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Astronomy & Astrophysics

Vol. 540 (April 2012)

The first-ever measurement of fluorine in M 22 (Alves-Brito, A., et al., 540, A3)
 
EWs of Ca lines depend on stellar luminosity and abundance (Saviane, I., et al., 540, A27)
 
Infrared-detected jet sources in the Carina nebula (Ohlendorf, H., et al., 540, A81)
 
Discovery of fountains from a new-born star (Yuan, J. H., et al., 540, A95)
 
Herschel image of Fomalhaut and its debris disk (Acke, B., et al., 540, A125)


-  Letters
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The hard X-ray emission of X Persei    L1
V. Doroshenko, A. Santangelo, I. Kreykenbohm and R. Doroshenko
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218878

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The physical origin of the X-ray power spectral density break timescale in accreting black holes    L2
W. Ishibashi and T. J.-L. Courvoisier
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218889

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Polarization of thermal molecular lines in the envelope of IK Tauri    L3
W. H. T. Vlemmings, S. Ramstedt, R. Rao and M. Maercker
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218897

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Period doubling and non-linear resonance in the black hole candidate IGR J17091-3624?    L4
P. Rebusco, P. Moskalik, W. Kluźniak and M. A. Abramowicz
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218883

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Evidence of nuclear disks in starburst galaxies from their radial distribution of supernovae    L5
R. Herrero-Illana, M. Á. Pérez-Torres and A. Alberdi
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118545

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Fast calculation of the Fisher matrix for cosmic microwave background experiments    L6
F. Elsner and B. D. Wandelt
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218985

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Damping rates of solar-like oscillations across the HR diagram - Theoretical calculations confronted to CoRoT and Kepler observations    L7
K. Belkacem, M. A. Dupret, F. Baudin, T. Appourchaux, J. P. Marques and R. Samadi
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218890

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Constraints on the optical precursor to the naked-eye burst GRB080319B from “Pi of the Sky” observations    L8
L. W. Piotrowski
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118650

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An upper limit to the variation in the fundamental constants at redshift z = 5.2    L9
S. A. Levshakov, F. Combes, F. Boone, I. I. Agafonova, D. Reimers and M. G. Kozlov
Published online: 2 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201219042

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Break up of returning plasma after the 7 June 2011 filament eruption by Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities    L10
D. E. Innes, R. H. Cameron, L. Fletcher, B. Inhester and S. K. Solanki
Published online: 2 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118530

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Cluster-formation in the Rosette molecular cloud at the junctions of filaments    L11
N. Schneider, T. Csengeri, M. Hennemann, F. Motte, P. Didelon, C. Federrath, S. Bontemps, J. Di Francesco, D. Arzoumanian, V. Minier, et al. (24 more)
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118566

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Fundamental properties and atmospheric structure of the red supergiant VY Canis Majoris based on VLTI/AMBER spectro-interferometry    L12
M. Wittkowski, P. H. Hauschildt, B. Arroyo-Torres and J. M. Marcaide
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201219126

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Outflow and accretion detections in the young stellar object IRAS 04579+4703    L13
Jin-Long Xu, Jun-Jie Wang and Sheng-Li Qin
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118657



-  Astrophysical processes
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Analysing X-ray pulsar profiles - Geometry and beam pattern of 4U 0115+63 and V 0332+53    A35
M. Sasaki, D. Müller, U. Kraus, C. Ferrigno and A. Santangelo
Published online: 21 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201016304

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Flares and variability from Sagittarius A*: five nights of simultaneous multi-wavelength observations    A41
X. Haubois, K. Dodds-Eden, A. Weiss, T. Paumard, G. Perrin, Y. Clénet, S. Gillessen, P. Kervella, F. Eisenhauer, R. Genzel and D. Rouan
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117725

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The relationship between γ Cassiopeiae’s X-ray emission and its circumstellar environment    A53
M. A. Smith, R. Lopes de Oliveira, C. Motch, G. W. Henry, N. D. Richardson, K. S. Bjorkman, Ph. Stee, D. Mourard, J. D. Monnier, X. Che, et al. (10 more)
Published online: 26 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118342

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Determining gravitational wave radiation from close galaxy pairs using a binary population synthesis approach    A67
J. Liu, Y. Zhang, H. Zhang, Y. Sun and N. Wang
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117501

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Time-dependent galactic winds - I. Structure and evolution of galactic outflows accompanied by cosmic ray acceleration    A77
E. A. Dorfi and D. Breitschwerdt
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118082

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Stabilization of radiation pressure dominated accretion disks through viscous fluctuations    A114
A. Janiuk and R. Misra
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118765

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Particle acceleration in the polar cap region of an oscillating neutron star    A126
O. Zanotti, V. Morozova and B. Ahmedov
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118380



-  Cosmology (including clusters of galaxies)
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A Chandra view of the z = 1.62 galaxy cluster IRC-0218A    A4
M. Pierre, N. Clerc, B. Maughan, F. Pacaud, C. Papovich and C. N. A. Willmer
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118169

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The bispectrum covariance beyond Gaussianity - A log-normal approach    A9
S. Martin, P. Schneider and P. Simon
Published online: 15 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118020

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A coordinate-independent technique for detecting globally inhomogeneous flat topologies    A29
H. Fujii
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117845

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The intracluster magnetic field power spectrum in A2199    A38
V. Vacca, M. Murgia, F. Govoni, L. Feretti, G. Giovannini, R. A. Perley and G. B. Taylor
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116622

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Abell 1758N from an optical point of view: new insights on a merging cluster with diffuse radio emission    A43
W. Boschin, M. Girardi, R. Barrena and M. Nonino
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118076

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Dark matter distribution in the merging cluster Abell 2163    A61
G. Soucail
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118283

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Analytical properties of Einasto dark matter haloes    A70
E. Retana-Montenegro, E. Van Hese, G. Gentile, M. Baes and F. Frutos-Alfaro
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118543

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Environmental effects on the bright end of the galaxy luminosity function in galaxy clusters    A90
R. Barrena, M. Girardi, W. Boschin and F. Mardirossian
Published online: 2 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118586

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The implications of dust for high-redshift protogalaxies and the formation of binary disks    A101
M. A. Latif, D. R. G. Schleicher and M. Spaans
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118295

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Comparison of the properties of two fossil groups of galaxies with the normal group NGC 6034 based on multiband imaging and optical spectroscopy    A105
C. Adami, S. Jouvel, L. Guennou, V. Le Brun, F. Durret, B. Clement, N. Clerc, S. Comerón, O. Ilbert, Y. Lin, et al. (2 more)
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118044

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Survival of molecular gas in Virgo’s hot intracluster medium: CO near M 86    A112
K. M. Dasyra, F. Combes, P. Salomé and J. Braine
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218775

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3D spherical analysis of baryon acoustic oscillations    A115
A. Rassat and A. Refregier
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118638

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Expected constraints on the Galactic magnetic field using Planck data    A122
L. Fauvet, J. F. Macías-Pérez, T. R. Jaffe, A. J. Banday, F. X. Désert and D. Santos
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201016349

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Multimodality in galaxy clusters from SDSS DR8: substructure and velocity distribution    A123
M. Einasto, J. Vennik, P. Nurmi, E. Tempel, A. Ahvensalmi, E. Tago, L. J. Liivamägi, E. Saar, P. Heinämäki, J. Einasto and V. J. Martínez
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118697

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Does Bose-Einstein condensation of CMB photons cancel μ distortions created by dissipation of sound waves in the early Universe?    A124
R. Khatri, R. A. Sunyaev and J. Chluba
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118194



-  Extragalactic astronomy
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The ionized gas in the CALIFA early-type galaxies - I. Mapping two representative cases: NGC 6762 and NGC 5966    A11
C. Kehrig, A. Monreal-Ibero, P. Papaderos, J. M. Vílchez, J. M. Gomes, J. Masegosa, S. F. Sánchez, M. D. Lehnert, R. Cid Fernandes, J. Bland-Hawthorn, et al. (11 more)
Published online: 15 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118357

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Three quasi-stellar objects acting as strong gravitational lenses    A36
F. Courbin, C. Faure, S. G. Djorgovski, F. Rérat, M. Tewes, G. Meylan, D. Stern, A. Mahabal, T. Boroson, R. Dheeraj and D. Sluse
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118015

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The blue UV slopes of z ~ 4 Lyman break galaxies: implications for the corrected star formation rate density    A39
M. Castellano, A. Fontana, A. Grazian, L. Pentericci, P. Santini, A. Koekemoer, S. Cristiani, A. Galametz, S. Gallerani, E. Vanzella, et al. (6 more)
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118050

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First simultaneous optical/near-infrared imaging of an X-ray selected, high-redshift cluster of galaxies with GROND - The galaxy population of XMMU J0338.7 + 0030 at z = 1.1    A45
D. Pierini, R. Šuhada, R. Fassbender, A. Nastasi, H. Böhringer, M. Salvato, G. W. Pratt, M. Lerchster, P. Rosati, J. S. Santos, et al. (21 more)
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116674

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The AMIGA sample of isolated galaxies - X. A first look at isolated galaxy colors    A47
M. Fernández Lorenzo, J. Sulentic, L. Verdes-Montenegro, J. E. Ruiz, J. Sabater and S. Sánchez
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118660

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Fundamentals of the dwarf fundamental plane    A49
M. L. McCall, O. Vaduvescu, F. Pozo Nunez, A. Barr Dominguez, R. Fingerhut, E. Unda-Sanzana, B. Li and M. Albrecht
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117669

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The dust scaling relations of the Herschel Reference Survey    A52
L. Cortese, L. Ciesla, A. Boselli, S. Bianchi, H. Gomez, M. W. L. Smith, G. J. Bendo, S. Eales, M. Pohlen, M. Baes, et al. (16 more)
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118499

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Far-infrared colours of nearby late-type galaxies in the Herschel Reference Survey    A54
A. Boselli, L. Ciesla, L. Cortese, V. Buat, M. Boquien, G. J. Bendo, S. Boissier, S. Eales, G. Gavazzi, T. M. Hughes, et al. (14 more)
Published online: 26 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118602

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Discovery of a compact gas-rich damped Lyman-α galaxy at z = 2.2: evidence of a starburst-driven outflow    A63
P. Noterdaeme, P. Laursen, P. Petitjean, S. D. Vergani, M. J. Maureira, C. Ledoux, J. P. U. Fynbo, S. López and R. Srianand
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118691

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The first IRAM/PdBI polarimetric millimeter survey of active galactic nuclei - II. Activity and properties of individual sources    A74
S. Trippe, R. Neri, M. Krips, A. Castro-Carrizo, M. Bremer, V. Piétu and J. M. Winters
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118563

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Improved distance determination to M 51 from supernovae 2011dh and 2005cs    A93
J. Vinkó, K. Takáts, T. Szalai, G. H. Marion, J. C. Wheeler, K. Sárneczky, P. M. Garnavich, J. Kelemen, P. Klagyivik, A. Pál, et al. (2 more)
Published online: 3 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118364

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Molecular gas content and SFR in Hickson compact groups: enhanced or deficient?    A96
V. Martinez-Badenes, U. Lisenfeld, D. Espada, L. Verdes-Montenegro, S. García-Burillo, S. Leon, J. Sulentic and M. S. Yun
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117281

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Bar pattern speed evolution over the last 7 Gyr    A103
I. Pérez, J. A. L. Aguerri and J. Méndez-Abreu
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118396

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Enhanced star formation rates in AGN hosts with respect to inactive galaxies from PEP-Herschel observations    A109
P. Santini, D. J. Rosario, L. Shao, D. Lutz, R. Maiolino, D. M. Alexander, B. Altieri, P. Andreani, H. Aussel, F. E. Bauer, et al. (28 more)
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118266

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The Suzaku X-ray spectrum of NGC 3147 - Further insights on the best “true” Seyfert 2 galaxy candidate    A111
G. Matt, S. Bianchi, M. Guainazzi, X. Barcons and F. Panessa
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118729

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[FeII] as a tracer of supernova rate in nearby starburst galaxies    A116
M. J. F. Rosenberg, P. P. van der Werf and F. P. Israel
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218772

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A 5.5-year robotic optical monitoring of Q0957+561: substructure in a non-local cD galaxy    A132
V. N. Shalyapin, L. J. Goicoechea and R. Gil-Merino
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118316

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RX J1548.9+0851, a fossil cluster?    A134
P. Eigenthaler and W. W. Zeilinger
Published online: 12 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118613

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Dissecting the morphological and spectroscopic properties of galaxies in the local Universe - I. Elliptical galaxies    A136
J. A. L. Aguerri, M. Huertas-Company, J. Sánchez Almeida and C. Muñoz-Tuñón
Published online: 12 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117632

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Erratum
VLT multi-object spectroscopy of 33 eclipsing binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud - New distance and depth of the SMC, and a record-breaking apsidal motion (Corrigendum)    C1
P. North, R. Gauderon, F. Barblan and F. Royer
Published online: 14 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200810284e



-  Galactic structure, stellar clusters and populations
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The Quintuplet cluster - III. Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and cluster age    A14
A. Liermann, W.-R. Hamann and L. M. Oskinova
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117534

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The ACS survey of Galactic globular clusters - XII. Photometric binaries along the main sequence    A16
A. P. Milone, G. Piotto, L. R. Bedin, A. Aparicio, J. Anderson, A. Sarajedini, A. F. Marino, A. Moretti, M. B. Davies, B. Chaboyer, et al. (8 more)
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201016384

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A search for diffuse X-ray emission from GeV-detected Galactic globular clusters    A17
P. Eger and W. Domainko
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118628

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Black holes in pseudobulges: demography and models    A23
F. Shankar, F. Marulli, S. Mathur, M. Bernardi and F. Bournaud
Published online: 19 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118387

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Homogeneous metallicities and radial velocities for Galactic globular clusters - First CaT metallicities for twenty clusters    A27
I. Saviane, G. S. Da Costa, E. V. Held, V. Sommariva, M. Gullieuszik, B. Barbuy and S. Ortolani
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118138

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Chemical evolution of the Milky Way: the origin of phosphorus    A33
G. Cescutti, F. Matteucci, E. Caffau and P. François
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118188

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3-dimensional kinematics in low foreground extinction windows of the Galactic bulge - Radial velocities for six bulge fields: procedures and results    A48
M. Soto, K. Kuijken and R. M. Rich
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116522

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Metallicity gradients in disks - Do galaxies form inside-out?    A56
K. Pilkington, C. G. Few, B. K. Gibson, F. Calura, L. Michel-Dansac, R. J. Thacker, M. Mollá, F. Matteucci, A. Rahimi, D. Kawata, et al. (6 more)
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117466

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The present-day mass function of the Quintuplet cluster based on proper motion membership    A57
B. Hußmann, A. Stolte, W. Brandner, M. Gennaro and A. Liermann
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117637

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Self-consistent models of quasi-relaxed rotating stellar systems    A94
A. L. Varri and G. Bertin
Published online: 3 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118300

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Unveiling hidden properties of young star clusters: differential reddening, star-formation spread, and binary fraction    A137
C. Bonatto, E. F. Lima and E. Bica
Published online: 12 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118576



-  Interstellar and circumstellar matter
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Variations on a theme – the evolution of hydrocarbon solids - I. Compositional and spectral modelling – the eRCN and DG models    A1
A. P. Jones
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117623

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Variations on a theme – the evolution of hydrocarbon solids - II. Optical property modelling – the optEC(s) model    A2
A. P. Jones
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117624

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The effect of local optically thick regions in the long-wave emission of young circumstellar disks    A6
L. Ricci, F. Trotta, L. Testi, A. Natta, A. Isella and D. J. Wilner
Published online: 14 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118296

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Herschel observations of a potential core-forming clump: Perseus B1-E    A10
S. I. Sadavoy, J. Di Francesco, Ph. André, S. Pezzuto, J.-P. Bernard, S. Bontemps, E. Bressert, S. Chitsazzadeh, C. Fallscheer, M. Hennemann, et al. (10 more)
Published online: 15 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117934

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Multi-frequency study of supernova remnants in the Large Magellanic Cloud - The case of LMC SNR J0530–7007    A25
A. Y. De Horta, M. D. Filipović, L. M. Bozzetto, P. Maggi, F. Haberl, E. J. Crawford, M. Sasaki, D. Urošević, W. Pietsch, R. Gruendl, et al. (5 more)
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118694

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Protoplanetary disks of T Tauri binary systems in the Orion nebula cluster    A46
S. Daemgen, S. Correia and M. G. Petr-Gotzens
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118314

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Interstellar gas within ~10 pc of Sagittarius A    A50
K. Ferrière
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117181

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Multiple outflows from the luminous YSO IRAS 07422-2001    A59
W. P. Varricatt
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118193

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The Spitzer spectroscopic survey of S-type stars    A72
K. Smolders, P. Neyskens, J. A. D. L. Blommaert, S. Hony, H. Van Winckel, L. Decin, S. Van Eck, G. C. Sloan, J. Cami, S. Uttenthaler, et al. (21 more)
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118242

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The abundance of C18O and HDO in the envelope and hot core of the intermediate mass protostar NGC 7129 FIRS 2    A75
A. Fuente, P. Caselli, C. McCoey, J. Cernicharo, D. Johnstone, M. Fich, T. van Kempen, E. van Dishoeck, U. Yıldız, R. Visser, et al. (4 more)
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118478

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New activity in the large circumstellar disk of the Be-shell star 48 Librae    A76
S. Štefl, J.-B. Le Bouquin, A. C. Carciofi, T. Rivinius, D. Baade and F. Rantakyrö
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118054

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Jet-driving protostars identified from infrared observations of the Carina Nebula complex    A81
H. Ohlendorf, T. Preibisch, B. Gaczkowski, T. Ratzka, R. Grellmann and A. F. McLeod
Published online: 29 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118181

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Spitzer observations of NGC 2264: the nature of the disk population    A83
P. S. Teixeira, C. J. Lada, M. Marengo and E. A. Lada
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201015326

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Water in star-forming regions with Herschel: highly excited molecular emission from the NGC 1333 IRAS 4B outflow    A84
G. J. Herczeg, A. Karska, S. Bruderer, L. E. Kristensen, E. F. van Dishoeck, J. K. Jørgensen, R. Visser, S. F. Wampfler, E. A. Bergin, U. A. Yıldız, et al. (2 more)
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117914

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Comparative study of CH+ and SH+ absorption lines observed towards distant star-forming regions    A87
B. Godard, E. Falgarone, M. Gerin, D. C. Lis, M. De Luca, J. H. Black, J. R. Goicoechea, J. Cernicharo, D. A. Neufeld, K. M. Menten and M. Emprechtinger
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117664

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Probing the envelopes of massive young stellar objects with diffraction limited mid-infrared imaging    A89
H. E. Wheelwright, W. J. de Wit, R. D. Oudmaijer, M. G. Hoare, S. L. Lumsden, T. Fujiyoshi and J. L. Close
Published online: 2 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118689

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The discovery based on GLIMPSE data of a protostar driving a bipolar outflow    A95
Jing-Hua Yuan, Jin Zeng Li, Ya Fang Huang, Chih-Hao Hsia and Jingqi Miao
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117858

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A molecular line study of the filamentary infrared dark cloud G304.74+01.32    A104
O. Miettinen
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118552

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The smoothness of the interstellar extinction curve in the UV - Comparison with recent laboratory measurements of PAH mixtures    A110
M. Steglich, Y. Carpentier, C. Jäger, F. Huisken, H.-J. Räder and Th. Henning
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118618

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Search for starless clumps in the ATLASGAL survey    A113
J. Tackenberg, H. Beuther, T. Henning, F. Schuller, M. Wienen, F. Motte, F. Wyrowski, S. Bontemps, L. Bronfman, K. Menten, et al. (2 more)
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117412

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A 3D view of the outflow in the Orion Molecular Cloud 1 (OMC-1)    A119
H. D. Nissen, N. J. Cunningham, M. Gustafsson, J. Bally, J.-L. Lemaire, C. Favre and D. Field
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117495

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NANTEN 12CO (J = 1 → 0) observations around the star WR 55    A121
N. U. Duronea, E. M. Arnal and J. C. Testori
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118764

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The extinction law from photometric data: linear regression methods    A139
J. Ascenso, M. Lombardi, C. J. Lada and J. Alves
Published online: 13 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118355



-  Stellar structure and evolution
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The quest for companions to post-common envelope binaries - II. NSVS14256825 and HS0705+6700    A8
K. Beuermann, P. Breitenstein, B. Debski, J. Diese, P. A. Dubovsky, S. Dreizler, F. V. Hessman, K. Hornoch, T.-O. Husser, G. Pojmanski, et al. (13 more)
Published online: 14 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118105

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Cooling of young neutron stars in GRB associated to supernovae    A12
R. Negreiros, R. Ruffini, C. L. Bianco and J. A. Rueda
Published online: 15 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117006

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Cycles in the cataclysmic variable V795 Herculis    A15
V. Šimon, C. Polášek, J. Štrobl, R. Hudec and M. Blažek
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118508

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The Pisa Stellar Evolution Data Base for low-mass stars    A26
M. Dell’Omodarme, G. Valle, S. Degl’Innocenti and P. G. Prada Moroni
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118632

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Possible optical counterpart of PSR J1357−6429    A28
A. Danilenko, A. Kirichenko, R. E. Mennickent, G. Pavlov, Yu. Shibanov, S. Zharikov and D. Zyuzin
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118591

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Seismic detection of acoustic sharp features in the CoRoT target HD 49933    A31
A. Mazumdar, E. Michel, H. M. Antia and S. Deheuvels
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118495

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Infrared excess around nearby red giant branch stars and Reimers law    A32
M. A. T. Groenewegen
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118287

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Low-frequency internal waves in magnetized rotating stellar radiation zones - II. Angular momentum transport with a toroidal field    A37
S. Mathis and N. de Brye
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118322

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Rotten Egg nebula: the magnetic field of a binary evolved star    A42
M. L. Leal-Ferreira, W. H. T. Vlemmings, P. J. Diamond, A. Kemball, N. Amiri and J.-F. Desmurs
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118303

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Rubidium, zirconium, and lithium production in intermediate-mass asymptotic giant branch stars    A44
M. A. van Raai, M. Lugaro, A. I. Karakas, D. A. García-Hernández and D. Yong
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117896

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The spectroscopic evolution of the symbiotic-like recurrent nova V407 Cygni during its 2010 outburst - II. The circumstellar environment and the aftermath    A55
S. N. Shore, G. M. Wahlgren, T. Augusteijn, T. Liimets, P. Koubsky, M. Šlechta and V. Votruba
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118060

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Absolute dimensions of solar-type eclipsing binaries - EF Aquarii: a G0 test for stellar evolution models    A64
J. Vos, J. V. Clausen, U. G. Jørgensen, R. H. Østensen, A. Claret, M. Hillen and K. Exter
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118606

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Detection of multiple modes in a new double-mode RR Lyrae star    A68
M. Chadid
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117408

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Phase-resolved energy spectra of the Crab pulsar in the range of 50–400 GeV measured with the MAGIC telescopes    A69
J. Aleksić, E. A. Alvarez, L. A. Antonelli, P. Antoranz, M. Asensio, M. Backes, J. A. Barrio, D. Bastieri, J. Becerra González, W. Bednarek, et al. (147 more)
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118166

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The spectroscopic orbits and physical parameters of GG Carinae    A91
P. Marchiano, E. Brandi, M. F. Muratore, C. Quiroga, O. E. Ferrer and L. G. García
Published online: 3 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117715

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Evidence for a physically bound third component in HD 150136    A97
L. Mahy, E. Gosset, H. Sana, Y. Damerdji, M. De Becker, G. Rauw and C. Nitschelm
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118199

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Testing the accretion-induced field-decay and spin-up model for recycled pulsars    A100
J. Wang, C. M. Zhang and H.-K. Chang
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116524

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Anomalous Cepheids in the Large Magellanic Cloud - Insight into their origin and connection with the star formation history    A102
G. Fiorentino and M. Monelli
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118621

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Spectroscopic monitoring of the Herbig Ae star HD 104237 - II. Non-radial pulsations, mode analysis, and fundamental stellar parameters    A108
A. Fumel and T. Böhm
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117817

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Strong interactions between g- and p-modes in the hybrid γ Doradus-δ Scuti CoRoT star ID 105733033    A117
E. Chapellier, P. Mathias, W. W. Weiss, D. Le Contel and J. Debosscher
Published online: 6 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117540

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The AGB population of NGC 6822: distribution and the C/M ratio from JHK photometry    A135
L. F. Sibbons, S. G. Ryan, M.-R. L. Cioni, M. Irwin and R. Napiwotzki
Published online: 12 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118365

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VLBA images of the precessing jet of LS I +61°303    A142
M. Massi, E. Ros and L. Zimmermann
Published online: 17 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118088

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Probing the core structure and evolution of red giants using gravity-dominated mixed modes observed with Kepler    A143
B. Mosser, M. J. Goupil, K. Belkacem, E. Michel, D. Stello, J. P. Marques, Y. Elsworth, C. Barban, P. G. Beck, T. R. Bedding, et al. (8 more)
Published online: 17 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118519



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CNO and F abundances in the globular cluster M 22 (NGC 6656)    A3
A. Alves-Brito, D. Yong, J. Meléndez, S. Vásquez and A. I. Karakas
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118623

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Three-dimensional interferometric, spectrometric, and planetary views of Procyon    A5
A. Chiavassa, L. Bigot, P. Kervella, A. Matter, B. Lopez, R. Collet, Z. Magic and M. Asplund
Published online: 13 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118652

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Spectroscopy across the brown dwarf/planetary mass boundary - I. Near-infrared JHK spectra    A85
J. Patience, R. R. King, R. J. De Rosa, A. Vigan, S. Witte, E. Rice, Ch. Helling and P. Hauschildt
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118058

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Non-LTE effects on the lead and thorium abundance determinations for cool stars    A98
L. Mashonkina, A. Ryabtsev and A. Frebel
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201218790

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Barium abundance in red giants of NGC 6752 - Non-local thermodynamic equilibrium and three-dimensional effects    A128
V. Dobrovolskas, A. Kučinskas, S. M. Andrievsky, S. A. Korotin, T. V. Mishenina, P. Bonifacio, H.-G. Ludwig and E. Caffau
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118398

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Basal chromospheric flux and Maunder Minimum-type stars: the quiet-Sun chromosphere as a universal phenomenon    A130
K.-P. Schröder, M. Mittag, M. I. Pérez Martínez, M. Cuntz and J. H. M. M. Schmitt
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118363

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Long-term magnetic field monitoring of the Sun-like star ξ Bootis A    A138
A. Morgenthaler, P. Petit, S. Saar, S. K. Solanki, J. Morin, S. C. Marsden, M. Aurière, B. Dintrans, R. Fares, T. Gastine, et al. (6 more)
Published online: 12 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118139

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The Galactic WC stars - Stellar parameters from spectral analyses indicate a new evolutionary sequence    A144
A. Sander, W.-R. Hamann and H. Todt
Published online: 18 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117830



-  The Sun
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Stability of thermal modes in cool prominence plasmas    A7
R. Soler, J. L. Ballester and S. Parenti
Published online: 14 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118492

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Morphology of the quiet Sun between 150 and 450 MHz as observed with the Nançay radioheliograph    A18
C. Mercier and G. Chambe
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118163

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SST/CRISP observations of convective flows in a sunspot penumbra    A19
G. B. Scharmer and V. M. J. Henriques
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118026

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Using SDO’s AIA to investigate energy transport from a flare’s energy release site to the chromosphere    A24
J. W. Brosius and G. D. Holman
Published online: 19 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118144

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Scales of the magnetic fields in the quiet Sun    A66
A. López Ariste and A. Sainz Dalda
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118191

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Chromospheric backradiation in ultraviolet continua and Hα    A86
R. J. Rutten and H. Uitenbroek
Published online: 30 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118525

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Quasi full-disk maps of solar horizontal velocities using SDO/HMI data    A88
Th. Roudier, M. Rieutord, J. M. Malherbe, N. Renon, T. Berger, Z. Frank, V. Prat, L. Gizon and M. Švanda
Published online: 2 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118678

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Kinematics and helicity evolution of a loop-like eruptive prominence    A127
K. Koleva, M. S. Madjarska, P. Duchlev, C. J. Schrijver, J.-C. Vial, E. Buchlin and M. Dechev
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118588



-  Planets and planetary systems
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Reduced albedo on early Mars does not solve the climate paradox under a faint young Sun    A13
A. G. Fairén, J. D. Haqq-Misra and C. P. McKay
Published online: 15 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118527

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A new vision of giant planet interiors: Impact of double diffusive convection    A20
J. Leconte and G. Chabrier
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117595

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An improved model of the Edgeworth-Kuiper debris disk    A30
Ch. Vitense, A. V. Krivov, H. Kobayashi and T. Löhne
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118551

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Transit-timing measurements with the model-independent barycenter method: application to the LHS 6343 system    A62
M. Oshagh, G. Boué, N. Haghighipour, M. Montalto, P. Figueira and N. C. Santos
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118102

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The accretion of Uranus and Neptune by collisions among planetary embryos in the vicinity of Jupiter and Saturn    A71
M. Jakubík, A. Morbidelli, L. Neslušan and R. Brasser
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117687

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Planetesimal formation by sweep-up: how the bouncing barrier can be beneficial to growth    A73
F. Windmark, T. Birnstiel, C. Güttler, J. Blum, C. P. Dullemond and Th. Henning
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118475

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A frozen super-Earth orbiting a star at the bottom of the main sequence    A78
D. Kubas, J. P. Beaulieu, D. P. Bennett, A. Cassan, A. Cole, J. Lunine, J. B. Marquette, S. Dong, A. Gould, T. Sumi, et al. (12 more)
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201015832

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Evidence for enhanced chromospheric Ca II H and K emission in stars with close-in extrasolar planets    A82
T. Krejčová and J. Budaj
Published online: 29 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118247

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Factors affecting the radii of close-in transiting exoplanets    A99
B. Enoch, A. Collier Cameron and K. Horne
Published online: 4 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117317

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Effects of disk irradiation on planet population synthesis    A107
L. Fouchet, Y. Alibert, C. Mordasini and W. Benz
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117617

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Chaotic diffusion of the Vesta family induced by close encounters with massive asteroids    A118
J.-B. Delisle and J. Laskar
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118339

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Herschel images of Fomalhaut - An extrasolar Kuiper belt at the height of its dynamical activity    A125
B. Acke, M. Min, C. Dominik, B. Vandenbussche, B. Sibthorpe, C. Waelkens, G. Olofsson, P. Degroote, K. Smolders, E. Pantin, et al. (26 more)
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118581

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High-contrast spectroscopy of SCR J1845-6357 B    A131
A. Vigan, M. Bonnefoy, G. Chauvin, C. Moutou and G. Montagnier
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118426

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Planetary companions around the metal-poor star HIP 11952    A141
J. Setiawan, V. Roccatagliata, D. Fedele, Th. Henning, A. Pasquali, M. V. Rodríguez-Ledesma, E. Caffau, U. Seemann and R. J. Klement
Published online: 17 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117826



-  Celestial mechanics and astrometry
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Specific effects of large asteroids on the orbits of terrestrial planets and the ASETEP database    A21
S. Aljbaae and J. Souchay
Published online: 19 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118564
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Dynamical parameter determinations in Pluto’s system - Expected constraints from the New Horizons mission to Pluto    A65
L. Beauvalet, V. Lainey, J.-E. Arlot and R. P. Binzel
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116952


-  Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data
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Kinetics of OCN formation from the HNCO + NH3 solid-state thermal reaction    A40
F. Mispelaer, P. Theule, F. Duvernay, P. Roubin and T. Chiavassa
Published online: 22 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117128
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The submillimeter spectrum of deuterated glycolaldehydes    A51
A. Bouchez, L. Margulès, R. A. Motiyenko, J.-C. Guillemin, A. Walters, S. Bottinelli, C. Ceccarelli and C. Kahane
Published online: 23 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118701


-  Astronomical instrumentation
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Wavelet Helmholtz decomposition for weak lensing mass map reconstruction    A34
E. Deriaz, J.-L. Starck and S. Pires
Published online: 20 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117129

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Evaluating the maximum likelihood method for detecting short-term variability of AGILE γ-ray sources    A79
A. Bulgarelli, A. W. Chen, M. Tavani, F. Gianotti, M. Trifoglio and T. Contessi
Published online: 28 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118023

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Faraday synthesis - The synergy of aperture and rotation measure synthesis    A80
M. R. Bell and T. A. Enßlin
Published online: 29 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118672

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Spherical 3D isotropic wavelets    A92
F. Lanusse, A. Rassat and J.-L. Starck
Published online: 3 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118568

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21 cm observation of large-scale structures at z ~ 1 - Instrument sensitivity and foreground subtraction    A129
R. Ansari, J. E. Campagne, P. Colom, J. M. Le Goff, C. Magneville, J. M. Martin, M. Moniez, J. Rich and C. Yèche
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201117837

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Unbiased flux calibration methods for spectral-line radio observations    A140
B. Winkel, A. Kraus and U. Bach
Published online: 13 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118092



-  Catalogs and data
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Swift follow-up observations of unclassified ASCA sources    A22
N. Degenaar, R. L. C. Starling, P. A. Evans, A. P. Beardmore, D. N. Burrows, E. M. Cackett, S. Campana, D. Grupe, J. Kennea, A. Moretti, et al. (4 more)
Published online: 16 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118634
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Washington photometry of 26 moderately young small angular size clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud    A58
A. E. Piatti
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118123
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Groups and clusters of galaxies in the SDSS DR8 - Value-added catalogues    A106
E. Tempel, E. Tago and L. J. Liivamägi
Published online: 5 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118687
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η Carinae: linelist for the emission spectrum of the Weigelt blobs in the 1700 to 10 400 Å wavelength region    A133
T. Zethson, S. Johansson, H. Hartman and T. R. Gull
Published online: 11 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201116696


-  Numerical methods and codes
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3DEX: a code for fast spherical Fourier-Bessel decomposition of 3D surveys    A60
B. Leistedt, A. Rassat, A. Réfrégier and J.-L. Starck
Published online: 27 March 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118463
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NIMASTEP: a software to modelize, study, and analyze the dynamics of various small objects orbiting specific bodies    A120
N. Delsate and A. Compère
Published online: 9 April 2012
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201118522






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