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Selected astro-ph abstracts for Thursday August 3
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On the progenitor of SN 2005gl and the nature of Type IIn supernovae
Avishay Gal-Yam (Caltech), D. C. Leonard (SDSU), D. B. Fox (PSU), S.
B. Cenko (Caltech), A. M. Soderberg (Caltech), D.-S. Moon (Caltech), D. J.
Sand (Steward), W. Li (UCB), A. V. Filippenko (UCB), G. Aldering (LBL), Y.
Comments: Submitted to ApJ. Comments welcome
Measuring M dwarf Winds with DAZ White Dwarfs
Comments: 18 pages, 3 figures, accepted to ApJ
Nonthermal gamma-ray and X-ray flashes from shock breakout in gamma-ray
Xiang-Yu Wang, Zhuo Li, Eli Waxman and Peter Meszaros
Comments: submitted to ApJ, total 5 pages including 2 color figures and 1 table
Searching for Exoplanets in the Hertzsprung Gap: An Eccentric Hot
Jupiter Orbiting the Subgiant HD 185269
John Asher Johnson, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Debra A. Fischer, Gregory W.
Henry, Jason T. Wright, Howard Isaacson, Chris McCarthy
Comments: 18 pages, 4 figures, 3 tables, ApJ Accepted
Characterizing Bars at z~0 in the OSUBSGS: Implications for the
Evolution of Barred Galaxies
Irina Marinova, Shardha Jogee
Comments: 9 pages, 17 figures, 3 tables, submitted to ApJ. For high resolution
figures see http://www.as.utexas.edu/~marinova/paper1-highres.pdf
Searching for Low Surface-brightness Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep
Field: Implications for the Star Formation Efficiency in Neutral Gas at z ~ 3
Arthur M. Wolfe (UC San Diego) and Hsiao-Wen Chen (U Chicago)
Comments: 35 preprint pages, including 8 figures; ApJ in press; High-resolution
version with complete figures is available at
Visible spectroscopy of 2003 UB313: Evidence for N2 ice on the surface
of the largest TNO?
J. Licandro, W.M. Grundy, N. Pinilla-Alonso, J. de Leon
Comments: Accepted in A&A
Enhancement and suppression of heat transfer by MHD turbulence
Comments: 4 pages, emulated ApJ style, published ApJ Letters, July 1
Journal-ref: 2006, ApJ, 645, L25
A pulsational distance to Omega Centauri based on Near-Infrared
Period-Luminosity relations of RR Lyrae stars
M. Del Principe, A. M. Piersimoni, J. Storm, F. Caputo, G. Bono, P. B.
Stetson, M. Castellani, R. Buonanno, A. Calamida, C. E. Corsi, M. Dall'Ora,
I. Ferraro, L. M. Freyhammer, G. Iannicola, M. Monelli, M. Nonino, L. Pulone,
Comments: 24 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication on The Astrophysical
Survival of a brown dwarf after engulfment by a red giant star
P.F.L. Maxted (1), R. Napiwotzki (2), P.D. Dobbie (3), M.R. Burleigh
(3) ((1)Keele University, UK, (2) University of Hertfordshire, UK, (3)
University of Leicester, UK)
Comments: To appear in Nature on August 3 2006. 13 Pages, 2 figures, 2 tables
An optical search for Low Surface Brightness Galaxies in the Arecibo HI
Clemens Trachternach, Dominik J. Bomans, Lutz Haberzettl, Ralf-Juergen
Comments: 9 pages, 4 tables, 6 figures, accepted by A&A
Infrared Properties of Close Pairs of Galaxies
Margaret J. Geller (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), Scott J.
Kenyon (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), Elizabeth J. Barton
(Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California Irvine),
Thomas H. Jarrett (Infrared Processing and Analysis Center), Lisa J.
Kewley,(Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)
Comments: 32 pages of text, 18 figures, accepted for publication (Astronomical
X-ray Properties of Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Active Galaxies
Jenny E. Greene (CfA), Luis C. Ho (Carnegie Observatories)
Comments: Submitted to ApJ on 7 April 2006, but still awaiting referee's
report; 8 pages, 4 figures, uses emulateapj5.sty
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