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  • Burningham, B.; Pinfield, D.J.; Leggett, S.K.; Tinney, C.G.; Liu, M.C.; Homeier, D.; West, A.A.; Day-Jones, A.C.; Huelamo, N.; Dupuy, T.J.; Zhang, Z.; Murray, D.N.; Lodieu, N.; Navascues, D.B.Y.; Folkes, S.; Galvez-Ortiz, M.C.; Jones, H.R.A.; Lucas, P.W.; Calderon, M.M.; Tamura, M. (2009)
    We report the discovery of a T8.5 dwarf, which is a companion to the M4 dwarf Wolf 940. [Please see original online abstract for complete version with correct notation]
  • Burningham, B.; Smith, Leigh; Cardoso, C. V.; Lucas, P.W.; Burgasser, A. J.; Jones, H.R.A.; Smart, R.L. (2014-05)
    We report the discovery of ULAS J131610.28+075553.0, an sdT6.5 dwarf in the UKIDSS Large Area Survey 2 epoch proper motion catalogue. This object displays significant spectral peculiarity, with the largest yet seen deviations ...
  • Day-Jones, Avril; Pinfield, D.J.; Ruiz, M.; Beaumont, H.; Burningham, B.; Gallardo, J.; Gianninas, A.; Bergeron, P.; Napiwotzki, Ralf; Jenkins, J.S.; Zhang, Z.H.; Murray, D.N.; Catalan, Silvia; Ines Gomes, Joana (2011)
    We present the discovery of the first T dwarf + white dwarf binary system LSPM 1459+0857 AB, confirmed through common proper motion and spectroscopy. The white dwarf is a high proper motion object from the LSPM catalogue ...
  • Burningham, B.; Leggett, S.K.; Lucas, P.W.; Pinfield, D.J.; Smart, R.L.; Day-Jones, A.C.; Jones, H.R.A.; Murray, D.N.; Nickson, E.; Tamura, M.; Zhang, Z.; Lodieu, N.; Tinney, C.G.; Zapatero Osorio, M.R. (2010)
    We report the discovery of a very cool d/sdL7+T7.5p common proper motion binary system, SDSS J1416+13AB, found by cross-matching the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS) Large Area ...
  • Lucas, P.W.; Tinney, C. G.; Burningham, B.; Leggett, S. K.; Pinfield, D.J.; Smart, Richard; Jones, H.R.A.; Marocco, F.; Barber, Robert J.; Yurchenko, Sergei N.; Tennyson, Jonathan; Ishii, Miki; Tamura, Motohide; Day-Jones, Avril C.; Adamson, Andrew; Allard, France; Homeier, Derek (2010)
    We report the discovery of a very cool, isolated brown dwarf, UGPS 0722−05, with the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS) Galactic Plane Survey. The near-infrared spectrum displays deeper H2O and CH4 ...
  • Trinchieri, G.; Pellegrini, S.; Fabbiano, G.; Fu, R.; Brassington, Nicola; Zezas, A.; Kim, D.-W.; Gallagher, J.; Angelini, L.; Davies, R. L.; Kalogera, V.; King, A.R.; Zepf, S. (2008-12-01)
    We report the discovery of a faint (LX~4+/-1.5×1037 ergs s-1, 0.5-2 keV), outflowing gaseous hot interstellar medium (ISM) in NGC 3379. This represents the lowest X-ray luminosity ever measured from a hot phase of the ISM ...
  • Forde, K.P.; Gledhill, T. (2012-03)
    We present K-band integral field observations of the circumstellar envelope of the evolved star OH 231.8+4.2. Spatial and spectral information was simultaneously acquired using the SINFONI integral field unit, with adaptive ...
  • Pinfield, D.J.; Burningham, B.; Lodieu, N.; Leggett, S.; Tinney, C.G.; van Spaandonk, L.; Marocco, F.; Smart, R.; Gomes, J.; Smith, Leigh; Lucas, P.W.; Day-jones, A.; Murray, D.; Katsiyannis, A. C.; Catalan, S.; Cardoso, C.; Clarke, James; Folkes, S.; Galvez-Ortiz, M.; Homeier, D.; Jenkins, J.; Jones, H.R.A.; Zhang, Z. (2012)
    We have searched the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer first data release for widely separated (<=10,000AU) late T dwarf companions to Hipparcos and Gliese stars. We have discovered a new binary system containing a K-band ...
  • Zhang, Z.; Pinfield, D.J.; Day-Jones, A.C.; Burningham, B.; Jones, H.R.A.; Yu, S.; Jenkins, J.S.; Han, Z.; Galvez-Ortiz, M.C.; Gallardo, J.; Garcia Perez, A.E.; Weights, D.; Tinney, C.G.; Pokorny, R.S. (2010)
    We identify 806 ultracool dwarfs (of which 34 are newly discovered L dwarfs) from their Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) riz photometry and obtain proper motions through cross-matching with the United Kingdom Infrared ...
  • Day-Jones, Avril; Pinfield, D.J.; Ruiz, M.; Beaumont, H.; Gallardo, J.; Gianninas, A.; Bergeron, P.; Napiwotzki, Ralf; Jenkins, J.S.; Burningham, B.; Zhang, Z.H.; Jones, H.R.A.; Murray, D.; Catalan, Silvia; Ines Gomes, Joana (American Institute of Physics, 2010)
    We present the discovery of the first white dwarf + T dwarf binary system. Systems containing a white dwarf and a brown dwarf are rare but can be used to place constraints on the age of the binary, making them valuable ...
  • Burningham, B.; Lucas, P.W.; Leggett, S.K.; Smart, R.; Baker, D.; Pinfield, D.J.; Tinney, C. G.; Homeier, D.; Allard, F.; Zhang, Z. H.; Gomes, J.; Day-Jones, A. C.; Jones, H.R.A.; Kovacs, G.; Lodieu, N.; Marocco, F.; Murray, D. N.; Sipocz, B. (2011-06)
    We have carried out a search for late-type T dwarfs in the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey Galactic Plane Survey 6th Data Release. The search yielded two persuasive candidates, both of which have been confirmed as T dwarfs. ...
  • Hawley, John F.; Fendt, Christian; Hardcastle, M.J.; Nokhrina, Elena; Tchekhovskoy, Alexander (2015-10)
    Magnetic fields are fundamental to the dynamics of both accretion disks and the jets that they often drive. We review the basic physics of these phenomena, the past and current efforts to model them numerically with an ...
  • Xiang, Yue; Gu, Sheng Hong; Collier Cameron, A.; Barnes, J.R. (2014-02-01)
    We present Doppler images of RS CVn-type binary II Peg based on two data sets obtained in 2004 February and November. In order to improve signal-to-noise ratio and reliability,we apply least-squares deconvolution technique ...
  • Moorhead, A.V.; Ford, E.B.; Morehead, R.C.; Rowe, J.; Caldwell, D.A.; Jenkins, J.M.; Li, J.; Quintana, E.; Borucki, W.J.; Bryson, S.T.; Koch, D.G.; Jenkins, J.M.; Li, J.; Lissauer, J.J.; Quintana, E.; Batalha, N.M.; Fabrycky, D.C.; Gautier, T.N.; Holman, M.J.; Quinn, S.N.; Ragozzine, D.; Torres, G.; Lucas, P.W.; Marcy, G.W.; Shporer, A.; Still, M.; Shporer, A. (2011-11-01)
    Doppler planet searches have discovered that giant planets follow orbits with a wide range of orbital eccentricities, revolutionizing theories of planet formation. The discovery of hundreds of exoplanet candidates by NASA's ...
  • Schawinski, K.; Virani, S.; Simmons, B.; Urry, C.M.; Kushkuley, B.; Treister, E.; Kaviraj, S. (2009)
    The growth of supermassive black holes and their host galaxies are thought to be linked, but the precise nature of this symbiotic relationship is still poorly understood. Both observations and simulations of galaxy formation ...
  • Barnes, J R; Collier Cameron, A; James, D J; Donati, J F (2000-05-01)
    We present Doppler images of the young, late-type star PZ Tel from spectroscopic observations at two epochs. The 0.95-d period necessitated dual-site observations in order to obtain full phase coverage. The resulting maximum ...
  • Barnes, J R; Collier Cameron, A; James, D J; Donati, J F (2001-06-11)
    We have secured high spatial and temporal resolution spectra of the rapidly rotating K dwarf Speedy Mic (HD 197890) at two sites and a common epoch of observations. The 0.38-d axial rotation period and the V-band magnitude ...
  • Xiang, Yue; Gu, Shenghong; Collier Cameron, A.; Barnes, J.R. (2015-02-11)
    We present Doppler images of both components of the eclipsing binary system ER Vul, based on the spectra obtained in 2004 November, 2006 September and 2008 November. The least-squares deconvolution technique is used for ...
  • Gomez, H.L.; Baes, M.; Cortese, L.; Smith, M. W. L.; Boselli, A.; Ciesla, L.; Bendo, G. J.; Pohlen, M.; di Serego Alighieri, S.; Auld, R.; Barlow, M.J.; Bock, J. J.; Bradford, M.; Buat, V.; Castro-Rodriguez, N.; Chanial, P.; Charlot, S.; Clements, D. L.; Cooray, A.; Cormier, D.; Davies, J. I.; Dwek, E.; Eales, S.; Elbaz, D.; Galametz, M.; Galliano, F.; Gear, W.K.; Glenn, J.; Griffin, M.; Hony, S.; Isaak, K.G.; Levenson, L. R.; Lu, N.; Madden, S.; O'Halloran, B.; Okumura, K.; Oliver, S.; Page, M.J.; Panuzzo, P.; Papageorgiou, A.; Parkin, T.J.; Perez-Fournon, I.; Rangwala, N.; Rigby, E. E.; Roussel, H.; Rykala, A.; Sacchi, N.; Sauvage, M.; Schirm, M. R. P.; Schulz, B.; Spinoglio, L.; Srinivasan, S.; Stevens, Jason; Symeonidis, M.; Trichas, M.; Vaccari, M.; Vigroux, L.; Wilson, C.D.; Wozniak, H.; Wright, G.S.; Zeilinger, W.W. (2010-07-01)
    We present Herschel-SPIRE observations at 250–500 μm of the giant elliptical galaxy M 86 and examine the distribution of the resolved cold dust emission and its relation with other galactic tracers. The SPIRE images reveal ...
  • Schulte-Ladbeck, R.; Hopp, U.; Brinks, E.; Kravtsov, A. (2010)
    Dwarf galaxies provide opportunities for drawing inferences about the processes in the early universe by observing our “cosmological backyard”—the Local Group and its vicinity. This special issue of the open-access journal ...

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