This week on HST


HST Programs: December 11 - December 17 2017

Program Number Principal Investigator Program Title
14135 Gordon T. Richards, Drexel University Are High-Redshift Spectroscopic Black Hole Mass Estimates Biased?
14597 Jay Farihi, University College London An Ultraviolet Spectral Legacy of Polluted White Dwarfs
14635 Yuri I. Izotov, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, MAO Lyman continuum leaking in luminous compact star-forming galaxies
14715 Katherine Anne Alatalo, Space Telescope Science Institute Watching AGN feedback at its birth: HST observations of nascent outflow host IC860
14772 Bart P. Wakker, University of Wisconsin - Madison Observing gas in Cosmic Web filaments to constrain simulations of cosmic structure formation
14888 Jason A. Dittmann, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Initial Reconaissance of a Transiting Rocky Planet in a Nearby M-Dwarf's Habitable Zone
15070 Kevin France, University of Colorado at Boulder An HST Spectroscopic Study of Protoplanetary Disk Abundances: CO/H2 Conversion Factors and Absolute Abundances for JWST
15071 Cynthia Suzanne Froning, University of Texas at Austin The Mega-MUSCLES Treasury Survey: Measurements of the Ultraviolet Spectral Characteristics of Low-mass Exoplanetary Systems
15073 Boris T. Gaensicke, The University of Warwick Extreme evolved solar systems (EESS)
15074 Marianne Heida, California Institute of Technology Identifying the donor star of the most extreme ULX pulsar
15075 Jay Christopher Howk, University of Notre Dame The CGM of Massive Galaxies: Where Cold Gas Goes to Die?
15097 Dolon Bhattacharyya, Boston University Imaging the Extended Hot Hydrogen Exosphere at Mars to Determine the Water Escape Rate
15118 Benny Trakhtenbrot, Eidgenossiche Technische Hochschule (ETH) TESTING THE RELEVANCE OF MERGERS AND ENVIROMENT FOR THE FASTEST GROWING BLACK HOLES IN THE MOST INTENSELY STAR FORMING GALAXIES
15123 Aaron J. Barth, University of California - Irvine Probing the accretion flow and emission-line regions of M81, the nearest broad-lined low-luminosity AGN
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
15160 Andrew Baker, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey High-resolution imaging of two lensed dusty star-forming galaxies
15166 Alex V. Filippenko, University of California - Berkeley Continuing a Snapshot Survey of the Sites of Recent, Nearby Supernovae: Cycles 25 & 26
15170 Michael D. Gregg, University of California - Davis Snapshot Survey of the Globular Cluster Populations of Isolated Early Type Galaxies
15189 David John Wilson, The University of Warwick Post Common Envelope Binaries as probes of M dwarf stellar wind and habitable zone radiation environments
15213 David E. Trilling, Northern Arizona University A Pure Parallel survey of the colors of small trans-Neptunian objects to constrain the collisional history of the Outer Solar System
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
15235 William Edgar Harris, McMaster University The Perseus Cluster: Bridging the Extremes of Stellar Systems
15241 Kirsten L. Larson, California Institute of Technology Clumpy Star Formation in Local LIRGS
15257 Patrick Hartigan, Rice University Proper Motions, Shear, Mass-Loss Rates and C-Shocks in the HH 7-11 Jet
15296 Trent J. Dupuy, Gemini Observatory, Northern Operations Mapping the Substellar Mass-Luminosity Relation Down to the L/T Transition
15307 Michael D. Gladders, University of Chicago Building the SPT-HST Legacy: Imaging Massive Clusters to z=1.5
15343 David Jewitt, University of California - Los Angeles Phaethon Near Earth
15344 David Jewitt, University of California - Los Angeles Centaurs and Activity Beyond the Water Sublimation Zone
15350 Walter Peter Maksym, Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory Resolved BPT Mapping of Nearby AGN
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
15357 Quan-Zhi Ye, California Institute of Technology Active Asteroid (3200) Phaethon during its unusually close approach to Earth
15404 Marianne Vestergaard, University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute Catching the onset of black hole activity in nearby galaxy Mrk 590
15405 Karen J. Meech, University of Hawaii Which way home? Finding the origin of our Solar System's first interstellar visitor
15421 Tony L. Farnham, University of Maryland The Nucleus of comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

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