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SEMINAR IN EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY
Astronomy 386S - Fall 2006
Th 3:30 · RLM 15.216B (unless noted) · Unique No. 50585


sombrero galaxies

Professor

Shardha Jogee

Office: RLM 16.224
Hours: TBA
Phone: (512) 471-1395
email
Talks can span a wide variety of formats and topics, e.g.,
  • review talks and formal colloquia
  • informal discussions of ongoing research
  • journal clubs
  • thesis dissertation defense
  • discussions of hot results from recent conferences

Schedule

DATE


SPEAKER/INSTITUTE


TITLE AND WEB LINKS

Sep 14
Lei Hao
Cornell
Insights on AGNs from the SDSS and Spitzer IRS spectra
Sep 21
Kayhan Gultekin
U. of Maryland
Growing Intermediate-Mass Black Holes with Gravitational Waves
Sep 28
Greg Shields
UT Austin
Accretion Disk Temperatures and Continuum Colors in QSOs
abstract
 
Jerry Sellwood
Rutgers
Photometric Decomposition of Barred Galaxies
Oct 05
Guilermo Blanc
UT Austin
"The Physical Nature of Lyman ALpha Emitting Galaxies at z=3.1"
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 642, Issue 1, pp. L13-L16
astro-ph/0603244
 
Jeremy Murphy
UT Austin
"The Luminosity Function of Lyman Alpha Emitters at 2.3 < z < 4.6 from Integral Field Spectroscopy"
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 359, Issue 3, pp. 895-905
astro-ph/0502409
Oct 12
Irina Marinova
UT Austin
Journal Club: Morphology of Early Type Disk Galaxies
astro-ph/0609343 & astro-ph/0609406
Oct 19
Amanda Heiderman
UT Austin
The Dynamical Evolution of Galaxies in Compact Groups: Insights from VLA HI and Spitzer mid-IR Studies
abstract
Oct 26
Tim Weinzirl
UT Austin
Counting All the SHEEP
Nov 02
Amy Forestell
UT Austin
Planetary Nebulae as Tracers of Elliptical Galaxy Dark Matter Halos
Nov 09
Randi Worhatch
UT Austin
Journal Club: FeII and MgII in Luminous, Intermediate- Redshift, Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
abstract
Nov 13*
Isaac Shlosman
Kentucky
Gas Feedback on Stellar Bar Evolution
JOINT THEORY-GALAXIES SEMINAR TALK
( *Note Special Date )
Nov 16
Sehyun Wang
UT Austin
Journal Club: Velocity Dispersion, Mass, and the Luminosity Function of the Fossil Cluster RX J1416.4+2315
(Cypriano, E.S., Mendes de Oliveira, C.L., & Sodre, L. Jr. 2006, AJ, 132, 514)

Nov 23
Thanksgiving
 
Nov 30
Josh Adams
UT Austin
Journal Club: Spectroscopy of Lyman Alpha Blobs
astro-ph/0602421
 
Bill Welsh
San Diego State University
Mapping BLR Flows in NGC 5548
Dec 07
Cancelled
 


 
 





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