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Letters to the Editor

Search for giant planets in M67. III. Excess of hot Jupiters in dense open clusters

Received: 14 October 2015 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527561

Astrophysical processes

Vortices in stratified protoplanetary disks. From baroclinic instability to vortex layers

Received: 25 February 2016 / Accepted: 12 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628381

Time-varying sodium absorption in the type Ia supernova 2013gh

Received: 19 February 2016 / Accepted: 02 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628351

Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)

SDSS-IV eBOSS emission-line galaxy pilot survey

Received: 16 September 2015 / Accepted: 13 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527377

7.1 keV sterile neutrino constraints from X-ray observations of 33 clusters of galaxies with Chandra ACIS

Received: 16 December 2015 / Accepted: 13 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527977

Origin of central abundances in the hot intra-cluster medium. I. Individual and average abundance ratios from XMM-Newton EPIC

Received: 24 November 2015 / Accepted: 03 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527824

Multi-wavelength landscape of the young galaxy cluster RXJ1257.2+4738 at z=0.866. II. Morphological properties

Received: 15 June 2015 / Accepted: 03 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526744

The VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey (VIPERS). Measuring non-linear galaxy bias at z ~ 0.8

Received: 22 June 2014 / Accepted: 12 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424448

Extragalactic astronomy

Searching for absorption lines in XMM-Newton spectra of gamma-ray bursts

Received: 29 February 2016 / Accepted: 09 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628402

XMM-Newton reveals a Seyfert-like X-ray spectrum in the z=3.6 QSO B1422+231

Received: 09 March 2016 / Accepted: 27 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628467

PTF12os and iPTF13bvn. Two stripped-envelope supernovae from low-mass progenitors in NGC 5806

Received: 08 February 2016 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628275

Constraining cloud parameters using high density gas tracers in galaxies

Received: 14 July 2014 / Accepted: 24 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424594

A highly magnetized twin-jet base pinpoints a supermassive black hole

Received: 14 December 2015 / Accepted: 23 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527951

HERschel Observations of Edge-on Spirals (HEROES). III. Dust energy balance study of IC2531

Received: 08 April 2016 / Accepted: 20 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628676

Space density distribution of galaxies in the absolute magnitude - rotation velocity plane. A volume-complete Tully-Fisher relation from CALIFA stellar kinematics

Received: 19 September 2015 / Accepted: 18 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527405

The effect of local and large-scale environments on nuclear activity and star formation

Received: 01 February 2016 / Accepted: 17 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628232

The far-infrared emitting region in local galaxies and quasars: Size and scaling relations

Received: 06 November 2015 / Accepted: 13 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527706

X-ray observations of dust obscured galaxies in the Chandra deep field south

Received: 23 October 2015 / Accepted: 12 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527624

The different origins of high and low-ionization broad emission lines revealed by gravitational microlensing in the Einstein cross

Received: 25 March 2016 / Accepted: 11 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628594

First survey of Wolf-Rayet star populations over the full extension of nearby galaxies observed with CALIFA

Received: 12 August 2015 / Accepted: 10 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527179

A rare example of low surface-brightness radio lobes in a gas-rich early-type galaxy: the story of NGC 3998

Received: 09 February 2016 / Accepted: 05 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628282

The TANAMI Multiwavelength Program: Dynamic spectral energy distributions of southern blazars

Received: 25 March 2016 / Accepted: 03 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628595

Properties of galaxies at the faint end of the Halpha luminosity function at z ~ 0.62

Received: 15 June 2015 / Accepted: 14 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526746

Anatomy of the AGN in NGC 5548. VIII. XMM-Newton's EPIC detailed view of an unexpected variable multilayer absorber

Received: 09 March 2016 / Accepted: 05 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628464

Soft X-ray absorption excess in gamma-ray burst afterglow spectra: Absorption by turbulent ISM

Received: 14 December 2015 / Accepted: 08 February 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527961

Galactic structure, stellar clusters and populations

Deep GeMS/GSAOI near-infrared observations of N159W in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Received: 20 April 2016 / Accepted: 25 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628754

Sodium abundances in Galactic globular clusters AGB and RGB stars I. Analysis and results of NGC 2808

Received: 14 March 2016 / Accepted: 22 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628502

Physical parameters of IPHAS-selected classical Be stars I. Determination procedure and evaluation of the results

Received: 30 July 2015 / Accepted: 11 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527090

Interstellar and circumstellar matter

Prestellar core modeling in the presence of a filament. The dense heart of L1689B

Received: 28 April 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628815

Chemistry in disks. X. The molecular content of protoplanetary disks in Taurus

Received: 30 July 2015 / Accepted: 09 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527088

ALMA-resolved salt emission traces the chemical footprint and inner wind morphology of VY Canis Majoris

Received: 09 December 2015 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527934

Measuring turbulence in TW Hydrae with ALMA: Methods and limitations

Received: 18 March 2016 / Accepted: 30 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628550

Herschel/HIFI observations of the circumstellar ammonia lines in IRC+10216

Received: 01 September 2015 / Accepted: 23 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527290

Characterizing filaments in regions of high-mass star formation: High-resolution sub millimeter imaging of the massive star-forming complex NGC 6334 with ArTeMiS

Received: 24 February 2016 / Accepted: 18 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628378

Incidence of debris discs around FGK stars in the solar neighbourhood

Received: 17 February 2016 / Accepted: 18 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628329

Earliest phases of star formation (EPoS): Dust temperature distributions in isolated starless cores

Received: 02 February 2015 / Accepted: 18 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525792

Volatile-carbon locking and release in protoplanetary disks. A study of TW Hya and HD 100546

Received: 18 July 2015 / Accepted: 17 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526991

Inferring the evolutionary stages of the internal structures of NGC7538S and IRS1 from chemistry

Received: 03 September 2014 / Accepted: 11 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201424912

Ionization fraction and the enhanced sulfur chemistry in Barnard 1

Received: 10 February 2016 / Accepted: 07 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628285

A lambda 3mm and 1mm line survey towards the yellow hypergiant IRC +10420

Received: 03 November 2015 / Accepted: 07 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527688

Negligible photodesorption of methanol ice and active photon-induced desorption of its irradiation products

Received: 16 June 2015 / Accepted: 04 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526761

Polarimetry and flux distribution in the debris disk around HD 32297

Received: 17 March 2016 / Accepted: 03 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628543

Do siblings always form and evolve simultaneously? Testing the coevality of multiple protostellar systems through SEDs

Received: 03 February 2016 / Accepted: 11 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628247

N2H+ and N15NH+ toward the prestellar core 16293E in L1689N

Received: 26 January 2016 / Accepted: 28 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628192

The (w)hole survey: an unbiased sample study of transition disk candidates based on Spitzer catalogs

Received: 05 January 2016 / Accepted: 23 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628075

Stellar structure and evolution

Models of low-mass helium white dwarfs including gravitational settling, thermal and chemical diffusion, and rotational mixing

Received: 08 May 2016 / Accepted: 09 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628874

Three-dimensional simulations of gravitationally confined detonations compared to observations of SN 1991T

Received: 26 August 2015 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527251

Xi Tauri: a unique laboratory to study the dynamic interaction in a compact hierarchical quadruple system

Received: 05 May 2016 / Accepted: 27 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628860

An observational study of dust nucleation in Mira (o Ceti). I. Variable features of AlO and of other Al-bearing species

Received: 08 April 2016 / Accepted: 24 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628664

Investigation of nulling and subpulse drifting properties of PSR J1727-2739

Received: 29 January 2016 / Accepted: 20 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628214

SpaceInn hare-and-hounds exercise: Estimation of stellar properties using space-based asteroseismic data

Received: 17 December 2015 / Accepted: 25 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527987

Chemical solver to compute molecule and grain abundances and non-ideal MHD resistivities in prestellar core-collapse calculations

Received: 18 June 2015 / Accepted: 19 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526780

Stellar atmospheres

Abundance trend with condensation temperature for stars with different Galactic birth places

Received: 09 May 2016 / Accepted: 06 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628883

Sneak peeking at stellar surfaces. I. Spot evolution and differential rotation of the planet host star Kepler-210

Received: 11 March 2016 / Accepted: 25 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628491

Spectroscopic signatures of magnetospheric accretion in Herbig Ae/Be stars. I. The case of HD101412

Received: 21 February 2016 / Accepted: 24 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628361

An in-depth spectroscopic examination of molecular bands from 3D hydrodynamical model atmospheres I. Formation of the G band in metal-poor dwarf stars

Received: 29 March 2016 / Accepted: 20 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628602

Looking for imprints of the first stellar generations in metal-poor bulge field stars

Received: 11 January 2016 / Accepted: 29 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628104

Radiation-driven winds of hot luminous stars. XVIII. The unreliability of stellar and wind parameter determinations from optical vs. UV spectral analysis of selected central stars of planetary nebulae and the possibility of some CSPNs as single-star supernova Ia progenitors

Received: 10 December 2012 / Accepted: 09 May 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201220881

The Sun

Comparison of solar radio and extreme ultraviolet synoptic limb charts during the present solar maximum

Received: 19 November 2015 / Accepted: 10 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527792

Unexpected spatial intensity distributions and onset timing of solar electron events observed by closely spaced STEREO spacecraft

Received: 18 April 2016 / Accepted: 18 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628734
Article from special feature

Horizontal flow fields in and around a small active region. The transition period between flux emergence and decay

Received: 25 February 2016 / Accepted: 12 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628380
Article from special feature

Probing deep photospheric layers of the quiet Sun with high magnetic sensitivity

Received: 11 March 2016 / Accepted: 29 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628489

Evolution of flare ribbons, electric currents and quasi-separatrix layers during an X-class flare

Received: 29 February 2016 / Accepted: 21 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628406

Planets and planetary systems

Is the activity level of HD 80606 influenced by its eccentric planet?

Received: 23 May 2016 / Accepted: 12 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628981

Aswan site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Morphology, boulder evolution, and spectrophotometry

Received: 01 December 2015 / Accepted: 04 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527865

Regional surface morphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenkofrom Rosetta/OSIRIS images: The southern hemisphere

Received: 04 April 2016 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628634

Near-infrared photometry of WISE J085510.74-071442.5

Received: 07 April 2016 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628662

K2-30 b and K2-34 b: Two inflated hot Jupiters around solar-type stars

Received: 28 January 2016 / Accepted: 20 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628204

Near-Earth asteroid (3200) Phaethon: Characterization of its orbit, spin state, and thermophysical parameters

Received: 07 April 2016 / Accepted: 13 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628666

SPOTS: The Search for Planets Orbiting Two Stars. II. First constraints on the frequency of sub-stellar companions on wide circumbinary orbits

Received: 01 February 2016 / Accepted: 12 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628231

Polarimetry of comets 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, 74P/Smirnova-Chernykh, and 152P/Helin-Lawrence

Received: 04 November 2015 / Accepted: 09 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527696

Assessing the habitability of planets with Earth-like atmospheres with 1D and 3D climate modeling

Received: 01 March 2016 / Accepted: 04 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628413

The impact of rotation on turbulent tidal friction in stellar and planetary convective regions

Received: 12 October 2015 / Accepted: 27 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527545

Physical property and dynamical relation of the circular depressions on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Received: 19 January 2016 / Accepted: 18 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628156

The SOPHIE search for northern extrasolar planets. XI. Three new companions and an orbit update: giant planets in the habitable zone

Received: 17 February 2016 / Accepted: 12 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628331

Spontaneous concentrations of solids through two-way drag forces between gas and sedimenting particles

Received: 07 April 2015 / Accepted: 16 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526272

Direct Imaging discovery of a second planet around the transiting planet host star CVSO 30

Received: 16 April 2015 / Accepted: 14 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526326

Near-infrared spatially resolved spectroscopy of (136108) Haumea's multiple system

Received: 28 April 2015 / Accepted: 13 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526423

Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data

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Interstellar ice analogs: H2O ice mixtures with CH3OH and NH3 in the far-IR region

Received: 17 February 2016 / Accepted: 29 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628324

Astronomical instrumentation

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Calibration of quasi-static aberrations in exoplanet direct-imaging instruments with a Zernike phase-mask sensor II. Concept validation with ZELDA on VLT/SPHERE

Received: 01 April 2016 / Accepted: 03 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628624
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Planetary Radio Interferometry and Doppler Experiment (PRIDE) technique: A test case of the Mars Express Phobos fly-by

Received: 07 May 2016 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628869
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Laboratory validation of the dual-zone phase mask coronagraph in broadband light at the high-contrast imaging THD testbed

Received: 24 March 2016 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628587
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Tiling strategies for optical follow-up of gravitational-wave triggers by telescopes with a wide field of view

Received: 07 November 2015 / Accepted: 23 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527712
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A model-based approach to the spatial and spectral calibration of NIRSpec onboard JWST

Received: 05 February 2016 / Accepted: 26 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628263
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Maturity of lumped element kinetic inductance detectors maturity for space-borne instruments in the range between 80 and 180 GHz

Received: 09 November 2015 / Accepted: 26 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527715

Catalogs and data

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CALIFA, the Calar Alto Legacy Integral Field Area survey. IV. Third public data release

Received: 07 April 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628661
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The 3XMM/SDSS Stripe 82 Galaxy Cluster Survey. I. Cluster catalogue and discovery of two merging cluster candidates

Received: 11 January 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628105
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Many new variable stars discovered in the core of globular cluster NGC 6715 (M54) with EMCCD observations

Received: 06 May 2016 / Accepted: 27 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628864
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Gaia FGK benchmark stars: new candidates at low metallicities

Received: 07 February 2016 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628268
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A LOFAR census of non-recycled pulsars: average profiles, dispersion measures, flux densities, and spectra

Received: 05 November 2015 / Accepted: 30 March 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527702
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Hi-GAL, the Herschel infrared Galactic Plane Survey: photometric maps and compact source catalogues. First data release for Inner Milky Way: +68° > l >-70°

Received: 22 April 2015 / Accepted: 10 February 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526380

Numerical methods and codes

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GammaLib and ctools: A software framework for the analysis of astronomical gamma-ray data

Received: 29 April 2016 / Accepted: 01 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628822
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Comparison of black hole growth in galaxy mergers with GASOLINE and RAMSES

Received: 08 August 2015 / Accepted: 22 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527143