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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200012
Description: We present evidence from the RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) survey of chemically separated, kinematically distinct disc components in the solar neighbourhood.We apply probabilistic chemical selecti ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1207354
Description: Post-AGB (PAGB) stars are short-lived, low-intermediate mass objects transitioning from the asymptotic giant branch (AGB) to the white dwarf (WD) phase. These objects are characterised by a constant, ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200206
Description: To date, the planetary nebula (PN) survey of the Deep Sky Hunters collaboration has led to the detection of more than 250 previously unknown candidate planetary nebulae (PNe). About 60% of them were f ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196353
Description: We have used the Wide Field Spectrograph on the Australian National University 2.3-m telescope to perform the integral field spectroscopy for a sample of the Galactic planetary nebulae. The spatially ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/359657
Description: We present four newplanetary nebulae (PNe) discovered in the SmallMagellanicCloud (SMC) from deep UK Schmidt telescope narrow-band H a and broad-band short-red 'SR' continuum images and confirmed spec ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/332058
Description: We have commenced a detailed analysis of the known sample of Galactic post-asymptotic giant branch (PAGB) objects compiled in the Toru? catalogue of Szczerba et al., and present, for the first time, h ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/337608
Description: We present an alternative interpretation for the putative symbiotic star DT Serpentis, and its proposed planetary nebula (PN), recently announced by Munari et al. Our analysis is based on their data c ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/307438
Description: The AAO/UKST SuperCOSMOS Hα Survey (SHS) was, when completed in 2003, a powerful addition to extant wide-field surveys. The combination of areal coverage, spatial resolution and sensitivity in a narro ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/337821
Description: We present the opto-mechanical design and the characterization of the Replicable High-resolution Exoplanet and Asteroseismology (RHEA) spectrograph. RHEA is an ultra-compact fiber-fed echelle spectrog ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/307981
Description: This paper reports variations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) features that were found in Spitzer Space Telescope spectra of carbon-rich post-asymptotic giant branch (post-AGB) stars in the ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/308014
Description: We report the 6dFGS Fundamental Plane (6dFGSv) catalogue that is used to estimate distances and peculiar velocities for nearly 9000 early-type galaxies in the local (z < 0.055) universe. Velocity disp ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271467
Description: We have extended our planetary nebulae (PNe) survey to the outer ~64 deg² of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) using maps from the Magellanic Cloud Emission Line Survey (MCELS) and the UK Schmidt Teles ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: Astronomy | Astrophysics | Education | Universities
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269395
Description: This article describes the recently opened research centre in astronomy, astrophysics and astrophotonics sited at Macquarie University .
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344338
Description: We have found the central star of Abell 70 (PN G038.1–25.4, hereafter A 70) to be a binary consisting of a G8 IV-V secondary and a hot white dwarf. The secondary shows enhanced Ba II and Sr II feature ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/207447
Description: We present new determinations of integrated H alpha flux for similar to 1100 Galactic planetary nebulae measured from the Southern H-Alpha Sky Survey Atlas (SHASSA) and its northern counterpart, the V ... More