This week on HST

HST Programs: November 27 - December 3 2017

Program Number Principal Investigator Program Title
14635 Yuri I. Izotov, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, MAO Lyman continuum leaking in luminous compact star-forming galaxies
14636 Igor Dmitrievich Karachentsev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Special Astrophysical Obs. TRGB Distances to the Edge Between the Local Sheet and Virgo Infall: Last of the Low Hanging Fruit
14644 Pieter van Dokkum, Yale University Exploring the extremely low surface brightness sky: distances to 23 newly discovered objects in Dragonfly fields
14653 James Lowenthal, Smith College The most luminous galaxies: strongly lensed SMGs at 1
14660 Lorrie Straka, Sterrewacht Leiden Morphology and Orientation of QSO Absorber Host Galaxies at z<1.5 Detected with VLT/MUSE1/st
14679 Daniel P. Stark, University of Arizona Extremely Metal Poor Galaxies with HST/COS: Completing the Groundwork for JWST
14682 Bjorn Benneke, Universite de Montreal A Search for Methane, Ammonia, and Water on Two Habitable Zone Super-Earths
14684 David V. Bowen, Princeton University What is a Galaxy Halo Really Like?
14697 Bradley M Peterson, The Ohio State University A Cepheid Distance to NGC 4051
14706 Eilat Glikman, Middlebury College Testing the Triggering Mechanism for Luminous, Radio-Quiet Red Quasars in the Clearing Phase: A Comparison to Radio-Loud Red Quasars
14712 Raghvendra Sahai, Jet Propulsion Laboratory HST-COS Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of B[e] Supergiant Stars in the Magellanic Clouds
14734 Nitya Kallivayalil, The University of Virginia Milky Way Cosmology: Laying the Foundation for Full 6-D Dynamical Mapping of the Nearby Universe
14735 Flavien Kiefer, CNRS, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Observation of OH in Beta Pictoris exocomets
14767 David Kent Sing, University of Exeter The Panchromatic Comparative Exoplanetary Treasury Program
14772 Bart P. Wakker, University of Wisconsin - Madison Observing gas in Cosmic Web filaments to constrain simulations of cosmic structure formation
14775 Roeland P. van der Marel, Space Telescope Science Institute The Proper Motion Field along the Magellanic Bridge: a New Probe of the LMC-SMC interaction
14794 Howard E. Bond, The Pennsylvania State University Planetary Nebulae in the Open Clusters of M31
15075 Jay Christopher Howk, University of Notre Dame The CGM of Massive Galaxies: Where Cold Gas Goes to Die?
15133 Peter Erwin, Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Solving the Mystery of Galaxy Bulges and Bulge Substructure
15145 Adam Riess, The Johns Hopkins University The Hubble Constant to 1%: Physics beyond LambdaCDM
15146 Adam Riess, The Johns Hopkins University A New Threshold of Precision, 30 micro-arcsecond Parallaxes and Beyond
15177 Anna Nierenberg, University of California - Irvine Testing CDM with the WFC3 Grism
15278 Rolf A. Jansen, Arizona State University UV-Visible Imaging of the JWST NEP Time-Domain Field: the *best* extragalactic survey field *always* accessible to JWST
15303 Chris D'Andrea, University of Pennsylvania Revealing the Environmental Dependence in Superluminous Supernovae Diversity
15307 Michael D. Gladders, University of Chicago Building the SPT-HST Legacy: Imaging Massive Clusters to z=1.5
15344 David Jewitt, University of California - Los Angeles Centaurs and Activity Beyond the Water Sublimation Zone
15355 Nao Suzuki, Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe Perfect Blackbody Spectra for JWST and Next Generation UV-Opt-IR Standard Star Network
15362 Elena Sabbi, Space Telescope Science Institute The primordial binary fraction in the young massive cluster Westerlund 2
15364 Andrea Bellini, Space Telescope Science Institute Extended F814W Schedule Gap Pilot
15379 Amanda R. Hendrix, Planetary Science Institute Characterizing Enigmatic Phaethon in the UV
15406 Karen J. Meech, University of Hawaii Cause and characteristics of the major outburst of comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)
15409 David Jewitt, University of California - Los Angeles Characterization of Distant Comet C/2017 K2 - One-orbit DD

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