Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Cover image for Vol. 421 Issue 4

April 2012

Volume 421, Issue 4

Pages 2737–3648

  1. Papers

    1. Top of page
    2. Papers
    1. The short-period limit of contact binaries (pages 2769–2773)

      Dengkai Jiang, Zhanwen Han, Hongwei Ge, Liheng Yang and Lifang Li

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.20323.x

    2. Determination of rotation periods in solar-like stars with irregular sampling: the Gaia case (pages 2774–2785)

      E. Distefano, A. C. Lanzafame, A. F. Lanza, S. Messina, A. J. Korn, K. Eriksson and J. Cuypers

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20441.x

    3. PG 1018−047: the longest period subdwarf B binary (pages 2798–2808)

      J. Deca, T. R. Marsh, R. H. Østensen, L. Morales-Rueda, C. M. Copperwheat, R. A. Wade, M. A. Stark, P. F. L. Maxted, G. Nelemans and U. Heber

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20483.x

    4. Cold accretion flows and the nature of high column density H i absorption at redshift 3 (pages 2809–2819)

      Freeke van de Voort, Joop Schaye, Gabriel Altay and Tom Theuns

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20487.x

    5. Period–luminosity relation for persistent low-mass X-ray binaries in the near-infrared (pages 2846–2853)

      Mikhail G. Revnivtsev, Ivan Yu. Zolotukhin and Alexander V. Meshcheryakov

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20511.x

    6. The universal nature of accretion-induced variability: the rms–flux relation in an accreting white dwarf (pages 2854–2860)

      S. Scaringi, E. Körding, P. Uttley, C. Knigge, P. J. Groot and M. Still

      Article first published online: 15 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20512.x

    7. Studying the asymmetry of the globular cluster population of NGC 4261 (pages 2872–2887)

      P. Bonfini, A. Zezas, M. Birkinshaw, D. M. Worrall,  G. Fabbiano, E. O’Sullivan,  G. Trinchieri and A. Wolter

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20514.x

    8. Confronting theoretical models with the observed evolution of the galaxy population out to z= 4 (pages 2904–2916)

      Bruno M. B. Henriques, Simon D. M. White, Gerard Lemson, Peter A. Thomas, Qi Guo, Gabriel-Dominique Marleau and Roderik A. Overzier

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20521.x

    9. The dust and gas properties of M83 (pages 2917–2929)

      K. Foyle, C. D. Wilson, E. Mentuch, G. Bendo, A. Dariush, T. Parkin, M. Pohlen, M. Sauvage, M. W. L. Smith, H. Roussel, M. Baes, M. Boquien, A. Boselli, D. L. Clements, A. Cooray, J. I. Davies, S. A. Eales, S. Madden, M. J. Page and L. Spinoglio

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20520.x

    10. The myth of the molecular ring (pages 2940–2946)

      C. L. Dobbs and A. Burkert

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20515.x

    11. A giant radio flare from Cygnus X-3 with associated γ-ray emission (pages 2947–2955)

      S. Corbel, G. Dubus, J. A. Tomsick, A. Szostek, R. H. D. Corbet, J. C. A. Miller-Jones, J. L. Richards, G. Pooley, S. Trushkin, R. Dubois, A. B. Hill, M. Kerr, W. Max-Moerbeck, A. C. S. Readhead, A. Bodaghee, V. Tudose, D. Parent, J. Wilms and K. Pottschmidt

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20517.x

    12. The gamma-ray emitting region of the jet in Cyg X-3 (pages 2956–2968)

      Andrzej A. Zdziarski, Marek Sikora, Guillaume Dubus, Feng Yuan, Benoit Cerutti and Anna Ogorzałek

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20519.x

    13. The Solar system’s post-main-sequence escape boundary (pages 2969–2981)

      Dimitri Veras and Mark C. Wyatt

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20522.x

    14. What drives the ultraviolet colours of passive galaxies? (pages 2982–2997)

      Russell J. Smith, John R. Lucey and David Carter

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20524.x

    15. The Cepheid distance to the Local Group galaxy NGC 6822 (pages 2998–3003)

      Michael W. Feast, Patricia A. Whitelock, John W. Menzies and Noriyuki Matsunaga

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20525.x

    16. Herschel-ATLAS/GAMA: a census of dust in optically selected galaxies from stacking at submillimetre wavelengths (pages 3027–3059)

      N. Bourne, S. J. Maddox, L. Dunne, R. Auld, M. Baes, I. K. Baldry, D. G. Bonfield, A. Cooray, S. M. Croom, A. Dariush, G. de Zotti, S. P. Driver, S. Dye, S. Eales, H. L. Gomez, J. González-Nuevo, A. M. Hopkins, E. Ibar, M. J. Jarvis, A. Lapi, B. Madore, M. J. Michałowski, M. Pohlen, C. C. Popescu, E. E. Rigby, M. Seibert, D. J. B. Smith, R. J. Tuffs, P. van der Werf, S. Brough, S. Buttiglione, A. Cava, D. L. Clements, C. J. Conselice, J. Fritz, R. Hopwood, R. J. Ivison, D. H. Jones, L. S. Kelvin, J. Liske, J. Loveday, P. Norberg, A. S. G. Robotham, G. Rodighiero and P. Temi

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20528.x

    17. Radio imaging of the Subaru/XMMNewtonDeep Field– III. Evolution of the radio luminosity function beyond z= 1 (pages 3060–3083)

      Chris Simpson, Steve Rawlings, Rob Ivison, Masayuki Akiyama, Omar Almaini, Emma Bradshaw, Scott Chapman, Rob Chuter, Scott Croom, Jim Dunlop, Sébastien Foucaud and Will Hartley

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20529.x

    18. Stochastic oscillations of general relativistic discs (pages 3102–3110)

      Tiberiu Harko and Gabriela Raluca Mocanu

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20530.x

    19. Intraday optical variability of the BL Lacertae object S5 0716+714 (pages 3111–3115)

      B. K. Zhang, B. Z. Dai, L. P. Wang, M. Zhao, L. Zhang and Z. Cao

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20533.x

    20. Cosmic star formation rate: a theoretical approach (pages 3116–3126)

      L. Vincoletto, F. Matteucci, F. Calura, L. Silva and G. Granato

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20535.x

    21. A general model for the CO–H2 conversion factor in galaxies with applications to the star formation law (pages 3127–3146)

      Desika Narayanan, Mark R. Krumholz, Eve C. Ostriker and Lars Hernquist

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20536.x

    22. GSH 006−15+7: a local Galactic supershell featuring transition from H i emission to absorption (pages 3159–3169)

      V. A. Moss, N. M. McClure-Griffiths, R. Braun, A. S. Hill and G. J. Madsen

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20538.x

    23. On the formation of very metal poor stars: the case of SDSS J1029151+172927 (pages 3217–3221)

      Ralf S. Klessen, Simon C. O. Glover and Paul C. Clark

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20544.x

    24. The distribution of metals in hot DA white dwarfs (pages 3222–3228)

      N. J. Dickinson, M. A. Barstow and I. Hubeny

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20545.x

    25. Galaxy alignments in very X-ray luminous clusters at z > 0.5 (pages 3229–3237)

      Chao-Ling Hung and Harald Ebeling

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20546.x

    26. Molecular hydrogen in Lyman alpha emitters (pages 3266–3276)

      Livia Vallini, Pratika Dayal and Andrea Ferrara

      Article first published online: 15 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20551.x

    27. Complex Faraday depth structure of active galactic nuclei as revealed by broad-band radio polarimetry (pages 3300–3315)

      S. P. O’Sullivan, S. Brown, T. Robishaw, D. H. F. M. Schnitzeler, N. M. McClure-Griffiths, I. J. Feain, A. R. Taylor, B. M. Gaensler, T. L. Landecker, L. Harvey-Smith and E. Carretti

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20554.x

    28. Observations and modelling of pulsed radio emission from CU Virginis (pages 3316–3324)

      K. K. Lo, J. D. Bray, G. Hobbs, T. Murphy, B. M. Gaensler, D. Melrose, V. Ravi, R. N. Manchester and M. J. Keith

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20555.x

    29. Discovery of two new Galactic candidate luminous blue variables with Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (pages 3325–3337)

      V. V. Gvaramadze, A. Y. Kniazev, A. S. Miroshnichenko, L. N. Berdnikov, N. Langer,  G. S. Stringfellow, H. Todt, W.-R. Hamann, E. K. Grebel, D. Buckley, L. Crause, S. Crawford, A. Gulbis, C. Hettlage, E. Hooper, T.-O. Husser, P. Kotze, N. Loaring, K. H. Nordsieck, D. O’Donoghue, T. Pickering, S. Potter, E. Romero Colmenero, P. Vaisanen, T. Williams, M. Wolf, D. E. Reichart, K. M. Ivarsen, J. B. Haislip, M. C. Nysewander and A. P. LaCluyze

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20556.x

    30. moka: a new tool for strong lensing studies (pages 3343–3355)

      Carlo Giocoli, Massimo Meneghetti, Matthias Bartelmann, Lauro Moscardini and Michele Boldrin

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20558.x

    31. Photon geodesics in Friedmann–Robertson–Walker cosmologies (pages 3356–3361)

      Ojeh Bikwa, Fulvio Melia and Andrew Shevchuk

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20560.x

    32. Local stellar kinematics from RAVE data – III. Radial and vertical metallicity gradients based on red clump stars (pages 3362–3374)

      S. Bilir, S. Karaali, S. Ak, Ö. Önal, N. D. Dağtekin, T. Yontan, G. Gilmore and G. M. Seabroke

      Article first published online: 15 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20561.x

    33. Exploring the effects of high-velocity flows in abundance determinations in H ii regions: bidimensional spectroscopy of HH 204 in the Orion nebula (pages 3399–3408)

      M. Núñez-Díaz, A. Mesa-Delgado, C. Esteban, L. López-Martín, J. García-Rojas and V. Luridiana

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20565.x

    34. The relation between line emission and brightest cluster galaxies in three exceptional clusters: evidence for gas cooling from the intracluster medium (pages 3409–3417)

      S. L. Hamer, A. C. Edge, A. M. Swinbank, R. J. Wilman, H. R. Russell, A. C. Fabian, J. S. Sanders and P. Salomé

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20566.x

    35. The G305 star-forming complex: a wide-area radio survey of ultracompact H ii regions (pages 3418–3430)

      L. Hindson, M. A. Thompson, J. S. Urquhart, A. Faimali, J. S. Clark and B. Davies

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20567.x

    36. Modelling supermassive black hole growth: towards an improved sub-grid prescription (pages 3443–3449)

      Alexander Hobbs, Chris Power, Sergei Nayakshin and Andrew R. King

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20563.x

    37. A modified star formation law as a solution to open problems in galaxy evolution (pages 3450–3463)

      Lan Wang, Simone M. Weinmann and Eyal Neistein

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20569.x

    38. How supernova feedback turns dark matter cusps into cores (pages 3464–3471)

      Andrew Pontzen and Fabio Governato

      Article first published online: 15 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20571.x

    39. Haloes and voids in f(R) gravity (pages 3481–3487)

      Baojiu Li, Gong-Bo Zhao and Kazuya Koyama

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20573.x

    40. The structure of the interstellar medium of star-forming galaxies (pages 3488–3521)

      Philip F. Hopkins, Eliot Quataert and Norman Murray

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20578.x

    41. Stellar feedback in galaxies and the origin of galaxy-scale winds (pages 3522–3537)

      Philip F. Hopkins, Eliot Quataert and Norman Murray

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20593.x

    42. TeV cosmic-ray electrons from millisecond pulsars (pages 3543–3549)

      Shota Kisaka and Norita Kawanaka

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20576.x

    43. How well do starlab and nbody compare? II. Hardware and accuracy (pages 3557–3569)

      P. Anders, H. Baumgardt, E. Gaburov and S. Portegies Zwart

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20581.x

    44. Constraining large-scale H i bias using redshifted 21-cm signal from the post-reionization epoch (pages 3570–3578)

      Tapomoy Guha Sarkar, Sourav Mitra, Suman Majumdar and Tirthankar Roy Choudhury

      Article first published online: 6 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20582.x

    45. Hydrodynamical simulations and semi-analytic models of galaxy formation: two sides of the same coin (pages 3579–3593)

      Eyal Neistein, Sadegh Khochfar, Claudio Dalla Vecchia and Joop Schaye

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20584.x

    46. Substructure in the most massive GEEC groups: field-like populations in dynamically active groups (pages 3594–3611)

      Annie Hou, Laura C. Parker, David J. Wilman, Sean L. McGee, William E. Harris, Jennifer L. Connelly, Michael L. Balogh, John S. Mulchaey and Richard G. Bower

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20586.x

    47. NGC 2782: a merger remnant with young stars in its gaseous tidal tail (pages 3612–3621)

      S. Torres-Flores, C. Mendes de Oliveira, D. F. de Mello, S. Scarano Jr and F. Urrutia-Viscarra

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20589.x

    48. Study of candidate Be stars in the Magellanic Clouds using near-infrared photometry and optical spectroscopy (pages 3622–3640)

      K. T. Paul, A. Subramaniam, B. Mathew, R. E. Mennickent and B. Sabogal

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20591.x

    49. Fibre Bragg gratings for high spectral and temporal resolution astronomical observations (pages 3641–3648)

      Geraldine Mariën, Nemanja Jovanović, Nick Cvetojević, Robert Williams, Roger Haynes, Jon Lawrence, Quentin Parker and Michael J. Withford

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20592.x

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