Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics II: Proceedings of the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA), held in Santia by Jaime ZamoranoHighlights of Spanish Astrophysics II: Proceedings of the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA), held in Santia by Jaime Zamorano

Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics II: Proceedings of the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Spanish…

EditorJaime Zamorano, Javier Gorgas, Jesus Gallego

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This volume documents the contributions presented at the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA). Covering a wide range of topics, the 146 contributed papers give a comprehensive overview of the current state of Spanish astronomy. The Proceedings include special reviews dealing with the cosmological information obtained from galaxy spectra, supernovae at high redshift, black holes, dynamics of galaxy interactions, and non-LTE inversion of spectral lines. The contents of these Proceedings thus reflect the broad interests of the Spanish astronomical community. The symbolic significance of these proceedings can hardly be exaggerated, since here, for the second time, the SEA publishes the proceedings of its own scientific meeting. This book is recommended to professional astronomers and astronomy graduate students worldwide.

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Title:Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics II: Proceedings of the 4th Scientific Meeting of the Spanish…Format:PaperbackDimensions:431 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.03 inPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Preface. Organizing Committees. List of Participants. Extracting cosmological information from galaxy spectra and observations of high-redshift objects (Invited Review); R. Jiménez. A new code for hydrodynamical simulations in Cosmology; A. Serna, R. Domínguez-Tenreiro. The probability distribution of formation times of dark-matter haloes; G. González-Casado, et al. Comparison between disk-like objects formed in hierarchical hydrodynamical simulations and observations of spiral galaxies; A. Sáiz, et al. Evolution of the Star Formation Rate in different cosmological scenarios; Y. Ascasíbar, G. Yepes. Evolution of the Star Formation Rate at z " 0.2 and z " 0.4 from Halpha; S. Pascual, et al. Generalized Hubble law, violation of the cosmological principle and supernovae; J.-F. Pascual-Sánchez. Cataclysmic progenitors of gamma-ray bursts; M.A. Aloy. Search for gamma ray burst quasi simultaneous optical emission with BOOTES-1; J.M. Castro Cerón, et al. Supernovae at high redshift: cosmological and astrophysical implications (Invited Review); P. Ruiz Lapuente. VLBI imaging of the gravitational lenses B1422+231 and MG J0414+0534; R. Ros, et al. Daily monitoring of the gravitational lens QSO 2237+0305 at the Nordic Optical Telescope; E. Puga, et al. Host galaxies: a new approach to distinguish lensed and binary quasars; J.A. Muñoz, et al. Physical parameters in relativistic jets from compact symmetric objects; M. Perucho, J.M. Martí. The origin of S0 galaxies in clusters; V. Quilis, et al. The Galaxy cluster core; R. Vílchez-Gómez, et al. The Coma Cluster of galaxies: spectral classification and star formation with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey spectroscopic commissioning data; F.J. Castander, et al. Star-forming galaxies from the UCM-CIDA-YALE survey; C.E. García-Dabó, et al. Seyfert galaxies at the mid-infrared: ISOCAM observations; A.M. Pérez García, et al. Dynamics of galaxy interactions (Invited Review); J.E. Barnes. NGC 253: an infrared view; V.P. Melo, et al. Characterization of the star formation in the local universe; P.G. Pérez-González, et al. Star formation activity in the local universe; A. Gil de Paz, et al. A stellar library of H and He line absorption profiles at high resolution; A.I. Díaz, et al. Hi properties of luminous blue compact galaxies in the local universe; J. Gallego, et al. An HST archival study of massive young clusters; M. Maíz-Appellániz. Study of chemical abundances and ionizing populations in extragalactic Hii regions; M. Castellanos, et al. Chemical evolution models along the Hubble sequence; M. Mollá, et al. Statistical study of luminosity profiles of galaxies using a bulge-disk-spiral composite model; M. Cuesta-Bolao, A. Serna. Structure and morphology of disk galaxies with visible and nIR surface photometry; A. Guijarro, et al. The &lgr;4000Å break in elliptical; P. Sánchez-Blázquez, et al. The near-IR Ca II triplet: empirical calibration and stellar populations synthesis models; A.J. Cenarro, et al. Ram-pressure stripping on dwarf galaxies; M.A. Gómez-Flechoso. Tidal disruption of Galactic dwarf galaxies: clues for the formation of the Milky Way; D. Martínez-Delgado. Stellar populations in Virgo bright spheroidals; S. Pedraz, et al. An empirical method to derive distances to stellar clusters; C. Allende Prieto. The star population of the young open cluster NGC 1893; A. Marco, et al. Revisiting the open cluster M35; D. Barrado Y Navascués. Late-type stellar population of young moving groups; D. Montes. Spatial and kinematic structure of the solar neighbourhood; F. Elías, et al. Spiral structure parameters in the solar neighbourhood; D. Fernández, et al. Are black holes fussy eaters? (Invited Review); M.C. Begelman. Nonlinear Evolution of r-modes in rotating relativistic stars; J.A. Font, N. Stergioulas. Strangeness in proto-neutron stars: evolutionary implications; J.A. Pons, J.A. Miralles. A divergence-free high-resolution code for MHD; L. Antón, et al. 85 Additional Chapters. Author Index.