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Science Bibliography

A list of articles referencing data collected at W.M. Keck Observatory.
This bibliography is limited to articles published in refereed journals.

2015

Accepted & Preprint List

104 update 17Jun15

Bakos, G.; Hartman, J.; Bhatti, W.; et. al.
HAT-P-54b: A Hot Jupiter Transiting a 0.6 M Star in Field 0 of the K2 Mission
AJ 149 149
2015 April
HIRES

Balashev, S.; Noterdaeme, P.; Klimenko, V.; et. al.
Neutral chlorine and molecular hydrogen at high redshift
A&A 575 L8
2015 March
HIRES

Barman, T.; Konopacky, Q.; Macintosh, B.; Marois, C.
Simultaneous Detection of Water, Methane and Carbon Monoxide in the Atmosphere of Exoplanet HR8799b
ApJ 804 61
2015 May
AO NGS OSIRIS

Becker, G.; Bolton, J.; Madau, P.; et. al.
Evidence of patchy hydrogen reionization from an extreme Lya trough below redshift six
MNRAS 447 3402
2015 March
ESI HIRES

Berg, T.; Neeleman, M.; Prochaska, J.; et. al.
The most metal-rich damped Lyman alpha systems at z>1.5 I: The Data
PASP 127 167
2015 February
HIRES

Boksenberg, A.; Sargent, W.
Properties of QSO Metal Line Absorption Systems at High Redshifts: Nature and Evolution of the Absorbers and New Evidence on Escape of Ionizing Radiation from Galaxies
ApJS 218 7
2015 May
HIRES

Bosh, A.; Person, M.; Levine, S.; et. al.
The state of Pluto’s atmosphere in 2012–2013
Icarus 246 237
2015 January

Bowler, B.; Liu, M.; Shkolnik, E.; Tamura, M.
Planets Around Low-Mass Stars (PALMS). IV. The Outer Architecture of M Dwarf Planetary Systems
ApJS 216 7
2015 January
AO NGS NIRC2 OSIRIS

Bowler, B.; Shkolnik, E.; Liu, M.; et. al.
Planets Around Low-Mass Stars (PALMS). V. Age-Dating Low-Mass Companions to Members and Interlopers of Young Moving Groups
ApJ 806 62
2015 June
AO NGS NIRC2 OSIRIS ESI HIRES

Burgasser, A.; Gillon, M.; Melis, C.; et. al.
WISE J072003.20-084651.2: an Old and Active M9.5 + T5 Spectral Binary 6 pc from the Sun
AJ 149 104
2015 March
NIRSPEC

Campante, T.; Barclay, T.; Swift, J.; et. al.
An Ancient Extrasolar System with Five Sub-Earth-size Planets
ApJ 799 170
2015 February
HIRES NIRC2

Cao, Y.; Kulkarni, S.; Howell, D.; et. al.
A strong ultraviolet pulse from a newborn type Ia supernova
Nature 521 328
2015 May
DEIMOS LRIS

Cappellari, M.; Romanowsky, A.; Brodie, J.; et. al.
Small scatter and nearly-isothermal mass profiles to four half-light radii from two-dimensional stellar dynamics of early-type galaxies
ApJ 804 L21
2015
DEIMOS

Cartier, K.; Gilliland, R.; Wright, J.; Ciardi, D.
Revision of Earth-sized Kepler Planet Candidate Properties with High-resolution Imaging by the Hubble Space Telescope
ApJ 804 97
2015 May
AO NIRC2

Cenko, S.; Urban, A.; Perley, D.; et. al.
iPTF14yb: The First Discovery of a GRB Afterglow Independent of a High-Energy Trigger
ApJ 803 L24
2015 April
DEIMOS LRIS

Chiang, H.; Reipurth, B.; Hillenbrand, L.
The Herbig Be Star V1818 Ori and Its Environment
AJ 149 108
2015 March
HIRES

Coil, A.; Aird, J.; Reddy, N.; et. al.
The MOSDEF Survey: Optical Active Galactic Nucleus Diagnostics at z ~ 2.3
ApJ 801 35
2015 March
MOSFIRE

Cooke, R.; Pettini, M.; Jorgenson, R.
The Most Metal-poor Damped Lya Systems: An Insight into Dwarf Galaxies at High-redshift
ApJ 800 12
2015 February
HIRES

Crossfield, I.; Petigura, E.; Schlieder, J.; et. al.
A nearby M star with three transiting super-Earths discovered by K2
ApJ 804 10
2015 May
AO NGS NIRC2

Dahm, S.; Hillenbrand, L.
An Optical Survey of the Partially Embedded Young Cluster in NGC 7129
AJ 149 200
2015 June
HIRES LRIS NIRC2 NGS AO

Dawson, W.; Jee, M.; Stroe, A.; et. al.
MC^2: Galaxy Imaging and Redshift Analysis of the Merging Cluster CIZA J2242.8+5301
ApJ 805 143
2015 June
DEIMOS

de Kleer, K.; Luszcz-Cook, S.; de Pater, I.; et. al.
Clouds and Aerosols on Uranus: Radiative Transfer Modeling of Spatially-Resolved Near-Infrared Keck Spectra
Icarus 256 120
2015 August
AO OSIRIS

de Pater, I.; Sromovsky, L.; Fry, P.; et. al.
Record- breaking Storm Activity on Uranus in 2014
Icarus 252 121
2015 May
AO NGS NIRC2

Díaz, C.; Ryan-Weber, E.; Cooke, J.; et. al.
Large-scale environment of z ˜ 5.7 C IV absorption systems -II. Spectroscopy of Lyman a emitters
MNRAS 448 1240
2015 April
DEIMOS

Drahus, M.; Waniak, W.; Tendulkar, S.; et. al.
Fast Rotation and Trailing Fragments of the Active Asteroid P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)
ApJ 802 L8
2015 March
DEIMOS

Dressing, C.; Charbonneau, D.; Dumusque, X.; et. al.
The Mass of Kepler-93b and The Composition of Terrestrial Planets
ApJ 800 135
2015 February
HIRES

Dupuy, T.; Liu, M.; Leggett, S.
Discovery of a Low- Luminosity, Tight Substellar Binary at the T/Y Transition
ApJ 803 102
2015 April
AO LGS

Dupuy, T.; Liu, M.; Leggett, S.; et. al.
The Mass- Luminosity Relation in the L/T Transition: Individual Dynamical Masses for the New J-Band Flux Reversal Binary SDSSJ105213.51+442255.7AB
ApJ 805 56
2015 May
AO LGS NGS NIRC2

Everett, M.; Barclay, T.; Ciardi, D.; et. al.
High-resolution Multi-band Imaging for Validation and Characterization of Small Kepler Planets
AJ 149 55
2015 February
AO NGS NIRC2

Feng, Y.; Wright, J.; Nelson, B.; et. al.
The California Planet Survey IV: A Planet Orbiting the Giant Star HD 145934 and Updates to Seven Systems with Long-Period Planets
ApJ 800 22
2015 February
HIRES

Firth, R.; Sullivan, M.; Gal-Yam, A.; et. al.
The Rising Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae
MNRAS 446 3895
2015 February
DEIMOS LRIS

Fox, O.; Silverman, J.; Filippenko, A.; et. al.
On the nature of Type IIn/Ia-CSM supernovae: optical and near-infrared spectra of SN 2012ca and SN 2013dn
MNRAS 447 772
2015 February
DEIMOS LRIS

Fu, H.; Myers, A.; Djorgovski, S.; et. al.
Radio-Selected Binary Active Galactic Nuclei from the Very Large Array Stripe 82 Survey
ApJ 799 72
2015 January
LRIS

Fulton, B.; Weiss, L.; Sinukoff, E.; et. al.
Three Super-Earths Orbiting HD 7924
ApJ 805 175
2015 June
HIRES

Geier, S.; Fürst, F.; Ziegerer, E.; et. al.
The fastest unbound star in our Galaxy ejected by a thermonuclear supernova
Science 347 1126
2015 March
ESI LRIS

Giguere, M.; Fischer, D.; Payne, M.; et. al.
Newly- Discovered Planets Orbiting HD~ 5319, HD~ 11506, HD~ 75784 and HD~ 10442 from the N2K Consortium
ApJ 799 89
2015 January
HIRES

Gizis, J.; Allers, K.; Liu, M.; et. al.
WISEP J004701. 06+ 680352.1: An intermediate surface gravity, dusty brown dwarf in the AB Dor Moving Group
ApJ 799 203
2015 February
NIRSPEC

Graham, M.; Djorgovski, S.; Stern, D.; et. al.
A possible close supermassive black-hole binary in a quasar with optical periodicity
Nature
2015 January

Graham, M.; Foley, R.; Zheng, W.; et. al.
Twins for life? A comparative analysis of the Type Ia supernovae 2011fe and 2011by
MNRAS 446 2073
2015 January
LRIS

Grundy, W.; Porter, S.; Benecchi, S.; et. al.
The mutual orbit, mass, and density of the large transneptunian binary system Varda and Ilmarë
Icarus 257 130
2015 September
AO LGS NIRC2

Hennawi, J.; Prochaska, J.; Cantalupo, S.; Arrigoni-Battaia, F.
Quasar Quartet Embedded in Giant Nebula Reveals Rare Massive Structure in Distant Universe
Nature 348 779
2015 May
DEIMOS LRIS

Hiner, K.; Canalizo, G.
Kinematics of Stellar Populations in Post-Starburst Galaxies
ApJ 799 59
2015 January
LRIS

Hinkel, N.; Kane, S.; Henry, G.; et. al.
Refined Properties of the HD 130322 Planetary System
ApJ 803 8
2015 April
HIRES

Hinkley, S.; Kraus, A.; Ireland, M.; et. al.
Discovery of Seven Companions to Intermediate Mass Stars with Extreme Mass Ratios in the Scorpius-Centaurus Association
ApJ 806 L9
2015 June
AO NIRC2

Kacprzak, G.; Churchill, C.; Murphy, M.; Cooke, J.
Probing the circumgalactic medium of active galactic nuclei with background quasars
MNRAS 446 2861
2015 January
LRIS

Kacprzak, G.; Yuan, T.; Nanayakkara, T.; et. al.
The Absence of an Environmental Dependence in the Mass-Metallicity Relation at z=2
ApJ 802 L26
2015 April
MOSFIRE

Kelly, P.; Rodney, S.; Treu, T.; et. al.
Multiple Images of a Highly Magnified Supernova Formed by an Early-Type Cluster Galaxy Lens
Science 347 1123
2015 March
LRIS

Kenworthy, M.; Lacour, S.; Kraus, A.; et. al.
Mass and period limits on the ringed companion transiting the young star J1407
MNRAS 446 411
2015 January
AO NGS NIRC2

Kirby, E.; Guo, M.; Zhang, A.; et. al.
Carbon in Red Giants in Globular Clusters and Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
ApJ 801 125
2015 March
DEIMOS

Kolbl, R.; Marcy, G.; Isaacson, H.; Howard, A.
Detection of Stars within ~0.8" of Kepler Objects of Interest
AJ 149 18
2015 January
HIRES

Kriek, M.; Shapley, A.; Reddy, N.; et. al.
The MOSFIRE Deep Evolution Field (MOSDEF) Survey: Rest-Frame Optical Spectroscopy for ~1500 H-Selected Galaxies at 1.37 < z < 3.8
ApJS 218 15
2015 June
MOSFIRE

Leggett, S.; Morley, C.; Marley, M.; Saumon, D.
Near- infrared photometry of Y dwarfs: low ammonia abundance and the onset of water clouds
ApJ 799 37
2015 January
AO LGS NIRC2

Ly, C.; Rigby, J.; Cooper, M.; Yan, R.
Metal-poor, Strongly Star-Forming Galaxies in the DEEP2 Survey: The Relationship between Stellar Mass, Temperature-based Metallicity, and Star Formation Rate
ApJ 805 45
2015 May
DEIMOS

Marsan, Z.; Marchesini, D.; Brammer, G.; et. al.
Spectroscopic Confirmation of an Ultra Massive and Compact Galaxy at z=3.35: A Detailed Look at an Early Progenitor of Local Most Massive Ellipticals
ApJ 801 133
2015 March
NIRSPEC

Mauerhan, J.; Van Dyk, S.; Graham, M.; et. al.
SN Hunt 248: a super-Eddington outburst from a massive cool hypergiant
MNRAS 447 1922
2015 February
DEIMOS LRIS

Medling, A.; U, V.; Max, C.; et. al.
Following Black Hole Scaling Relations Through Gas-Rich Mergers
ApJ 803 61
2015 April
AO LGS OSIRIS

Medling, A.; U, V.; Rich, J.; et. al.
Shocked Gas in IRAS F17207- 0014: ISM Collisions and Outflows
MNRAS 448 2301
2015 April
AO LGS OSIRIS

Metchev, S.; Heinze, A.; Apai, D.; et. al.
Weather on Other Worlds. II. Survey Results: Spots Are Ubiquitous on L and T Dwarfs
ApJ 799 154
2015 February

Montet, B.; Johnson, J.; Muirhead, P.; et. al.
Characterizing the Cool KOIs. VII. Refined Physical Properties of the Transiting Brown Dwarf LHS 6343 C
ApJ 800 134
2015 February
HIRES

Muirhead, P.; Mann, A.; Vanderburg, A.; et. al.
Kepler- 445, Kepler-446 and the Occurrence of Compact Multiples Orbiting Mid-M Dwarf Stars
ApJ 801 18
2015 March
AO LGS ESI NIRC2

Ngo, H.; Knuston, H.; Hinkley, S.; et. al.
Friends of Hot Jupiters II: No Correspondence Between Hot-Jupiter Spin-Orbit Misalignment and the Incidence of Directly Imaged Stellar Companions
ApJ 800 138
2015 February
AO NGS NIRC2

Oesch, P.; van Dokkum, P.; Illingworth, G.; et. al.
A Spectroscopic Redshift Measurement for a Luminous Lyman Break Galaxy at z=7.730 using Keck/MOSFIRE
ApJ 804
2015 May
MOSFIRE

Olling, R.; Mushotzky, R.; Shaya, E.; et. al.
No signature of ejecta interaction with a stellar companion in three type Ia supernovae
Nature 521 332
2015 May

Pan, Y.; Sullivan, M.; Maguire, K.; et. al.
Type Ia Supernova Spectral Features in the Context of Their Host Galaxy Properties
MNRAS 446 354
2015 January
DEIMOS LRIS

Pasham, D.; Cenko, S.; Levan, A.; et. al.
A Multiwavelength Study of the Relativistic Tidal Disruption Candidate Swift J2058.4+0516 at Late Times
ApJ 805 68
2015 May
LRIS

Pastorello, A.; Hadjiyska, E.; Rabinowitz, D.; et. al.
Massive stars exploding in a He-rich circumstellar medium. VI. Observations of two distant Type Ibn supernova candidates discovered by La Silla-QUEST
MNRAS 449 1954
2015 May
DEIMOS

Peña Ramírez, K.; Zapatero Osorio, M.; Béjar, V.
Characterization of the known T type dwarfs towards the Sigma Orionis cluster
A&A 574 A118
2015 February
NIRC

Perley, D.; Perley, R.; Hjorth, J.; et. al.
Connecting GRBs and ULIRGs: A Sensitive, Unbiased Survey for Radio Emission from Gamma-Ray Burst Host Galaxies at 0 < z < 2.5
ApJ 801 102
2015 March
LRIS

Peterson, R.; Kurucz, R.
New Fe I Level Energies and Line Identifications from Stellar Spectra
ApJS 216 1
2015 January
HIRES

Petroff, E.; Bailes, M.; Barr, E.; et. al.
A real-time fast radio burst: polarization detection and multiwavelength follow-up
MNRAS 447 246
2015 February
LRIS

Pota, V.; Brodie, J.; Bridges, T.; et. al.
A SLUGGS and Gemini/GMOS combined study of the elliptical galaxy M60: wide-field photometry and kinematics of the globular cluster system
MNRAS 450 1962
2015 June
DEIMOS

Pota, V; Romanowsky, A.; Brodie, J.; et. al.
The SLUGGS Survey: Multi-population dynamical modelling of the elliptical galaxy NGC 1407 from stars and globular clusters
MNRAS 450 3345
2015 July
DEIMOS

Prakash, A.; Licquia, T.; Newman, J.; Rao, S.
Luminous Red Galaxies: Selection and classification by combining optical and infrared photometry
ApJ 803 105
2015 April
DEIMOS

Prescott, M.; Martin, C.; Dey, A.
Spatially Resolved Gas Kinematics within a Lyα Nebula: Evidence for Large-scale Rotation
ApJ 799 62
2015 January
LRIS

Randriamampandry, S.; Crawford, S.; Cress, C.; et. al.
The Far- Infrared-Radio Correlation in MS0451-03
MNRAS 447 168
2015 February

Riemer-Sørensen, S.; Webb, J.; Crighton, N.; et. al.
A robust deuterium abundance; Re-measurement of the z=3.256 absorption system towards the quasar PKS1937-1009
MNRAS 447 2925
2015 March
HIRES LRIS

Roberts, L.; Mason, B.; Neyman, C.; et. al.
Know The Star, Know the Planet. IV. A Stellar Companion to the Host star of the Eccentric Exoplanet HD 8673b
AJ 149 144
2015 April
AO NIRC2

Robertson, P.; Endl, M.; Henry, G.; et. al.
Stellar Activity and its Implications for Exoplanet Detection on GJ 176
ApJ 801 79
2015 March
HIRES

Romani, R.; Filippenko, A.; Cenko, S.
A Spectroscopic Study of the Extreme Black Widow PSR J1311-3430
ApJ 804 115
2015 May
DEIMOS LRIS

Saez, C.; Lehmer, B.; Bauer, F.; et. al.
An extragalactic spectroscopic survey of the SSA22 field
MNRA 450 2615
2015 July
DEIMOS LRIS

Sanders, R.; Shapley, A; Kriek, M.; et. al.
The MOSDEF Survey: Mass, Metallicity, and Star-formation Rate at z~2.3
ApJ 799 138
2015 February
MOSFIRE

Shapley, A.; Reddy, N.; Kriek, M.; et. al.
The MOSDEF Survey: Excitation Properties of z~2.3 Star-forming Galaxies
ApJ 801 88
2015 March
MOSFIRE

Siana, B.; Shapley, A.; Kulas, K.; et. al.
A Deep Hubble and Keck Search for Definitive Identification of Lyman Continuum Emitters at z~3.1
ApJ 804 17
2015 May
LRIS NIRSPEC

Smith, N.; Mauerhan, J.; Cenko, S.; et. al.
PTF11iqb: Cool supergiant mass loss that bridges the gap between Type IIn and normal supernovae
MNRAS 449 1876
2015 May
DEIMOS LRIS

Sobral, D.; Stroe, A.; Dawson, W.; et. al.
MC2: Boosted AGN and star-formation activity in CIZA J2242. 8+ 5301, a massive post-merger cluster at z= 0.19
MNRAS 450 630
2015 June
DEIMOS

Stark, D.; Richard, J.; Charlot, S.; et. al.
Spectroscopic detections of C III] 1909 Å at z ≃ 6-7: a new probe of early star-forming galaxies and cosmic reionization
MNRAS 450 1846
2015 June
MOSFIRE

Stritzinger, M.; Valenti, S.; Hoeflich, P.; et. al.
Comprehensive observations of the bright and energetic Type Iax SN 2012Z: Interpretation as a Chandrasekhar mass white dwarf explosion
A&A 573 A2
2015 January
DEIMOS LRIS

Stroe, A.; Sobral, D.; Dawson, W.; et. al.
The rise and fall of star-formation in z ~ 0.2 merging galaxy clusters
MNRAS 450 646
2015 June
DEIMOS

Tanner, A.; Boyajian, T.; von Braun, K.; et. al.
Stellar Parameters for HD 69830, a Nearby Star with Three Neptune Mass Planets and an Asteroid Belt
ApJ 800 115
2015 February
HIRES

Torres, G.; Kipping, D.; Fressin, F.; et. al.
Validation of Twelve Small Kepler Transiting Planets in the Habitable Zone
ApJ 800 99
2015 February
AO LGS NGS HIRES NIRC2

Tsai, C.; Eisenhardt, P.; Wu, J.; et. al.
The Most Luminous Galaxies Discovered by WISE
ApJ 805 90
2015 June
AO LGS NIRC2

Turner, M.; Schaye, J.; Steidel, C.; et. al.
Detection of hot, metal- enriched outflowing gas around z ≈ 2.3 star-forming galaxies in the Keck Baryonic Structure Survey
MNRAS 450 2067
2015 June
HIRES

Ural, U.; Cescutti, G.; Koch, A.; et. al.
An inefficient dwarf: chemical abundances and the evolution of the Ursa Minor dwarf spheroidal galaxy
MNRAS 449 761
2015 May
HIRES

Usher, C.; Forbes, D.; Brodie, J.; et. al.
The SLUGGS survey: globular cluster stellar population trends from weak absorption lines in stacked spectra
MNRAS 446 369
2015 January
DEIMOS

van de Sande, J.; Kriek, M.; Franx, M.; et. al.
The Relation between Dynamical Mass-to-Light Ratio and Color for Massive Quiescent Galaxies out to z~2 and Comparison with Stellar Population Synthesis Models
ApJ 799 125
2015 February
DEIMOS LRIS MOSFIRE

van der Horst, A.; Levan, A.; Pooley, G.; et. al.
Detailed afterglow modelling and host galaxy properties of the dark GRB 111215A
MNRAS 446 4116
2015 February
LRIS MOSFIRE NIRSPEC

van Dokkum, P.; Romanowsky, A.; Abraham, R.; et. al.
Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Existence of Large, Diffuse Galaxies in the Coma Cluster
ApJ 804 L26
2015
LRIS

Vanderburg, A.; Montet, B.; Johnson, J.; et. al.
Characterizing K2 Planet Discoveries: A super-Earth transiting the bright K-dwarf HIP 116454
ApJ 800 59
2015 February
AO NGS NIRC2

White, C.; Kasliwal, M.; Nugent, P.; et. al.
Slow-Speed Supernovae from the Palomar Transient Factory: Two Channels
ApJ 799 52
2015 January
DEIMOS LRIS

Whitmore, J.; Murphy, M.
Impact of instrumental systematic errors on fine-structure constant measurements with quasar spectra
MNRAS 447 446
2015 February
HIRES

Wu, X.; Wang, L.; Shi, J.; et. al.
Palladium and silver abundances in stars with [Fe/H] > -2.6
accepted to A&A
2015 preprint
HIRES

Yuan, T.; Kobayashi, C.; Kewley, L.
HII Region Metallicity Constraints Near the Site of the Strongly Lensed Supernova "SN Refsdal" at Redshift 1.49
ApJ 804 L14
2015 May
OSIRIS

Zhang, K.; Crockett, N.; Salyk, C.; et. al.
Dimming and CO absorption toward the AA Tau protoplanetary disk: An infalling flow caused by disk instability?
ApJ 805 55
2015 May
AO NIRSPEC

Zitrin, A.; Ellis, R.; Belli, S.; Stark, D.
A Pilot Survey for CIII] Emission in the Reionization Era: Gravitationally-Lensed z~7-8 Galaxies in the Frontier Fields Cluster Abell 2744
ApJ 805 L7
2015 May
MOSFIRE