Gemini Publications 2008 by Staff

This is Section 2 of the Gemini Publications site, "Science and engineering papers by Gemini staff".

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Refereed Publications

Pike, Rosemary E.[2]. Tentative detection of the rotation of Eris. Icarus, 198:459-464. December, 2008.

Díaz, Rubén J.[2]. Is J 133658.3-295105 a Radio Source at z >= 1.0 or at the Distance of M 83?. The Astronomical Journal, 136:2468-2472. December, 2008.

Margheim, Steven J.[2]. Carbon Abundances of Three Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars from High-Resolution GEMINI-S/bHROS Spectra of the λ8727 [c I] Line. The Astronomical Journal, 136:2244-2258. December, 2008.

Stephens, A. W.[11]. The type IIb SN 2008ax: the nature of the progenitor. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 391:L5-L9. November, 2008.

Leggett, S. K.[3]. Exploring the substellar temperature regime down to ~550K. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 391:320-333. November, 2008.

Geballe, T. R.[4]. Absorption Line Survey of H+3 toward the Galactic Center Sources. II. Eight Infrared Sources within 30 pc of the Galactic Center. The Astrophysical Journal, 688:306-319. November, 2008.

Dall, Thomas H.6]. A Multisite Campaign to Measure Solar-like Oscillations in Procyon. I. Observations, Data Reduction, and Slow Variations. The Astrophysical Journal, 687:1180-1190. November, 2008.

Geballe, Thomas[23]. Nova V2362 Cygni (nova Cygni 2006): Spitzer, Swift, and Ground-Based Spectral Evolution. The Astronomical Journal, 136:1815-1827. November, 2008.

Leggett, S. K.[4]. Fifteen new T dwarfs discovered in the UKIDSS Large Area Survey. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 390:304-322. October, 2008.

McDermid, Richard.[9]. The SAURON project - XII. Kinematic substructures in early-type galaxies: evidence for discs in fast rotators. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 390:93-117. October, 2008.

Winge, Cláudia[3]. Kinematics and physical properties of southern interacting galaxies: the minor merger AM2306-721. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389:1593-1604. October, 2008.

Radomski, James T. [5] Understanding the 8 μm versus Paα Relationship on Subarcsecond Scales in Luminous Infrared Galaxies. The Astrophysical Journal, 685:211-224. September, 2008.

Bauer, Amanda [4]. A young, dusty, compact radio source within a Lyα halo. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, v389:792-798. Sept. 2008.

Trancho, G.[4]. The early expansion of cluster cores. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389:223-230. September, 2008.

Stephens, A. W.[11]. Massive stars exploding in a He-rich circumstellar medium - III. SN 2006jc: infrared echoes from new and old dust in the progenitor CSM. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 389:141-155. September, 2008.

Serio, Andrew W.[1]. The variation of Io's auroral footprint brightness with the location of Io in the plasma torus. Icarus, 197:368-374. September, 2008.

Volk, Kevin [47]. Spitzer Survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud, Surveying the Agents of a Galaxy's Evolution (sage). IV. Dust Properties in the Interstellar Medium. The Astronomical Journal, 136:919-945. September, 2008.

Díaz, R. J.[3]. Discovery of a [WO] central star in the planetary nebula Th 2-A. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 488:245-247. September, 2008.

Schiavon, Ricardo P.[2]. Measuring Ages and Elemental Abundances from Unresolved Stellar Populations: Fe, Mg, C, N, and Ca. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 177:446-464. August, 2008.

Song, Inseok [3]. Gas and Dust Associated with the Strange, Isolated Star BP Piscium. The Astrophysical Journal, v683:1085-1103. August, 2008.

Dall, Thomas .[5]. The Amplitude of Solar Oscillations Using Stellar Techniques. The Astrophysical Journal, 682:1370-1375. August, 2008.

Leggett, S. K.[1]. HN Peg B: A Test of Models of the L to T Dwarf Transition. The Astrophysical Journal, 682:1256-1263. August, 2008.

Garcia, Jorge[6]. The Second-Generation Guide Star Catalog: Description and Properties. The Astronomical Journal, 136:735-766. August, 2008.

Roth, K. [22]. A Comprehensive Study of GRB 070125, A Most Energetic Gamma-Ray Burst. The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 683, Issue 2, pp. 924-942. August, 2008.

Artigau, É.[4]. CLOUDS search for variability in brown dwarf atmospheres. Infrared spectroscopic time series of L/T transition brown dwarfs. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 487:277-292. August, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[47]. A Measurement of the Rate of Type Ia Supernovae at Redshift z ~ 0.1 from the First Season of the SDSS-II Supernova Survey. The Astrophysical Journal, 682:262-282. July, 2008.

Bergmann, M.[9]. Scattered-Light Echoes from the Historical Galactic Supernovae Cassiopeia A and Tycho (SN 1572). The Astrophysical Journal, 681:L81-L84. July, 2008.

Farihi, J.[1]. Spitzer IRAC Observations of White Dwarfs. II. Massive Planetary and Cold Brown Dwarf Companions to Young and Old Degenerates. The Astrophysical Journal, 681:1470-1483. July, 2008.

Radomski, James T.[1]; Mason, Rachel[7]; De Buizer, James M.[8]. Gemini Imaging of Mid-Infrared Emission from the Nuclear Region of Centaurus A. The Astrophysical Journal, 681:141-150. July, 2008.

Farihi, J.[2]; Nitta, Atsuko[3]; Leggett, S. K.[4]. Near-Infrared Constraints on the Presence of Warm Dust at Metal-Rich Helium Atmosphere White Dwarfs. The Astronomical Journal, 136:111-117. July, 2008.

Leggett, S. K.[5]. A Nearby Old Halo White Dwarf Candidate from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The Astronomical Journal, 136:76-82. July, 2008.

Volk, K.[28]. Spitzer Sage Survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud. III. Star Formation and ~1000 New Candidate Young Stellar Objects. The Astronomical Journal, 136:18-43. July, 2008.

Nitta, A.[9]. Whole Earth Telescope observations of the hot helium atmosphere pulsating white dwarf EC20058-5234. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 387:137-152. June, 2008.

Miller, Bryan W.[25]. The Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys Coma Cluster Survey. I. Survey Objectives and Design. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 176:424-437. June, 2008.

Bergmann, M.[4]. Spectral Identification of an Ancient Supernova Using Light Echoes in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The Astrophysical Journal, 680:1137-1148. June, 2008.

DeBuizer, J. M.[5]. Star Formation in the Southern Dark Cloud DC 296.2-3.6. The Astronomical Journal, 135:2279-2286. June, 2008.

Artigau, E.[8]. Finding ultracool brown dwarfs with MegaCam on CFHT: method and first results. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 484:469-478. June, 2008.

Geballe, Thomas R.[3]. No Evidence of Morning or Large-Scale Drizzle on Titan. The Astrophysical Journal, 679:L53-L56. May, 2008.

Hayward, T. L.[7]. A First Estimate of the X-Ray Binary Frequency as a Function of Star Cluster Mass in a Single Galactic System. The Astrophysical Journal, 678:798-803. May, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[68]. First-Year Spectroscopy for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey. The Astronomical Journal, 135:1766-1784. May, 2008.

Artigau, E.[4]. CFBDS J005910.90-011401.3: reaching the T-Y brown dwarf transition?. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 482:961-971. May, 2008.

Winge, Cláudia[3]; Beck, Tracy[5]. Mapping of molecular gas inflow towards the Seyfert nucleus of NGC4051 using Gemini NIFS. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 385:1129-1142. April, 2008.

Kleinman, S. [71], Nitta, A. [106]. The Sixth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 175:297-313. April, 2008.

Dall, T. [7]. New insights into the nature of the SMC WR/LBV binary HD 5980. Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica v44:3-27. April, 2008.

Diaz, Ruben [2]. The Spatial Orientation of Planetary Nebulae within the Milky Way. The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, v120:380-392. April 2008.

Roth, Kathy C.[18]. GRB 070125: The First Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Burst in a Halo Environment. The Astrophysical Journal, 677:441-447. April, 2008.

Beck, Tracy L.[2]. Probing the Central Regions of Nearby Compact Elliptical Galaxies. The Astrophysical Journal, 677:238-248. April, 2008.

De Buizer, James M.[7]. Infrared and X-Ray Evidence for Circumstellar Grain Destruction by the Blast Wave of Supernova 1987A. The Astrophysical Journal, 676:1029-1039. April, 2008.

Bergmann, Marcel[3]. Gemini and Hubble Space Telescope Evidence for an Intermediate-Mass Black Hole in ω Centauri. The Astrophysical Journal, 676:1008-1015. April, 2008.

Stephens, Andrew W.[7]. The Globular Cluster M15. I. Identification, Discovery, and Period Determination of Variable Stars. The Astronomical Journal, 135:1459-1473. April, 2008.

Beck, Tracy L.[1]. Spatially Resolved Molecular Hydrogen Emission in the Inner 200 AU Environments of Classical T Tauri Stars. The Astrophysical Journal, 676:472-489. March, 2008.

Hirst, P.[15]. The WFCAM Science Archive. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 384:637-662. February, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[18]. An Improved Photometric Calibration of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Imaging Data. The Astrophysical Journal, 674:1217-1233. February, 2008.

Trancho, G.[4]. Gemini Spectroscopy and HST Imaging of the Stellar Cluster Population in Region B of M82. The Astrophysical Journal, 674:846-856. February, 2008.

Farihi, J.[1]. Spitzer IRAC Observations of White Dwarfs. I. Warm Dust at Metal-Rich Degenerates. The Astrophysical Journal, 674:431-446. February, 2008.

Farihi, J.[1]. A Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Study of the Accreting Magnetic White Dwarf SDSS J121209.31+013627.7 and Its Substellar Companion. The Astrophysical Journal, 674:421-430. February, 2008.

Geballe, T. R.[5]. Three-Dimensional Observations of H2 Emission around Sgr A East. I. Structure in the Central 10 pc of Our Galaxy. The Astrophysical Journal, 674:247-257. February, 2008.

De Buizer, J. M.[9]. Mid-Infrared Photometry and Spectra of Three High-Mass Protostellar Candidates at IRAS 18151-1208 and IRAS 20343+4129. The Astrophysical Journal, 673:954-967. February, 2008.

Stephens, Andrew W.[7]. The Birth Place of the Type Ic Supernova 2007gr. The Astrophysical Journal, 672:L99-L102. Janurary, 2008.

Hayward, Thomas L.[5]. The Neon Abundance in the Ejecta of QU Vulpeculae from Late-Epoch Infrared Spectra. The Astrophysical Journal, 672:1167-1173. Janurary, 2008.

Beck, Tracy L.[2]. V1647 Orionis: One Year Into Quiescence. The Astronomical Journal, 135:423-440. Janurary, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[47]. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey: Search Algorithm and Follow-Up Observations. The Astronomical Journal, 135:348-373. Janurary, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[82]. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey: Technical Summary. The Astronomical Journal, 135:338-347. Janurary, 2008.

Nitta, Atsuko[5]. White Dwarf Luminosity and Mass Functions from Sloan Digital Sky Survey Spectra. The Astronomical Journal, 135:1-9. Janurary, 2008.

Nitta, A.[11]; Kalytis, R.[58]. The pulsation modes of the pre-white dwarf PG 1159-035. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 477:627-640. Janurary, 2008.

Non-Refereed Publications

Trujillo, C. A.[5]. Planetary Waves on Titan. American Geophysical Union, 21:1342-2258. December, 2008.

Gratadour, Damien[2]. A close look at the very heart of NGC7469. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 131:2035-. October, 2008.

Dall, T. H.[41]. Oscillations in Procyon A: First results from a multi-site campaign. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 118:2059-. October, 2008.

Geballe, T.[3]. The 3-Micron Continuum Features in High-resolution Spectra of Jupiter. American Astronomical Society, 40:368-374. September, 2008.

Trujillo, C. A.[2]. The Paucity of Small Neptune Trojans. American Astronomical Society, 40. September, 2008.

Trujillo, C. A.[3]. Orbits and Masses of the 2003 EL61 Satellite System. American Astronomical Society, 40. September, 2008.

Geballe, T. R.[5]. Limb Darkening/brightening Characteristics Of The Near- And Far-ir Spectra Of Stratospheric Haze On Titan. American Astronomical Society, 40. September, 2008.

Hartung, M.[11]. Progress on Analysis of Ground-based Observations of the Ring Plane Crossings of Uranus. American Astronomical Society, 40. September, 2008.

Hartung, M.[3]. Daily Evolution of Mid-Latitude Clouds on Titan. American Astronomical Society, 40. September, 2008.

Laycock, S.[4]. 100y Search for Eruptive Variables in DASCH Scans Near M44. American Astronomical Society, 212:919-945. September, 2008.

Diaz, R. J.[3]. Discovery of a [WO] central star in the planetary nebula Th 2-A. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 488:245-247. September, 2008.

Diaz, R. J.[2]. The secular evolution of M83 central bulge. Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Bulges, IAU Symposium, v245:297-300. 2008.

Geballe, T.[1]. 18 O and the Origins of HdC and R CrB Stars. Hydrogen-Deficient Stars ASP Conference Series. v391:51. 7/ 2008.

Leggett, S. [1], Geballe, T.[3]. Properties of the Coolest Dwarfs . 14th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun ASP Conference Series, v384:98. 4/ 2008.

Laycock, S.[6]. ChaMPlane Optical Survey and its Legacy Database. American Astronomical Society, #10.01. March, 2008.

Mason, R. E.[1]. Gemini Mid-IR Polarimetry of NGC 1068. Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) v32:137-137 . April, 2008.

Miller, Bryan W.[1]. GMOS Spectroscopy of Globular Clusters in Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies. Dynamical Evolution of Dense Stellar Systems, IAU Symposium, v 246:429-430. 2008.

Miller, Bryan W.[1]. Kinematics of the dwarf elliptical galaxy IC 225. Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Bulges, IAU Symposium, v 245:311-312. 2008.

Harvey, J.[1]. Careers and interactive technologies at Gemini Observatory. Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007: Proceedings from the IAU/National Observatory of Athens/ESA/ESO Conference. June, 2008.

Harvey, J.[1]. IYA2009 newspaper insert in your community. Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007: Proceedings from the IAU/National Observatory of Athens/ESA/ESO Conference. June, 2008.

Harvey, Janice[1]; Michaud, P.[2]. IYA Tabloid in Your Community. American Astronomical Society, 212:244-1784. May, 2008.

Pu'Uohau-Pummill, K.[1]. Using still photography to make fulldome time-lapse movies. Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007: Proceedings from the IAU/National Observatory of Athens/ESA/ESO Conference. June, 2008.

Volk, K.[5]. The Formation of PAHs: A Case Study on Carbon-rich AGB Stars. American Astronomical Society, #212, p.196. May, 2008.

Winge, C.[1]. The Gemini library of late spectral templates for stellar kinematics analysis in the CO 2.3mmu region. Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) v32:177-177 . April, 2008.

Papers in SPIE Proceedings:

Artigau, Etienne [2], Markus Hartung [4], and Thomas Hayward [10]. Observing strategies for the NICI campaign to directly image extrasolar planets . Proc. SPIE 7015, 70156Q, 2008.

Artigau, Etienne [4], Tom Hayward[5], Markus Hartung[8], Francois Rigaut [9]. Performance of the near-infrared coronagraphic imager on Gemini-South . Proc. SPIE 7015, 70151V, 2008.

Artigau, Etienne; Markus Hartung [4], Thomas L. Hayward [5], Gelys Trancho [9], Francois Rigaut [10]. NICI: combining coronagraphy, ADI, and SDI . Proc. SPIE 7014, 70141Z, 2008.

Bec, Matthieu; Francois J. Rigaut, Gelys Trancho, Maxime Boccas, Fabian Collao, Felipe Daruich, Celine d'Orgeville, Manuel Lazo, Diego Maltes, Gabriel Perez, Vicente Vergara, Tomislav Vucina, and Michael P. Sheehan. Gemini all-sky camera for laser guide star operation . Proc. SPIE 7019, 70192C, 2008.

Gelys Trancho, and Tomislav Vucina. The Gemini MCAO bench: system overview and lab integration . Proc. SPIE 7015, 701568, 2008.

Carter, Christopher J. and Mathew J. Rippa. Applications of high-rate data logging to telescope system development and operations . Proc. SPIE 7019, 70190G, 2008.

Carter, Christopher; J. Mathew J. Rippa, Roberto Rojas, and Michael P. Sheehan. The Gemini secondary mirror tip/tilt system: past, present, and future . Proc. SPIE 7019, 701921, 2008.

Cavedoni, Charles P.; S. Bombino, M. Sheehan, S. Karewicz, S. Hardash, G. Perez, P. Collins, C. d'Orgeville, M. Boccas, D. Maltes, G. Gausachs, and R. Rogers. The Gemini MCAO infrastructure: laser service enclosure and support structure . Proc. SPIE 7012, 70122Y, 2008.

Crabtree, Dennis R.. Scientific productivity and impact of large telescopes. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70161A, 2008.

d'Orgeville, Celine; Felipe Daruich, Gustavo Arriagada, Matthieu Bec, Maxime Boccas, Stacy Bombino, Chris Carter, Chas Cavedoni, Fabian Collao, Paul Collins, Eric James, Stan Karewicz, Manuel Lazo, Diego Maltes, Ron Mouser, Gabriel Perez, Francois Rigaut, Roberto Rojas, Mike Sheehan, Gelys Trancho, Vicente Vergara, and Tomislav Vucina. The Gemini South MCAO laser guide star facility: getting ready for first light . Proc. SPIE 7015, 70152P, 2008.

Gillies, Kim [1], Arturo Nunez [2]. A new approach for instrument software at Gemini . Proc. SPIE 7019, 70190Z, 2008.

Hainaut, Marie-Claire and Dolores Coulson. The system support associate model at Gemini Observatory. Proc. SPIE 7016, 701624, 2008.

Jensen, Joseph B., Scot J. Kleinman, Douglas A. Simons, Manuel Lazo, Francois Rigaut, and John K. White. Current and future facility instruments at the Gemini Observatory . Proc. SPIE 7014, 701405, 2008.

Kleinman, S. J.; A. Nitta [6]. Lessons learned from Sloan Digital Sky Survey operations. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70160B, 2008.

Kleinman, Scot [8]. Automatic pre-cooling system for large infrared instruments. Proc. SPIE 7018, 70182E, 2008.

Lazo, Manuel; Ramon Galvez, Rolando Rogers, Hernan Solis, Eduardo Tapia, Diego Maltes, Paul Collins, John White, Chas Cavedoni, Chris Yamasaki, Michael P. Sheehan, and Brian Walls. Gemini helium closed cycle cooling system. Proc. SPIE 7014, 70147G, 2008.

Mason, Rachel E. [8], James T. Radomski [10]. Science of active galactic nuclei with the GTC and CanariCam. Proc. SPIE 7014, 70142I, 2008.

Mason, Rachel; Andre Wong, Tom Geballe, Kevin Volk, Tom Hayward, Matt Dillman, Scott Fisher, and James Radomski. Observing conditions and mid-IR data quality. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70161Y, 2008.

Miller, Bryan W. [1]. Gemini queue planning. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70160V, 2008.

Nunez, Arturo and Shane Walker. Automatic validation of science programs in the Gemini Observing Tool. Proc. SPIE 7019, 70190S, 2008.

Rigaut, Francois [7]. Telluric sodium layer temporal variations. Proc. SPIE 7015, 70154V, 2008.

Roth, Katherine; Bryan Miller [4], and Shane Walker [5]. Target of opportunity observing in queue mode at the Gemini North Observatory. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70161Z, 2008.

Trancho, Gelys; Matthieu Bec, Etienne Artigau, Celine d'Orgeville, Damien Gratadour, Francois J. Rigaut, and Brian Walls. The Gemini-South MCAO operational model: insights on a new era of telescope operation. Proc. SPIE 7016, 70161Q, 2008.

Vucina, Tomislav; Maxime Boccas, Claudio Araya, Clayton Ah Hee, and Chas Cavedoni. Gemini primary mirror in situ wash. Proc. SPIE 7012, 70122Q, 2008.