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Letters to the Editor

Observations and analysis of a curved jet in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Received: 19 November 2015 / Accepted: 28 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527784

HI observations of the two new dwarf galaxies: Pisces A and B with the SKA pathfinder KAT-7

Received: 07 December 2015 / Accepted: 03 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527910

Stellar density profile and mass of the Milky Way bulge from VVV data

Received: 04 October 2015 / Accepted: 23 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527500

Astrophysical processes

Dynamo generated magnetic configurations in accretion discs and the nature of quasi-periodic oscillations in accreting binary systems

Received: 23 February 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525944

The gamma-ray millisecond pulsar deathline, revisited. New velocity and distance measurements

Received: 26 November 2015 / Accepted: 17 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527847

Wisps in the Galactic center: Near-IR triggered observations of the radio source Sgr A* at 43GHz

Received: 01 September 2015 / Accepted: 08 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527286

Eclipsing time variations in close binary systems: Planetary hypothesis vs. Applegate mechanism

Received: 08 September 2015 / Accepted: 06 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527333

Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)

Searching for filaments and large-scale structure around DAFT/FADA clusters

Received: 28 October 2015 / Accepted: 21 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527655

The VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey (VIPERS). On the recovery of the count-in-cell probability distribution function

Received: 03 May 2015 / Accepted: 21 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526455

Quasar host environments: The view from Planck

Received: 23 September 2015 / Accepted: 20 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527431

Shell-like structures in our cosmic neighbourhood

Received: 17 June 2015 / Accepted: 08 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526769

CLASH-VLT: A highly precise strong lensing model of the galaxy cluster RXC~J2248.7-4431 (Abell S1063) and prospects for cosmography

Received: 30 October 2015 / Accepted: 14 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527670

Strong-lensing analysis of MACS J0717.5+3745 from Hubble Frontier Fields observations: How well can the mass distribution be constrained?

Received: 25 October 2015 / Accepted: 11 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527638

The extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Variability selection and quasar luminosity function

Received: 17 September 2015 / Accepted: 08 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527392

Prospects for high-z cluster detections with Planck, based on a follow-up of 28 candidates using MegaCam at CFHT

Received: 03 September 2015 / Accepted: 01 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527299
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The XXL survey. XII. Optical spectroscopy of X-ray-selected clusters and the frequency of AGN in superclusters

Received: 16 July 2015 / Accepted: 26 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526976
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The XXL survey. II. The bright cluster sample: catalogue and luminosity function

Received: 03 July 2015 / Accepted: 25 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526891

Extragalactic astronomy

DGSAT: Dwarf Galaxy Survey with Amateur Telescopes I. Discovery of low surface brightness systems around nearby spiral galaxies

Received: 13 November 2015 / Accepted: 01 February 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527745

LSQ13fn: A type II-Plateau supernova with a possibly low metallicity progenitor that breaks the standardised candle relation

Received: 02 November 2015 / Accepted: 29 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527682

Gravitational torques imply molecular gas inflow towards the nucleus of M 51

Received: 10 October 2015 / Accepted: 23 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527536

Long-rising type II supernovae from Palomar Transient Factory and Caltech Core-Collapse Project

Received: 23 November 2015 / Accepted: 23 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527811
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Spectacular tails of ionized gas in the Virgo cluster galaxy NGC 4569

Received: 20 November 2015 / Accepted: 18 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527795

Star formation and black hole accretion activity in rich local clusters of galaxies

Received: 30 July 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527116

Signatures of X-ray reprocessing in energy-resolved power spectra of AGN

Received: 25 August 2015 / Accepted: 07 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527246

Limits on the LyC signal from z~3 sources with secure redshift and HST coverage in the E-CDFS field

Received: 16 October 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527597

Anatomy of the AGN in NGC 5548. VI. Long-term variability of the warm absorber

Received: 23 November 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527808

AGN host galaxy mass function in COSMOS. Is AGN feedback responsible for the mass-quenching of galaxies?

Received: 23 September 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527436

The spatially resolved correlation between [NII] 205 μm line emission and the 24 μm continuum in nearby galaxies

Received: 26 October 2015 / Accepted: 30 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527644

Sub-kpc star formation law in the local luminous infrared galaxy IC 4687 as seen by ALMA

Received: 03 November 2015 / Accepted: 30 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527693

Effects of environmental gas compression on the multiphase ISM and star formation. The Virgo spiral galaxies NGC 4501 and NGC 4567/68

Received: 21 July 2015 / Accepted: 26 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527021

The 5-10 keV AGN luminosity function at 0.01<z<4.0

Received: 06 August 2014 / Accepted: 20 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424763

Extended Lyman alpha haloes around individual high-redshift galaxies revealed by MUSE

Received: 16 September 2015 / Accepted: 20 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527384

Molecular gas in low-metallicity starburst galaxies. Scaling relations and the CO-to-H2 conversion factor

Received: 24 April 2015 / Accepted: 16 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526397

Evidence for a chemically differentiated outflow in Mrk 231

Received: 27 September 2015 / Accepted: 14 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527457

Dust properties of Lyman break galaxies at z~3

Received: 14 August 2015 / Accepted: 12 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527190

Shape of the oxygen abundance profiles in CALIFA face-on spiral galaxies

Received: 25 September 2015 / Accepted: 12 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527450

The VIMOS Ultra Deep Survey: Lya emission and stellar populations of star-forming galaxies at 2<z<2.5

Received: 03 March 2015 / Accepted: 11 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526012

Broad-band spectral energy distribution of 3000 Angstrom break quasars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Received: 31 August 2015 / Accepted: 11 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527277

A multi-epoch spectroscopic study of the BAL quasar APM 08279+5255 II. Emission- and absorption-line variability time lags

Received: 10 August 2015 / Accepted: 04 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527152

The Lyman alpha reference sample. VII. Spatially resolved Halpha kinematics

Received: 15 September 2015 / Accepted: 16 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527373

The rate and luminosity function of long gamma-ray bursts

Received: 16 June 2015 / Accepted: 13 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526760

Radio and gamma-ray properties of extragalactic jets from the TANAMI sample

Received: 07 August 2014 / Accepted: 02 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424773

A low-luminosity type-1 QSO sample. V. Overluminous host spheroids and their excitation mechanisms

Received: 15 June 2015 / Accepted: 29 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526753

The gamma-ray emitting radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 Galaxy PKS 2004-447 II. The radio view

Received: 18 September 2015 / Accepted: 25 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527404

The Lyman alpha reference sample. VI. Lyman alpha escape from the edge-on disk galaxy Mrk1486

Received: 02 July 2015 / Accepted: 19 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526876

New quasars behind the Magellanic Clouds. Spectroscopic confirmation of near-infrared selected candidates

Received: 18 September 2015 / Accepted: 19 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527398

A low-luminosity type-1 QSO sample: IV. Molecular gas contents and conditions of star formation in three nearby Seyfert galaxies

Received: 19 April 2015 / Accepted: 15 September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526358

Galactic structure, stellar clusters and populations

The chemical composition of red giants in 47 Tucanae. II. Magnesium isotopes and pollution scenarios

Received: 31 May 2015 / Accepted: 25 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526643

The rate and latency of star formation in dense, massive clumps in the Milky Way

Received: 02 November 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527681

The embedded clusters DBS 77, 78, 102, and 160-161, and their link with the interstellar medium

Received: 17 March 2015 / Accepted: 07 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526121

MUSE crowded field 3D spectroscopy of over 12 000 stars in the globular cluster NGC 6397. II. Probing the internal dynamics and the presence of a central black hole

Received: 27 July 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527065

High resolution spectroscopic analysis of 7 giants in the bulge globular cluster NGC 6723

Received: 12 September 2015 / Accepted: 17 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527351

The orbital elements and physical properties of the eclipsing binary BD+36°3317, a probable member of delta Lyrae cluster

Received: 19 August 2015 / Accepted: 20 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527211

Spectroscopically identified intermediate age stars at 0.5 - 3 pc distance from Sagittarius A*

Received: 30 July 2013 / Accepted: 02 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201322392

Interstellar and circumstellar matter

Mantle formation, coagulation, and the origin of cloud/core shine. I. Dust scattering and absorption in the infrared

Received: 01 October 2015 / Accepted: 01 February 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527488

Molecular clouds and star formation toward the Galactic plane within 216.25 ≤ l ≤ 218.75 and −0.75 ≤ b ≤ 1.25

Received: 09 September 2015 / Accepted: 29 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527334

The SPHERE view of the planet-forming disk around HD100546

Received: 10 December 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527940

Hard X-ray irradiation of cosmic silicate analogs: structural evolution and astrophysical implications

Received: 06 November 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527708

Herschel-HIFI view of mid-IR quiet massive protostellar objects

Received: 19 November 2015 / Accepted: 14 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527786

Constraints on the H2O formation mechanism in the envelope of carbon-rich AGB stars

Received: 23 July 2015 / Accepted: 12 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527049

The Gaia-ESO Survey: Dynamical analysis of the L1688 region in Ophiuchus

Received: 26 August 2015 / Accepted: 09 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527253

NGC 6334 and NGC 6357: Halpha kinematics and the nature of the HII regions

Received: 27 June 2014 / Accepted: 18 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424484

Multiwavelength analysis for interferometric (sub-)mm observations of protoplanetary disks. Radial constraints on the dust properties and the disk structure

Received: 22 September 2015 / Accepted: 16 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527423

Mid-J CO shock tracing observations of infrared dark clouds. II. Low-J CO constraints on excitation, depletion, and kinematics

Received: 10 August 2015 / Accepted: 16 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527154

Stratified NH and ND emission in the prestellar core 16293E in L1689N

Received: 12 March 2015 / Accepted: 06 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526084

Protostellar accretion traced with chemistry: Comparing synthetic C18O maps of embedded protostars to real observations

Received: 23 October 2015 / Accepted: 01 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527622

Exploring Molecular Complexity with ALMA (EMoCA): Alkanethiols and alkanols in Sagittarius B2(N2)

Received: 29 September 2015 / Accepted: 24 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527470

Understanding star formation in molecular clouds. III. Probability distribution functions of molecular lines in Cygnus X

Received: 08 August 2015 / Accepted: 22 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527144

Exploring Molecular Complexity with ALMA (EMoCA): Deuterated complex organic molecules in Sagittarius B2(N2)

Received: 28 August 2015 / Accepted: 16 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527268

X-ray deficiency in strongly accreting T Tauri stars. Comparing Orion with Taurus

Received: 16 September 2015 / Accepted: 04 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527383

The connection between supernova remnants and the Galactic magnetic field: A global radio study of the axisymmetric sample

Received: 20 July 2015 / Accepted: 28 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527001

Large-scale numerical simulations of star formation put to the test. Comparing synthetic images and actual observations for statistical samples of protostars

Received: 20 January 2015 / Accepted: 26 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525702

Large-scale latitude distortions of the inner Milky Way Disk from the Herschel/Hi-GAL Survey.

Received: 09 April 2015 / Accepted: 15 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526286

Large gaps in the transitional disks of HD 100453 and HD 34282. Connecting the gap size to the spectral energy distribution

Received: 11 April 2014 / Accepted: 05 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201423984

Warm ISM in the Sagittarius A complex. I. Mid-J CO, atomic carbon, ionized atomic carbon, and ionized nitrogen sub-mm/FIR line observations with the Herschel-HIFI and NANTEN2/SMART telescopes

Received: 26 May 2015 / Accepted: 22 September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526600

Chemistry and distribution of daughter species in the circumstellar envelopes of O-rich AGB stars

Received: 26 January 2015 / Accepted: 05 September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525739

Stellar structure and evolution

Unveiling the near-infrared structure of the massive-young stellar object NGC 3603 IRS 9A* with sparse aperture masking and spectroastrometry

Received: 11 November 2014 / Accepted: 28 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201425319

1RXS J180408.9-342058: An ultra compact X-ray binary candidate with a transient jet

Received: 09 August 2015 / Accepted: 17 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527147

Simulating the environment around planet-hosting stars. I. Coronal structure

Received: 25 November 2015 / Accepted: 17 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527832

Observational signatures of past mass-exchange episodes in massive binaries: The case of HD 149 404

Received: 12 October 2015 / Accepted: 14 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527543

Massive pulsating stars observed by BRITE-Constellation. I. The triple system beta Centauri (Agena)

Received: 01 December 2015 / Accepted: 14 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527872

Weak magnetic field, solid-envelope rotation, and wave-induced N-enrichment in the SPB star zeta Cassiopeiae

Received: 16 November 2015 / Accepted: 14 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527751

Activity from the Be/X-ray binary system V 0332+53 during its intermediate-luminosity outburst in 2008

Received: 29 June 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526849

Substellar companions in low-mass eclipsing binaries: NSVS 01286630, NSVS 02502726, and NSVS 07453183

Received: 10 December 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527941

SuperWASP discovery and SALT confirmation of a semi-detached eclipsing binary that contains a delta Scuti star

Received: 03 July 2015 / Accepted: 12 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526881

A time domain experiment with Swift: monitoring of seven nearby galaxies

Received: 11 August 2015 / Accepted: 12 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527167

Radial velocity variable, hot post-AGB stars from the MUCHFUSS project. Classification, atmospheric parameters, formation scenarios

Received: 24 October 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527637

A reddening-free method to estimate the {56}Ni mass of Type Ia supernovae

Received: 17 August 2015 / Accepted: 29 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527201

Rotating models of young solar-type stars. Exploring braking laws and angular momentum transport processes

Received: 11 September 2015 / Accepted: 22 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527349

The role of binaries in the enrichment of the early Galactic halo. III. Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars - CEMP-s stars

Received: 21 September 2015 / Accepted: 22 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527409

Calibrating convective-core overshooting with eclipsing binary systems. The case of low-mass main sequence stars

Received: 17 September 2015 / Accepted: 21 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527389

The roAp star alpha Circinus as seen by BRITE-Constellation

Received: 19 July 2015 / Accepted: 13 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526997

New determination of abundances and stellar parameters for a set of weak G-Band stars

Received: 20 May 2015 / Accepted: 02 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526566

Luminous blue variables: An imaging perspective on their near environment.

Received: 22 May 2015 / Accepted: 01 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526578

Observational calibration of the projection factor of Cepheids. II. Application to nine Cepheids with HST/FGS parallax measurements

Received: 21 July 2015 / Accepted: 24 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527030

Results from DROXO IV. EXTraS discovery of an X-ray flare from the Class i protostar candidate ISO-Oph 85

Received: 20 May 2015 / Accepted: 15 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526562

Masses and luminosities for 343 stars from the PennState-Torun Centre for Astronomy Planet Search: a Bayesian approach

Received: 29 May 2015 / Accepted: 05 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526628

Ambipolar diffusion in low-mass star formation. I. General comparison with the ideal magnetohydrodynamic case

Received: 21 April 2015 / Accepted: 16 September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526371

Stellar atmospheres

Model estimates of inelastic calcium-hydrogen collision data for non-LTE stellar atmospheres modeling

Received: 27 October 2015 / Accepted: 12 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527651

A search for Li-rich giants in a sample of 12 open clusters. Li enhancement in two stars with substellar companions

Received: 14 August 2015 / Accepted: 16 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527196

Abundances of carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars as constraints on their formation

Received: 03 July 2015 / Accepted: 22 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526895

The Sun

Plasma motions and non-thermal line broadening in flaring twisted coronal loops

Received: 25 August 2015 / Accepted: 27 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527249

Multiple dynamo modes as a mechanism for long-term solar activity variations

Received: 20 July 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527002

Non-equilibrium ionization by periodic electron beam. I. Synthetic coronal spectra and implications for interpretation of observations

Received: 14 October 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527557

Solar activity during the Holocene: the Hallstatt cycle and its consequence for grand minima and maxima

Received: 02 September 2015 / Accepted: 14 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527295

The IAG solar flux atlas: Accurate wavelengths and absolute convective blueshift in standard solar spectra

Received: 09 October 2015 / Accepted: 08 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527530

Planets and planetary systems

The Rossiter-McLaughlin effect reloaded: Probing the 3D spin-orbit geometry, differential stellar rotation, and the spatially-resolved stellar spectrum of star-planet systems

Received: 19 November 2015 / Accepted: 31 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527794

Effect of turbulence on collisions of dust particles with planetesimals in protoplanetary discs

Received: 11 September 2015 / Accepted: 29 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527344

Distant activity of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014: Ground-based results during the Rosetta pre-landing phase

Received: 25 November 2015 / Accepted: 28 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527834

Uncovering the planets and stellar activity of CoRoT-7 using only radial velocities

Received: 04 December 2015 / Accepted: 27 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527899

Low-rank plus sparse decomposition for exoplanet detection in direct-imaging ADI sequences. The LLSG algorithm

Received: 17 September 2015 / Accepted: 20 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527387

Tracking Advanced Planetary Systems (TAPAS) with HARPS-N. III. HD 5583 and BD+15 2375: two cool giants with warm companions

Received: 01 December 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527869

The dust environment of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Rosetta OSIRIS/GIADA and VLT observations in the 4.5 to 2.9 AU heliocentric distance range inbound

Received: 15 October 2015 / Accepted: 17 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527564

Comet formation in collapsing pebble clouds. What cometary bulk density implies for the cloud mass and dust-to-ice ratio

Received: 20 May 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526565

EUV-driven ionospheres and electron transport on extrasolar giant planets orbiting active stars

Received: 24 September 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527442

The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets XL. Searching for Neptunes around metal-poor stars

Received: 07 October 2015 / Accepted: 04 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527522

The long-wavelength thermal emission of the Pluto-Charon system from Herschel observations. Evidence for emissivity effects

Received: 02 November 2015 / Accepted: 21 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527675

FORS2 observes a multi-epoch transmission spectrum of the hot Saturn-mass exoplanet WASP-49b

Received: 19 October 2015 / Accepted: 18 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527594

Inferring heat recirculation and albedo for exoplanetary atmospheres: Comparing optical phase curves and secondary eclipse data

Received: 10 April 2015 / Accepted: 14 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526297

The atmosphere of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko diagnosed by charge-exchanged solar wind alpha particles

Received: 09 October 2015 / Accepted: 10 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527532

Orbital fitting of imaged planetary companions with high eccentricities and unbound orbits. Their application to Fomalhaut b and PZ Telecopii b

Received: 17 September 2015 / Accepted: 10 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527388

Pan-Planets: Searching for hot Jupiters around cool dwarfs

Received: 23 October 2015 / Accepted: 10 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527633

Galactic cosmic rays on extrasolar Earth-like planets. II. Atmospheric implications

Received: 02 December 2014 / Accepted: 16 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201425452

First light of the VLT planet finder SPHERE. I. Detection and characterization of the substellar companion GJ 758 B

Received: 04 May 2015 / Accepted: 05 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526465

First light of the VLT planet finder SPHERE. III. New spectrophotometry and astrometry of the HR 8799 exoplanetary system

Received: 25 June 2015 / Accepted: 02 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526835

SOPHIE velocimetry of Kepler transit candidates XVII. The physical properties of giant exoplanets within 400 days of period

Received: 08 September 2015 / Accepted: 27 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527329

First light of the VLT planet finder SPHERE. II. The physical properties and the architecture of the young systems PZ Telescopii and HD 1160 revisited

Received: 25 May 2015 / Accepted: 13 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526594

First light of the VLT planet finder SPHERE IV. Physical and chemical properties of the planets around HR8799

Received: 06 July 2015 / Accepted: 13 September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526906

Celestial mechanics and astrometry

Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data

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Stellar laboratories. VI. New Mo IV - VII oscillator strengths and the molybdenum abundance in the hot white dwarfs G191-B2B and RE0503-289

Received: 08 September 2015 / Accepted: 13 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527324
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Millimeter and submillimeter wave spectra of 13C methylamine

Received: 09 July 2015 / Accepted: 07 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526924

Astronomical instrumentation

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Atmospheric conditions at Cerro Armazones derived from astronomical data

Received: 15 December 2015 / Accepted: 30 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527973
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Comparison of absolute gain photometric calibration between Planck/HFI and Herschel/SPIRE at 545 and 857 GHz

Received: 05 September 2015 / Accepted: 21 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527313
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Multi-source self-calibration: Unveiling the microJy population of compact radio sources

Received: 16 December 2015 / Accepted: 18 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527980
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Focal plane wavefront sensor achromatization: The multi-reference self-coherent camera

Received: 28 October 2015 / Accepted: 05 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527657
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Calibration of mixed-polarization interferometric observations. Tools for the reduction of interferometric data from elements with linear and circular polarization receivers

Received: 10 March 2015 / Accepted: 25 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526063

Catalogs and data

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Far-infrared photometric observations of the outer planets and satellites with Herschel-PACS

Received: 15 September 2015 / Accepted: 27 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527371
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The XMM-Newton serendipitous survey. VII. The third XMM-Newton serendipitous source catalogue

Received: 27 April 2015 / Accepted: 26 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526416
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The Fermi GBM gamma-ray burst time-resolved spectral catalog: brightest bursts in the first four years

Received: 06 October 2015 / Accepted: 19 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527509
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Friends-of-friends galaxy group finder with membership refinement. Application to the local Universe

Received: 16 November 2015 / Accepted: 13 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527755
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Continuum sources from the THOR survey between 1 and 2 GHz

Received: 04 November 2015 / Accepted: 30 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527697
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Exploring the crowded central region of ten Galactic globular clusters using EMCCDs. Variable star searches and new discoveries

Received: 26 October 2015 / Accepted: 22 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527641
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Carbon stars in the X-Shooter spectral library

Received: 09 April 2015 / Accepted: 20 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526292
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Long-term R and V band monitoring of some suitable targets for the link between ICRF and the future Gaia celestial reference frame

Received: 04 June 2015 / Accepted: 03 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526676
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Search of MeV-GeV counterparts of TeV sources with AGILE in pointing mode

Received: 09 June 2015 / Accepted: 02 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526709
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VISION - Vienna Survey in Orion. I. VISTA Orion A Survey

Received: 10 August 2015 / Accepted: 01 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527160
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The Hermes solar atlas and the spectroscopic analysis of the seismic solar analogue KIC3241581

Received: 27 November 2014 / Accepted: 18 November 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201425423
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BlackCAT: A catalogue of stellar-mass black holes in X-ray transients

Received: 06 August 2015 / Accepted: 24 October 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527130

Numerical methods and codes

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Firedec: a two-channel finite-resolution image deconvolution algorithm

Received: 15 April 2014 / Accepted: 27 January 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424003
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A well-balanced finite volume scheme for the Euler equations with gravitation. The exact preservation of hydrostatic equilibrium with arbitrary entropy stratification

Received: 24 November 2015 / Accepted: 27 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527815
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Computational issues in chemo-dynamical modelling of the formation and evolution of galaxies

Received: 29 April 2015 / Accepted: 18 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526438
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Impact of beam deconvolution on noise properties in CMB measurements: Application to Planck LFI

Received: 29 June 2015 / Accepted: 11 December 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526848