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Letters to the Editor

O VI 1032 Å intensity and Doppler shift oscillations above a coronal hole: Magnetosonic waves or quasi-periodic upflows?

Received: 22 April 2016 / Accepted: 18 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628769

Direct measurement of lensing amplification in Abell S1063 using a strongly lensed high redshift HII galaxy

Received: 22 April 2016 / Accepted: 08 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628772

The faint end of the 250 micron luminosity function at z < 0.5

Received: 08 June 2016 / Accepted: 01 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629076

ACA [CI] observations of the starburst galaxy NGC 253

Received: 09 May 2016 / Accepted: 24 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628882

Generalized shear-ratio tests: A new relation between cosmological distances, and a diagnostic for a redshift-dependent multiplicative bias in shear measurements

Received: 14 March 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628506

Astrophysical processes

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

Monopole and dipole estimation for multi-frequency sky maps by linear regression

Received: 13 January 2015 / Accepted: 02 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525659

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

A textbook example of ram-pressure stripping in the Hydra A/A780 cluster

Received: 30 May 2015 / Accepted: 18 February 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526641

Extragalactic astronomy

High-velocity extended molecular outflow in the star-formation dominated luminous infrared galaxy ESO320-G030

Received: 08 May 2016 / Accepted: 12 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628875

Absolute kinematics of radio source components in the complete S5 polar cap sample. IV. Proper motions of the radio cores over a decade and spectral properties

Received: 17 January 2016 / Accepted: 12 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628149

Polarized near-infrared light of the Dusty S-cluster Object (DSO/G2) at the Galactic Center

Received: 25 May 2016 / Accepted: 11 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628994

The radio spectral energy distribution of infrared-faint radio sources

Received: 20 July 2015 / Accepted: 08 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527000

Unresolved versus resolved: Calibrating young simple stellar population models with VLT/MUSE observations of NGC 3603

Received: 28 April 2016 / Accepted: 07 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628813

Deep ALMA imaging of the merger NGC 1614. Is CO tracing a massive inflow of non-starforming gas?

Received: 16 March 2016 / Accepted: 07 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628535

High-redshift supernova rates measured with the gravitational telescope A1689

Received: 13 May 2016 / Accepted: 05 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628925

Subarcsecond international LOFAR radio images of Arp 220 at 150 MHz: A kpc-scale star forming disk surrounding nuclei with shocked outflows

Received: 12 April 2016 / Accepted: 05 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628702

Location of gamma-ray emission and magnetic field strengths in OJ 287

Received: 12 June 2015 / Accepted: 27 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526727

Probing dust-obscured star formation in the most massive gamma-ray burst host galaxies

Received: 05 May 2016 / Accepted: 24 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628861

Distribution of star formation rates during the rapid assembly of NGC 1399 as deduced from its globular cluster system

Received: 13 May 2016 / Accepted: 23 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628927

Size evolution of star-forming galaxies at 2<z<4.5 in the VIMOS Ultra-Deep Survey

Received: 02 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628249

Applying the expanding photosphere and standardized candle methods to Type II-Plateau supernovae at cosmologically significant redshifts: the distance to SN 2013eq

Received: 18 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628333

Multiwavelength campaign on Mrk 509 XV. A global modeling of the broad emission lines in the optical, UV, and X-ray bands

Received: 14 December 2015 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527956

Stellar mass function of cluster galaxies at z ~ 1.5: evidence for reduced quenching efficiency at high redshift

Received: 07 April 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628663

The ionization rates of galactic nuclei and disks from Herschel/HIFI observations of water and its associated ions

Received: 13 January 2016 / Accepted: 15 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628120

Effect of the star formation histories on the SFR-M* relation at z>=2

Received: 09 May 2015 / Accepted: 15 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526505

Observations of asymmetric turbulence fields and gas cooling in the NGC 4636 galaxy group X-ray halo

Received: 07 October 2015 / Accepted: 14 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527523

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

Optical and radio variability of the northern VHE gamma-ray emitting BL Lacertae objects

Received: 02 March 2016 / Accepted: 04 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628420

Disentangling star formation and AGN activity in powerful infrared luminous radio galaxies at 1<z<4

Received: 03 July 2015 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526880

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

Large-scale outflows in luminous QSOs revisited: The impact of beam smearing on AGN feedback efficiencies

Received: 17 December 2015 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527992

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

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

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

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

Interstellar and circumstellar matter

The structure and early evolution of massive star forming regions. Substructure in the infrared dark cloud SDC13

Received: 26 July 2015 / Accepted: 11 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527062

Modeling the shock-cloud interaction in SN 1006: Unveiling the origin of nonthermal X-ray and gamma-ray emission

Received: 15 April 2016 / Accepted: 24 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628725

Toward gas exhaustion in the W51 high-mass proto clusters

Received: 15 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628318

Radio evolution of supernova SN 2008iz in M82

Received: 26 April 2016 / Accepted: 20 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628800

The 492 GHz emission of Sgr A* constrained by ALMA

Received: 23 January 2016 / Accepted: 13 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628176

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

Further ALMA observations and detailed modeling of the Red Rectangle

Received: 18 March 2016 / Accepted: 07 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628546

The abundance and thermal history of water ice in the disk surrounding HD 142527 from the DIGIT Herschel Key Program

Received: 28 November 2014 / Accepted: 06 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201425432

VEGA/CHARA interferometric observations of Cepheids. I. A resolved structure around the prototype classical Cepheid delta Cep in the visible spectral range

Received: 18 December 2015 / Accepted: 06 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201528005

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
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Probing interstellar turbulence in cirrus with deep optical imaging: no sign of energy dissipation at 0.01 pc scale

Received: 14 March 2016 / Accepted: 26 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628503

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

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

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

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

Do electron-capture supernovae make neutron stars? First multidimensional hydrodynamic simulations of the oxygen deflagration

Received: 16 February 2016 / Accepted: 04 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628321

Interior rotation of a sample of gamma Doradus stars from ensemble modelling of their gravity-mode period spacings

Received: 31 March 2016 / Accepted: 03 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628616

New spectroscopic binary companions of giant stars and updated metallicity distribution for binary systems

Received: 08 March 2016 / Accepted: 28 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628459

Star-planet interactions. II. Is planet engulfment the origin of fast rotating red giants?

Received: 21 April 2016 / Accepted: 23 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628758

The red dwarf pair GJ65AB: inflated, spinning twins of Proxima. Fundamental parameters from PIONIER, NACO, and UVES observations

Received: 03 April 2016 / Accepted: 20 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628631

The Solar Twin Planet Search. IV. The Sun as a regular rotator and evidence for a new rotational braking law for Sun-like stars

Received: 19 March 2016 / Accepted: 20 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628558

Spherical-shell boundaries for two-dimensional compressible convection in a star

Received: 11 February 2016 / Accepted: 19 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628296

The SERMON project: Forty-eight new field Blazhko stars and an investigation of modulation-period distribution

Received: 04 May 2016 / Accepted: 13 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628855

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

MESA meets MURaM: Surface effects in main-sequence solar-like oscillators computed using three-dimensional radiation hydrodynamics simulations

Received: 12 February 2016 / Accepted: 06 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628300

Follow-up observations of extremely metal-poor stars identified from SDSS

Received: 23 February 2016 / Accepted: 01 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628371

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

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

Stellar atmospheres

A solar-like magnetic cycle on the mature K-dwarf 61 Cygni A (HD201091)

Received: 05 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628262

Deep SDSS optical spectroscopy of distant halo stars. III. Chemical analysis of extremely metal-poor stars

Received: 03 May 2016 / Accepted: 15 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628847

Critical study of the distribution of rotational velocities of Be stars. I. Deconvolution methods, effects due to gravity darkening, macroturbulence, and binarity

Received: 21 April 2016 / Accepted: 08 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628760

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

Dynamic atmospheres and winds of cool luminous giants, I. Corundum and silicate dust in the close vicinity of M-type AGB stars

Received: 02 March 2016 / Accepted: 31 May 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628424

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

Broadband microwave sub-second pulsations in an expanding coronal loop of the 2011 August 10 flare

Received: 30 December 2015 / Accepted: 06 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201528062

Role of electron inertia and reconnection dynamics in a stressed X-point collapse with a guide-field

Received: 03 January 2016 / Accepted: 18 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628071

The effects of magnetic-field geometry on longitudinal oscillations of solar prominences: Cross-sectional area variation

Received: 03 May 2016 / Accepted: 10 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628845

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

Planets and planetary systems

Dynamic mineral clouds on HD 189733b I. 3D RHD with kinetic, non-equilibrium cloud formation

Received: 30 March 2016 / Accepted: 18 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628606

The effects of consistent chemical kinetics calculations on the pressure-temperature profiles and emission spectra of hot Jupiters

Received: 26 April 2016 / Accepted: 13 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628799

The slow spin of the young substellar companion GQ Lupi b and its orbital configuration

Received: 12 May 2016 / Accepted: 30 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628908

MASSIVE: A Bayesian analysis of giant planet populations around low-mass stars

Received: 02 February 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628237

Search for an exosphere in sodium and calcium in the transmission spectrum of exoplanet 55 Cancri e

Received: 07 March 2016 / Accepted: 16 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628448

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

Sparse aperture masking at the VLT. II. Detection limits for the eight debris disks stars $\beta$ Pic, AU Mic, 49 Cet, $\eta$ Tel, Fomalhaut, g Lup, HD181327 and HR8799

Received: 24 April 2015 / Accepted: 02 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526404

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

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

The GTC exoplanet transit spectroscopy survey. IV. Confirmation of the flat transmission spectrum of HAT-P-32b

Received: 07 September 2015 / Accepted: 18 April 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527323

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

Celestial mechanics and astrometry

Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data

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Combined infrared and Raman study of solid CO

Received: 31 May 2016 / Accepted: 08 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629030
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Partition functions. I. Improved partition functions and thermodynamic quantities for normal, equilibrium, and ortho and para molecular hydrogen

Received: 19 August 2015 / Accepted: 25 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527209
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Radical-induced chemistry in interstellar ice analogues

Received: 05 February 2016 / Accepted: 16 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628258
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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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Expected gain in the pyramid wavefront sensor with limited Strehl ratio

Received: 21 December 2015 / Accepted: 30 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201528023
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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

Catalogs and data

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NIBLES: an HI census of stellar mass selected SDSS galaxies. I. The Nançay HI survey

Received: 27 December 2015 / Accepted: 01 July 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201528048
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Activity indicators and stellar parameters of the Kepler targets. An application of the ROTFIT pipeline to LAMOST-Kepler stellar spectra

Received: 18 February 2016 / Accepted: 23 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628337
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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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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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Linearly polarized millimeter and submillimeter continuum emission of Sgr A* constrained by ALMA

Received: 16 April 2016 / Accepted: 14 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628731
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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

Numerical methods and codes

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Dual differential polarimetry. A technique to recover polarimetric information from dual polarization observations

Received: 31 January 2016 / Accepted: 22 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201628225
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On the estimation of stellar parameters with uncertainty prediction from Generative Artificial Neural Networks: application to Gaia RVS simulated spectra

Received: 23 July 2015 / Accepted: 15 June 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201527045
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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