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Switching on the freezer's light: Peering into the interior of a dark interstellar cloud with the APEX telescope

December 16th, 2010 MPIfR press release
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Based on the article "Extended emission of D2H+ in a prestellar core", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 526, A31

 
 

Light dawns on dark gamma-ray bursts

December 16th, 2010 ESO press release MPE press release
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Based on the article "The nature of "dark" gamma-ray bursts ", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 526, A30

 
 

ESO’s VLT Takes First Detailed Image of Disc around Young Star

September 9th, 2010 ESO press release
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Based on the article "Milli-arcsecond images of the Herbig Ae star HD 163296", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 519, A26

 
 

Seeing a Stellar Explosion in 3D

August 4th, 2010 ESO press release
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Based on the article "The 3-D structure of SN 1987A's inner ejecta", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 517, A51

 

A&A special feature: Herschel: the first science highlights

© Astronomy & Astrophysics

Table of contents of the special feature (free access)

This week, Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the first science results obtained with Herschel, an ESA space observatory with science instruments provided by European-led Principal Investigator consortia and with important participation from NASA. It includes 152 articles dealing with various subjects based on the first few months of science observing. A few papers describe the observatory and its instruments, and the rest are dedicated to observations of many astronomical targets from bodies in the Solar System to distant galaxies. Read more »

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First case of strong gravitational lensing by a QSO

July 16th, 2010 EPFL press release
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Based on the article "First case of strong gravitational lensing by a QSO: SDSS J0013+1523 at z = 0.120", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 516, L12

 
 

Betelgeuse, a boiling and magnetic supergiant star!

June 18th, 2010 LATT press release
© MPA/GRAAL/LESIA

Based on the article "The magnetic field of Betelgeuse: a local dynamo from giant convection cells?", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 516, L2

 

A&A special feature: Science with AKARI

© Astronomy & Astrophysics

Table of contents of the special feature

This week, Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the new results obtained with the infrared satellite AKARI, a JAXA project with the participation of ESA. It includes 17 articles dealing with various subjects. Some papers are based on the AKARI all-sky survey, which has just been released. Others are dedicated to pointed observations of many astronomical targets from solar system bodies to distant galaxies. Read more »

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Triton's Summer Sky of Methane and Carbon Monoxide

April 7th, 2010 ESO press release
© European Southern Observatory

Based on the article "Detection of CO in Triton's atmosphere and the nature of surface-atmosphere interactions", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 512, L8

 
 

AKARI produces two new infrared all-sky catalogues

March 31th, 2010 JAXA/ESA press release
© European Space Agency

Based on the articles:

"Evolution of infrared luminosity functions of galaxies in the AKARI NEP-deep field. Revealing the cosmic star formation history hidden by dust", by et al.
"Star-galaxy separation by far-infrared color-color diagrams for the AKARI FIS All-Sky Survey (Bright Source Catalogue version beta-1)", by et al.

To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics

 

A new 3D map of the interstellar gas within 300 parsecs from the Sun

© Astronomy & Astrophysics

Based on "New 3D gas density maps of NaI and CaII interstellar absorption within 300 pc" by B. Y. Welsh et al.
To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2010, vol. 510, A54

Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing new 3D maps of the interstellar gas in the local area around our Sun. A French-American team of astronomers presents new absorption measurements towards more than 1800 stars. They were able to characterize the properties of the interstellar gas within each sight line. Read more »

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Unprecedented details on the surface of the Betelgeuse star

January 10th, 2010 OBSPM press release
© Paris Observatory

Based on the article "Imaging the spotty surface of Betelgeuse in the H band", by et al.

Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2009, vol. 508-2, p. 923-932.

 

Editor-in-Chief: T. Forveille
Letters Editor-in-Chief: J. Alves
Managing Editor: C. Bertout

ISSN: 0004-6361 ; e-ISSN: 1432-0746
Frequency: 12 volumes per year
Published by: EDP Sciences

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