This week on HST

HST Programs: December 4 - December 10 2017

Program Number Principal Investigator Program Title
14241 Daniel Apai, University of Arizona Cloud Atlas: Vertical Cloud Structure and Gravity in Exoplanet and Brown Dwarf Atmospheres
14270 Andrew James Levan, The University of Warwick The late time behaviour and environments of the first gravitational wave transients
14608 Nadia L Zakamska, The Johns Hopkins University Host galaxies of high-redshift quasars with extreme outflows
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
14677 Tim Schrabback, Universitat Bonn, Argelander Institute for Astronomy Probing the most distant high-mass galaxy clusters from SPT with HST weak lensing observations
14683 Jean-Claude Bouret, CNRS, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille Before the Burst: The Properties of Rapidly Rotating, Massive Supergiants
14712 Raghvendra Sahai, Jet Propulsion Laboratory HST-COS Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of B[e] Supergiant Stars in the Magellanic Clouds
14716 Francesca Annibali, INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna DDO 68: A flea with smaller fleas that on him prey
14767 David Kent Sing, University of Exeter The Panchromatic Comparative Exoplanetary Treasury Program
14771 Nial Rahil Tanvir, University of Leicester r-process kilonovae, short-duration GRBs, and EM counterparts to gravitational wave sources
14772 Bart P. Wakker, University of Wisconsin - Madison Observing gas in Cosmic Web filaments to constrain simulations of cosmic structure formation
15081 Andrew Robinson, Rochester Institute of Technology Revealing the circum-nuclear torus: HST imaging of active galaxies observed during a Spitzer reverberation mapping campaign
15119 Jason J. Wang, University of California - Berkeley Probing the young circumplanetary environment of Beta Pic b during transit egress
15129 Christopher J. Burke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Completing Kepler's Mission to Determine the Frequency of Earth-like Planets
15133 Peter Erwin, Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Solving the Mystery of Galaxy Bulges and Bulge Substructure
15135 Tom M Evans, University of Exeter An exoplanet with a stratosphere: seeking the unknown absorber
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
15166 Alex V. Filippenko, University of California - Berkeley Continuing a Snapshot Survey of the Sites of Recent, Nearby Supernovae: Cycles 25 & 26
15189 David John Wilson, The University of Warwick Post Common Envelope Binaries as probes of M dwarf stellar wind and habitable zone radiation environments
15207 Alex Harrison Parker, Southwest Research Institute The Moons of Kuiper Belt Dwarf Planets Makemake and 2007 OR10
15215 Vardha N. Bennert, Cal Poly Corporation, Sponsored Programs Department A Local Baseline of the Black Hole Mass - Host Galaxy Scaling Relations for Active Galaxies
15242 Lucia Marchetti, Open University SNAPshot observations of the largest sample of lensed candidates in the Equatorial and Southern Sky identified with Herschel
15296 Trent J. Dupuy, Gemini Observatory, Northern Operations Mapping the Substellar Mass-Luminosity Relation Down to the L/T Transition
15304 Julien de Wit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Collecting the Puzzle Pieces: Completing HST's UV+NIR Survey of the TRAPPIST-1 System ahead of JWST
15329 Edo Berger, Harvard University Fine-Tuned Search for Kilonova Emission in a Short Gamma-Ray Burst: Implications for the Progenitors, Advanced LIGO, and r-Process Nucleosynthesis
15344 David Jewitt, University of California - Los Angeles Centaurs and Activity Beyond the Water Sublimation Zone
15346 Mansi Kasliwal, California Institute of Technology Verifying a candidate counterpart to gravitational waves
15404 Marianne Vestergaard, University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute Catching the onset of black hole activity in nearby galaxy Mrk 590
15415 Or Graur, Harvard University One last peek at SN 2015F

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