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Experimental results for infrared aberration tracking using a correlation algorithm on two star extended field

Author: Narsireddy Anugu
We report an experimental results of different correlation algorithms for an extended source wavefront sensor.

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The SpaceInn-SISMA database: characterization of a large sample of variable and active stars by means of HARPS spectra

Author: Monica Rainer
We created a large database of physical parameters and variability indicators by fully reducing and analysing the large number of spectra taken to complement the asteroseismic observations of the CoRoT satellite. 7103 spectra of 2 ... more

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Global helioseismic evidence for a deeply penetrating Solar meridional flow consisting of multiple flow cells

Author: Markus Roth
We use a novel global helioseismic analysis method to infer the meridional flow in the deep Solar interior. The method is based on the perturbation of eigenfunctions of Solar p modes due to meridional flow. We apply this method ... more

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VARIATION OF ACOUSTIC CUTOFF PERIOD WITH HEIGHT IN THE SOLAR ATMOSPHERE: THEORY VERSUS OBSRVETIONS

Author: Aneta Wisniewska
Recently Wiśniewska et al. demonstrated observationally how the acoustic cutoff frequency varies with height in the solar atmosphere including the upper photosphere and the lower and middle chromosphere, and showed that the obser ... more

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Validation of Spherical Born Approximation Sensitivity Functions for Measuring Deep Solar Meridional Flow

Author: Markus Roth
Accurate measurements of deep solar meridional flow are of vital interest for understanding the solar dynamo. In this paper, we validate a recently developed method for obtaining sensitivity functions (kernels) for travel-time mea ... more

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LORD OF THE RINGS: A KINEMATIC DISTANCE TO CIRCINUS X-1 FROM A GIANT X-RAY LIGHT ECHO

Author: Michael Burton
Circinus X-1 exhibited a bright X-ray flare in late 2013. Follow-up observations with Chandra and XMM-Newton from 40 to 80 days after the flare reveal a bright X-ray light echo in the form of four well-defined rings with radii fro ... more

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Recent developments in helioseismic analysis methods and solar data assimilation

Author: Markus Roth
We overview recent advances and results in enhancing and developing helioseismic analysis methods and in solar data assimilation. In the first part of this paper we will focus on selected developments in time-distance and global h ... more

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Measurement of the VLT pupil motions using a 2 × 2 lenslet evaluated aberrations

Author: Narsireddy Anugu
We present the telescope pupil tracking strategy for the GRAVITY interferometer.

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Surface waves in solar granulation observed with Sunrise

Author: Markus Roth
Solar oscillations are expected to be excited by turbulent flows in the intergranular lanes near the solar surface. Time series recorded by the IMaX instrument aboard the {\sc Sunrise} observatory reveal solar oscillations at hig ... more

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