and its applications
Comments: In this note we shortly discuss a new normal mode formalism of dynamic tides in stars with realistic structure proposed recently by us and its application to Sun-like stars. The discussion is less technical than in the original papers. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1304.2027
Journal-ref: Astronomical and Astrophysical Transactions, 2015, Vol. 28, Issue 4, p. 355-366
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[66]  arXiv:1503.00979 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: RESIK Solar X-ray flare element abundances on a non-isothermal assumption
Comments: 4 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[67]  arXiv:1503.00976 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A Correlated Study of Optical and X-ray Afterglows of GRBs
Authors: Liang Li (1,2,3,4), Xue-Feng Wu (5,6,7), Yong-Feng Huang (8,9), Xiang-Gao Wang (10,11), Qing-Wen Tang (8,9), Yun-Feng Liang (12), Bin-Bin Zhang (13), Yu Wang (14,15), Jin-Jun Geng (8,9), En-Wei Liang (10), Jian-Yan Wei (16), Bing Zhang (11), Felix Ryde (1,2)
Comments: 58 pages, 131 figures and 7 tables, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[68]  arXiv:1503.00975 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A derivation of masses and total luminosities of galaxy groups and clusters in the maxBCG catalogue
Comments: 10 pages, 5 figures, Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[69]  arXiv:1503.00972 [pdf, other]
Title: Magnetized neutron stars with superconducting cores: Effect of entrainment
Comments: 10 pages, 4 figures, 2 tables
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[70]  arXiv:1503.00934 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Extremely Energetic Outflow and Decelerated Expansion in W49N
Comments: Submitted to ApJ
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[71]  arXiv:1503.00930 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula survey XX. The nature of the X-ray bright emission line star VFTS 399
Comments: 12 pages, 8 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[72]  arXiv:1503.00926 [pdf, other]
Title: A new method for estimating the pattern speed of spiral structure in the Milky Way
Comments: 10 pages, 6 figures, 4 tables, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[73]  arXiv:1503.00911 [pdf, other]
Title: On the robustness of cosmological axion mass limits
Comments: 9 pages, 7 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[74]  arXiv:1503.00906 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Evolutionary outcomes for pairs of planets undergoing orbital migration and circularization: second order resonances and observed period ratios in Kepler's planetary systems
Comments: 15 pages, 12 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[75]  arXiv:1503.00861 [pdf, other]
Title: A Type II Radio Burst without a Coronal Mass Ejection
Comments: 18 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[76]  arXiv:1503.00858 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: $^{12}$CO emission from the Red Rectangle
Comments: 16 pages, 12 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[77]  arXiv:1503.00846 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Evolution of Magnetic Helicity and Energy Spectra of Solar Active Regions
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[78]  arXiv:1503.00837 [pdf, other]
Title: Imaging the Expanding Shell of SN 2011dh
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1201.0771
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[79]  arXiv:1503.00834 [pdf, other]
Title: A Compressible High-Order Unstructured Spectral Difference Code for Stratified Convection in Rotating Spherical Shells
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Computational Physics (physics.comp-ph); Fluid Dynamics (physics.flu-dyn)
[80]  arXiv:1503.00807 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: First Detection of [C I] $^3$P$_1$-$^3$P$_0$ Emission from a Protoplanetary Disk
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[81]  arXiv:1503.00799 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: SFDM: A new formation mechanism of tidal debris
Comments: 11 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[82]  arXiv:1503.00780 [pdf, other]
Title: An Empirical Model for Halo Evolution and Global Gas Dynamics of the Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
Comments: 47 pages, 12 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[83]  arXiv:1503.00770 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: GERLUMPH Data Release 2: 2.5 billion simulated microlensing light curves
Comments: 9 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in ApJSS, data available from this http URL
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[84]  arXiv:1503.00762 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Physical properties of the HAT-P-23 and WASP-48 planetary systems from multi-colour photometry
Comments: 11 pages, 12 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[85]  arXiv:1503.00755 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Star Formation in Semi-Analytic Galaxy Formation Models with Multiphase Gas
Comments: 35 pages, 23 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[86]  arXiv:1503.00744 [pdf, other]
Title: Testing dissipative magnetosphere model light curves and spectra with FERMI pulsars
Comments: 17 pages, 14 figures
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[87]  arXiv:1503.00743 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The VERITAS Dark Matter Program
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[88]  arXiv:1503.00734 [pdf, other]
Title: Hydrogen Reionization in the Illustris Universe
Comments: 19 pages, 17 figures, submitted to MNRAS, comments are welcome
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[89]  arXiv:1503.00731 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Dark Matter Halo Models of Stellar Mass-Dependent Galaxy Clustering in PRIMUS+DEEP2 at 0.2<z<1.2
Comments: 16 pages, 9 figures, and 4 tables, including appendices; submitted to the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[90]  arXiv:1503.00730 [pdf, other]
Title: Cosmic web-type classification using decision theory
Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, submitted to A&A Letters
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Applications (stat.AP)
[91]  arXiv:1503.00728 [pdf, other]
Title: Energy Extraction from Boosted Black Holes: Penrose Process, Jets, and the Membrane at Infinity
Authors: Robert F. Penna
Comments: 14 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[92]  arXiv:1503.00726 [pdf, other]
Title: Radial distributions of sub-populations in the globular cluster M15: a more centrally concentrated primordial population
Comments: 16 pages, accepted for ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[93]  arXiv:1503.00724 [pdf, other]
Title: The M-dwarfs in Multiples (MinMs) survey - I. Stellar multiplicity among low-mass stars within 15 pc
Comments: Accepted for publication in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015 February 20. 34 pages and 21 figures, with 7 tables presented here in their entirety. All tables and the full set of figures in the Appendix to appear in the electronic version of the journal
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[94]  arXiv:1503.00723 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies in a constrained hydrodynamical simulation: morphological evolution
Authors: Cecilia Scannapieco (1), Peter Creasey (1), Sebastian E. Nuza (1), Gustavo Yepes (2), Stefan Gottloeber (1), Matthias Steinmetz (1) ((1) AIP-Potsdam, (2) Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
Comments: 12 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[95]  arXiv:1503.00722 [pdf, other]
Title: The Role of Bulge Formation in the Homogenization of Stellar Populations at $z\sim2$ as revealed by Internal Color Dispersion in CANDELS
Comments: 15 pages, 14 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[96]  arXiv:1503.00720 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A Comprehensive Archival Search for Counterparts to Ultra-Compact High Velocity Clouds: Five Local Volume Dwarf Galaxies
Comments: 18 pages, 4 tables, 4 figures, ApJ Submitted
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[97]  arXiv:1503.00719 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Mid-J CO Shock Tracing Observations of Infrared Dark Clouds I
Comments: 13 pages, 7 figures, 5 tables, accepted by A&A
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[98]  arXiv:1503.00716 [pdf, other]
Title: 3D Printing Meets Computational Astrophysics: Deciphering the Structure of Eta Carinae's Inner Colliding Winds
Comments: 15 pages, 14 figures, 12 interactive 3D figures, 1 embedded movie. Accepted for publication in MNRAS. To view 3D interactive figures and movie, use Adobe PDF viewer
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[99]  arXiv:1503.01062 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Broadband detuned Sagnac interferometer for future generation gravitational wave astronomy
Comments: 27 pages, 13 figures, 7 tables
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Quantum Physics (quant-ph)
[100]  arXiv:1503.01042 (cross-list from cond-mat.mtrl-sci) [pdf]
Title: Magnetic Fields of Uranus and Neptune: Metallic Fluid Hydrogen
Authors: W. J. Nellis
Comments: 10 pages
Subjects: Materials Science (cond-mat.mtrl-sci); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[101]  arXiv:1503.01035 (cross-list from physics.space-ph) [pdf]
Title: A Fit to the Galactic Cosmic Ray Hydrogen and Helium Spectra at Voyager 1 at Low Energies and Earth Based Measurements at Much Higher Energies with Identical Rigidity Independent Source Spectra for the Hydrogen and Helium Nuclei
Comments: 19 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: Space Physics (physics.space-ph); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[102]  arXiv:1503.00795 (cross-list from hep-th) [pdf, other]
Title: Constraints on Axion Inflation from the Weak Gravity Conjecture
Authors: Tom Rudelius
Comments: 26 pages, 6 figures
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[103]  arXiv:1503.00718 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Perturbative extraction of gravitational waveforms generated with Numerical Relativity
Comments: 13 pages, 6 figures, Revtex4-1
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[104]  arXiv:1503.00714 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: On the consistency of tachyon warm inflation with viscous pressure
Authors: Antonella Cid
Comments: 12 pages
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[105]  arXiv:1503.00703 [pdf, other]
Title: Absorption Coefficients of the Methane-Nitrogen Binary Ice System: Implications for Pluto
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[106]  arXiv:1503.00701 [pdf]
Title: Better Than Earth
Authors: René Heller
Comments: Scientific American cover story (Jan. 2015), author's version with modified graphics, 2 colored figures, 5 pages
Journal-ref: Scientific American, 2015, Vol. 312, Issue 1, pp. 32-39
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[107]  arXiv:1503.00692 [pdf, other]
Title: One of the closest planet pairs to the 3:2 Mean Motion Resonance, confirmed with K2 observations and Transit Timing Variations: EPIC201505350
Comments: 10 pages, 8 figures, submitted to A&A
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[108]  arXiv:1503.00664 [pdf, other]
Title: Constraining the Mass and the Non-Radial Drag Coefficient of a Solar Coronal Mass Ejection
Comments: accepted in ApJ Letters
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[109]  arXiv:1503.00657 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: SDSSJ14584479+3720215: A Benchmark JHK Blazar Light Curve from the 2MASS Calibration Scans
Comments: 6 pages, 3 figures, ApJ Accepted
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[110]  arXiv:1503.00654 [pdf, other]
Title: Powerful radiative jets in super-critical accretion disks around non-spinning black holes
Comments: 9 pages, 7 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[111]  arXiv:1503.00638 [pdf, other]
Title: A compression scheme for radio data in high performance computing
Comments: 11 pages, 2 figures, 2 tables. Submitted to Astronomy and Computing special issue on "The future of astronomical data formats"
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[112]  arXiv:1503.00636 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Millimeter polarisation of the protoplanetary nebula OH 231.8+4.2: A follow-up study with CARMA
Comments: 7 pages, 5 figures, 2 tables. Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[113]  arXiv:1503.00613 [pdf]
Title: Citizen Science on the Faroe Islands in Advance of an Eclipse
Journal-ref: Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol. 108, No. 6, p.228
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Popular Physics (physics.pop-ph)
[115]  arXiv:1503.00592 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Post-equinox dynamics and polar cloud structure on Uranus
Comments: 21 pages, 20 figures, 7 tables
Journal-ref: Icarus 220 (2012) 694-712
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[116]  arXiv:1503.00590 [pdf, other]
Title: 2.5D global-disk oscillation models of the Be shell star ζ Tauri I. Spectroscopic and polarimetric analysis
Comments: 14 pages, 9 figures, 3 tables
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[117]  arXiv:1503.00562 [pdf, other]
Title: Improving the convergence properties of the moving-mesh code AREPO
Comments: 11 pages, 8 figures, submitted to MNRAS, comments welcome
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[118]  arXiv:1503.00537 [pdf, other]
Title: Carbon, nitrogen and $α$-element abundances determine the formation sequence of the Galactic thick and thin disks
Authors: T. Masseron, G. Gilmore (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK)
Comments: 12 pages, 13 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[119]  arXiv:1503.00483 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: X-ray Emission from Middle-Aged Gamma-Ray Pulsars
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[120]  arXiv:1503.00480 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Flaring gamma-ray emission from high redshift blazars
Authors: M. Orienti (1), F. D'Ammando (1,2), M. Giroletti (1), D. Dallacasa (1,2), T. Venturi (1), J. Finke (3), M. Ajello (4), ((1) INAF-IRA Bologna, (2) University of Bologna, (3) US Naval Research Laboratory, (4) Clemson University)
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[121]  arXiv:1503.00441 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A unified picture for low-luminosity and long gamma-ray bursts based on the extended progenitor of llgrb 060218/SN 2006aj
Authors: Ehud Nakar
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[122]  arXiv:1503.00437 [pdf, other]
Title: High-Energy Neutrinos in Light of Fermi-LAT
Authors: Markus Ahlers
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[123]  arXiv:1503.00432 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Alignments Of Black Holes With Their Warped Accretion Disks And Episodic Lifetimes Of Active Galactic Nuclei
Comments: 11 pages, 8 figures, 1 table, to appear in the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[124]  arXiv:1503.00415 [pdf]
Title: DAMPE silicon tracker on-board data compression algorithm
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Instrumentation and Detectors (physics.ins-det)
[125]  arXiv:1503.00398 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Evolution of Interacting Spiral Galaxy NGC 5194
Comments: accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[126]  arXiv:1503.00394 [pdf, other]
Title: Photodesorption of H2O, HDO, and D2O ice and its impact on fractionation
Authors: Carina Arasa (1,2), Jesper Koning (1), Geert-Jan Kroes (1), Catherine Walsh (2), Ewine F. van Dishoeck (2,3) ((1) Gorlaeus Laboratories, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, P. O. Box 9502, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands, (2) Leiden Observatory, Leiden University, P. O. Box 9513, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands, (3) Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Giessenbachstrasse 1, 85748 Garching, Germany)
Comments: 12 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[127]  arXiv:1503.00387 [pdf, other]
Title: Disappearance of Comet C/2010 X1 (Elenin): Gone with a Whimper, not a Bang
Authors: Jing Li, David Jewitt
Comments: Accepted by AJ; 13 figures
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[128]  arXiv:1503.00363 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Observations of Binary Stars with the Differential Speckle Survey Instrument. V. Toward an Empirical Metal-Poor Mass-Luminosity Relation
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[129]  arXiv:1503.00353 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Evidence for an interstellar dust filament in the outer heliosheath
Comments: Submitted to Astrophysical Journal January 19, 2015
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[130]  arXiv:1503.00349 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A New Merging Double Degenerate Binary in the Solar Neighborhood
Comments: 22 pages, 5 figures, 2 tables; to appear in Astronomical Journal
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[131]  arXiv:1503.00346 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: On the detection of point sources in Planck LFI 70 GHz CMB maps based on cleaned K-map
Comments: 11 pages, 3 figures, Accepted for publication in Modern Physics Letters A. arXiv admin note: substantial text overlap with arXiv:1206.7121
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[132]  arXiv:1503.00342 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Beyond Mixing-length Theory: a step toward 321D
Comments: 22 pages, 5 figures, 3 tables
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[133]  arXiv:1503.00341 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Correcting the record on the analysis of IBEX and STEREO data regarding variations in the neutral interstellar wind
Comments: Astrophysical Journal, in press
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[134]  arXiv:1503.00320 [pdf, other]
Title: Excitation properties of galaxies with the highest [OIII]/[OII] ratios: No evidence for massive escape of ionizing photons
Comments: accepted in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[135]  arXiv:1503.00314 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Uncertainties in polarimetric 3D reconstructions of coronal mass ejections
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[136]  arXiv:1503.00313 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Comparing halo bias from abundance and clustering
Comments: 20 pages, 15 figures, 5 tables, comments are welcome
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[137]  arXiv:1503.00280 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The resolved star-formation relation in nearby active galactic nuclei
Authors: Viviana Casasola (1, 2), Leslie Hunt (2), Francoise Combes (3), Santiago Garcia-Burillo (4) ((1) INAF-IRA & Italian ARC, (2) INAF-Arcetri, (3) Obs. de Paris LERMA, (4) Observatorio Astronomico Nacional (OAN)-Observatorio de Madrid)
Comments: 22 pages, 8 figures, Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[138]  arXiv:1503.00268 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Cusp Summations and Cusp Relations of Simple Quad Lenses
Comments: 8 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[139]  arXiv:1503.00257 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Rings and Radial Waves in the Disk of the Milky Way
Comments: 19figures, 2tables, ApJ accepted
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[140]  arXiv:1503.00186 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Short-period X-ray oscillations in super-soft novae and persistent SSS
Comments: accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[141]  arXiv:1503.00180 [pdf, other]
Title: Maximum entropy detection of planets around active stars
Comments: Submitted to A&A
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[142]  arXiv:1503.00165 [pdf, other]
Title: Dipolar dynamos in stratified systems
Journal-ref: 2015, MNRAS, 448(3), 2055-2065
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Fluid Dynamics (physics.flu-dyn)
[143]  arXiv:1503.00136 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Residual HCRF Rotation relative to the Inertial Coordinate System
Authors: V.V. Bobylev
Comments: 13 pages, 2 figures, 3 tables
Journal-ref: Astronomy Letters, 2015, Vol. 41, No. 3--4, pp. 156--165
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[144]  arXiv:1503.00123 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Follow-up of X-ray transients detected by SWIFT with COLORES using the BOOTES network
Authors: M. D. Caballero-Garcia (1), M. Jelinek (2), A. J. Castro-Tirado (2), R. Hudec (1,3), R. Cunniffe (2), O. Rabaza (4), L. Sabau-Graziati (5) ((1) CTU-FEL, Prague, (2) IAA-CSIC, (3) O. Ondrejov, (4) U. de Granada, (5) INTA-CSIC)
Comments: 6 pages, 2 figues, to appear in "Swift: 10 years of discovery", Proceedings of Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[145]  arXiv:1503.00111 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Dark-energy dependent test of general relativity at cosmological scales
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures. Accepted for publication in Physical Review D
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[146]  arXiv:1503.00099 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The multi-faceted synergy between Swift and Fermi in radio-loud AGN studies
Authors: F. D'Ammando (INAF-IRA and DIFA-University of Bologna) on behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration
Comments: 6 pages, 4 figures. To appear in "Swift: 10 Years of Discovery", Proceedings of Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[147]  arXiv:1503.00096 [pdf]
Title: Observation of Chromospheric Sunspot at Millimeter Range with the Nobeyama 45 m Telescope
Comments: 15 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[148]  arXiv:1503.00074 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Abundance analysis of the recurrent nova RS Ophiuchi (2006 outburst)
Comments: Accepted in New Astronomy
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[149]  arXiv:1503.00070 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Cloud-cloud collision as a trigger of the high-mass star formation; a molecular line study in RCW120
Comments: 57 pages, 19 figures, submitted to ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[150]  arXiv:1503.00062 [pdf, other]
Title: HATS-9b AND HATS-10b: TWO COMPACT HOT JUPITERS IN FIELD 7 OF THE K2 MISSION
Comments: 15 pages, 10 figures. Submitted to AJ
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[151]  arXiv:1503.00061 [pdf, other]
Title: Separating weak lensing and intrinsic alignments using radio observations
Comments: 17 pages, 10 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[152]  arXiv:1503.00059 [pdf, other]
Title: Transiting Planets with LSST II. Period Detection of Planets Orbiting 1 Solar Mass Hosts
Comments: 11 pages, 9 figures; submitted to Astronomical Journal
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[153]  arXiv:1503.00056 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Detailed Shape and Evolutionary Behavior of the X-ray Luminosity Function of Active Galactic Nuclei
Comments: 39 Pages, 9 figures. Almost accepted for ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[155]  arXiv:1503.00023 [pdf, other]
Title: The MLP Distribution: A Modified Lognormal Power-Law Model for the Stellar Initial Mass Function
Comments: 9 pages, 6 figures, to appear in MNRAS
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[157]  arXiv:1503.00007 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: ATLASGAL - Kinematic distances and the dense gas mass distribution of the inner Galaxy
Comments: Figure 2 has a reduced file size, please see A&A version of this paper for high resolution graphics
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[158]  arXiv:1503.00004 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Evolution of the H$β$+[OIII] and [OII] luminosity functions and the [OII] star-formation history of the Universe up to $z$ ~ 5 from HiZELS
Comments: 23 pages, 14 figures, 7 Tables, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[159]  arXiv:1503.00002 [pdf]
Title: A dusty, normal galaxy in the epoch of reionization
Authors: Darach Watson (1), Lise Christensen (1), Kirsten Kraiberg Knudsen (2), Johan Richard (3), Anna Gallazzi (4,1), Michał Jerzy Michałowski (5) ((1) DARK, U. Copenhagen, (2) Chalmers University, (3) CRAL, (4) INAF-Osservatorio di Arcetri, (5) IfA, Edinburgh)
Comments: Nature in press. 14 pages, 10 figures, including methods section
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[160]  arXiv:1503.00001 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Constraints on the temperature inhomogeneity in quasar accretion discs from the ultraviolet-optical spectral variability
Authors: Mitsuru Kokubo (Institute of Astronomy, School of Science, the University of Tokyo)
Comments: 14 pages, 7 figures and 2 tables, accepted for publication in MNRAS 2015 February 4
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[161]  arXiv:1503.00695 (cross-list from physics.space-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Predicted Impacts of Proton Temperature Anisotropy on Solar Wind Turbulence
Comments: 27 pages, 9 figures, under review at Physics of Plasmas
Subjects: Space Physics (physics.space-ph); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Plasma Physics (physics.plasm-ph)
[162]  arXiv:1503.00608 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Galvano-rotational effect in a pulsar induced by the electroweak interaction
Authors: Maxim Dvornikov (University of São Paulo, IZMIRAN, Tomsk State University)
Comments: 14 pages in JHEP LaTeX style, 2 tables
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[163]  arXiv:1503.00599 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Indirect and direct detection prospect for TeV dark matter in the MSSM-9
Comments: 7 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[164]  arXiv:1503.00544 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Calculation of conventional and prompt lepton fluxes at very high energy
Comments: 8 pages, 10 figures, for Proceedings of the International Symposium for Very-High Energy Cosmic-Ray Interactions (ISVHECRI 2014)
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[165]  arXiv:1503.00518 (cross-list from nucl-th) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Constraining supernova equations of state with equilibrium constants from heavy-ion collisions
Comments: 20 pages, 15 figures
Subjects: Nuclear Theory (nucl-th); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex)
[166]  arXiv:1503.00509 (cross-list from physics.plasm-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Inertial-Range Reconnection in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence and in the Solar Wind
Subjects: Plasma Physics (physics.plasm-ph); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Fluid Dynamics (physics.flu-dyn); Space Physics (physics.space-ph)
[167]  arXiv:1503.00457 (cross-list from physics.ins-det) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Cosmic-ray induced background intercomparison with actively shielded HPGe detectors at underground locations
Comments: Accepted by Eur. Phys. J. A
Subjects: Instrumentation and Detectors (physics.ins-det); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex)
[168]  arXiv:1503.00442 (cross-list from hep-th) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Inflationary cosmology in modified gravity theories
Comments: 24 pages, no figure, invited review to appear in Symmetry
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[169]  arXiv:1503.00370 (cross-list from nucl-th) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Neutron-proton effective mass splitting in neutron-rich matter and its impacts on nuclear reactions
Comments: 18-page brief review invited by the Modern Physics Letters A
Subjects: Nuclear Theory (nucl-th); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex)
[170]  arXiv:1503.00354 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Search for an emission line of a gravitational wave background
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[171]  arXiv:1503.00234 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Scaling properties of multitension domain wall networks
Comments: 10 pages, 5 figures (some with low resolution due to arXiv size limits)
Journal-ref: Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 043527
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[172]  arXiv:1503.00154 (cross-list from physics.geo-ph) [pdf]
Title: Estimation of Apollo lunar dust transport using optical extinction measurements
Comments: Acta Geophysica 2015
Subjects: Geophysics (physics.geo-ph); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[173]  arXiv:1503.00098 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Hojman Symmetry Approach for Scalar-Tensor Cosmology
Comments: 6 pages, 4 figures, to appear in Phys. Lett. A
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[174]  arXiv:1502.08036 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Multiples among detached eclipsing binaries from the ASAS catalog
Comments: 5 pages, 5 figures, from the proceedings of the "Living Together: Planets, Host Stars and Binaries" conference, Litomysl, Czech Rep. To appear in ASPCS
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[175]  arXiv:1502.08031 [pdf]
Title: Photoluminescence of silicon-vacancy defects in nanodiamonds of different chondrites
Comments: Accepted by Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 19 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP); Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics (cond-mat.mes-hall)
[176]  arXiv:1502.08004 [pdf]
Title: James Webb Space Telescope segment phasing using differential optical transfer functions
Comments: 14 pages, 14 figures
Journal-ref: J. Astron. Telesc. Instrum. Syst. 1(2), 029001 (Feb 26, 2015)
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[177]  arXiv:1502.08001 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Global Star Formation Laws of Galaxies from a Radio Continuum Perspective
Comments: Accepted for Publication in ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[178]  arXiv:1502.07980 [pdf, other]
Title: Patchy blazar heating: diversifying the thermal history of the intergalactic medium
Comments: 17 pages, 9 figures, submitted to ApJ
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[179]  arXiv:1502.07975 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A theoretical room-temperature line list for 15NH3
Comments: 22 pages, 2 figures
Journal-ref: J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 152, 28-36 (2015)
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Chemical Physics (physics.chem-ph)
[180]  arXiv:1502.07965 [pdf, other]
Title: Star-formation histories of local luminous infrared galaxies
Comments: 16 pages + online material, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[181]  arXiv:1502.07958 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Is HE 0436-4717 Anemic? A deep look at a bare Seyfert 1 galaxy
Comments: 7 tables, 11 figures, 16 pages; accepted for publication in MNRAS 17 Feb. 2015
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[183]  arXiv:1502.07942 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Missing Gamma-Rays from kpc-scale AGN Jets: A Test of the IC/CMB Model
Comments: 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C141020.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[184]  arXiv:1502.07900 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Subaru FMOS Galaxy Redshift Survey (FastSound). I. Overview of the Survey Targeting on H$α$ Emitters at $z \sim 1.4$
Comments: 11 pages, 9 figures, and 2 tables
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[185]  arXiv:1502.07895 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The VLT SINFONI Mg ii Program for Line Emitters (SIMPLE) II: background quasars probing z $\sim$ 1 galactic winds
Authors: Ilane Schroetter (1), Nicolas Bouché (1), Céline Péroux (2), Michael T. Murphy (3), Thierry Contini (1), Hayley Finley (1) ((1) IRAP, Toulouse, (2) LAM, Marseille, (3) Swinburne)
Comments: 19 pages, 12 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[186]  arXiv:1502.07882 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Numerical simulations of the internal shock model in magnetized relativistic jets of blazars
Comments: 7 pages, 5 figures, proceeding of the "Swift: 10 Years of Discovery" conference (December 2014, Rome, Italy)
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[187]  arXiv:1502.07858 [pdf, other]
Title: Constraining the evolution of the CMB temperature with SZ measurements from Planck data
Comments: submitted to JCAP, 21 pages, 8 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[188]  arXiv:1502.07841 [pdf, other]
Title: Test of the string loop oscillation model using kHz quasiperiodic oscillations in a neutron star binary
Comments: 24 pages, 6 figures
Journal-ref: General Relativity and Gravitation, Volume 47, Issue 3, 2015
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[189]  arXiv:1502.07835 [pdf, other]
Title: "Spoon-feeding" an AGN
Comments: 7 pages, 3 figures, to appear in "Swift:10 years of discovery", Proceedings of Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[190]  arXiv:1502.07825 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Polarization Swings Reveal Magnetic Energy Dissipation in Blazars
Authors: Haocheng Zhang (1,2), Xuhui Chen (3,4), Markus Boettcher (5,1), Fan Guo (2), Hui Li (2) ((1) Ohio University, (2) Los Alamos National Lab, (3) University of Potsdam, Germany, (4) DESY Zeuthen, Germany, (5) North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa)
Comments: Accepted for Publication in The Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[191]  arXiv:1502.07818 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A novel method for identifying exoplanetary rings
Authors: Jorge I. Zuluaga (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA/IF/UdeA), David Kipping (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), Mario Sucerquia (IF/UdeA), Jaime A. Alvarado (IF/UdeA)
Comments: Accepted for Publication in Astrophysical Journal Letters, 7 pages, 4 figures. Computer code available at this https URL
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[192]  arXiv:1502.07817 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Dissipative dark matter explains rotation curves
Authors: R. Foot
Comments: About 20 pages
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[193]  arXiv:1502.07810 [pdf, other]
Title: High Angular Resolution Stellar Imaging with Occultations from the Cassini Spacecraft II: Kronocyclic Tomography
Comments: 8 pages, 8 figures, Accepted by MNRAS
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[194]  arXiv:1502.07801 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Imaging and Spectroscopic Diagnostics on the Formation of Two Magnetic Flux Ropes Revealed by SDO/AIA and IRIS
Comments: 12 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ, any comments are welocome
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[195]  arXiv:1502.07798 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A statistical correlation of sunquakes based on their seismic, white light, and X-ray emission
Comments: Submitted to Solar Physics
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[196]  arXiv:1502.07785 [pdf, other]
Title: Exploring the Dust Content of Galactic Winds with Herschel. I. NGC 4631
Comments: Accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[197]  arXiv:1502.07779 [pdf, other]
Title: The spin rate of pre-collapse stellar cores: wave driven angular momentum transport in massive stars
Comments: Submitted to ApJ. Questions, comments, and suggestions can be posted at this https URL
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[198]  arXiv:1502.07772 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: CO diffusion into amorphous H2O ices
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ; 12 pages, including 13 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Chemical Physics (physics.chem-ph)
[199]  arXiv:1502.07767 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Spatially Resolving the Kinematics of the <100 μas Quasar Broad Line Region using Spectroastrometry
Comments: 14 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[200]  arXiv:1502.07765 [pdf, other]
Title: Broadband X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy of the Crab Nebula and Pulsar with NuSTAR
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[201]  arXiv:1502.07759 [pdf, other]
Title: Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars: a window on AGB nucleosynthesis and binary evolution. I. Detailed analysis of 15 binary stars with known orbital periods
Comments: 18 pages, 20 figures, accepted for publication on A&A
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[202]  arXiv:1502.07757 [pdf, other]
Title: Simultaneous Estimation of Photometric Redshifts and SED Parameters: Improved Techniques and a Realistic Error Budget
Comments: 11 pages, 5 figures, 3 tables. Accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[203]  arXiv:1502.07756 [pdf, other]
Title: A remarkably flat relationship between the average star formation rate and AGN luminosity for distant X-ray AGN
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS, 14 pages, 9 figures
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[204]  arXiv:1502.07755 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The 5th edition of the Roma-BZCAT. A short presentation
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures. Accepted for publication in Astrophysics and Space Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[205]  arXiv:1502.07754 [pdf, other]
Title: The "Green Bean" Galaxy SDSS J224024.1--092748: Unravelling the emission signature of a quasar ionization echo
Comments: 24 pages, 15 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS; affiliations and acknowledgements updated
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[206]  arXiv:1502.07751 [pdf, other]
Title: sCOLA: The N-body COLA Method Extended to the Spatial Domain
Comments: 18 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[207]  arXiv:1502.07748 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Two bright z > 6 quasars from VST ATLAS and a new method of optical plus mid-infra-red colour selection
Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, submitted to MNRAS letters
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[208]  arXiv:1502.07747 [pdf, other]
Title: Galaxy Morphology and Star Formation in the Illustris Simulation at z=0
Comments: 23 pages, 13 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[209]  arXiv:1502.07952 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Higgs inflation and vacuum stability
Authors: Javier Rubio
Comments: 11 pages, 14 figures, contribution to proceedings DISCRETE 2014
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[210]  arXiv:1502.07758 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Fast and accurate prediction of numerical relativity waveforms from binary black hole mergers using surrogate models
Comments: 6 pages, 6 figures
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Computational Engineering, Finance, and Science (cs.CE); Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability (physics.data-an)
[211]  arXiv:1502.07750 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Liberation of specific angular momentum through radiation and scattering in relativistic black hole accretion discs
Comments: 7 pages, 2 figures, 1 table. Submitted to PASA
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[212]  arXiv:1502.07746 (cross-list from hep-th) [pdf, other]
Title: Cosmological Moduli and the Post-Inflationary Universe: A Critical Review
Comments: 40 pages, 6 figures. Citation requests welcome!
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[213]  arXiv:1502.07740 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Contribution of Faint Galaxy Wings to Source-subtracted Near-infrared Background Fluctuations
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS. 8 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[214]  arXiv:1502.07733 [pdf, other]
Title: Planck, LHC, and $α$-attractors
Comments: 7 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[215]  arXiv:1502.07705 [pdf, other]
Title: On the Abundance of Extreme Voids
Comments: 10 pages, 4 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[216]  arXiv:1502.07696 [pdf, other]
Title: Why are dense planetary rings only found between 8 AU and 20 AU?
Authors: M.M. Hedman
Comments: 4 Pages, 1 Figure, Accepted for publication in APJL
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[218]  arXiv:1502.07675 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Long-term Observations of Three Nulling Pulsars
Comments: 10 pages, 8 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[219]  arXiv:1502.07669 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Suzaku broad-band spectrum of 4U 1705-44: Probing the Reflection component in the hard state
Comments: 21 pages, 5 figures, 4 tables. To appear in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[220]  arXiv:1502.07624 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Spectral Studies of Flaring FSRQs at GeV Energies Using Pass 8 Fermi-LAT Data
Comments: 7 pages, 4 figures, 4 tables, 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings - eConf C14102.1
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[221]  arXiv:1502.07620 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: VUV-absorption cross section of CO2 at high temperatures and impact on exoplanet atmospheres
Comments: 8 pages, 3 figures, BIO Web of Conferences, Vol. 2, EPOV 2012 : From Planets to Life - Colloquium of the CNRS Interdisciplinary Initiative Planetary Environments and Origins of Life (2014)
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[222]  arXiv:1502.07607 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Seismic sensitivity to sub-surface solar activity from 18 years of GOLF/SoHO observations
Comments: Accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[224]  arXiv:1502.07585 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Tidal Downsizing model. II. Planet-metallicity correlations
Authors: Sergei Nayakshin (University of Leicester)
Comments: 13 pages. Submitted to MNRAS 2 months ago, no report yet (!)
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[225]  arXiv:1502.07583 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Constraints on the dark matter sound speed from galactic scales: the cases of the Modified and Extended Chaplygin Gas
Comments: 4 pages
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[226]  arXiv:1502.07580 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: CARMENES input catalogue of M dwarfs. I. Low-resolution spectroscopy with CAFOS
Comments: A&A, in press
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[227]  arXiv:1502.07579 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The unusual photometric variability of the PMS star GM Cep
Comments: 9 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in PASA. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1111.2166
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[228]  arXiv:1502.07552 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Investigating the Global Collapse of Filaments Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[229]  arXiv:1502.07543 [pdf, other]
Title: Transient sources at the highest angular resolution
Authors: Maria Massi
Comments: 8 pages, 5 figures. Proceeding of the 12th European VLBI Network Symposium and Users Meeting: 7-10 October 2014, Cagliari, Italy. Invited talk. PoS(EVN 2014)062
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[230]  arXiv:1502.07513 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Planetary systems and real planetary nebulae from planets destruction near white dwarfs
Authors: Ealeal Bear, Noam Soker (Technion, Israel)
Comments: submitted
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[231]  arXiv:1502.07502 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The largest Swift AGN monitoring campaign: UV/optical variability in NGC 5548
Comments: 8 pages, 5 figures, to appear in "Swift: 10 years of discovery", Proceedings of Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[232]  arXiv:1502.07501 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Long-Term X-ray Spectral Variability of Seyfert Galaxies with Swift
Comments: 6 pages, 5 figues, to appear in "Swift: 10 years of discovery", Proceedings of Science
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[233]  arXiv:1502.07496 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A minimal width of the arrival direction distribution of ultra-high energy cosmic rays detected with the Yakutsk array
Authors: A.A. Ivanov
Comments: Submitted to ApJ
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[234]  arXiv:1502.07489 [pdf, other]
Title: Hubble Space Telescope observations of the NUV transit of WASP-12b
Comments: Accepted into the Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[235]  arXiv:1502.07477 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Concept of Few-Parameter Modelling of Eclipsing Binary and Exoplanet Transit Light Curves
Comments: 5 pages, 4 figures, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series - Litomysl 2014
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[236]  arXiv:1502.07460 [pdf, other]
Title: Optical - Near Infrared Photometric Calibration of M-dwarf Metallicity and Its Application
Comments: Accepted for Publication in the Astronomical Journal
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[237]  arXiv:1502.07442 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: ngravs: Distinct gravitational interactions in GADGET-2
Authors: K. A. S. Croker
Comments: 6 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[238]  arXiv:1502.07438 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Iron and s-elements abundance variations in NGC5286: comparison with anomalous globular clusters and Milky Way satellites
Comments: 28 pages, 21 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[239]  arXiv:1502.07426 [pdf, other]
Title: James Webb Space Telescope can Detect Kilonovae in Gravitational Wave Follow-up Search
Comments: 8 pages, 2 figures
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[240]  arXiv:1502.07418 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: An ultra-luminous quasar with a twelve-billion-solar-mass black hole at redshift 6.30
Comments: 24 pages, 4 figures plus 4 extended data figures, published in Nature on 26 February 2015
Journal-ref: Nature, Vol. 518, 512-515 (2015)
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[241]  arXiv:1502.07412 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Volatile Delivery to Planets from Water-rich Planetesimals around Low Mass Stars
Comments: Accepted to ApJ
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[242]  arXiv:1502.07401 [pdf, other]
Title: Stellar Activity and Coronal Heating: an overview of recent results
Authors: Paola Testa (1), Steve Saar (1), Jeremy Drake (1) ((1) Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Comments: Accepted for publication on Philosophical Transactions A. 29 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[243]  arXiv:1502.07389 [pdf, other]
Title: Cosmological perturbation theory in 1+1 dimensions
Comments: 31 pages + appendices; 10 figures; submitted to JCAP
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[244]  arXiv:1502.07385 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: An updated gamma-ray analysis of the Be-BH binary HD~215227
Comments: Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 10 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[245]  arXiv:1502.07369 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The Impact of Dust Evolution and Photoevaporation on Disk Dispersal
Comments: The Astrophysical Journal, accepted for publication
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[246]  arXiv:1502.07365 [pdf, other]
Title: Probing the Spacetime Around Supermassive Black Holes with Ejected Plasma Blobs
Comments: 4 pages, 6 figures
Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[247]  arXiv:1502.07361 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: WS1: one more new Galactic bona fide luminous blue variable
Comments: 5 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS Letters
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[248]  arXiv:1502.07360 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Herschel Hi-GAL imaging of massive young stellar objects
Comments: 11 pages, 12 figures, 3 tables, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[249]  arXiv:1502.07359 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Spectroscopic Confusion: Its Impact on Current and Future Extragalactic HI Surveys
Comments: Accepted to MNRAS, 14 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[250]  arXiv:1502.07358 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: An improved SPH scheme for cosmological simulations
Comments: 22 figures, 2 tables, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[251]  arXiv:1502.07357 [pdf, other]
Title: Baryon impact on the halo mass function: Fitting formulae and implications for cluster cosmology
Comments: 12 pages, 5 figures
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[252]  arXiv:1502.07356 [pdf, other]
Title: Milking the spherical cow: on aspherical dynamics in spherical coordinates
Comments: Submitted to MNRAS. Comments welcome
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[253]  arXiv:1502.07355 [pdf, other]
Title: Identification of the brightest Lyα emitters at z=6.6: implications for the evolution of the luminosity function in the re-ionisation era
Comments: 20 pages, main results shown in Fig. 6 and Fig. 7, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[254]  arXiv:1502.07354 [pdf, other]
Title: Asymmetric condensed dark matter
Comments: 35 pages, 1 figure
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th)
[255]  arXiv:1502.07353 [pdf, other]
Title: Determining the covering factor of Compton-thick active galactic nuclei with NuSTAR
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[256]  arXiv:1502.07347 [pdf, other]
Title: Galaxy Cluster Mass Reconstruction Project: II. Quantifying scatter and bias using contrasting mock catalogues
Comments: 25 pages, 19 figures, 7 tables. Accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA)
[257]  arXiv:1502.07346 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: A primordial origin for the composition similarity between the Earth and the Moon
Comments: 34 pages, 7 Figures, 4 Tables. Accepted for publication in Nature
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
[259]  arXiv:1502.07344 [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Galaxy formation with radiative and chemical feedback
Comments: This version has coloured figures not present in the printed version. Submitted to MNRAS, minor revisions
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[260]  arXiv:1502.07343 [pdf, other]
Title: Long term variability of Cygnus X-1: VII. Orbital variability of the focussed wind in Cyg X-1 / HDE 226868 system
Comments: proposed for acceptance in A&A, 11 pages, 11 figures (two in appendix)
Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR)
[261]  arXiv:1502.07679 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Elliptical Solutions to the Standard Cosmology Model with Realistic Values of Matter Density
Comments: 14 pages including 5 figures
Journal-ref: International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 45(5) pp. 925-936 (2006)
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[262]  arXiv:1502.07672 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Effects of local structure on the Hubble parameter
Comments: 16 pages, 4 figures, typos corrected
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[263]  arXiv:1502.07660 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Sensitivity of gravitational waves from preheating to a scalar field's interactions
Authors: Jeffrey M. Hyde
Comments: 16 pages, 2 figures
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)
[264]  arXiv:1502.07574 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: Impact of a complex singlet: From dark matter to baryogenesis
Comments: 13 pages, 25 figures, comments and suggestions are welcomed
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[265]  arXiv:1502.07461 (cross-list from physics.plasm-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Generalized Magnetofluid Connections in Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics
Comments: Accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters
Subjects: Plasma Physics (physics.plasm-ph); High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)
[266]  arXiv:1502.07395 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: The deflection of light induced by the Sun's gravitational field and measured with geodetic VLBI
Authors: O. Titov, A. Girdiuk
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[267]  arXiv:1502.07393 (cross-list from physics.soc-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Crowdfunding Astronomy with Google Sky
Authors: Travis S. Metcalfe (White Dwarf Research Corporation)
Comments: 8 pages, 3 figures, submitted to Communicating Astronomy with the Public. Project website is at this http URL
Subjects: Physics and Society (physics.soc-ph); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Popular Physics (physics.pop-ph)
[268]  arXiv:1502.07375 (cross-list from physics.gen-ph) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Trying to understand dark matter
Authors: B. Hoeneisen
Comments: 16 pages, 1 figure
Subjects: General Physics (physics.gen-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[269]  arXiv:1502.07304 (cross-list from hep-th) [pdf, other]
Title: Signs of Analyticity in Single-Field Inflation
Comments: 17+13 pages, 3 figures
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory (hep-th); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph)
[270]  arXiv:1502.07173 (cross-list from hep-ph) [pdf, other]
Title: SUSY Implications from WIMP Annihilation into Scalars at the Galactic Centre
Comments: 45 pages, 18 figures, 5 tables
Subjects: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (hep-ph); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)
[271]  arXiv:1501.02782 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, other]
Title: Applying the theory of general relativity to reducing geodetic VLBI data
Authors: O. Titov, A. Girdiuk
Comments: Accepted for A&A, 7 pages
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM)
[272]  arXiv:1408.7116 (cross-list from gr-qc) [pdf, ps, other]
Title: Temperature fluctuations in an inhomogeneous diffusive fluid
Authors: Z.Haba
Comments: 14 pages,minor corrections
Journal-ref: Mod.Phys.Lett.A30,1550036(2015)
Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO)