University of Hertfordshire

Professor Philip Lucas DPhil, MA (Oxon), FRAS

Professor

Philip Lucas

Professor Philip Lucas DPhil, MA (Oxon), FRAS

Professor

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Publications

  1. 2019
  2. VVV-WIT-04: an extragalactic variable source caught by the VVV Survey

    Saito, R. K., Minniti, D., Ivanov, V. D., Masetti, N., Navarro, M. G., Fernandes, R. C., Ruschel-Dutra, D., Smith, L. C., Lucas, P. W., Gonzalez-Fernandez, C. & Ramos, R. C., 16 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. A Color-Excess Extinction map of the Southern Galactic disk from the VVV and GLIMPSE Surveys

    Soto, M., Barbá, R., Minniti, D., Kunder, A., Majaess, D., Nilo-Castellón, J. L., Alonso-García, J., Leone, G., Morelli, L., Haikala, L., Firpo, V., Lucas, P., Emerson, J. P., Bidin, C. M., Geisler, D., Saito, R. K., Gurovich, S., Ramos, R. C., Rejkuba, M., Barbieri, M. & 7 othersRoman-Lopes, A., Hempel, M., Alonso, M. V., Baravalle, L. D., Borissova, J., Kurtev, R. & Milla, F., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,. 488, 2, p. 2650-2657 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Mapping the stellar age of the Milky Way bulge with the VVV: II. Deep JK s catalog release based on PSF photometry

    Surot, F., Valenti, E., Hidalgo, S. L., Zoccali, M., Gonzalez, O. A., Sökmen, E., Minniti, D., Rejkuba, M. & Lucas, P. W., 1 Sep 2019, In : Astronomy & Astrophysics. 629, 14 p., A1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Open cluster candidates in the VVVX area: VVVX CL 076 and CL 077

    Borissova, J., Ivanov, V. D., Lucas, P., Kurtev, R., Alonso-Garcia, J., Alegria, S. R., Minniti, D., Medina, N. & Chene, A. N., 1 Aug 2019, In : Bulletin de la Asociacion de Astronomia. 61a, p. 110-112 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Transverse kinematics of the Galactic bar-bulge from VVV and Gaia

    Sanders, J. L., Smith, L., Evans, N. W. & Lucas, P., Aug 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 487, 4, p. 5188-5208 21 p., stz1630.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Ongoing astrometric microlensing events from VVV and Gaia

    McGill, P., Smith, L. C., Evans, N. W., Belokurov, V. & Lucas, P. W., Jul 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 487, 1, p. L7-L12 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. The asymptotic evolution of the stellar merger V1309 Sco: a Blue Straggler in the making?

    Ferreira, T., Saito, R. K., Minniti, D., Navarro, M. G., Ramos, R. C., Smith, L. & Lucas, P. W., 1 Jun 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 486, 1, p. 1220–1224 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2018
  10. New Galactic star clusters discovered in the disc area of the VVVX survey

    Borissova, J., Ivanov, V. D., Lucas, P. W., Kurtev, R., Alonso-Garcia, J., Alegria, S. R., Minniti, D., Hempel, M., Medina, N., Chene, A. N. & Kuhn, M. A., 11 Dec 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 481, 3, p. 3902–3920 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Long-term Stellar Variability in the Galactic Centre Region

    Molina, C. N., Borissova, J., Catelan, M., Lucas, P. W., Medina, N., Pena, C. C., Kurtev, R. & Minniti, D., 6 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Photometric variability of massive young stellar objects

    Teixeira, G. D. C., Kumar, M. S. N., Smith, L., Lucas, P. W., Morris, C., Borissova, J., Monteiro, M. J. P. F. G., Garatti, A. C. O., Peña, C. C., Froebrich, D. & Gameiro, J. F., 5 Nov 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 619, A41.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Milky Way demographics with the VVV survey. IV. PSF photometry from almost one billion stars in the Galactic bulge and adjacent southern disk

    Alonso-García, J., Saito, R. K., Hempel, M., Minniti, D., Pullen, J., Catelan, M., Ramos, R. C., Cross, N. J. G., Gonzalez, O. A., Lucas, P. W., Palma, T., Valenti, E. & Zoccali, M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 619, 12 p., A4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Confirmation of a New Metal-poor Globular Cluster in the Galactic Bulge

    Lucas, P. & Minniti, D., 5 Oct 2018, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 866, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. An Automated tool to detect variable sources in the Vista Variables in the Vía Láctea Survey. The VVV Variables (V^4) catalog of tiles d001 and d002

    Medina, N., Borissova, J., Bayo, A., Kurtev, R., Navarro-Molina, C., Kuhn, M., Kumar, N., Lucas, P. W., Catelan, M., Minniti, D. & Smith, L. C., 24 Aug 2018, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 864, 1, 19 p., 11.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. A new near-IR window of low extinction in the Galactic plane

    Minniti, D., Saito, R. K., Gonzalez, O. A., Alonso-García, J., Rejkuba, M., Barbá, R., Irwin, M., Kammers, R., Lucas, P., Majaess, D. & Valenti, E., 1 Aug 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 616, 6 p., A26.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. VIRAC: The VVV Infrared Astrometric Catalogue

    Smith, L. C., Lucas, P. W., Kurtev, R., Smart, R., Minniti, D., Borissova, J., Jones, H. R. A., Zhang, Z. H., Marocco, F., Peña, C. C., Gromadzki, M., Kuhn, M. A., Drew, J. E., Pinfield, D. J. & Bedin, L. R., 21 Feb 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 474, 2, p. 1826-1849 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. The UKIRT Hemisphere Survey: definition and J-band Data Release

    Dye, S., Lawrence, A., Fan, X., Kerr, T., Varricatt, W., Furnell, K. E., Edge, A., Irwin, M., Hambly, N., Lucas, P., Almaini, O., Chambers, K., Hewett, P., Liu, M., McGreer, I., Best, W., Sutorius, E., Froebrich, D., Magnier, E., Hasinger, G. & 3 othersLederer, S. M., Bold, M. & Tedds, J. A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 473, 4, p. 5113-5125 13 p., stx2622.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2017
  20. Searching for Faint Comoving Companions to the α Centauri system in the VVV Survey Infrared Images

    Beamin, J. C., Minniti, D., Pullen, J. B., Ivanov, V. D., Bendek, E., Bayo, A., Gromadzki, M., Kurtev, R., Lucas, P. W. & Butler, R. P., 21 Dec 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 472, 4, p. 3952-3958 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Extreme infrared variables from UKIDSS - II. an end-of-survey catalogue of eruptive YSOs and unusual stars

    Lucas, P. W., Smith, L. C., Pena, C. C., Froebrich, D. D., Drew, J. E., Kumar, M. S. N., Borissova, J., Minniti, D., Kurtev, R. & Monguio, M., 11 Dec 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 472, 3, p. 2990-3020 31 p., stx2058.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. In-depth study of moderately young but extremely red, very dusty substellar companion HD206893B

    Delorme, P., Schmidt, T., Bonnefoy, M., Desidera, S., Ginski, C., Charnay, B., Lazzoni, C., Christiaens, V., Messina, S., D'Orazi, V., Milli, J., Schlieder, J. E., Gratton, R. G., Rodet, L., Lagrange, A-M., Absil, O., Vigan, A., Galicher, R., Hagelberg, J., Bonavita, M. & 30 othersLavie, B., Zurlo, A., Olofsson, J., Boccaletti, A., Cantalloube, F., Mouillet, D., Chauvin, G., Hambsch, F. -J., Langlois, M., Udry, S., Henning, T., Beuzit, J-L., Mordasini, C., Lucas, P., Marocco, F., Biller, B., Carson, J., Cheetham, A., Covino, E., Caprio, V. D., Delboulbe, A., Feld, M., Girard, J. H. V., Hubin, N., Maire, A-L., Pavlov, A., Petit, C., Rouan, D., Roelfsema, R. & Wildi, F., 8 Dec 2017, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 608, p. 1-25 25 p., A79.

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  23. New VVV Survey Globular Cluster Candidates in the Milky Way Bulge

    Minniti, D., Geisler, D., Alonso-García, J., Palma, T., Beamin, J. C., Borissova, J., Catelan, M., Clariá, J. J., Cohen, R. E., Ramos, R. C., Dias, B., Fernandez-Trincado, J., Gomez, M., Hempel, M., Ivanov, V. D., Kurtev, R., Lucas, P., Moni-Bidin, C., Pullen, J., Alegría, S. R. & 2 othersSaito, R. K. & Valenti, E., 10 Nov 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 849, 2, 6 p., L24.

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  24. The Emergence of the Infrared transient VVV-WIT-06

    Minniti, D., Saito, R. K., Forster, F., Pignata, G., Ivanov, V. D., Lucas, P., Beamin, J. C., Borissova, J., Catelan, M., Gonzalez, O. A., Hempel, M., Hsiao, E., Kurtev, R., Majaess, D., Masetti, N., Morrell, N. I., Phillips, M. M., Pullen, J. B., Rejkuba, M., Smith, L. C. & 3 othersSurot, F., Valenti, E. & Zoccali, M., 3 Nov 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 849, 2, 6 p., L23.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Extinction ratios in the inner Galaxy as revealed by the VVV survey

    Alonso-García, J., Minniti, D., Catelan, M., Ramos, R. C., Gonzalez, O. A., Hempel, M., Lucas, P. W., Saito, R. K., Valenti, E. & Zoccali, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 849, 1, L13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Polarization due to rotational distortion in the bright star Regulus

    Cotton, D. V., Bailey, J. A., Howarth, I. D., Bott, K., Kedziora-Chudczer, L., Lucas, P. W. & Hough, J. H., 18 Sep 2017, In : Nature Astronomy. 1, 33 p.

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  27. Characterization of the VVV Survey RR Lyrae Population across the Southern Galactic Plane

    Minniti, D., Dékány, I., Majaess, D., Palma, T., Pullen, J., Rejkuba, M., Alonso-García, J., Catelan, M., Ramos, R. C., Gonzalez, O. A., Hempel, M., Irwin, M., Lucas, P. W., Saito, R. K., Tissera, P., Valenti, E. & Zoccali, M., 27 Mar 2017, In : The Astronomical Journal . 153, 4, 10 p.

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  28. FSR 1716: A new Milky Way Globular Cluster confirmed using VVV RR Lyrae stars

    Minniti, D., Palma, T., Dékány, I., Hempel, M., Rejkuba, M., Pullen, J., Alonso-García, J., Barbá, R., Barbuy, B., Bica, E., Bonatto, C., Borissova, J., Catelan, M., Carballo-Bello, J. A., Chene, A. N., Clariá, J. J., Cohen, R. E., Contreras-Ramos, R., Dias, B., Emerson, J. & 18 othersFroebrich, D., Buckner, A. S. M., Geisler, D., Gonzalez, O. A., Gran, F., Hagdu, G., Irwin, M., Ivanov, V. D., Kurtev, R., Lucas, P. W., Majaess, D., Mauro, F., Moni-Bidin, C., Navarrete, C., Alegría, S. R., Saito, R. K., Valenti, E. & Zoccali, M., 24 Mar 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 838, 1, L14.

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