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Teams


Arp 102B/Chary

Arp 102B/Chary

Using Spitzer Space Telescope infrared spectra to detect the structure around the supermassive black hole at the center of the active galaxy Arp 102B.

Year(s) participated: 2005


CM4Seyferts/Gorjian

CM4Seyferts/Gorjian

CM4Seyferts (Color-Magnitude for Seyferts): Using ultraviolet images from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite and optical images and spectra from the ground based Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) to find a correlation between the color and luminosity of the hot gas around supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Year(s) participated: 2013


Cold Spotz/Chary

Cold Spotz/Chary

Cold Spotz: Using the submillimeter wavelength all-sky map generated by the Planck satellite to classify 4000 previously unidentified radio sources into the following categories: extragalactic radio sources, star-forming galaxies, stars within a dust shell, cold stellar cores, or asteroids.

Year(s) participated: 2012


GLAST/Lacy

GLAST/Lacy

AGN Spectral Energy Distributions of GLAST Telescope Network Program Objects: Combining data from the Gamma-Ray Large Area Telescope (GLAST) and infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope and ground based optical measurements from amateur astronomers to determine the emission mechanisms from around a supermassive black hole in a nearby galaxy.

Year(s) participated: 2007, 2006, 2005


GLAST students/Lacy

GLAST students/Lacy

GLAST students - Observations of S5 0716+714 using Spitzer's Infrared Spectrograph: Using Spitzer Space Telescope's Infrared Spectrograph for follow-up observations of accretion around the supermassive black hole in the galaxy S5 0716+714 studied originally by the GLAST/Lacy team.

Year(s) participated: 2006


High-z/Rudnick and Finn and Desai

High-z/Rudnick and Finn and Desai

Star Formation in High Redshift Clusters with Spitzer: Combining Spitzer Space Telescope imaging with other ground and space based measurements to trace the evolution of star formation in galaxy clusters of differing masses.

Year(s) participated: 2007


HIPS AGN/Gorjian

HIPS AGN/Gorjian

HIPS (Hidden In Plain Sight) AGN will be using archival surveys for stellar variability to detect variability in active galactic nuclei (AGN) in the background.

 

Year(s) participated: 2016


HR4AGN/Gorjian

HR4AGN/Gorjian

Hertzsprung-Russel diagram for Active Galactic Nuclei (HR4AGN): Using space and ground based ultraviolet, optical, and infrared images to find a correlation between the color and luminosity of gas emission and dust emission around supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Year(s) participated: 2012


LADDT/Gorjian

LADDT/Gorjian

The Luminosity, Accretion Disk, and Dust Team (LADDT) : combining UV, optical, and near infrared data for active galactic nuclei to look for a relation between the color of their accretion disks, the emission from their dust and their luminosity.

Year(s) participated: 2015


LDM/Gorjian

LDM/Gorjian

Luminous Data Miners: Using ultraviolet images from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite and infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope to find a correlation between the color and luminosity of gas emission and dust emission around supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Year(s) participated: 2010


M81/Gorjian and Feldmeier

M81/Gorjian and Feldmeier

Intergalactic Star Formation in Tidal Dwarf Galaxies of M81: Using Spitzer Space Telescope images to study the dust emission from stars formed in the debris tail of the galaxy M81.

Year(s) participated: 2006, 2005


NGC4051/Gorjian

NGC4051/Gorjian

IRAC Monitoring of NGC 4051 for Interday Variability: Using the Spitzer Space Telescope for a 10 day infrared monitoring of the region around the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy NGC 4051 to help determine the dust distribution around it.

Year(s) participated: 2008


SIRXS-Deep/Gorjian

SIRXS-Deep/Gorjian

The team will examine the Spitzer Enhanced Imaging Products catalog to find the most unusual and faintest infrared excess objects serendipitously detected by the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Year(s) participated: 2017


TRS/Gorjian

TRS/Gorjian

Team Red Shift: Using Spitzer Space Telescope images to find clusters of galaxies at a large distance from the Earth.

Year(s) participated: 2011


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