8th VVV Science Meeting

Edinburgh, 3-5 July, 2017

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We are happy to announce that the next VVV Science Team Workshop will take place at ROE in Edinburgh, UK, 3-5 July 2017. Big thanks to Oscar Gonzalez and collaborators for making this possible!

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The participants have to make their own way to the workshop from the various accommodations listed below. Quoted prices are intended as a guide only and depend on the type of room desired (single, twin/double for single or shared occupancy, etc). Note that Edinburgh is a popular tourist destination all year round, so we advise booking your accommodation as soon as possible.

The guest houses listed below may be viewed on a map, in relation to the Royal Observatory

Mayfield Lodge
75 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3AA
Phone: +44 (0) 131 662 8899
Fax: +44 (0) 131 662 8899
Email: HalaMayfield@aol.com
Price: £40 per person per night.

Smiths’ Guest House
77 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3AA
Phone: +44 (0) 131 667 2524
Fax: +44 (0) 131 668 4455
Email: mail@smiths.uk.com
Price: £40 per person per night.

Highfield Guest House
83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3AE
Phone: +44 (0) 131 667 8717
Fax: +44 (0) 131 668 3006
Email: info@highfieldgh.co.uk
Price: £40-60 per person per night.

Lauderville Guest House
52 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 2NH
Phone: +44 (0) 131 667 7788.
Email: res@laudervilleguesthouse.co.uk
Price: £45-60 per person per night.

Classic House
50 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 2NH
Phone: +44 (0) 131 667 5847.
Fax: +44 (0) 131 662 1016
Email: info@classichouse.demon.co.uk

21 West Mayfield (not on web)
21 West Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1TQ
Phone: +44 (0) 131 668 2148.

Please have a look at this webpage for more accommodation opportunities, where “Lower end prices” correspond to “up to £40”, “Mid-range” to “up to £80”, and “Upper” “more than £80”. Bed & Breakfast (B&B) accommodation is unlikely to be found at less than £25 per person.

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8th VVV Science meeting

3-5 July, ROE, Edinburgh

Vista Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV) eXtended survey (VVV-X)



Session I : VVV and VVVX updates

09:00 – 09:30: Registration

09:30 – 09:40: Oscar Gonzalez : “Welcome to the meeting”
09:40 – 10:00: Phil Lucas: “VVVX status and plans”
10:00 – 10:20: Nick Cross: “The VISTA science Archive: VVVDR5 and VVVX”
10:20 – 10:40: Carlos Gonzalez-Fernandez: “VVVX data processing and updates”

10:40 – 11:10: Coffee break

11:10 – 11:30: Maren Hempel: “The photometric completeness of the VVV survey”
11:30 – 11:50: Leigh Smith: “An astrometric catalogue of the entire VVV Survey”
11:50 – 12:10: Dante Minniti: “First results from VVVX”
12:10 – 12:30: Discussion on VVVX progress and organisation

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch break

Session II : CMDs, Stellar populations and star clusters

14:00 – 14:20: Javier Alonso-Garcia: “VVV and VVVx color-magnitude diagrams of the inner Galaxy”
14:20 – 14:40: Francesco Mauro: “From VVV to VVVX: SkZpipe, the eXtension of VVV-SkZ_pipeline photometric pipeline”
14:40 – 15:00: Francisco Surot: “Milky Way Bulge: age and SFH”
15:00 – 15:20: Marina Rejkuba: “The hidden side of Sagittarius”

15:20 – 15:50: Coffee break

15:50 – 16:10: Valentin Ivanov: “Star clusters in the inner Milky Way”
16:10 – 16:30: Andre-Nicholas Chene: “VVV database of the open clusters in the Milky Way”
16:30 – 16:50: Eliade Lima: “The connection between SGR 1806-20 and W31 regions probed by VVV and 2MASS”
16:50 – 17:10: Roger Cohen: “Deep Imaging of Bulge Globular Clusters and the Role of Precision Abundances”

17:30 – 18:30: Whisky Tasting at ROE rooftop Gallery

19:30: Dinner. Venue TBD (option: The Old Bell or The Salisbury arms, Traditional Scottish)


Session III : Galactic structure, dynamics, and modelling

09:00 – 09:20: Javier Minniti: “Using Classical Cepheids to study the far side of the Milky Way’s disk”
09:20 – 09:40: Vittorio Braga: “Distance diagnostics with Type II Cepheids in the VVV”
09:40 – 10:00: Rodrigo Contreras: “Proper Motions with VVV data”
10:00 – 10:20: Radostin Kurtev: “Astrometry, proper motions and parallaxes with the VVV”

10:20 – 11:10: Coffee break

11:10 – 11:30: Anja Schroeder: “NIR Detections of galaxies in the Zone of Avoidance”
11:30 – 11:50: Victor Debattista: “Understanding the separate evolution of stellar populations in the MW’s bulge”
11:50 – 12:10: Ortwin Gerhard: “Dynamical and chemo-dynamical models for the barred inner Milky Way”
12:10 – 12:30: Chris Wegg: “Microlensing predictions for VVV from Made-to-Measure Dynamical models”

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch break

Session IV : Variability

14:00 – 14:20: Philip Lucas: “High amplitude variables in VVV, UKIDSS, GPS and VVVX”
14:20 – 14:40: Gabriela Navarro: “Microensing events in the galactic centre”
14:40 – 15:00: Mariusz Gromadzki: “Galactic black holes in microlensing events from Gaia and VVV(x) surveys”
15:00 – 15:20: Tali Palma: “Variability in open cluster fields with the VVV Survey: mapping the external regions of the Disc”

15:20 – 15:50: Coffee break

15:50 – 16:10: Carlos Ferreira-Lopez: “New data-mining tools to face the VVV and large data-science”
16:10 – 16:30: Claudio Navarro: “Variable Stars in the Galactic Center as revealed by the VVV Survey”
16:30 – 16:50: Maren Hempel: “The near-infrared variability of quasars”
16:50 – 17:20: POSTER presentations (4+1 minutes per poster)

19:30: Dinner. Venue TBD (option: Pataka or Voujon, Traditional Indian/curry)


Session V : Spectroscopic and photometric follow-up. Future plans

09:00 – 09:20: Manuela Zoccali: “Kinematics and Abundances in the Inner Bulge with GIBS and APOGEE”
09:20 – 09:40: Elena Valenti: “Spectroscopic survey of the inner Bulge with MUSE”
09:40 – 10:00: Alvaro Rojas-Arriagada: “The inner-Galaxy Gaia-ESO Survey: an example of fruitful symbiosis between VVV and spectroscopic surveys”
10:00 – 10:20: Doug Geisler: “Follow-up Observations of VVV Bulge Globular Clusters”

10:20 – 11:10: Coffee break

11:10 – 11:30: Oscar Gonzalez: “Future Instrumentation and the VVVX legacy. From MOONS to the E-ELT”
11:30 – 12:00: Discussion on Science. Working groups. New projects. Future needs.
12:00 – 12:10: Summary and Final Conclusions
12:30 – End of the workshop

To be presented on last session of Tuesday July 4.

16:50 – 16:55: Joyce Pullen: “3D animations with VVV data”
16:55 – 17:00: Charles Bonatto: “An efficient approach to extract parameters from CMDs of stellar clusters”
17:00 – 17:05: Katherine Montenegro: “Blue Horizontal Branch Stars in the bulge-halo transition region using the VVV Survey”
17:05 – 17:10: Maria Daniela Galdeano Mantiñán: “Galaxy Overdensity in the VVV survey”
17:10 – 17:15: Christian Moni-Bidinl: “VVV at UCN”
17:15 – 17:20: Roberto Saito: “Synergies between VVVX and S-PLUS”


Oscar Gonzalez (ATC, UK) Nick Cross (IfA, UK), Joyce Pullen (MAS, Chile), Phil Lucas (UH, UK), Dante Minniti (UNAB, Chile), Manuela Zoccali (PUC, Chile)

Panel 1

Refereed Papers

  1. VVV Survey introductory paper: “VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV): The public ESO near-IR variability survey of the Milky Way”, 2010, New Astronomy, 15, 433 (arXiv:0912.1056); D. Minniti , P.W. Lucas, J.P. Emerson, R.K. Saito, M. Hempel, P. Pietrukowicz, A.V. Ahumada, M.V. Alonso, J. Alonso-Garcia, J.I. Arias, R.M. Bandyopadhyay, R.H. Barbá, B. Barbuy, L.R. Bedinm, E. Bica, J. Borissova, L. Bronfman, G. Carraro, M. Catelan, J.J. Clariá, N. Cross, R. de Grijs, I. Dékány, J.E. Drewc, C. Fariña, C. Feinstein, E. Fernández Lajús, R.C. Gamen, D. Geisler, B. Goldman, O.A. Gonzalez, G. Gunthardt, S. Gurovich, N.C. Hambly,M.J. Irwin , V.D. Ivanov, A. Jordán, E. Kerins, K. Kinemuchi, R. Kurtev, M. López-Corredoira, T. Maccarone, N. Masetti, D. Merlo, M. Messineo, I.F. Mirabel, L. Monaco, L. Morelli, N. Padilla, T. Palma, M.C. Parisi, G. Pignata, M. Rejkuba, A. Roman-Lopes, S.E. Sale, M.R. Schreiber, A.C. Schröder, M. Smith, L. Sodré Jr., M. Soto, M. Tamura, C. Tappert, M.A. Thompson, I. Toledo, M. Zoccali, G. Pietrzynski
  2. Discovery of VVV CL001. A low-mass globular cluster next to UKS 1 in the direction of the Galactic bulge, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 527, 81 (arXiv:1012.2450); D. Minniti, M. Hempel, I. Toledo, V. D. Ivanov, J. Alonso-García, R. K. Saito, M. Catelan, D. Geisler, A. Jordán, J. Borissova, M. Zoccali, R. Kurtev, G. Carraro, B. Barbuy, J. Clariá, M. Rejkuba, J. Emerson, C. Moni Bidin
  3. The Edge of the Milky Way Stellar Disk Revealed Using Clump Giant Stars as Distance Indicators, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 733, 43 (arXiv:1105.3151); D. Minniti, R. K. Saito, J. Alonso-García, P. W. Lucas and M. Hempel
  4. New Galactic Star Clusters Discovered in the VVV Survey, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 532, 131 (arXiv:1106.3045); J. Borissova, C. Bonatto, R. Kurtev, J. R. A. Clarke, F. Peñaloza, S. E. Sale, D. Minniti, J. Alonso-García, É. Artigau, R. Barbá, E. Bica, G. L. Baume, Márcio Catelan, André-Nicolas Chené, B. Dias, S. L. Folkes, D. Froebrich, D. Geisler, R. de Grijs, M. M. Hanson, M. Hempel, V. D. Ivanov, M. S. N. Kumar, P. Lucas, F. Mauro, C. Moni Bidin, Marina Rejkuba, R. K. Saito, M. Tamura, I. Toledo
  5. Reddening, structure and metallicity maps of the Milky Way Bulge from VVV and 2MASS I. The method and minor axis maps, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 534, A3 (arXiv:1107.5496); O. A. Gonzalez, M. Rejkuba, M. Zoccali, E. Valenti, D. Minniti
  6. Revealing an X-Shaped Milky Way Bulge, 2011, The Astronomical Journal, 142, 76S (arXiv:1107.5360); R. K. Saito, M. Zoccali, A. McWilliam, D. Minniti, O. A. Gonzalez, V. Hill
  7. Three Galactic globular cluster candidates found in the VVV Survey, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 535, 33 (arXiv:1109.1854); C. Moni Bidin, F. Mauro, D. Geisler, D. Minniti, M. Catelan, M. Hempel, E. Valenti, A. A. R. Valcarce, J. Alonso-García, J. Borissova, G. Carraro, P. Lucas, A.-N. Chené, M. Zoccali, R. G. Kurtev
  8. New Evidence Supporting Membership for TW Nor in Lynga 6 and the Centaurus Spiral Arm, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 741, L27 (arXiv:1110.0830); D. Majaess, D. G. Turner, C. Moni Bidin, F. Mauro, D. Geisler, W. Gieren, D. Minniti, A.-N. Chené, P. Lucas, J. Borissova, R. Kurtev, I. Dékány, R. K. Saito
  9. The inner Galactic bar traced by the VVV Survey 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 534, L14 (arXiv:1110.0925); O. A. Gonzalez, M. Rejkuba, D. Minniti, M. Zoccali, E. Valenti, R. K. Saito
  10. Variability and Stellar Populations with Deep Optical-Infrared Images of the Milky Way Disk: Matching VVV With VLT/VIMOS Data, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 497, 437-444 (arXiv:1110.3453); P. Pietrukowicz, D. Minniti, M. Hempel, J.  Alonso-Garcia
  11. The First Confirmed Microlens in a Globular Cluster 2012, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 744, L18 (arXiv:1112.0562); P. Pietrukowicz, D. Minniti, Ph. Jetzer, J. Alonso-García, A. Udalski
  12. VVV DR1: The First Data Release of the Milky Way Bulge and Southern Plane from the Near-Infrared ESO Public Survey VISTA Variables in the Vıa Lactea, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 537, A107 (arXiv:1111.5511); R. K. Saito, M. Hempel, D. Minniti, P. W. Lucas, M. Rejkuba, I. Toledo, O. A. Gonzalez, J. Alonso-Garcia, M. J. Irwin, E. Gonzalez-Solares, S. T. Hodgkin, J. R. Lewis, N. Cross, V. D. Ivanov, E. Kerins, J. P. Emerson, M. Soto, E. B. Amores, S. Gurovich, I. Dekany, R. Angeloni, J. C. Beamin, M. Catelan, N. Padilla, M. Zoccali, P. Pietrukowicz, C. Moni Bidin, F. Mauro, D. Geisler, S. L. Folkes, S. E. Sale, J. Borissova, R. Kurtev, A. V. Ahumada, M. V. Alonso, A. Adamson, J. I. Arias, R. M. Bandyopadhyay, R. H. Barba, B. Barbuy, G. L. Baume, L. R. Bedin, A. Bellini, R. Benjamin, E. Bica, C. Bonatto, L. Bronfman, G. Carraro, A. N. Chene, J. J. Claria, J. R. A. Clarke, C. Contreras, A. Corvillon, R. de Grijs, B. Dias, J. E. Drew, C. Farina, C. Feinstein, E. Fernandez-Lajus, R. C. Gamen, W. Gieren, et al.
  13. Strengthening the Open Cluster Distance Scale Via VVV Photometry, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 537, L4 (arXiv:1112.3957); D. Majaess, D. G. Turner, C. Moni Bidin, D. Geisler, J. Borissova, D. Minniti, C. Bonatto, W. Gieren, G. Carraro, R. Kurtev, F. Mauro, A-N. Chene, D. W. Forbes, P. Lucas, I. Dekany, R. K. Saito, M. Soto
  14. Discovery of a young and massive stellar cluster, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 541, A75 (arxiv:1203.4174); S. Ramírez Alegría, A. Marín-Franch, and A. Herrero
  15. Reddening and metallicity maps of the Milky Way bulge from VVV and 2MASS – II. The complete high resolution extinction map and implications for Bulge studies, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 543, A13 (arXiv:1204.4004); O. A. Gonzalez, M. Rejkuba, M. Zoccali, E. Valenti, D. Minniti, M. Schultheis, R. Tobar, B. Chen
  16. Unveiling galaxies behind the galactic plane: First results and perspectives from the VVV Survey, 2012, The Astronomical Journal, 144, 127 (arXiv:1206.4318); E. Amores, L. Sodre, D. Minniti, N. Padilla, S. Gurovich, M. Alonso, J. Diaz, P. Lucas, and I. Toledo
  17. Massive open star clusters using the VVV Survey I. Presentation of the first data and description of the approach, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 545A, 54C (arXiv:1206.6104); A.N. Chene, J. Borissova, J. R. A. Clarke, C. Bonatto, D. Majaess, C. Moni Bidin, S. E. Sale, F. Mauro, R. Kurtev, L. Giorgiev, G. Baume, C. Feinstein, V. D. Ivanov, D. Geisler, M. Catelan, D. Minniti, P. W. Lucas, R. de Grijs, & M. S. N. Kumar
  18. Concerning the Classical Cepheid VI C Wesenheit Function’s Strong Metallicity Dependence, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 741, 36 (arXiv:1110.1629); D. Majaess, D. Turner, W.  Gieren
  19. Milky Way Demographics with the VVV Survey. I. The 84 Million Star Colour-Magnitude Diagram of the Galactic Bulge, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 545, A147, 201 (arXiv:1208.5178); R. K. Saito, D. Minniti, B. Dias, J. Alonso-Garcia, B. Barbuy, M. Catelan, J. Emerson, O. A. Gonzalez, M. Hempel, P. Lucas, M. Rejkuba, & M. Zoccali
  20. The long bar as seen by VISTA Variable Survey in the Milky Way: I. Color-magnitude diagrams, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 546A, 107G (arXiv:1209.4370); C. Gonzalez-Fernandez, M. Lopez-Corredoira, E. B. Amores, D. Minniti, P. Lucas, I. Toledo
  21. Kronberger 49: a New Low-Mass Globular Cluster or an Unprecedented Bulge Window?, 2012, The Astronomical Journal, 144 147 (iopscience.iop.org/1538-3881/144/5/147); Ortolani, S., Bonatto, C., Bica, E., Barbuy, B., Saito, R. K.
  22. Double Horizontal Branches in NGC 6440 and NGC 6569 unveiled by the VVV Survey, 2012, The Astrophysical Journal, 761, L29 (arXiv:1211.3437); F. Mauro, C. Moni Bidin, D. Geisler, A.-N. Chene, S. Villanova, D. Minniti, & M. Catelan
  23. Massive open star clusters using the VVV Survey II. Discovery of six clusters with Wolf-Rayet stars, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 549, 17 (arXiv:1211.2801); A.-N. Chené, J. Borissova, C. Bonatto, D. J. Majaess, G. Baume, J. R. A. Clarke, R. Kurtev, O. Schnurr, J.-C. Bouret, M. Catelan, J. P. Emerson, C. Feinstein, D. Geisler, R. de Grijs, A. Hervé, V. D. Ivanov, M. S. N. Kumar, P. Lucas, L. Mahy, F. Martins, F. Mauro, D. Minniti, C. Moni Bidin
  24. A near infrared catalogue of the Galactic novae in the VVV Survey area, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 554, 123 (arXiv:1304.2673); R. K. Saito, D. Minniti, R. Angeloni, M. Catelan, J. C. Beamin, I. Dekany, R. Kurtev, R. E. Mennickent, E. Kerins & P. Lucas
  25. The long bar as seen by VISTA Variable Survey in the Milky Way: II. Star Counts, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 559, 11, (arXiv:1308.6022); E. B. Amores, M. Lopez-Corredoira, C. Gonzalez-Fernandez, A. Moitinho, D. Minniti, S. Gurovich
  26. Investigating potential planetary nebula/cluster pairs, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 561, 119 (arXiv:1311.0760); C. Moni Bidin, D. Majaess, C. Bonatto, F. Mauro, D. Turner, D. Geisler, A.-N. Chene, A. C. Gormaz-Matamala, J. Borissova, R. G. Kurtev, D. Minniti, G. Carraro, W. Gieren
  27. Three dimensional interstellar extinction map toward the Galactic Bulge, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 550A, 42C (arXiv:1211.3092); B. Chen, M. Schultheis, B. Jiang, O. A. Gonzalez, A. Robin, M. Rejkuba, D. Minniti
  28. Near-infrared photometry of Galactic planetary nebulae with the VVV Survey, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 552A, 74W (arXiv:1304.3755); W. A. Weidmann, R. Gamen, D. Minniti, A. A. Zijlstra
  29. Reddening and metallicity maps of the Milky Way bulge from VVV and 2MASS – III. The first complete photometric metallicity map of the Galactic bulge, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 552A, 110G (arXiv:1302.0243); O. A. Gonzalez, M. Rejkuba, M. Zoccali, E. Valenti, D. Minniti, & R. Tobar
  30. Tracing the structure of the Milky Way with detached eclipsing binaries from the VVV Survey – I. The method and initial results, 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432, 2895 (arXiv:1304.5255); K. G. Helminiak, J. Devor, D. Minniti, & P. Sybilski
  31. Detached dust shell around Wolf Rayet star WR60ab in the young stellar cluster VVV CL036, 2013, The Astronomical Journal, 147, 18 (iopscience.iop.org); J. Borissova, M. S. N. Kumar, P. Amigo, A.-N. Chené, R. Kurtev, D. Minniti
  32. VVV Survey Near-Infrared Photometry of Known Bulge RR Lyrae stars: the Distance to the Galactic Center and Absence of a Barred Distribution of the Metal-Poor Population, 2013, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 776, L19 (arXiv:1309.5933); I. Dekany, D. Minniti, M. Catelan, M. Zoccali, R. K. Saito, M. Hempel, O. A. Gonzalez
  33. One more neighbor: the first Brown Dwarf in the VVV Survey, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters, 557, 8  (arXiv:1308.3216); J. C. Beamin, D. Minniti, M. Gromadzki, R. Kurtev, V. D. Ivanov, Y. Beletsky, P. W. Lucas, & R. K. Saito
  34. Discovery of New Companions to High Proper Motion Stars with the VVV Survey, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 560, 21 (arXiv:1309.4301); V. D. Ivanov, D. Minniti, M. Hempel, R. Kurtev, I. Toledo, Roberto K. Saito, Javier Alonso-Garcia, Juan Carlos Beamin, Jura Borissova, Marcio Catelan, Andre-Nicolas Chene, Jim Emerson, Oscar A. Gonzalez, Phillip W. Lucas, Eduardo L. Martın, Marina Rejkuba, Mariusz Gromadzki6
  35. Anchors for the Cosmic Distance Scale: the Cepheid QZ Normae in the Open Cluster NGC 6067, 2013, Astrophysics & Space Science, 347, 61 (arXiv:1305.3914); D. Majaess, L. Sturch, C. Moni Bidin, M. Soto, W. Gieren, R. Cohen, F. Mauro, D. Geisler, C. Bonatto, J. Borissova, D. Minniti, D. Turner, D. Lane, B. Madore, G. Carraro, L. Berdnikov
  36. The VVV-SkZ_pipeline: an automatic PSF-fitting photometric pipeline for the VVV Survey, 2013, RevMexAA, 49, 189 (arxiv:1303.1824); Mauro, F.; Moni Bidin, C.; Chené, A.-N.; Geisler, D.; Alonso-García, J.; Borissova, J.; Carraro, G.
  37. Candidates projected in the inner disk and bulge area, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics 569, A24 (arXiv:1406.7051); J. Borissova, A. N. Chenè, S. Ramirez, Saurabh, J. R. A. Clarke, R. Kurtev, I. Negueruela, A. Marco, P. Amigo, D. Minniti, E. Bica, C. Bonatto, M. Catelan, S. Fierro, D. Geisler, M. Gromadzki, M. M. Hanson, V. D. Ivanov, P. Lucas, D. Majaess, C. Moni Bidin, B. Popesku, & R.K. Saito, “New Galactic star clusters discovered in the VVV Survey. II.
  38. Mapping the Milky Way Bulge at high resolution: the 3D dust extinction, CO and X factor maps, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 566, A120 (arXiv:1405.0503); M. Schultheis, B. Q. Chen, B. W. Jiang, O. A. Gonzalez, R. Enokiya, Y. Fukui, K. Torii,  M. Rejkuba, D. Minniti
  39. Massive open star clusters using the VVV Survey. III. A young massive cluster at the far edge of the Galactic bar, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 564, L9 (arXiv:1403.3428); S. Ramirez-Alegría, J. Borissova, A. N. Chene, E. O´Leary, P. Amigo, D. Minniti, R. K. Saito, D. Geisler, R. Kurtev, M. Hempel, M. Gromadzki, J.R.A. Clarke, I. Negueruela, A. Marco, C. Fierro, C. Bonatto, & M. Catelan
  40. Reference image selection for difference imaging analysis, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 442, 1, 259-272. (arxiv:1404.6948); Leo Huckvale, Eamonn Kerins, Stuart E. Sale
  41. The VVV Templates Project. Towards an Automated Classification of VVV Light-Curves. I. Building a database of stellar variability in the near-infrared, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 567, A100 (arXiv:1405.4517); R. Angeloni, R. Contreras Ramos, M. Catelan, I. Dékány, F. Gran, J. Alonso-García, M. Hempel, C. Navarrete, H. Andrews, A. Aparicio, J. C. Beamín, C. Berger, J. Borissova, C. Contreras Peña, A. Cunial, R. de Grijs, N. Espinoza, S. Eyheramendy, C. E. Ferreira Lopes, M. Fiaschi, G. Hajdu, J. Han, K. G. Hełminiak, A. Hempel, S. L. Hidalgo, Y. Ita, Y. -B. Jeon, A. Jordán, J. Kwon, J. T. Lee, E. L. Martín, N. Masetti, N. Matsunaga, A. P. Milone, D. Minniti, L. Morelli, F. Murgas, T. Nagayama, C. Navarro, P. Ochner, P. Pérez, K. Pichara, A. Rojas-Arriagada, J. Roquette, R. K. Saito, A. Siviero, J. Sohn, H. -I. Sung, M. Tamura, R. Tata, L. Tomasella, B. Townsend, P. Whitelock
  42. Probing embedded star clusters in the HII complex NGC 6357 with VVV, 2014 Astronomy & Astrophysics, 568, A16 (arXiv:1406.2413); E. F. Lima, E. Bica, C. Bonatto, R. K. Saito
  43. Confirmation of a cluster of galaxies hidden behind the Galactic bulge using the VVV Survey, 2014,  Astronomy & Astrophysics, 569, A49 (arXiv:1407.0262); G. Coldwell, S. Alonso, F. Duplancic, M. Hempel, V. D. Ivanov, D. Minniti
  44. The Gaia-ESO Survey: metallicity and kinematic trends in the Milky Way bulge, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 569, A103 (arXiv:1408.4558); A. Rojas-Arriagada, A. Recio-Blanco, V. Hill, P. de Laverny, M. Schultheis, C. Babusiaux, M. Zoccali, D. Minniti, O. A. Gonzalez, S. Feltzing, G. Gilmore, S. Randich, A. Vallenari, E. J. Alfaro, T. Bensby, A. Bragaglia, E. Flaccomio, A. C. Lanzafame, E. Pancino, R. Smiljanic, M. Bergemann, M. T. Costado, F. Damiani, A. Hourihane, P. Jofré, C. Lardo, L. Magrini, E. Maiorca, L. Morbidelli, L. Sbordone, C. C. Worley, S. Zaggia, R. Wyse
  45. M dwarfs in the b201 tile of the VVV Survey: Colour-based Selection, Spectral Types and Light Curves, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 571, A36 (arXiv:1409.0862); Rojas-Ayala, Bárbara; Iglesias, Daniela; Minniti, Dante; Saito, Roberto K.; Surot, Francisco
  46. Milky Way Demographics with the VVV Survey II. Color Transformations and Near-Infrared Photometry for 136 Million Stars in the Southern Galactic Disk, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 552, A101 (arXiv:1305.5902); M. Soto, R. Barba, G. Gunthardt, D. Minniti, P. Lucas, D.Majaess, M. Irwin, J.P. Emerson, E.Gonzalez-Solares, M. Hempel, R.K. Saito, S. Gurovich, A. Roman-Lopes, C. Moni-Bidin, M.V. Santucho, J.Borissova, R. Kurtev, I. Toledo, D. Geisler, M. Dominguez, J.C. Beamin
  47. Milky Way demographics with the VVV Survey III. Evidence for a Great Dark Lane in the 157 Million Star Bulge Color-Magnitude Diagram, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics 571, A91 (arXiv:1409.5836); D. Minniti, R. K. Saito, O. A. Gonzalez, M. Zoccali, M. Rejkuba, J. Alonso-Garcia, R. Benjamin, M. Catelan, I. Dekany, J. P. Emerson, M. Hempel, P. W. Lucas, M. Schultheis
  48. Variable stars in the VVV globular clusters. I. 2MASS-GC02 and Terzan10, 2014, The Astronomical Journal, 149, 99, (arXiv:1411.1696); J. Alonso-García, I. Dékány, M. Catelan, R. Contreras Ramos, F. Gran, P. Amigo, P. Leyton, D. Minniti
  49. Discovery of a Pair of Classical Cepheids in an Invisible Cluster Beyond the Galactic Bulge, 2014,  The Astrophysical Journal, 799 L11, (arXiv:1412.8658); I. Dékány, D. Minniti, G. Hajdu, J. Alonso-García, M. Hempel, T. Palma, M. Catelan, W. Gieren, D. Majaess
  50. Extreme Infrared Variables from UKIDSS – I. A Concentration in Star Forming Regions, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 439, 2, 1829 (arXiv:1401.2336); C. Contreras Peña, P. W. Lucas, D. Froebrich, M. S. N. Kumar, J. Goldstein, J. E. Drew, A. Adamson, C. J. Davis, G. Barentsen and N. J. Wright
  51. Deriving metallicities from calcium triplet spectroscopy in combination with near-infrared photometry, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 563, 76 (arxiv:1401.0014); Mauro, F.; Moni Bidin, C.; Geisler, D.; Saviane, I.; Da Costa, G. S.; Gormaz-Matamala, A. C.; Vasquez, S.; Chené, A.-N.; Cohen, R.; Dias, B.
  52. Photometric and Structural Properties of NGC 6544: A Combined VVV-Hubble Space Telescope Study, 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, 148, 18 (iopscience.iop.org); Cohen, Roger E.; Mauro, Francesco; Geisler, Doug; Moni Bidin, Christian; Dotter, Aaron; Bonatto, Charles
  53. Bulge RR Lyrae stars in the VVV tile b201, 2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics 575, A114 (arXiv:1501.00947); F. Gran, D. Minniti, R. K. Saito, C. Navarrete, I. Dékány, I. McDonald, R. Contreras Ramos, M. Catelan
  54. Clustered Cepheid Variables 90 kiloparsec from the Galactic Center, 2015, Astrophysical Journal Letters 802, L14, (arXiv:1502.01358); S. Chakrabarti, R. K. Saito, A. Quillen, F. Gran, C. Klein, L. Blitz
  55. Hundreds of new cluster candidates in the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea Survey DR1, 2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 581, A120 (arXiv:1505.02764); R. H. Barba, A. Roman-Lopes, J. L. Nilo Castellon, V. Firpo, D. Minniti, P. Lucas, J. P. Emerson, M. Hempel, M. Soto, R. K. Saito
  56. Searching for variable stars in the VVV globular clusters, 2015, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 491, 111A (arXiv:1307.0419); J. Alonso-García, I. Dékány, M. Catelan, R. Contreras Ramos, D. Minniti
  57. High-precision astrometry with VVV – I. An independent reduction pipeline for VIRCAM@VISTA, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 450 1664-1673 (arXiv:1503.07519); M. Libralato, A. Bellini, L. R. Bedin, J. Anderson, G. Piotto, V. Nascimbeni, I. Platais, D. Minniti, M. Zoccali
  58. The Calcium Triplet metallicity calibration for galactic bulge stars, 2015, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 580, A121 (arXiv:1507.00425); S. Vasquez, M. Zoccali, V. Hill, O. A. Gonzalez, I. Saviane, M. Rejkuba, G. Battaglia
  59. VVV Survey observations of a Microlensing Stellar Mass Black Hole Candidate in the Field of the Globular Cluster NGC 6553, 2015, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 810, L20 (arXiv:1508.06957); D. Minniti, R. Contreras Ramos, J. Alonso-Garcia, T. Anguita, M. Catelan, V. Motta, G. Muro, K. Rojas, R. K. Saito
  60. Massive open star clusters using the VVV Survey. IV. WR 62-2, a new very massive star in the core of the VVV CL041 cluster, 2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 584, A31  (arXiv:1510.02539); A.-N. Chene, S. Ramirez Alegria, J. Borissova, E. O’Leary, F. Martins, A. Herve, M. Kuhn, R. Kurtev, P. Consuelo Amigo Fuentes, C. Bonatto, D. Minniti
  61. Discovery of a brown dwarf companion to the A3V star beta Circini, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454, 4476 (arxiv:1509.09226); L.C. Smith, P.W. Lucas, C. Contreras Peña, R. Kurtev, F. Marocco, H.R.A. Jones, J.C. Beamin, J. Borissova, N. Deacon, B. Burningham, J. Faherty, D.J. Pinfield, M. Gromadzki, V.D. Ivanov, D. Minniti, W. Stimson, V. Villanueva
  62. Interstellar Extinction Curve Variations Toward the Inner Milky Way: A Challenge to Observational Cosmology, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 456, 3, 2692 (arxiv:1510.01321); D. Nataf, O. A. Gonzalez, L. Casagrande, G. Zasowski, C. Wegg, C. Wolf, A. Kunder, J. Alonso-Garcia, M. Kubiak, D. Minniti, R. Poleski, G. Pietrzynski, M. Rejkuba, R. K. Saito, J. Skowron, I. Soszynski, M. K. Szymanski, A. Udalski, K. Ulaczyk, E. Valenti, L. Wyrzykowski, M. Zoccali
  63. The VVV Survey reveals classical Cepheids tracing a young and thin stellar disk across the Galaxy’s bulge, 2015, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 812, L29 (arXiv:1509.08402); I. Dekany, D. Minniti, D. Majaess, M. Zoccali, G. Hajdu, J. Alonso-Garcia, M. Catelan, W. Gieren, J. Borissova
  64. Spectro-photometric characterization of high proper motion sources from WISE, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454, 4054B (arXiv:1509.07507); J. C. Beamin, V. D. Ivanov, D. Minniti, R. L. Smart, K. Mužić, R. A. Mendez, Y. Beletsky, A. Bayo, M. Gromadzki, R. Kurtev
  65. Chemical Abundances of the Highly Obscured Galactic Globular Clusters 2MASS GC02 and Mercer 5, 2015, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 127, 329 (arxiv:1502.01627); Peñaloza, Francisco; Pessev, Peter; Vaśquez, Sergio; Borissova, Jura; Kurtev, Radostin; Zoccali, Manuela
  66. GEMINI/GeMS observations unveil the structure of the heavily obscured globular cluster Liller 1, 2015, Astrophysical Journal, 806, 152 (arXiv:1505.00568); Saracino, S., Dalessandro, E., Ferraro, F. R., Lanzoni, B., Geisler, D., Mauro, F., Villanova, S., Moni Bidin, C., Miocchi, P., Massari, D.
  67. Reinforcing the link between the double red clump and the X-shaped bulge of the Milky Way, 2015, Astronomy & Astrophisics, 583, L5 (arXiv:1510.05943); O. A. Gonzalez, M. Zoccali, Victor P. Debattista, J. Alonso-García, E. Valenti, D. Minniti
  68. Stellar density profile and mass of the Milky Way Bulge from VVV data, 2016, Astronomy & Astrophisics, 587, L6 (arXiv:1510.07425); E. Valenti, M. Zoccali, O. A. Gonzalez, D. Minniti, J. Alonso-Garcia, E. Marchetti, M. Hempel, A. Renzini, M. Rejkuba
  69. Globular clusters in the Galactic bulge, 2016, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia by Cambridge University Press, 33, e028, 14 (arXiv:1510.07834); E. Bica, S. Ortolani, B. Barbuy
  70. GeMs/GSAOI observations of La Serena 94: an old and far open cluster inside the solar circle, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 456, 2126 (arXiv:1511.06354); J. F. C. Santos Jr., A. Roman-Lopes, E. R. Carrasco, F. F. S. Maia , B. Neichel
  71. Near-Infrared Photometric Parameters of Bulge Globular Clusters from the VVV Survey, 2015, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 491, 97 (arxiv:1609.07824); Cohen, R. E.
  72. The embedded clusters DBS 77, 78, 102, and 160-161 and their link with the interstellar medium, Astronomy & Astrophysics 588, A63 (arXiv:1601.02718); M.A. Corti, G.L. Baume, J.A. Panei, L.A. Suad, J.C. Testori, J. Borissova, R. Kurtev, A.N. Chené, S. Ramirez Alegría
  73. Probing the Dragonfish star-forming complex: the ionizing population of the young massive cluster Mercer 30, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 589, A69, 23 (arXiv:1602.02503); D. de la Fuente, F. Najarro, J. Borissova, S. Ramírez Alegría, M. M. Hanson, C. Trombley, D. F. Figer, B. Davies, M. Garcia, R. Kurtev, M. A. Urbaneja, L. C. Smith, P. W. Lucas, A. Herrero
  74. Massive open star clusters using the VVV Survey V. Young clusters with an OB stellar population, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 588, A40 (arXiv:1602.04898); S. Ramírez Alegría, J. Borissova, A.-N. Chené, C. Bonatto, R. Kurtev, P. Amigo, M. Kuhn, M. Gromadzki, J.A. Carballo-Bello
  75. Comparing the properties of the X-shaped bulges of NGC 4710 and the Milky Way with MUSE, 2016, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 591, A7, (arxiv:1603.02546);O. A. Gonzalez, D. A. Gadotti, V. P. Debattista, M. Rejkuba, E. Valenti, M. Zoccali, L. Coccato, D. Minniti, M. Ness
  76. Mapping the outer bulge with RRab stars from the VVV Survey, 2016, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 591, A145 (arXiv:1604.01336); F. Gran, D. Minniti, R. K. Saito, M. Zoccali, O. A. Gonzalez, C. Navarrete, M. Catelan, R. Contreras Ramos, F. Elorrieta, S. Eyheramendy, A. Jordán
  77. Properties of massive stars in four clusters of the VVV Survey, 2016, New Astronomy, 45, 84 (arxiv:1510.07450); A. Hervé, F. Martins, A.-N. Chené, J.-C. Bouret, J. Borissova
  78. New variable stars discovered in the fields of three Galactic open clusters using the VVV Survey, 2016, New Astronomy 49, 50 (arXiv:1606.05028); T. Palma, D. Minniti, I. Dékány, J. J. Clariá, J. Alonso-García, L. V. Gramajo, S. Ramírez Alegría, C. Bonatto
  79. Variable Stars in the Quintuplet stellar sluster with the VVV Survey, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, 3823L, (arxiv: 1607.01795); C. Navarro Molina, J. Borissova, M. Catelan, J. Alonso-García, E. Kerins, R. Kurtev, P. W. Lucas, N. Medina, D. Minniti, I. Dékány
  80. Near-infrared photometry and spectroscopy of the low Galactic latitude globular cluster 2MASS-GC03, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, 1,  501 (arxiv:1607.05286); Julio A. Carballo-Bello, S. Ramirez Alegria, J. Borissova, L. C. Smith, R. Kurtev, P. W. Lucas, Ch. Moni Bidin, J. Alonso-Garcia, D. Minniti, T. Palma, I. Dekany, N. Medina, M. Moyano, V. Villanueva, M. A. Kuhn
  81. Constraining dust extinction properties via the VVV Survey, 2016, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 593, A124 (arxiv:1607.08623); D. Majaess, D. Turner, I. Dekany, D. Minniti, W. Gieren
  82. High proper motion objects towards the inner Milky Way: characterisation of newly identified nearby stars from the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea Survey, 2016, Acta Astronomica, 66 (arXiv:1609.02796); M. Gromadzki, R. Kurtev, J.C. Beamin, A. Tekola, R. Ramphul, V.D. Ivanov, D. Minniti, S.L. Folkes, P. Vaisanen, A.Y. Kniazev, J. Borissova, S.G. Parsons, V. Villanueva
  83. Discovery of a long-lived, high-amplitude dusty infrared transient, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 460, 2822 (arxiv:1605.05321); C. T. Britt; T. J. Maccarone; J. D. Green; P. G. Jonker; R. I. Hynes; M. A. P. Torres; J. Strader; L. Chomiuk; R. Salinas; P. Lucas; C. Contreras Peña; R. Kurtev; C. Heinke; L. Smith; N. J. Wright; C. Johnson; D. Steeghs; G. Nelemans
  84. A population of eruptive variable protostars in VVV, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465, 3011 (arxiv:1602.06267); C. Contreras Peña; P. W. Lucas; D. Minniti; R. Kurtev; W. Stimson; C. Navarro Molina; J. Borissova; M. S. N. Kumar; M. A. Thompson; T. Gledhill; R. Terzi; D. Froebrich; A. Caratti o Garatti
  85. Infrared spectroscopy of eruptive variable protostars from VVV, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465, 3039 (arxiv:1602.06269); C. Contreras Peña; P. W. Lucas; R. Kurtev; D. Minniti; A. Caratti o Garatti; F. Marocco; M. A. Thompson; D. Froebrich; M. S. N. Kumar; W. Stimson; C. Navarro Molina; J. Borissova; T. Gledhill; R. Terzi
  86. VVV High proper motion stars I. The catalogue of bright KS ≤ 13.5 stars, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464, 1, 1247  (arxiv:1609.03520); Kurtev, R., Gromadzki, M., Beamín, J. C., Folkes, S. L., Pena Ramirez, K., Ivanov, V. D., Borissova, J., Villanueva, V., Minniti, D., Mendez, R., Lucas, P. W., Smith, L. C., Pinfield, D. J., Kuhn, M. A., Jones, H. R. A., Antonova, A., Yip, A. K. P.
  87. Highly variable young massive stars in ATLASGAL clumps, 2016, The Astrophysical Journal, 833, 1 (arxiv:1609.08711); M.S.N. Kumar, C. Contreras-Pena, P.W. Lucas, M.A. Thompson
  88. VVV Survey RR Lyrae in the nuclear bulge of the Milky Way and the formation of the galactic nuclei, 2016, The Astrophysical Journal, 830 L14 (eso science papers)(doi:10.3847/2041-8205/830/1/L14); Dante Minniti, Rodrigo Contreras Ramos, Manuela Zoccali, Marina Rejkuba, Oscar A. Gonzalez, Elena Valenti, Felipe Gran
  89. Young Stellar Clusters Containing Massive Young Stellar Objects in the VVV Survey, 2016, The Astronomical Journal, 152, 3 (arxiv:1610.08474); J. Borissova, S. Ramírez Alegría, J. Alonso, P. W. Lucas, R. Kurtev, N. Medina, C. Navarro, M. Kuhn, M. Gromadzki, G. Retamales, M. A. Fernandez, C. Agurto-Gangas, A.-N. Chené, D. Minniti, C. Contreras Peña, M. Catelan, I. Decany, M. A. Thompson, E. F. E. Morales, P. Amigo
  90. A machine learned classifier for RR Lyrae in the VVV Survey, 2016, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 595, A82 (arxiv:1610.05707); Felipe Elorrieta, Susana Eyheramendy, Andrés Jordán, István Dékány, Márcio Catelan, Rodolfo Angeloni, Javier Alonso-García, Rodrigo Contreras-Ramos, Felipe Gran, Gergely Hajdu, Néstor Espinoza, Roberto K. Saito, Dante Minniti
  91. Dynamical modelling of the galactic bulge and bar: the Milky Way’s pattern speed, stellar and dark matter mass distribution, 2017, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465, 1621 –first published online November 3, 2016– (arxiv:1608.07954); Matthieu Portail, Ortwin Gerhard, Christopher Wegg, Melissa Ness
  92. The stellar halo in the inner Milky Way: predicted shape and kinematics, 2017, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464, 1, L80 (arxiv:1608.08354); Pérez-Villegas, Angeles; Portail, Matthieu; Gerhard, Ortwin
  93. MOA-II Galactic microlensing constraints: the inner Milky Way has a low dark matter fraction and a near maximal disc, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 463, 1, 557 (arxiv:1607.06462); Wegg, Christopher; Gerhard, Ortwin; Portail, Matthieu
  94. The Galaxy in Context: Structural, Kinematic, and Integrated Properties, 2016, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 54, 529-596 (arxiv:1602.07702); Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Gerhard, Ortwin
  95. Properties of Star Clusters — III: Analysis of 13 FSR Clusters using UKIDSS-GPS and VISTA-VVV, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in press (arxiv:1611.03753); A.S.M. Buckner, D. Froebrich
  96. A submillimeter study of the IR dust bubble S 21 and its environs, Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica, 2007 ( arXiv:1611.02661); C. E. Cappa, N. U. Duronea, J. Vasquez, M. Rubio, V. Firpo, C.-H. López-Caraballo, J. Borissova
  97. Candidate star clusters toward the inner Milky Way discovered on deep-stacked Ks-band images from the VVV Survey, 2017, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 600, A112 (arxiv:1702.02394); Valentin D. Ivanov, Andrés E. Piatti, Juan-Carlos Beamín, Dante Minniti, Jordanka Borissova, Radostin Kurtev, Maren Hempel, Roberto K. Saito
  98. FSR 1716: A new Milky Way Globular Cluster confirmed using VVV RR Lyrae stars, 2017, The Astrophysical Journal 838, 1, L14 (arxiv:1703.02033); Dante Minniti, Tali Palma, Istvan Dékány, Maren Hempel, Marina Rejkuba, Joyce Pullen, Javier Alonso-García, Rodolfo Barbá, Beatriz Barbuy, Eduardo Bica, Charles Bonatto, Jura Borissova, Marcio Catelan, Julio A. Carballo-Bello, Andre Nicolas Chene, Juan J. Clariá, Roger E. Cohen, Rodrigo Contreras-Ramos, Bruno Dias, Jim Emerson, Dirk Froebrich, Anne S.M. Buckner, Douglas Geisler, Oscar A. Gonzalez, Felipe Gran, Gergely Hagdu, Mike Irwin, Valentin D. Ivanov, Radostin Kurtev, Philip W. Lucas, Daniel Majaess, Francesco Mauro, Christian Moni-Bidin, Camila Navarrete, Sebastian Ramírez Alegría, Roberto K. Saito, Elena Valenti, Manuela Zoccali
  99. Characterization of the VVV Survey RR Lyrae Population across the Southern Galactic Plane, 2017, Astrophysical Journal, 153, 4, 179 (arXiv:1703.01711); Dante Minniti, Istvan Dékány, Daniel Majaess, Tali Palma, Joyce Pullen, Marina Rejkuba, Javier Alonso-García, Marcio Catelan, Rodrigo Contreras Ramos, Oscar A. Gonzalez,Maren Hempel, Mike Irwin, Philip W. Lucas, Roberto K. Saito, Patricia Tissera, Elena Valenti, Manuela Zoccali
  100. Large Magellanic Cloud Near-Infrared Synoptic Survey. IV. Leavitt Laws for Type II Cepheid Variables, 2017, The Astronomical Journal, in press (arXiv:1702.00967); Anupam Bhardwaj, Lucas M. Macri, Marina Rejkuba, Shashi M. Kanbur, Chow-Choong Ngeow, Harinder P. Singh
  101. The Structure of the Young Star Cluster NGC 6231. I. Stellar Population, The Astronomical Journal, in press, (arXiv:1706.00017); Michael A. Kuhn, Nicolás Medina, Konstantin V. Getman, Eric D. Feigelson, Mariusz Gromadzki, Jordanka Borissova, Radostin Kurtev
  102. Triggered massive star formation associated with the bubble HII region Sh2-39 (N5), Astronomy & Astrophysics, in press (arXiv:1706.00987); N. U. Duronea, C. E. Cappa, L. Bronfman, J. Borissova, M. Gromadzki
  103. Galactic Bulge Population II Cepheids in the VVV Survey: Period-Luminosity Relations and a Distance to the Galactic Center, 2017,Astronomy & Astrophysics in press (arXiv:1707.03755); A. Bhardwaj, M. Rejkuba, D. Minniti, F. Surot, E. Valenti, M. Zoccali, O. A. Gonzalez, M. Romaniello, S. M. Kanbur, H. P. Singh