Resource page of the Hot-wiring the Transient Universe Community

This site aims to provide "one-stop shopping" for all things related to the astronomical time domain, including meetings, space missions, robotic telescopes, synoptic surveys, data archives, transient event brokers, computational techniques related to time series, software, etc., as well as mailing lists and other online time domain forums. The focus is on capturing the richness of time domain content. We anticipate in the future that the long lists below will be reformatted as a heirarchy of separate pages, likely curated by different individuals. The origin of this page was a proposal to form a new IAU Commission on Time Domain Astronomy. In the absence of such a commission, the Hotwired community will provide a good home.

The series of workshops titled "Hot-wiring the Transient Universe" date back almost a decade as a collaboration between the VOEvent working group and the Heterogeneous Telescope Networks consortium, and building on the successful 2006 workshop Transient Universe: Popular, Not so Popular & Knowable Unknowns.



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This is an annotated list of links to future meetings, past proceedings and presentations, time domain preprints of general interest, space and ground-based projects and missions, ongoing and archived synoptic survey data sets, transient alert brokers, networks of robotic follow-up telescopes, software for time-series analysis, classification (etc), pertinent standards and protocols, and generally web services, online media and any other resources that will tie the astronomical community together to help create a coherent engine for addressing time domain science use cases of all sorts.

Future Symposia and Workshops

    Just a few of many past meetings

  1. Hot-wiring the Transient Universe V, 10-14 October 2016, Villanova, PA
  2. LSST 2016 Project & Science Workshop, 15-19 August 2016, Tucson, AZ
  3. Supernovae through the ages: understanding the past to prepare for the future, 9-13 August 2016, Easter Island, Chile
  4. Exoplanets I Conference, 3-8 July 2016, Davos, Switzerland
  5. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 26 June - 1 July 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland
  6. The Science of Time: Time in Astronomy & Society, Past, Present and Future, 5-9 June 2016, Cambridge, MA
  7. The Transient Sky, The Ninth Harvard-Smithsonian Conference on Theoretical Astrophysics, 16-19 May 2016, Cambridge, MA
  8. International workshop on scientific use, digitization and preserving astronomical photographic records, 14-18 March 2016, Prague, Czech Republic
  9. Sixth Gaia Science Alerts Workshop 10-13 Nov 2015, Liverpool, UK
  10. XXVII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics - High Time Resolution Astrophysics, 9-20 Nov 2015, Tenerife, Spain
  11. Sixth International Fermi Symposium, 2-6 Nov 2015, Washington, DC
  12. K2 Science Conference, 2-5 November 2015, Santa Barbara, CA
  13. Time Domain Astrophysics with Swift, 19-21 Oct 2015, Clemson, SC
  14. Fourth Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories, 28 Sep - 2 Oct 2015, Malaga, Spain
  15. Science with BRITE-Constellation, 14-18 Sep 2015, Sobieszewo, Poland
  16. iPTF Summer School, 24-28 Aug 2015, Pasadena, CA
  17. LSST Observing Strategy Workshop (OpSim datasets for 2nd Cadence Workshop), 20-22 Aug 2015, Bremerton, WA
  18. La Serena School for Data Science Applied Tools for Astronomy, 15-22 Aug 2015, La Serena, Chile
  19. IAU XXIX GA FM13: Brightness Variations of the Sun and Sun-like Stars, 5-6 Aug 2015, Honolulu, HI

  20. Paving the way to simultaneous multiwavelength astronomy, 13-17 Jul 2015, Leiden, The Netherlands
  21. Timing Compact Objects in the Multi-Messenger Era, special session of EWASS 2015, 22-26 Jun 2015, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
  22. CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite (CHEOPS) Science Workshop #3, 17-19 Jun 2015, Madrid, Spain
  23. Kepler/TESS Asteroseismic Science Consortium (KASC8/TASC1) Workshop, 15-19 Jun 2015, Aarhus, Denmark
  24. Autonomous Spacecraft Navigation, 8-11 Jun 2015, Bonn, Germany
  25. 2nd Planetary Data Workshop, 8-10 Jun 2015, Flagstaff, AZ, USA
  26. Hot-wiring the Transient Universe IV, 12-15 May 2015, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  27. Tools for Astronomical Big Data, 9-11 Mar 2015, Tucson, AZ, USA
  28. Ground and space observatories: a joint venture to planetary science, 2-5 Mar 2015, Santiago, Chile

  29. LSST & NOAO Observing Cadences Workshop 11-14 Aug 2014, Phoenix, AZ
  30. International Asteroid Warning Network Steering Group 13-14 Jan 2014, Cambridge, MA
  31. Hot-wiring the Transient Universe I-III (2007, 2009, 2013)
  32. Supernova Environmental Impacts, IAU Symposium 296, 7-11 Jan 2013, Kolkata, India
  33. LSST's Community Follow-up for Transient Events, 14 Aug 2012, Tucson, AZ, USA
  34. Gamma Ray Bursts in the Era of Rapid Follow-up 18-22 Jun 2012, Liverpool, UK
  35. New Horizons in Time Domain Astronomy, IAU Symposium 285, 19-23 Sep 2011, Oxford, UK
  36. NOAO's Eventful Universe, 17-20 Mar 2010, Tucson, AZ, USA
  37. Transient Universe: Popular, Not so Popular & Knowable Unknowns, 13-14 Mar 2006, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Papers and Preprints

Working groups and other subcommunities of the time domain may curate topical reading lists of the current literature as well as foundational resources. A few examples, sorted by date:

    November 2016

  1. preprint: Astronomical Catalogs for Locating Gravitational-wave Events, K. Li & R. Williams (2 Nov 2016)

    October 2016

  2. preprint: On the detectability of solar-like oscillations with the NASA TESS mission, T. L. Campante, et. al. (2016-10-20)
  3. preprint: Highlights from the VERITAS AGN Observation Program, W. Benbow, et. al. (2016-10-12)
  4. preprint: Data preparation for asteroseismology with TESS, M. Lund, et. al. (2016-10-09)
  5. preprint: Results from the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope, M. Spurio, et. al. (2016-10-07)
  6. preprint: Transient Events in Archival Very Large Array Observations of the Galactic Center, A. Chiti, et. al. (2016-10-03)

    September 2016

  7. preprint: First results of the Test-Bed Telescopes (TBT) project: Cebreros telescope commissioning, F. Ocana, et. al. (2016-09-26)
  8. preprint: Time-dependent search for neutrino emission from x-ray binaries with the ANTARES telescope, A. Albert, et. al. (2016-09-23)
  9. preprint: Transient Classification in LIGO data using Difference Boosting Neural Network, N. Mukund, et. al. (2016-09-23)
  10. preprint: The Zadko Telescope: Exploring the transient Universe, D.M. Coward, et. al. (2016-09-21)

    August 2016

  11. preprint: NEOPROP: a NEO Propagator for Space Situational Awareness, V. Zuccarelli, et. al. (2016-08-31)
  12. preprint: Dynamics of asteroids and near-Earth objects from Gaia Astrometry, D. Bancelin, et. al. (2016-08-29)
  13. preprint: Near-Earth asteroids orbit propagation with Gaia observations, D. Bancelin, et. al. (2016-08-29)
  14. preprint: The Remote Observatories of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA), W. Keel, et. al. (2016-08-22)
  15. preprint: Robo-AO Kitt Peak: Status of the system and deployment of a sub-electron readnoise IR camera to detect low-mass companions, M. Salama, et. al. (2016-08-09)

    July 2016

  16. preprint: The DECam Minute Cadence Survey I, C. Belardi, et. al. (2016-07-29)

    June 2016

  17. preprint: The Dawn of Multi-Messenger Astronomy, M. Santander (2016-04-30)
  18. preprint: The Rapid Transient Surveyor, C. Baranec, et. al. (2016-04-23)
  19. preprint: Instruments on large optical telescopes -- A case study, S. Kulkarni (2016-04-21)
  20. preprint: Liverpool Telescope follow-up of candidate electromagnetic counterparts during the first run of Advanced LIGO, C. M. Copperwheat, et. al. (2016-04-14)
  21. preprint: An Algorithm for Real-Time Optimal Photocurrent Estimation including Transient Detection for Resource-Constrained Imaging Applications, M. Zemcov, et. al. (2016-04-14)
  22. preprint: A DECam Search for an Optical Counterpart to the LIGO Gravitational Wave Event GW151226, P. S. Cowperthwaite, et. al. (2016-04-14)
  23. preprint: The 4 Pi Sky Transient Alerts Hub, T. D. Staley & R. Fender (2016-04-12)
  24. preprint: A Fast Algorithm for Finding Point Sources in the Fermi Data Stream: FermiFAST, A. Ashathaman, et. al. (2016-04-10)
  25. preprint: Arrival time differences between gravitational waves and electromagnetic signals due to gravitational lensing, R. Takahashi (2016-04-01)

    May 2016

  26. preprint: Remote Operations and Nightly Automation of The Red Buttes Observatory, D. H. Kasper, et. al. (2016-05-19)
  27. preprint: Compressed Sensing for Time-Frequency Gravitational Wave Data Analysis, P. Addesso, et. al. (2016-05-11)
  28. preprint: The Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope: Searching for Transiting Exoplanets in the Northern and Southern Sky, J. Soutter, et. al. (2016-05-09)
  29. preprint: Search for transient gravitational waves in coincidence with short duration radio transients during 2007-2013, B. P. Abbott, et. al. (2016-05-05)
  30. preprint: The first gravitational-wave burst GW150914, as predicted by the scenario machine, V.M. Lipunov, et. al. (2016-05-05)
  31. preprint: First Gravitational-Wave Burst GW150914: Part II. MASTER Optical Follow-Up Observations, V. M. Lipunov, et. al. (2016-05-05)
  32. preprint: How else can we detect Fast Radio Bursts?, M. Lyutikov & D. R. Lorimer (2016-05-05)

    April 2016

  33. preprint: Autonomous Dome for Robotic Telescope, A. Kumar, et. al. (2016-04-28)
  34. preprint: A Wide-Field Camera and Fully Remote Operations at the Wyoming Infrared Observatory, J. Findlay, et. al. (2016-04-08)

    March 2016

  35. ApJ preprint: New Discoveries from the Arecibo 327 MHz Drift Pulsar Survey Radio Transient Search, J. S. Deneva, et. al. (2016-03-02)
  36. Preprint: AST: A library for modelling and manipulating coordinate systems, David Berry, et. al. (2016-02-22)
  37. MNRAS preprint: Spectral Kurtosis Statistics of Transient Signals, Gelu M. Nita (2016-03-03)
  38. MNRAS preprint: The advantages of using a Lucky Imaging camera for observations of microlensing events, Sedighe Sajadian, et. al. (2016-03-02)
  39. ApJ preprint: Systematic errors in low latency gravitational wave parameter estimation impact electromagnetic follow-up observations, Tyson B. Littenberg, et. al. (2016-03-01)

    February 2016

  40. ApJL preprint: Localization and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914, B. P. Abbott, et. al. (2016-02-26)
  41. Preprint: High Energy Neutrinos from the Gravitational Wave event GW150914 possibly associated with a short Gamma-Ray Burst, Reetanjali Moharana, et. al. (2016-02-26)
  42. MNRAS preprint: Using the 2-MASS Photometric Redshift Survey to optimize LIGO Follow-Up Observations, Elisa Antolini, et. al. (2016-02-24)
  43. Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems preprint: The Speedster-EXD- A New Event-Driven Hybrid CMOS X-ray Detector, Christopher V. Griffith, et. al. (2016-02-24)
  44. Sci China-Phys Mech Astron preprint: Gravitational wave astrophysics, data analysis and multimessenger astronomy, Hyung Mok Lee, et. al. (2016-02-17)
  45. Preprint: High-energy Neutrino follow-up search of Gravitational Wave Event GW150914 with ANTARES and IceCube, ANTARES Collaboration, et. al. (2016-03-03)
  46. Preprint: Electromagnetic Afterglows Associated with Gamma-Ray Emission Coincident with Binary Black Hole Merger Event GW150914, Ryo Yamazaki, et. al. (2016-02-21)
  47. ApJ preprint: Fermi-LAT Observations of the LIGO event GW150914, Fermi-LAT collaboration (2016-02-23)
  48. Preprint: Implication of the association between GBM transient 150914 and LIGO Gravitational Wave event GW150914, Xiang Li, et. al. (2016-02-14)
  49. Preprint: A Dark Energy Camera Search for Missing Supergiants in the LMC After the Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Event GW150914, J. Annis, et. al. (2016-02-18)
  50. ApJL preprint: A Dark Energy Camera Search for an Optical Counterpart to the First Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Event GW150914, M. Soares-Santos, et. al. (2016-02-18)
  51. Preprint: On constraining the speed of gravitational waves following GW150914, Diego Blas, et. al. (2016-02-12)
  52. ApJL preprint: INTEGRAL upper limits on gamma-ray emission associated with the gravitational wave event GW150914, V. Savchenko, et. al. (2016-02-12)
  53. Preprint: Fermi GBM Observations of LIGO Gravitational Wave event GW150914, V. Connaughton, et. al. (2016-02-16)
  54. MNRAS Letters preprint: Swift follow-up of the Gravitational Wave source GW150914, P. A. Evans, et. al. (2016-02-15)
  55. Preprint: GW150914: Implications for the stochastic gravitational wave background from binary black holes, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  56. Phys. Rev. Lett. preprint: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  57. Preprint: GW150914: The Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of First Discoveries, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  58. ApJL preprint: The Rate of Binary Black Hole Mergers Inferred from Advanced LIGO Observations Surrounding GW150914, B. P. Abbott, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  59. ApJL preprint: Astrophysical Implications of the Binary Black-Hole Merger GW150914, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  60. Preprint: Calibration of the Advanced LIGO detectors for the discovery of the binary black-hole merger GW150914, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  61. Preprint: Characterization of transient noise in Advanced LIGO relevant to gravitational wave signal GW150914, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-16)
  62. Preprint: Observing gravitational-wave transient GW150914 with minimal assumptions, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  63. Preprint: Properties of the binary black hole merger GW150914, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  64. Preprint: GW150914: First results from the search for binary black hole coalescence with Advanced LIGO, The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  65. 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference Proceedings: Search for extragalactic astrophysical counterparts of IceCube neutrino events, Reetanjali Moharana, et. al. (2016-02-11)
  66. CQG preprint: The LSC Glitch Group : Monitoring Noise Transients during the fifth LIGO Science Run, L. Blackburn, et. al. (2008-07-14)
  67. Preprint: Bayesian Estimates of Astronomical Time Delays between Gravitationally Lensed Stochastic Light Curves, Hyungsuk Tak, et. al. (2016-02-03)
  68. Preprint: Comparing NEO Search Telescopes, Nathan Myhrvold (2016-02-01)

    January 2016

  69. Acta Astronomica preprint: Robust Filtering of Artifacts in Difference Imaging for Rapid Transients Detection, Jakub Klencki, et. al. (2016-01-23)
  70. Proceedings of the XXXVII Meeting of the Polish Astronomical Society: Real-time detection of transients in OGLE-IV with application of machine learning, Jakub Klencki, et. al. (2016-01-22)
  71. Science preprint: Real-time detection of an extreme scattering event: constraints on Galactic plasma lenses, Keith W. Bannister, et. al. (2016-01-22)
  72. Preprint: Resolving Microlensing Events with Triggered VLBI, M. Karami, et. al. (2016-01-21)
  73. Preprint: Real-Time Supernova Neutrino Burst Monitor at Super-Kamiokande, K. Abe, et. al. (2016-01-19)
  74. Future Generation Computer Systems preprint: Real-Time Data Mining of Massive Data Streams from Synoptic Sky Surveys, S. G. Djorgovski, et. al. (2016-01-18)
  75. MNRAS preprint: An analysis of feature relevance in the classification of astronomical transients with machine learning methods, Antonio D'Isanto, et. al. (2016-01-15)
  76. Preprint: Generation of a Supervised Classification Algorithm for Time-Series Variable Stars with an Application to the LINEAR Dataset, Kyle B Johnston, et. al. (2016-01-14)
  77. ApJ preprint: Rapidly Rising Transients from Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam Transient Survey, Masaomi Tanaka, et. al. (2016-01-11)
  78. MNRAS preprint: CHIMERA: a wide-field, multi-color, high-speed photometer at the prime focus of the Hale telescope, Harding, et. al. (11 Jan 2016)
  79. MNRAS preprint: Detecting Extrasolar Asteroid Belts Through Their Microlensing Signatures, Ethan Lake, et. al. (2016-01-12)
  80. Preprint: Proper image subtraction - optimal transient detection, photometry and hypothesis testing, Barak Zackay, et. al. (2016-02-10)
  81. AJ preprint: The Caltech-NRAO Stripe 82 Survey (CNSS) Paper I: The Pilot Radio Transient Survey In 50 deg$^2$, K. P. Mooley, et. al. (2016-01-07)
  82. PASA preprint: DESAlert: Enabling Real-Time Transient Follow-Up with Dark Energy Survey Data, A. Poci, et. al. (2016-01-05)
  83. ApJL preprint: Long-short GRBs within the horizon of the advanced LIGO/VIRGO network and Time lag between compact object coalescence and GRB onset, Xiang Li, et. al. (2016-01-02)
  84. Phys Rev D preprint: Bright Transients from Black Hole - Neutron Star Mergers, Daniel J. D'Orazio, et. al. (2015-12-31)

    December 2015

  85. Proceedings of ADASS XXV: The LSST Data Management System, Mario Juric, et. al. (2015-12-24)
  86. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Rapid Bayesian position reconstruction for gravitational-wave transients, Leo P. Singer, et. al. (2016-01-15)
  87. A&SS preprint: Detection Level Enhancement of Gravitational Microlensing Events from the Light Curves, Ichsan Ibrahim, et. al. (2015-12-21)
  88. AJ preprint: Automated Transient Identification in the Dark Energy Survey, D. A. Goldstein, et. al. (2015-12-21)
  89. Living Reviews in Relativity preprint: Prospects for Observing and Localizing Gravitational-Wave Transients with Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo, B. P. Abbott, et. al. (2016-02-09)
  90. ApJ preprint: SN Refsdal : Photometry and Time Delay Measurements of the First Einstein Cross Supernova, S. A. Rodney, et. al. (2016-01-15)
  91. A&A preprint: The XXL Survey: I. Scientific motivations - XMM-Newton observing plan - Follow-up observations and simulation programme, M. Pierre, et. al. (2015-12-14)
  92. PASJ preprint: Swift/BAT and MAXI/GSC Broadband Transient Monitor, Takanori Sakamoto, et. al. (2015-12-09)
  93. A&A preprint: A Package for the Automated Classification of Periodic Variable Stars, Dae-Won Kim, et. al. (2015-12-08)
  94. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Rapid Bayesian position reconstruction for gravitational-wave transients, Leo P. Singer, et. al. (2016-01-15)
  95. ApJ preprint: The GMRT High Resolution Southern Sky Survey for pulsars and transients -I. Survey description and initial discoveries, Bhaswati Bhattacharyya, et. al. (2015-12-19)
  96. Preprint: Space-Time Reference with an Optical Link, Paul Berceau, et. al. (2015-12-07)
  97. ApJ preprint: Search for Transient Astrophysical Neutrino Emission with IceCube-DeepCore, M. G. Aartsen, et. al. (2015-12-04)
  98. MNRAS preprint: K2 Variable Catalogue II: Machine Learning Classification of Variable Stars and Eclipsing Binaries in K2 Fields 0-4, D. J. Armstrong, et. al. (2016-01-05)
  99. P&SS preprint: The daily processing of asteroid observations by Gaia, Paolo Tanga, et. al. (2015-12-03)
  100. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: Mean number in highly inclined events, Pierre Auger Collaboration (2015-12-02)
  101. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Method for detection and reconstruction of gravitational wave transients with networks of advanced detectors, Klimenko, et. al. (1 Dec 2015)
  102. Preprint: Low Latency transient search of Gravitational Waves for the Advanced Detectors, Marco Drago (2015-12-01)
  103. Preprint: Evaluation of expected solar flare neutrino events in the IceCube observatory, G. de Wasseige, et. al. (2015-12-01)
  104. JCAP preprint: Search for correlations between the arrival directions of IceCube neutrino events and ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory and the Telescope Array, The IceCube Collaboration, et. al. (2016-01-21)

    November 2015

  105. A&C preprint: Asteroids@home - A BOINC distributed computing project for asteroid shape reconstruction, Durech, et. al. (27 Nov 2015)
  106. P&SS preprint: The daily processing of asteroid observations by Gaia, Tanga, et. al. (26 Nov 2015)
  107. A&SS preprint: Periodic Motion near the Surface of Asteroids, Jiang, et. al. (25 Nov 2015)
  108. AJ preprint: Detection Efficiency of Asteroid Surveys, Tricarico, et. al. (24 Nov 2015)
  109. MNRAS preprint: Predicting Coronal Mass Ejections transit times to Earth with neural network, Sudar, et. al. (24 Nov 2015)
  110. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Rapid Bayesian position reconstruction for gravitational-wave transients, Singer & Price (21 Nov 2015)
  111. MNRAS preprint: Machine Learning Classification of SDSS Transient Survey Images, du Buisson, et. al. (20 Nov 2015)
  112. Phys. Rev. D preprint: Method for detection and reconstruction of gravitational wave transients with networks of advanced detectors, Klimenko, et. al. (18 Nov 2015)
  113. Preprint: James Webb Space Telescope can Detect Kilonovae in Gravitational Wave Follow-up Search, Bartos, et. al. (18 Nov 2015)
  114. MNRAS preprint: Optimal CCD readout by digital correlated double sampling, Alessandri, et. al. (18 Nov 2015)
  115. ApJ Letters preprint: Are we there yet? Time to detection of nanohertz gravitational waves based on pulsar-timing array limits, Taylor, et. al. (17 Nov 2015)
  116. Preprint: Finding, characterizing and classifying variable sources in multi-epoch sky surveys: QSOs and RR Lyrae in PS1 3 Pi data, Hernitschek, et. al. (17 Nov 2015)
  117. Preprint: Searching for color variation on fast rotating asteroids with simultaneous V-J observations, Polishook & Moskovitz (16 Nov 2015)
  118. Phys. Rev. D preprint: All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients with LIGO, Abbott, et. al. (13 Nov 2015)
  119. Preprint: ALFABURST: A realtime fast radio burst monitor for the Arecibo telescope, Chennamangalam, et. al. (13 Nov 2015)
  120. Nature preprint: Ubiquitous Time Variability of Integrated Stellar Populations, Conroy, et. al. (12 Nov 2015)
  121. Preprint: Asteroid Discovery and Characterization with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), Jones, et. al. (10 Nov 2015)
  122. Preprint: A search for Fast Radio Bursts at low frequencies with Murchison Widefield Array high time resolution imaging, Tingay, et. al. (10 Nov 2015)
  123. ApJ Letters preprint: Fast Radio Bursts and Radio Transients from Black Hole Batteries, Mingarelli, et. al. (9 Nov 2015)
  124. Preprint: Variable stars observed with the AST3-1 telescope from dome A of antarctica, Li, et. al. (9 Nov 2015)
  125. A&A preprint: Tiling strategies for optical follow-up of gravitational wave triggers by wide field of view telescopes, Ghosh, et. al. (9 Nov 2015)
  126. MNRAS preprint: A PSF-based approach to Kepler/K2 data. I. Variability within the K2 Campaign 0 star clusters M 35 and NGC 2158, Libralato, et. al. (5 Nov 2015)
  127. MNRAS preprint: A polarimetric study of asteroids: Fitting phase - polarization curves, Cellino, et. al. (5 Nov 2015)

    October 2015

  128. Research in A&A preprint: Variable stars observed with the AST3-1 telescope from dome A of antarctica, Li, et. al. (21 Oct 2015)
  129. Chapter in WSPC Handbook of Astronomical Instrumentation: Atmospheric Cherenkov Gamma-ray Telescopes, Holder (19 Oct 2015)
  130. A&A preprint: Periodic transit and variability search with simultaneous systematics filtering: Is it worth it?, Kovaks, et. al. (17 Oct 2015)
  131. ApJ preprint: Timing Gamma-ray Pulsars with the Fermi Large Area Telescope: Timing Noise and Astrometry, Kerr, et. al. (17 Oct 2015)
  132. ArXiV standard: OIFITS 2: the 2nd version of the Data Exchange Standard for Optical (Visible/IR) Interferometry, Duvert, et. al. (15 Oct 2015)
  133. ApJ Suppl preprint: Spitzer IRAC Photometry for Time Series in Crowded Fields, Calchi Novati, et. al. (13 Oct 2015)
  134. JKAS preprint: Lee Sang Gak Telescope (LSGT): A Remotely Operated Robotic Telescope for Education and Research at Seoul National University, Im, et. al. (12 Oct 2015)
  135. Evry Shatzman School 2014: Observational techniques to measure solar and stellar oscillations, Garcia (9 Oct 2015)
  136. UHECR 2014 preprint: Report from the Multi-Messenger Working Group at UHECR-2014 Conference, Karg, et. al. (7 Oct 2015)
  137. Ap&SS preprint: 18-Months Operation of Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope: A Highly Stable Photometric Performance, Wang, et. al. (6 Oct 2015)
  138. ICRC2015 preprint: Status of ground-based gamma-ray astronomy, Lemoine-Goumard (5 Oct 2015)
  139. Los Alamos Report # LA-UR-15-27141: Detecting the Supernova Breakout Burst in Terrestrial Neutrino Detectors, Wallace, et. al. (5 Oct 2015)

    September 2015

  140. ApJ preprint: Transit timing variations for planets near eccentricity-type mean motion resonances, Deck & Agol (28 Sep 2015)
  141. IVOA recommendation: Parameter Description Language Version 1.0, Zwolf, et. al. (28 Sep 2015)
  142. IVOA recommendation: Units in the VO, Demleitner, et. al. (24 Sep 2015)
  143. China Science Centenary preprint: Multimessenger astronomy, Fan & Hendry (20 Sep 2015)
  144. ICRC2015 preprint: The H.E.S.S. II GRB Program, Parsons, et. al. (17 Sep 2015)
  145. ApJ preprint: Search for Transient Astrophysical Neutrino Emission with IceCube-DeepCore, Aartsen, et. al. (16 Sep 2015)
  146. FoA preprint: Double riches: asteroseismology in eclipsing binaries, Southworth (11 Sep 2015)
  147. ICRC2015 preprint: The H.E.S.S. multi-messenger program, Schüssler, et. al. (10 Sep 2015)
  148. ICRC2015 preprint: Testing a Novel Self-Assembling Data Paradigm in the Context of IACT Data, Weinstein, et. al. (7 Sep 2015)
  149. ApJ preprint (code): Transit timing to first order in eccentricity, Agol & Deck (4 Sep 2015)
  150. PASP preprint: Performance analysis of the Least-Squares estimator in Astrometry, Lobos, et. al. (2 Sep 2015)
  151. ApJ preprint: Coordinated X-ray and Optical observations of Star-Planet Interaction in HD 17156, Maggio, et. al. (2 Sep 2015)
  152. ICRC2015 preprint: Searching for TeV gamma-ray emission associated with IceCube high-energy neutrinos using VERITAS, Santander, et. al. (1 Sep 2015)
  153. Phys. Rev. E preprint: Time Series with Tailored Nonlinearities, Raeth & Laut (1 Sep 2015)
  154. preprint: Detection of Noisy and Flickering Pixels from SWIFT BAT Event Data, Basak (1 Sep 2015)

    August 2015

  155. Preprint: Facilitating follow-up of LIGO-Virgo events using rapid sky localization, Chen & Holz (31 Aug 2015)
  156. ApJ preprint: A Machine Learning Technique to Identify Transit Shaped Signals, Thompson, et. al. (31 Aug 2015)
  157. ICRC2015 preprint: Status of space-based gamma-ray astronomy, Buehler (31 Aug 2015)
  158. Preprint: The Excess Radio Background and Fast Radio Transients, Kehayias, et. al. (31 Aug 2015)
  159. ICRC2015 preprint: First Results from HAWC on GRBs, Lennarz, et. al. (28 Aug 2015)
  160. ICRC2015 preprint: Modern middleware for the data acquisition of the Cherenkov Telescope Array, Lyard, et. al. (26 Aug 2015)
  161. AN preprint: Supernova SN 1006 in two historic Yemeni reports, Rada, et. al. (25 Aug 2015)
  162. ApJ preprint: Chasing the Chelyabinsk asteroid N-body style, de la Fuente Marcos, et. al. (24 Aug 2015)
  163. A&A preprint: The variability behavior of CoRoT M-giant Stars, Ferreira Lopes, et. al. (21 Aug 2015)
  164. AJ preprint: Kepler Mission Stellar and Instrument Noise Properties Revisited, Gilliland, et. al. (20 Aug 2015)
  165. AJ preprint: The First U.S. Naval Observatory Robotic Astrometric Telescope Catalog (URAT1), Zacharias, et. al. (19 Aug 2015)
  166. Phys. Rev. D preprint: WHOOMP! (There It Is) Rapid Bayesian position reconstruction for gravitational-wave transients, Singer & Price (14 Aug 2015)
  167. MNRAS preprint: An Explorative Approach for Inspecting Kepler Data, Kügler, et. al. (14 Aug 2015)
  168. ApJ preprint: Planet Sensitivity from Combined Ground- and Space-based Microlensing Observations, Zhu, et. al. (13 Aug 2015)
  169. PASP preprint: Metrics for Optimization of Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Observations of Stellar Variables and Transients, Lund, et. al. (13 Aug 2015)
  170. A&A preprint: Astrometry of the main satellites of Uranus: 18 years of observations, Carmargo, et. al. (12 Aug 2015)
  171. AMT preprint: Statistical framework for estimating GNSS bias, Vierinen, et. al. (12 Aug 2015)
  172. ApJ preprint: Supernova 1987A: a Template to Link Supernovae to their Remnants, Orlando, et. al. (10 Aug 2015)
  173. Preprint: Calibrating the pixel-level Kepler imaging data with a causal data-driven model, Wang, et. al. (8 Aug 2015)
  174. AJ preprint: Digital Tracking Observations Can Discover Asteroids Ten Times Fainter than Conventional Searches, Heinze, et. al. (7 Aug 2015)
  175. HAWC Inauguration preprint: VERITAS: HAWC's Neighbour to the North, Holder, et. al. (6 Aug 2015)
  176. JCAP preprint: Optical and X-ray early follow-up of ANTARES neutrino alerts, Adrian-Martinez, et. al. (5 Aug 2015)
  177. Acta Astronomica preprint: The OGLE Collection of Variable Stars. Anomalous Cepheids in the Magellanic Clouds, Soszynski, et. al. (4 Aug 2015)
  178. PASP preprint: CHEOPS performance for exomoons: The detectability of exomoons by using optimal decision algorithm, Simon, et. al. (3 Aug 2015)
  179. MNRAS preprint: On the possibility of magnetic field detection on a microlensed source star, Mehrabi, et. al. (1 Aug 2015)

    July 2015

  180. Nature Physics article: Turning off the lights: Supernova SN1987A 30 years on, de Grijs (31 Jul 2015)
  181. ApJ preprint: The QUEST-La Silla AGN Variability Survey, Cartier, et. al. (30 Jul 2015)
  182. HAWC Inauguration preprint: IceCube at the Threshold, Gaisser, et. al. (28 Jul 2015)
  183. UHECR 2014 preprint: Radio detection of cosmic rays: present and future, Huege & Huangs (28 Jul 2015)
  184. ARENA 2014 preprint: Digital radio detection of cosmic rays: achievements, status and perspectives, Huege (28 Jul 2015)
  185. GPUs in HEP 2014 preprint: Prospects of GPGPU in the Auger Offline Software Framework, Winchen, et. al. (28 Jul 2015)
  186. Preprint: All-spherical telescope with extremely wide field of view, Terebizh (25 Jul 2015)
  187. MNRAS preprint: Intrinsic Instrumental Polarization and High-Precision Pulsar Timing, Foster, et. al. (24 Jul 2015)
  188. MNRAS preprint: Do the Kepler AGN Light Curves Need Re-processing?, V. Kasliwal, et. al. (15 Jul 2015)
  189. ICRC2015 preprint: Gamma-Ray Burst observations with Fermi, Bissaldi, et. al. (13 Jul 2015)
  190. Science preprint: ASASSN-15lh: The Most Luminous Supernova Ever Discovered, Dong, et. al. (10 Jul 2015)
  191. Preprint: Low Latency transient search of Gravitational Waves for the Advanced Detectors, Drago (10 Jul 2015)
  192. Preprint: High-speed imaging and wavefront sensing with an infrared avalanche photodiode array, Baranec, et. al. (9 Jul 2015)
  193. JHEAP preprint: Getting to know Classical Novae with Swift, Osborne (8 Jul 2015)
  194. PASP preprint: Estimating distances from parallaxes, Bailer-Jones (8 Jul 2015)
  195. PASP preprint: Asteroseismology of solar-type stars with K2, Chaplin, et. al. (7 Jul 2015)
  196. MNRAS preprint: WASP-14 b: Transit Timing analysis of 19 light curves, Raetz, et. al (6 Jul 2015)
  197. CIPANP 2015 preprint: The Physics Of Supernova Neutrino Oscillations, Kneller (6 Jul 2015)
  198. ApJ preprint: On the Angular Resolution of the AGILE gamma-ray imaging detector, Sabatini, et. al. (6 Jul 2015)
  199. IEEE preprint: From Thread to Transcontinental Computer: Disturbing Lessons in Distributed Supercomputing, Groen & Zwart (4 Jul 2015)
  200. A&A preprint: Evidence for Microvariability in the Optical Light Curve of the Type Ia SN 2014J, Bonanos & Boumis (3 Jul 2015)
  201. MNRAS preprint: Fast radio bursts: the observational case for a Galactic origin, Maoz, et. al. (3 Jul 2015)
  202. JATIS preprint: IO:I: A Near-Infrared Camera for the Liverpool Telescope, Barnsley, et. al. (3 Jul 2015)
  203. PoS preprint: Transient Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array, Fender, et. al. (2 Jul 2015)
  204. Preprint: Detecting gravitational-wave transients at five sigma: a hierarchical approach, Thrane & Coughlin (2 Jul 2015)
  205. Swift 10 years preprint: The Microchannel X-ray Telescope on Board the SVOM Satellite, Gotz, et. al. (1 Jul 2015)
  206. Nature Comm. (open access): Using the transit of Venus to probe the upper planetary atmosphere, Reale, et. al. (1 Jul 2015)

    June 2015

  207. Advancing Astrophysics with SKA preprint: The SKA and the Unknown Unknowns, Wilkinson (29 Jun 2015)
  208. Precision Astronomy with Fully Depleted CCDs / JINST preprint: CosmoDM and its application to Pan-STARRS data, Desai, et. al. (23 Jun 2015)
  209. MNRAS preprint: Atmospheric Scintillation in Astronomical Photometry, Osborn, et. al. (23 Jun 2015)
  210. Elsevier preprint: The Thermal Design, Characterization, and Performance of the SPIDER Long-Duration Balloon Cryostat, Gudmundsson, et. al. (23 Jun 2015)
  211. ADeLA proceedings, RevMexAA preprint: Bright Star Astrometry with URAT, Zacharias (18 Jun 2015)
  212. Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade preprint: MOS: A critical tool for current and future radio surveys, Smith (18 Jun 2015)
  213. AJ preprint: Periods in a 87 Years Light Curve of the Symbiotic Star MWC 560, Leibowitz & Formiggini (18 Jun 2015)
  214. A&A preprint: A Lucky Imaging search for stellar sources near 74 transit hosts, Wöllert & Brandner (17 Jun 2015)
  215. Icarus preprint: Characterizing Asteroids Multiply-Observed at Infrared Wavelengths, Koren, Wright & Mainzer (15 Jun 2015)
  216. AN preprint: TANAMI - Multiwavelength and Multimessenger Observations of Active Galaxies, Kadler, Ojha for TANAMI (12 Jun 2015)
  217. Applied Optics preprint: Smear correction of highly-variable, frame-transfer-CCD images with application to polarimetry, Iglesias, Feller & Nagaraju (11 Jun 2015)
  218. EPS preprint: Records of sunspot and aurora during CE 960-1279 in the Chinese chronicle of the Song dynasty, Hayakawa, et. al. (11 Jun 2015)
  219. MNRAS preprint: Improving Pulsar Timing Precision with Single Pulses, Kerr (11 Jun 2015)
  220. GERBERTVS preprint: Observational Accuracy of Variable Stars, Novae and Supernovae from Naked Eye to General Relativistic Standard: a Balance over Thousand SGQ Observations Sent to AAVSO, Sigismondi (11 Jun 2015)
  221. MNRAS preprint: Limits on Fast Radio Bursts at 145 MHz with ARTEMIS, a real-time software backend, Karastergiou, et. al. (10 Jun 2015)
  222. ApJ preprint: Detection of a Type IIn Supernova in Optical Follow-up Observations of IceCube Neutrino Events, IceCube Collaboration (9 Jun 2015)
  223. HAWC Inaugural Symposium preprint: Gamma Ray Bursts in the HAWC Era, Mészáros, et. al. (8 Jun 2015)

    May 2015

  224. Preprint: FATS: Feature Analysis for Time Series, Nun, et. al. (29 May 2015)
  225. ApJ preprint: Modeling Indications of Technology in Planetary Transit Light Curves - Dark-side illumination, Korpela, Sallman & Leystra Green (27 May 2015)
  226. SPIE 9504 preprint: Aqueye+: a new ultrafast single photon counter for optical high time resolution astrophysics, Zampieri, et. al. (27 May 2015)
  227. Preprint: Systematics-insensitive periodic signal search with K2, Angus, Foreman-Mackey & Johnson (26 May 2015)
  228. MNRAS preprint: Empirical microlensing event rates predicted by phenomenological model, Poleski (26 May 2015)
  229. PASP preprint: Beam calibration of radio telescopes with drones, Chang, et. al. (21 May 2015)
  230. ApJ preprint: Time Delay Measurements for the Cluster-lensed Sextuple Quasar SDSS J2222+2745, Dahle, et. al. (22 May 2015)
  231. GREATITFNC preprint: Highlights of the LINEAR survey, Palaversa (10 Apr 2015)
  232. EPSC2015 preprint: Gaia-GOSA: An interactive service for coordination of asteroid observation campaigns, Santana-Ros, Bartczak & Michalowski (14 May 2015)
  233. Precision Astronomy with Fully Depleted CCDs / JINST preprint: The Brighter-Fatter and other Sensor Effects in CCD Simulations for Precision Astronomy, Walter (14 May 2015)
  234. ApJ preprint: The Time Domain Spectroscopic Survey: Variable Object Selection and Anticipated Results, Morganson, et. al. (4 May 2015)
  235. ESANN 2015 preprint: Autoencoding Time Series for Visualisation, Gianniotis, et. al. (5 May 2015)
  236. MNRAS preprint: A search for rotating radio transients and fast radio bursts in the Parkes high-latitude pulsar survey, Rane, et. al. (4 May 2015)
  237. NuPhys2014 preprint: The ANTARES Neutrino Telescope, Perrina & ANTARES Collab. (1 May 2015)

    April 2015

  238. Preprint: OGLE Atlas of Classical Novae I. Galactic Bulge Objects, Mroz, et. al. (30 Apr 2015)
  239. JHEAP preprint: The First Ten Years of Swift Supernovae, Brown, Roming & Milne (29 Apr 2015)
  240. ApJ preprint: Three Super-Earths Orbiting HD 7924, Fulton, et. al. (24 Apr 2015)
  241. JHEAP preprint: Seven Years with the Swift Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients Project, Romano (27 Apr 2015)
  242. ApJ preprint: Microlensing events from the 11-year observations of the Wendelstein Calar Alto Pixellensing Project, Lee, et. al. (27 Apr 2015)
  243. Preprint: Early-Time Flux Measurements of SN 2014J Obtained with Small Robotic Telescopes: Extending the AAVSO Light Curve, Poppe, et. al. (24 Apr 2015)
  244. Preprint: Signatures of a two million year old supernova in the spectra of cosmic ray protons, antiprotons and positrons, Kachelriess, Neronov & Semikoz (24 Apr 2015)
  245. MNRAS preprint: Radio rebrightening of the GRB afterglow by the accompanying supernova, Duran & Giannios (23 Apr 2015)
  246. AA preprint: OGLE-IV: Fourth Phase of the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment, Udalski, Szymański & Szymański (22 Apr 2015)
  247. A&A preprint: A remarkable recurrent nova in M 31: The predicted 2014 outburst in X-rays with Swift, Henze, et. al. (23 Apr 2015)
  248. ApJ preprint: A Missing-Link in the Supernova-GRB Connection: The Case of SN 2012ap, Chakraborti, et. al. (23 Apr 2015)
  249. MNRAS preprint: Fast Luminous Blue Transients from Newborn Black Holes, Kashiyama & Quataert (21 Apr 2015)
  250. MNRAS preprint: Calcium-Rich Gap Transients: Tidal Detonations of White Dwarfs?, Sell, et. al. (21 Apr 2015)
  251. JCAP preprint: Prompt directional detection of galactic supernova by combining large liquid scintillator neutrino detectors, Fischer, et. al. (21 Apr 2015)
  252. ApJS preprint: Eclipsing Binaries From the CSTAR Project at Dome A, Antarctica, Yang, et. al. (21 Apr 2015)
  253. MNRAS preprint: Deriving the orbital properties of pulsators in binary systems through their light arrival time delays, Murphy & Shibahashi (20 Apr 2015)
  254. Nature Comm. preprint: Optical aperture synthesis with electronically connected telescopes, Dravins, Lagadec & Nuñez (17 Apr 2015)
  255. MNRAS preprint: Featureless Classification of Light Curves, Kügler, Gianniotis & Polsterer (17 Apr 2015)
  256. AJ preprint: Asteroid lightcurves from the Palomar Transient Factory survey: Rotation periods and phase functions from sparse photometry, Waszczak, et. al. (15 Apr 2015)
  257. ApJL preprint: Beacons In the Dark: Using Novae and Supernovae to Detect Dwarf Galaxies in the Local Universe, Conroy & Bullock (15 Apr 2015)
  258. ApJ preprint: Einstein@Home Discovery of a PALFA Millisecond Pulsar in an Eccentric Binary Orbit, Knispel, et. al. (14 Apr 2015)
  259. MNRAS preprint: Two fast X-ray transients in archival Chandra data, Glennie, et. al. (14 Apr 2015)
  260. JSW&SC preprint: Automated Detection of Solar Eruptions, Hurlburt (14 Apr 2015)
  261. PASA preprint: DESAlert: Enabling Real-Time Transient Follow-Up with Dark Energy Survey Data, Poci, Kuehn & the DES Collab. (12 Apr 2015)
  262. A&C preprint: The Virtual Astronomical Observatory: Re-engineering Access to Astronomical Data, Hanisch, et. al. (8 Apr 2015)
  263. A&A preprint: Unveiling the population of orphan Gamma Ray Bursts, Ghirlanda, et. al. (8 Apr 2015)
  264. A&A preprint: Difference image analysis: The interplay between the photometric scale factor and systematic photometric errors, Bramich, et. al. (8 Apr 2015)
  265. P&SS preprint: The Need for Speed in Near-Earth Asteroid Characterization, Galache, et. al. (3 Apr 2015)
  266. MNRAS preprint: A comparative study of four significance measures for periodicity detection in astronomical surveys, Süveges, et. al. (3 Apr 2015)
  267. ApJL preprint: iPTF14yb: The First Discovery of a GRB Afterglow Independent of a High-Energy Trigger, Cenko, et. al. (2 Apr 2015)
  268. MNRAS preprint (free): New RR Lyrae variables in binary systems, Hajdu, et. al. (1 Apr 2015) (RAS press release, animation)
  269. ...see also PASP v102p148: A New Velocity Curve of the RR Lyrae Star TU Ursae Majoris: Evidence for Duplicity, Saha & White (Feb 1990)

    March 2015

  270. MNRAS preprint: Nonparametric Transient Classification using Adaptive Wavelets, Varughese, et. al. (31 Mar 2015)
  271. PoS preprint: Linear and circular polarization in GRB afterglows, Nava, Nakar & Piran (31 Mar 2015)
  272. ASP Conf 479 reprint: Measuring stellar rotation periods with Kepler, Nielsen, et. al. (31 Mar 2015)
  273. JHEAP review: The Galactic Transient Sky with Swift, Kennea (26 Mar 2015)
  274. ICORES preprint: An Integer Linear Programming Solution to the Telescope Network Scheduling Problem, Lampoudi, Saunders & Eastman (24 Mar 2015)
  275. A&A preprint: Background subtraction and transient timing with Bayesian Blocks, Worpel & Schwope (16 Mar 2015)
  276. Science article (paywall): Multiple images of a highly magnified supernova formed by an early-type cluster galaxy lens, Kelly, et. al. (6 Mar 2015)
  277. A&C preprint: The LOFAR Transients Pipeline, Swinbank, et. al. (5 Mar 2015)

    February 2015

  278. AJ preprint: Transiting Planets with LSST II. Period Detection of Planets Orbiting 1 Solar Mass Hosts, Jacklin, et. al. (28 Feb 2015)
  279. PoS preprint: Transient sources at the highest angular resolution, Massi (26 Feb 2015)
  280. A&A preprint: Localising fast radio bursts and other transients using interferometric arrays, Obrocka, Stappers & Wilkinson (26 Feb 2015)
  281. ASP Conf 491 preprint: Light Echoes of Ancient Transients with the Blanco CTIO 4m Telescope, Rest, et. al. (12 Feb 2015)
  282. eConf preprint: Wide-Field MAXI: soft X-ray transient monitor, Arimoto, et. al. (12 Feb 2015)

    January 2015

  283. White paper: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts: Optimizing the Joint Science Return from LSST, Euclid and WFIRST, Jain, et. al. (30 Jan 2015)
  284. ADASS preprint: The Palomar Transient Factory: High Quality Realtime Data Processing in a Cost-Constrained Environment, Surace, et. al. (24 Jan 2015)
  285. MNRAS preprint: Machine learning for transient discovery in Pan-STARRS1 difference imaging, Wright, et. al. (22 Jan 2015>
  286. PoS preprint: Fast Transients at Cosmological Distances with the SKA, Macquart, et. al. (19 Jan 2015)
  287. Nature preprint: A possible close supermassive black-hole binary in a quasar with optical periodicity, Graham, et. al. (7 Jan 2015)
  288. ApJ preprint: Selection of Burst-like Transients and Stochastic Variables Using Multi-Band Image Differencing in the Pan-STARRS1 Medium-Deep Survey, Kumar, et. al. (6 Jan 2015)
  289. ApJ preprint: The Needle in the 100 deg2 Haystack: Uncovering Afterglows of Fermi GRBs with the Palomar Transient Factory, Singer, et. al. (2 Jan 2015)

    2014 and earlier

  290. ApJ preprint: First Space-based Microlens Parallax Measurement of an Isolated Star: Spitzer Observations of OGLE-2014-BLG-0939, Yee, et. al. (23 November 2014)
  291. SPIE preprint: ANTARES: A Prototype Transient Broker System, Saha, et. al. (29 Aug 2014)
  292. SPIE preprint: Reengineering observatory operations for the time domain, Seaman, Vestrand & Hessman (28 Jul 2014)
  293. ApJ preprint: Studies in Astronomical Time Series Analysis. VI. Bayesian Block Representations, Scargle, et. al. (6 Aug 2012)
  294. Review article: Gamma Ray Bursts in the Era of Rapid Followup, Mundell, Guidorzi & Steele (Mar 2010)
  295. IEEE eprint: Near-Optimal Detection of Geometric Objects by Fast Multiscale Methods, Arias-Castro, Donoho & Huo, (2005)
  296. CACM eprint (paywall): On the approximation of curves by line segments using dynamic programming, Bellman (6 Jun 1961)

    Proceedings, Dissertations, Books and Technical Reports

  297. Tech report: Comparing NEO Search Telescopes, Myhrvold (23 Jun 2015)
  298. Dissertation: Cross-matching Engine for Incremental Photometric Sky Survey, Nádvorník (23 Jun 2015)
  299. Dissertation: Contributions to free-space optical communications: feasibility of utilizing Cherenkov telescopes as receivers and beam-wander correction in quantum communications, Carrasco-Casado (22 Jun 2015)
  300. Keck SSC Whitepaper: Science with KRAKENS, Mazin, et. al. (10 Jun 2015)
  301. Presentations of Hot-wiring the Transient Universe IV, hosted by LCOGT (12-15 May 2015)
  302. SETI Tech report: A Radio SETI Campaign for microsec-sec Periodic Signals, Harp, et. al. (30 May 2015)
  303. DES Tech report: Automated Transient Identification in the Dark Energy Survey, Goldstein, et. al. (12 Apr 2015)
  304. ASSL 408: Giants of Eclipse: The ζ Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systems, Ake & Griffin, eds. (2015)
  305. Tech report: Systematic ranging and late warning asteroid impacts, Farnocchia, Chesley & Micheli (31 Mar 2015)
  306. Tech report: Analysis of Multidimensional Astronomical Datasets, de Souza & Ciardi (26 Mar 2015) (AMADA)
  307. Conceptual Design Review: NOAO Data Lab, Fitzpatrick, Olsen, et. al. (Mar 2015)
  308. ARXIV eprint: Detecting very long-lived gravitational-wave transients lasting hours to weeks, Thrane, Mandic & Christensen (27 Jan 2015)
  309. Dissertation: The needle in the hundred square degree haystack: The hunt for binary neutron star mergers with LIGO and Palomar Transient Factory, Leo Singer (24 Nov 2014)
  310. Proceedings of Hot-wiring the Transient Universe III, Wozniak, Graham, Mahabal & Seaman, ed. (2014)
  311. Proceedings of IAUS 285, New Horizons of Time Domain Astronomy, Griffin, Hanisch & Seaman, ed. (2012)
  312. IVOA VOEvent celestial transient event standard, v2.0, Seaman & Williams, ed. (2011)
  313. ASPCS v410: Census of Astronomical Photographic Plates in North America, Robbins & Osborn, ed. (2009)
  314. Hot-wiring the Transient Universe Book, Williams, Emery-Bunn & Seaman, ed. (2009)
  315. Proceedings of Hot-wiring the Transient Universe I, Allan, Bloom & Seaman, ed. (2008)
  316. Dissertation: Lucky Imaging: Diffraction-limited Astronomy from the Ground in the Visible, Nicholas Michael Law (23 May 2006)
  317. Proceedings of the first Heterogenous Telescope Networks conference, Naylor, Allan & Steele, ed. (2006)

Master list of Time Domain Surveys, Archives, Telescopes, Space Missions, ...

Essentially all astronomical resources are pertinent to the time domain. We will focus on curating a list of scientific and technical TDA resources balancing extremes of enduring interest versus immediate urgency, broad appeal versus specializations critical to the time domain. This initial list provides only a glimpe into the rich variety of ongoing and future TDA activities. Please help us fill any gaps.

Astronomical resources can be categorized in many different ways, e.g., by position along the EM spectrum (or gravitational waves, neutrinos, cosmic rays), space versus ground-based, observations versus theory or simulation, and areas of study from the solar system to cosmological distances. All of these apply to the time domain, but there is also often a common emphasis on systems engineering challenges from network engineering to time series analysis. Here we simply divide resources by the rough functional role they play in the time domain science workflow. Many could appear under several headings, however the lines are drawn. A goal will be to enable community workflows in which the contributions of multiple facilities and institutions to address a common science ambition are as efficient as tightly coupled dedicated projects within a single organization, but with the flexibility to adapt and grow as opportunities appear.

    Discovery - surveys and serendipity

  1. Automated Planet Finder (APF)
  2. All-Sky Automated Search for Supernovae (ASAS-SN)
  3. Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) Transients
  4. BRIght Target Explorer (BRITE)
  5. Catalina Sky Survey (CSS)
  6. ...and Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey (CRTS)
  7. Desert Fireball Network (DFN)
  8. Dark Energy Survey (DES)
  9. Deep Lens Survey (DLS) transients
  10. Evryscope ("wide-seeing") telescope (compare: "far-seeing")
  11. Exploring the X-ray Transient and variable Sky (EXTraS)
  12. Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope
  13. Gaia transient science
  14. ...and Gaia alerts (selected)
  15. Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescopes (KELT-North)
  16. ...and (KELT-South) with Follow-up partners
  17. Kepler Mission
  18. La Silla Quest Variability Survey
  19. LOFAR Transients (Key Project)
  20. Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
  21. Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO)
  22. MeerKAT's Large Survey Project on explosive radio transients (ThunderKAT)
  23. ...and real-time optical view of ThunderKAT's radio transient sky (MeerLICHT)
  24. Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT)
  25. Near-Earth Objects via the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE)
  26. OGLE-I to IV = Optical Gravitation Lensing Experiment
  27. Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS)
  28. Pi of the Sky
  29. Palomar Transient Factory (PTF)
  30. Palomar-Quest Sky Survey (PQ)
  31. Sentinel Mission (B612)
  32. SkyMapper Southern Sky Survey and SkyMapper telescope
  33. Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III)
  34. Spacewatch Project
  35. Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Radio Transients
  36. NASA Swift Mission
  37. Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS II)
  38. Vista Variables in the Via Lacteal (VVV) Survey
  39. VLA Low Band Ionospheric and Transient Experiment (VLITE)
  40. Zwicky Transient Factory (ZTF)

    Follow-up and research

  41. Burst Optical Observer and Transient Exploring System (BOOTES)
  42. CoRoT Mission (Convection, Rotation & planetary Transits)
  43. Localized GRBs
  44. Gamma-Ray Burst Optical/Near-infrared Detector (GROND)
  45. Gravitational wave Optical Transient Observatory (GOTO)
  46. Hubble Space Telescope Targets of Opportunity
  47. Liverpool Telescope
  48. Livermore Optical Transient Imaging System (Super-LOTIS)
  49. Monitoring Network of Telescopes (MONET)
  50. Neutron star Interior Composition ExploreR (NICER)
  51. Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects (PESSTO)
  52. Panchromatic Robotic Optical Monitoring and Polarimetry Telescopes (PROMPT) - webcam
  53. Reionization and Transients IR/Optical Project (RATIR)
  54. Rapid Telescopes for Optical Response (RAPTOR)
  55. RoboNet Project - a microlensing search for cool planets
  56. Robotic Optical Transient Search Experiment (ROTSE)
  57. Nearby Supernova Factory (SNFactory)
  58. Project Solaris
  59. Wide Angle Search for Planets (SuperWASP)
  60. Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
  61. Whole Earth Blazar Telescope (WEBT)
  62. Young Stellar Object Variability (YSOVAR)

    Community and autonomous communication

  63. American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)
  64. AAS Working Group on Time Domain Astronomy (WGTDA)
  65. Arizona-NOAO Temporal Analysis and Response to Events System (ANTARES)
  66. The Astronomer's Telegram
  67. Facebook Time Domain Astronomy group
  68. IAU Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (CBAT)
  69. IVOA Time Domain Interest Group (TDIG)

    Network infrastructure and systems engineering

  70. Comet VOEvent transport software
  71. ...and interoperating Dakota VOEvent tools
  72. eScience Telescopes for Astronomical Research (eSTAR) (legacy)
  73. Gamma-ray bursts Coordinates Network (GCN/TAN)
  74. Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network (HATNet) Exoplanet Survey
  75. Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network-South (HATSouth) Exoplanet Survey
  76. Heterogeneous Telescope Networks (HTN) (legacy)
  77. Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGT)
  78. SkyAlert system (legacy)
  79. Skynet telescope network
  80. Trans-Atlantic Exoplanet Survey (TrES)
  81. ...incorporating the Stellar Astrophysics and Research on Exoplanets (STARE) Telescope (legacy)
  82. Supernova Early Warning System (SNEWS)
  83. VOEventNet prototype (legacy)

    Data archives and software tools

  84. Digital Access to a Sky Century at Harvard (DASCH)
  85. JPL Near Earth Object Sentry risks (NEO Risks)
  86. JPL HORIZONS Solar System data and ephemerides
  87. MACHO Project
  88. IAU Minor Planet Center (MPC)
  89. NASA Exoplanet Archive
  90. Planetary Data System (PDS)
  91. Anonymous VOEvent client for GCN/TAN notices (PyGCN)
  92. VOEvent 2.0 compliant Python VOEventLib
  93. WorldWide Telescope (OpenWWT)

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