Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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July 2012

Volume 424, Issue 1

Pages 1–800

  1. Papers

    1. Top of page
    2. Papers
    3. Erratum
    1. Monthly Notices Letters (page 1)

      Article first published online: 5 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20503.x

    2. The rotation of field stars from CoRoT data (pages 11–22)

      L. Affer, G. Micela, F. Favata and E. Flaccomio

      Article first published online: 20 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20802.x

    3. Optical system of the Three Antarctic Survey Telescopes (pages 23–30)

      Xiangyan Yuan and Ding-qiang Su

      Article first published online: 20 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20874.x

    4. Stability of prograde and retrograde planets in circular binary systems (pages 52–64)

      M. H. M. Morais and C. A. Giuppone

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21151.x

    5. Filamentary accretion cannot explain the orbital poles of the Milky Way satellites (pages 80–92)

      M. S. Pawlowski, P. Kroupa, G. Angus, K. S. de Boer, B. Famaey and G. Hensler

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21169.x

    6. Diagnostics of baryonic cooling in lensing galaxies (pages 104–114)

      Dominik Leier, Ignacio Ferreras and Prasenjit Saha

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21173.x

    7. Magnetic buoyancy instabilities in the presence of magnetic flux pumping at the base of the solar convection zone (pages 115–127)

      Adrian J. Barker, Lara J. Silvers, Michael R. E. Proctor and Nigel O. Weiss

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21174.x

    8. HESS observations of the Carina nebula and its enigmatic colliding wind binary Eta Carinae (pages 128–135)

      HESS Collaboration, A. Abramowski, F. Acero, F. Aharonian, A. G. Akhperjanian, G. Anton, A. Balzer, A. Barnacka, Y. Becherini, J. Becker, K. Bernlöhr, E. Birsin, J. Biteau, A. Bochow, C. Boisson, J. Bolmont, P. Bordas, J. Brucker, F. Brun, P. Brun, T. Bulik, I. Büsching, S. Carrigan, S. Casanova, M. Cerruti, P. M. Chadwick, A. Charbonnier, R. C. G. Chaves, A. Cheesebrough, G. Cologna, J. Conrad, M. Dalton, M. K. Daniel, I. D. Davids, B. Degrange, C. Deil, H. J. Dickinson, A. Djannati-Ataï, W. Domainko, L. O’C. Drury, G. Dubus, K. Dutson, J. Dyks, M. Dyrda, K. Egberts, P. Eger, P. Espigat, L. Fallon, S. Fegan, F. Feinstein, M. V. Fernandes, A. Fiasson, G. Fontaine, A. Förster, M. Füßling, Y. A. Gallant, T. Garrigoux, H. Gast, L. Gérard, B. Giebels, J. F. Glicenstein, B. Glück, D. Göring, M.-H. Grondin, S. Häffner, J. D. Hague, J. Hahn, D. Hampf, J. Harris, M. Hauser, S. Heinz, G. Heinzelmann, G. Henri, G. Hermann, A. Hillert, J. A. Hinton, W. Hofmann, P. Hofverberg, M. Holler, D. Horns, A. Jacholkowska, C. Jahn, M. Jamrozy, I. Jung, M. A. Kastendieck, K. Katarzyński, U. Katz, S. Kaufmann, B. Khélifi, D. Klochkov, W. Kluźniak, T. Kneiske, Nu. Komin, K. Kosack, R. Kossakowski, F. Krayzel, H. Laffon, G. Lamanna, J.-P. Lenain, D. Lennarz, T. Lohse, A. Lopatin, C.-C. Lu, V. Marandon, A. Marcowith, J. Masbou, G. Maurin, N. Maxted, M. Mayer, T. J. L. McComb, M. C. Medina, J. Méhault, R. Moderski, M. Mohamed, E. Moulin, C. L. Naumann, M. Naumann-Godo, M. de Naurois, D. Nedbal, D. Nekrassov, N. Nguyen, B. Nicholas, J. Niemiec, S. J. Nolan, S. Ohm, E. de Oña Wilhelmi, B. Opitz, M. Ostrowski, I. Oya, M. Panter, M. Paz Arribas, N. W. Pekeur, G. Pelletier, J. Perez, P.-O. Petrucci, B. Peyaud, S. Pita, G. Pühlhofer, M. Punch, A. Quirrenbach, M. Raue, A. Reimer, O. Reimer, M. Renaud, R. de los Reyes, F. Rieger, J. Ripken, L. Rob, S. Rosier-Lees, G. Rowell, B. Rudak, C. B. Rulten, V. Sahakian, D. A. Sanchez, A. Santangelo, R. Schlickeiser, A. Schulz, U. Schwanke, S. Schwarzburg, S. Schwemmer, F. Sheidaei, J. L. Skilton, H. Sol, G. Spengler, Ł. Stawarz, R. Steenkamp, C. Stegmann, F. Stinzing, K. Stycz, I. Sushch, A. Szostek, J.-P. Tavernet, R. Terrier, M. Tluczykont, K. Valerius, C. van Eldik, G. Vasileiadis, C. Venter, A. Viana, P. Vincent, H. J. Völk, F. Volpe, S. Vorobiov, M. Vorster, S. J. Wagner, M. Ward, R. White, A. Wierzcholska, M. Zacharias, A. Zajczyk, A. A. Zdziarski, A. Zech, H.-S. Zechlin and T. Montmerle

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21180.x

    9. The progenitors of present-day massive red galaxies up to z ≈ 0.7 – finding passive galaxies using SDSS-I/II and SDSS-III (pages 136–156)

      Rita Tojeiro, Will J. Percival, David A. Wake, Claudia Maraston, Ramin A. Skibba, Idit Zehavi, Ashley J. Ross, Jon Brinkmann, Charlie Conroy, Hong Guo, Marc Manera, Karen L. Masters, Janine Pforr, Lado Samushia, Donald P. Schneider, Daniel Thomas, Benjamin A. Weaver, Dmitry Bizyaev, Howard Brewington, Elena Malanushenko, Viktor Malanushenko, Daniel Oravetz, Kaike Pan, Alaina Shelden, Audrey Simmons and Stephanie Snedden

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21177.x

    10. MIUSCAT: extended MILES spectral coverage – I. Stellar population synthesis models (pages 157–171)

      A. Vazdekis, E. Ricciardelli, A. J. Cenarro, J. G. Rivero-González, L. A. Díaz-García and J. Falcón-Barroso

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21179.x

    11. MIUSCAT: extended MILES spectral coverage – II. Constraints from optical photometry (pages 172–189)

      E. Ricciardelli, A. Vazdekis, A. J. Cenarro and J. Falcón-Barroso

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21178.x

    12. On the cooling trend of SGR 0526−66 (pages 210–216)

      Tolga Güver, Ersin Göğüş and Feryal Özel

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21184.x

    13. On the determination of the spin of the black hole in Cyg X-1 from X-ray reflection spectra (pages 217–223)

      A. C. Fabian, D. R. Wilkins, J. M. Miller, R. C. Reis, C. S. Reynolds, E. M. Cackett, M. A. Nowak, G. G. Pooley, K. Pottschmidt, J. S. Sanders, R. R. Ross and J. Wilms

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21185.x

    14. On the hunt for ultramassive black holes in brightest cluster galaxies (pages 224–231)

      J. Hlavacek-Larrondo, A. C. Fabian, A. C. Edge and M. T. Hogan

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21187.x

    15. Optimal interpolation and prediction in pulsar timing (pages 244–251)

      X. P. Deng, W. Coles, G. Hobbs, M. J. Keith, R. N. Manchester, R. M. Shannon and J. H. Zheng

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21189.x

    16. Time-dependent radiative transfer calculations for supernovae (pages 252–271)

      D. John Hillier and Luc Dessart

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21192.x

    17. The same, but different: stochasticity in binary destruction (pages 272–281)

      Richard J. Parker and Simon P. Goodwin

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21190.x

    18. The XMM–Newton survey of the Small Magellanic Cloud: XMMU J010633.1−731543 and XMMU J010743.1−715953, two new Be/X-ray binary systems (pages 282–292)

      M. J. Coe, F. Haberl, R. Sturm, E. S. Bartlett, D. Hatzidimitriou, L. J. Townsend, A. Udalski, S. Mereghetti and M. Filipović

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21193.x

    19. i content, metallicities and spin temperatures of damped and sub-damped Lyα systems in the redshift desert (0.6 < zabs < 1.7) (pages 293–312)

      Sara L. Ellison, Nissim Kanekar, J. Xavier Prochaska, Emmanuel Momjian and Gabor Worseck

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21194.x

    20. Optimizing future dark energy surveys for model selection goals (pages 313–324)

      Catherine Watkinson, Andrew R. Liddle, Pia Mukherjee and David Parkinson

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21195.x

    21. Background, foreground and nearby matter influence on strong gravitational lenses (pages 325–332)

      M. Jaroszynski and Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21197.x

    22. The chemical diversity of exo-terrestrial planetary debris around white dwarfs (pages 333–347)

      B. T. Gänsicke, D. Koester, J. Farihi, J. Girven, S. G. Parsons and E. Breedt

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21201.x

    23. Unstable m= 1 modes of counter-rotating Keplerian discs (pages 348–360)

      Mamta Gulati, Tarun Deep Saini and S. Sridhar

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21199.x

    24. The lives of high-redshift mergers (pages 361–371)

      Tom McCavana, Miroslav Micic, Geraint F. Lewis, Manodeep Sinha, Sanjib Sharma, Kelly Holley-Bockelmann and Joss Bland-Hawthorn

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21202.x

    25. An optimal Mars Trojan asteroid search strategy (pages 372–376)

      M. Todd, P. Tanga, D. M. Coward and M. G. Zadnik

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21204.x

    26. The optical spectrum of PKS 1222+216 and its black hole mass (pages 393–398)

      E. P. Farina, R. Decarli, R. Falomo, A. Treves and C. M. Raiteri

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21209.x

    27. Formation and evolution of primordial protostellar systems (pages 399–415)

      Thomas H. Greif, Volker Bromm, Paul C. Clark, Simon C. O. Glover, Rowan J. Smith, Ralf S. Klessen, Naoki Yoshida and Volker Springel

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21212.x

    28. Spatially resolved observations of warm ionized gas and feedback in local ULIRGs (pages 416–456)

      M. S. Westmoquette, D. L. Clements, G. J. Bendo and S. A. Khan

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21214.x

    29. Variable accretion rates and fluffy first stars (pages 457–463)

      Rowan J. Smith, Takashi Hosokawa, Kazuyuki Omukai, Simon C. O. Glover and Ralf S. Klessen

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21211.x

    30. Scars of intense accretion episodes at metal-rich white dwarfs (pages 464–471)

      J. Farihi, B. T. Gänsicke, M. C. Wyatt, J. Girven, J. E. Pringle and A. R. King

      Article first published online: 11 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21215.x

    31. Are there any stable magnetic fields in barotropic stars? (pages 482–494)

      S. K. Lander and D. I. Jones

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21213.x

    32. Cosmology when living near the Great Attractor (pages 495–501)

      Wessel Valkenburg and Ole Eggers Bjælde

      Article first published online: 13 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21218.x

    33. The radius of baryonic collapse in disc galaxy formation (pages 502–507)

      Susan A. Kassin, Julien Devriendt, S. Michael Fall, Roelof S. de Jong, Brandon Allgood and Joel R. Primack

      Article first published online: 13 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21219.x

    34. On the origin of the Almahata Sitta meteorite and 2008 TC3 asteroid (pages 508–518)

      Julie Gayon-Markt, Marco Delbo, Alessandro Morbidelli and Simone Marchi

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21220.x

    35. Precision astrometry of the exoplanet host candidate GD 66 (pages 519–523)

      J. Farihi, J. P. Subasavage, E. P. Nelan, H. C. Harris, C. C. Dahn, J. Nordhaus and D. S. Spiegel

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21221.x

    36. No correlation between disc scale height and jet power in GRMHD simulations (pages 524–531)

      P. Chris Fragile, Julia Wilson and Marco Rodriguez

      Article first published online: 20 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21222.x

    37. Accelerating nbody6 with graphics processing units (pages 545–552)

      Keigo Nitadori and Sverre J. Aarseth

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21227.x

    38. The COSMOS density field: a reconstruction using both weak lensing and galaxy distributions (pages 553–563)

      A. Amara, S. Lilly, K. Kovač, J. Rhodes, R. Massey, G. Zamorani, C. M. Carollo, T. Contini, J.-P. Kneib, O. Le Fevre, V. Mainieri, A. Renzini, M. Scodeggio, S. Bardelli, M. Bolzonella, A. Bongiorno, K. Caputi, O. Cucciati, S. de la Torre, L. de Ravel, P. Franzetti, B. Garilli, A. Iovino, P. Kampczyk, C. Knobel, F. Lamareille, J.-F. Le Borgne, V. Le Brun, C. Maier, M. Mignoli, R. Pello, Y. Peng, E. Perez Montero, V. Presotto, J. Silverman, M. Tanaka, L. Tasca, L. Tresse, D. Vergani, E. Zucca, L. Barnes, R. Bordoloi, A. Cappi, A. Cimatti, G. Coppa, A. Koekoemoer, C. López-Sanjuan, H. J. McCracken, M. Moresco, P. Nair, L. Pozzetti and N. Welikala

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21231.x

    39. The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: analysis of potential systematics (pages 564–590)

      Ashley J. Ross, Will J. Percival, Ariel G. Sánchez, Lado Samushia, Shirley Ho, Eyal Kazin, Marc Manera, Beth Reid, Martin White, Rita Tojeiro, Cameron K. McBride, Xiaoying Xu, David A. Wake, Michael A. Strauss, Francesco Montesano, Molly E. C. Swanson, Stephen Bailey, Adam S. Bolton, Antonio Montero Dorta, Daniel J. Eisenstein, Hong Guo, Jean-Christophe Hamilton, Robert C. Nichol, Nikhil Padmanabhan, Francisco Prada, David J. Schlegel, Mariana Vargas Magaña, Idit Zehavi, Michael Blanton, Dmitry Bizyaev, Howard Brewington, Antonio J. Cuesta, Elena Malanushenko, Viktor Malanushenko, Daniel Oravetz, John Parejko, Kaike Pan, Donald P. Schneider, Alaina Shelden, Audrey Simmons, Stephanie Snedden and Gong-bo Zhao

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21235.x

    40. Red Optical Planet Survey: a new search for habitable earths in the southern sky (pages 591–604)

      J. R. Barnes, J. S. Jenkins, H. R. A. Jones, P. Rojo, P. Arriagada, A. Jordán, D. Minniti, M. Tuomi, S. V. Jeffers and D. Pinfield

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21236.x

    41. Optical and infrared light curves of the eclipsing X-ray binary V395 Car = 2S 0921−630 (pages 620–624)

      T. A. Ashcraft, R. I. Hynes and E. L. Robinson

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21241.x

    42. RX J0942.7−7726AB: an isolated pre-main-sequence wide binary (pages 625–634)

      Simon J. Murphy, Warrick A. Lawson and Michael S. Bessell

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21243.x

    43. On galaxies and homology (pages 635–648)

      Gregory S. Novak, Patrik Jonsson, Joel R. Primack, Thomas J. Cox and Avishai Dekel

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21242.x

    44. The complex case of V445 Lyr observed with Kepler: two Blazhko modulations, a non-radial mode, possible triple mode RR Lyrae pulsation, and more (pages 649–665)

      E. Guggenberger, K. Kolenberg, J. M. Nemec, R. Smolec, J. M. Benkő, C.-C. Ngeow, J. G. Cohen, B. Sesar, R. Szabó, M. Catelan, P. Moskalik, K. Kinemuchi, S. E. Seader, J. C. Smith, P. Tenenbaum and H. Kjeldsen

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21244.x

    45. Non-linear evolution of cosmological structures in warm dark matter models (pages 684–698)

      Aurel Schneider, Robert E. Smith, Andrea V. Macciò and Ben Moore

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21252.x

    46. N-body simulations with a cosmic vector for dark energy (pages 699–715)

      Edoardo Carlesi, Alexander Knebe, Gustavo Yepes, Stefan Gottlöber, Jose Beltrán Jiménez and Antonio L. Maroto

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21258.x

    47. Isolated starless cores in infrared dark clouds in the Hi-GAL survey (pages 716–727)

      L. A. Wilcock, D. Ward-Thompson, J. M. Kirk, D. Stamatellos, A. Whitworth, C. Battersby, D. Elia, G. A. Fuller, A. DiGiorgio, M. J. Griffin, S. Molinari, P. Martin, J. C. Mottram, N. Peretto, M. Pestalozzi, E. Schisano, H. A. Smith and M. A. Thompson

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21264.x

    48. Multiphase, non-spherical gas accretion on to a black hole (pages 728–746)

      Paramita Barai, Daniel Proga and Kentaro Nagamine

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21260.x

    49. Shallow dark matter cusps in galaxy clusters (pages 747–753)

      Chervin F. P. Laporte, Simon D. M. White, Thorsten Naab, Mateusz Ruszkowski and Volker Springel

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21262.x

    50. Comparison of ejection events in the jet and accretion disc outflows in 3C 111 (pages 754–761)

      F. Tombesi, R. M. Sambruna, A. P. Marscher, S. G. Jorstad, C. S. Reynolds and A. Markowitz

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21266.x

    51. Prospects of observing a quasar H ii region during the epoch of reionization with the redshifted 21-cm signal (pages 762–778)

      Kanan K. Datta, Martina M. Friedrich, Garrelt Mellema, Ilian T. Iliev and Paul R. Shapiro

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21268.x

  2. Erratum

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      Erratum: Galactic chemical evolution in hierarchical formation models – I. Early-type galaxies in the local Universe (page 800)

      Matías Arrigoni, Scott C. Trager, Rachel S. Somerville and Brad K. Gibson

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.20697.x

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