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Sabine Reffert

Staff Astronomer at the Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl

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PD Dr. Sabine Reffert
Landessternwarte
Zentrum für Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg
Königstuhl 12
69117 Heidelberg
Germany

Tel: +49-6221-541713
Fax: +49-6221-541702

email: sreffert@lsw.uni-heidelberg.de

Press Releases

Kepler-432: Rare Planet Around a Giant Star
A&A 2015 article
press release in german
press release in english
Misaligned Spin and Orbital Axes in the DI Herculis system
Nature 2009 article
press release in german
press release in english
iota Draconis: First Planet Discovered Orbiting a Giant Star
ApJ 2002 article
press release

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Publications

2016

A&A, accepted, 2016, arXiv:1608.00963
Precise radial velocities of giant stars IX. HD 59686 Ab: a massive circumstellar planet orbiting a giant star in a ~13.6 au eccentric binary system
Mauricio Ortiz, Sabine Reffert, Trifon Trifonov, Andreas Quirrenbach, David S. Mitchell, Grzegorz Nowak, Esther Buenzli, Neil Zimmerman, Mickaël Bonnefoy, Andy Skemer, Denis Defrère, Man Hoi Lee, Debra A. Fischer, Philip M. Hinz
[ADS]

Proc. SPIE 9908, 2016, arXiv:1608.06090
A High Resolution Spectrograph for the 72 cm Waltz Telescope at Landessternwarte, Heidelberg
Tala, M., Heeren, P., Grill, M., Harris, R.J., Stürmer, J., Schwab, C., Gutcke, T., Reffert, S., Quirrenbach, A., Seifert, W., Mandel, H., Geuer, L., Schäffner, L., Thimm, G., Seemann, U., Tietz, J., Wagner, K.
[ADS]

Proc. SPIE 9908, 2016
Carmenes: An Overview Six Months After First Light
A. Quirrenbach, P.J. Amado, J.A. Caballero, ..., S. Reffert, ... (the Carmenes Consortium)
[Carmenes site]

Proc. SPIE 9912, 2016, arXiv:1607.08424
Performance estimates for spectrographs using photonic reformatters
Robert J. Harris, Lucas Labadie, Ulrike Lemke, David G. MacLachlan, Robert R. Thomson, Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach
[ADS]

2015

A&A 582, A54, 2015
Precise Radial Velocities of Giant Stars VIII. Testing for the Presence of Planets with CRIRES Infrared Radial Velocities
Trifon Trifonov, Sabine Reffert, Mathias Zechmeister, Ansgar Reiners, Andreas Quirrenbach
[ADS]

A&A 577, A103, 2015
Disentangling 2:1 resonant radial velocity orbits from eccentric ones and a case study for HD 27894
Martin Kürster, Trifon Trifonov, Sabine Reffert, Nadiia M. Kostogryz, Florian Rodler
[ADS]

A&A 574, A116, 2015
Precise Radial Velocities of Giant Stars VII. Occurrence Rate of Giant Extrasolar Planets as a Function of Mass and Metallicity
Sabine Reffert, Christoph Bergmann, Andreas Quirrenbach, Trifon Trifonov, Andreas Künstler
[ADS] [html at A&A]

A&A Letters 573, L6, 2015
Kepler-432 b: A massive warm Jupiter in a 52-day eccentric orbit transiting a giant star
Mauricio Ortiz, Davide Gandolfi, Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach, Hans J. Deeg, Raine Karjalainen, Pilar Montañés-Rodríguez, Davide Nespral, Grzegorz Nowak, Yeisson Osorio, Enric Palle
[ADS]

American Astronomical Society, DDA meeting #46, #204.01, 2015
Dynamical Analysis of the 6:1 Resonance of the Brown Dwarfs Orbiting the K Giant Star nu Ophiuchi
Man Hoi Lee, Trifon Trifonov, Andreas Quirrenbach, Sabine Reffert
[ADS]

American Astronomical Society, ESS meeting #3, #117.03, 2015
New Evidence for Planets on S-type Orbits in Close Binary Systems
Trifon Trifonov, Man Hoi Lee, Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach
[ADS]

American Astronomical Society, ESS meeting #3, #502.01, 2015
Planets around Giant Stars: Results from the Lick Survey
Andreas Quirrenbach, Sabine Reffert, Trifon Trifonov, Christoph Bergmann, Christian Schwab
[ADS]

2014

A&A 568, A64, 2014
Precise radial velocities of giant stars VI. A possible 2:1 resonant planet pair around the K giant star eta Cet
Trifon Trifonov, Sabine Reffert, Xianyu Tan, Man Hoi Lee, Andreas Quirrenbach
[ADS] [html at A&A]

Experimental Astronomy 38, 249, 2014
The PLATO 2.0 Mission
H. Rauer, C. Catala, C. Aerts, [...], S. Reffert, [...] (156 co-authors)
[ADS]

A&A 564, A10, 2014
The young binary HD 102077: Orbit, spectral type, kinematics, and moving group membership
Maria Wöllert, Wolfgang Brandner, Sabine Reffert, Joshua E. Schlieder, Maren Mohler-Fischer, Rainer Köhler and Thomas Henning
[ADS] [html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

IAU Symposium 299, 309, 2014
Two Giant Planets Orbiting the K Giant Star eta Cet
T. Trifonov, S. Reffert, X. Tan, M.H. Lee, A. Quirrenbach
[ADS]

Mem. S.A.It., 2014
Gaia Detection Capabilities of Spectroscopic Brown Dwarf Binaries
V. Joergens, S. Reffert
[ADS]

Proc. SPIE 9147, 50, 2014
CARMENES Instrument Overview
A. Quirrenbach, P.J. Amado, J.A. Caballero, [...], S. Reffert, [...] (133 co-authors)

Proc. SPIE 9146, 50, 2014
Improving the astrometric performance of VLTI-PRIMA
J. Woillez, R. Abuter, L. Andolfato, J.P. Berger, H. Bonnet, F. Delplancke, F. Derie, N. Di Lieto, S. Guniat, A. Mérand, T. Phan Duc, C. Schmid, N. Schuhler, T. Henning, R. Launhardt, F. Pepe, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, S. Sahlmann, and D. Ségransan
[ADS]

2013

A&A 560, A52, 2013
Parallax measurements of cool brown dwarfs
E. Manjavacas, B. Goldman, S. Reffert, T. Henning
[ADS] [html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

A&A 555, A87, 2013
Precise radial velocities of giant stars V. A brown dwarf and a planet orbiting the K giant stars τ Gem and 91 Aqr
D.S. Mitchell, S. Reffert, T. Trifonov, A. Quirrenbach, D.A. Fischer
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

A&A 551, 52, 2013
The ESPRI project: astrometric exoplanet search with PRIMA I. Instrument description and performance of first light observations
J. Sahlmann, T. Henning, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, N.M. Elias II, R. Launhardt, F. Pepe, S. Reffert, D. Ségransan, J. Setiawan, R. Abuter, L. Andolfato, P. Bizenberger, H. Baumeister, B. Chazelas, F. Delplancke, F. Derie, N. Di Lieto, T.P. Duc, M. Fleury, U. Graser, A. Kaminski, R. Köhler, S. Leveque, C. Maire, D. Megevand, A. Mérand, Y. Michellod, J.-M. Moresmau, M. Mohler, A. Müller, P. Muellhaupt, V. Naranjo, L. Sache, Y. Salvade, C. Schmid, N. Schuhler, T. Schulze-Hartung, D. Sosnowska, B. Tubbs, G.T. van Belle, K. Wagner, L. Weber, L. Zago, N. Zimmerman
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

2012

SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 8446, 2012
Carmenes. I: Instrument and survey overview
Andreas Quirrenbach, Pedro J. Amado, Walter Seifert, and 100 colleagues

SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 8445, 2012
Narrow-angle astrometry with PRIMA
Sahlmann, J., Ségransan, D.; Mérand, A., Zimmerman, N., Abuter, R., Chazelas, B., Delplancke, F., Henning, T., Kaminski, A., Köhler, R., Launhardt, R., Mohler, M., Pepe, F., Queloz, D., Quirrenbach, A., Reffert, S., Schmid, C., Schuhler, N., Schulze-Hartung, T.
[arXiv]

2011

A&A 527, A140, 2011
Mass constraints on substellar companion candidates from the re-reduced Hipparcos intermediate astrometric data: Nine confirmed planets and two confirmed brown dwarfs
Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

AJ 141, 16, 2011
Retired A Stars and Their Companions VI. A Pair of Interacting Exoplanet Pairs Around the Subgiants 24 Sextanis and HD200964
John Asher Johnson, Matthew Payne, Andrew W. Howard, Kelsey I. Clubb, Eric B. Ford, Brendan P. Bowler, Gregory W. Henry, Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, John M. Brewer, Christian Schwab, Sabine Reffert, Thomas B. Lowe
[html at AJ] [pdf at AJ]

AIP Conf. Proc. 1331, 2011 (astro-ph 1101.0615)
Planetary Systems Beyond the Main-Sequence (Bamberg), eds. Sonja Schuh, Ulrich Heber, and Horst Drechsel
Planets around Giant Stars
A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, C. Bergmann
[astro-ph]

2010

ApJ 720, 1644, 2010
On the Transit Potential of the Planet Orbiting iota Draconis
Stephen R. Kane, Sabine Reffert, Gregory W. Henry, Debra Fischer, Christian Schwab, Kelsey I. Clubb, Christoph Bergmann
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

A&A 521, A24, 2010
Improved radial velocity orbit of the young binary brown dwarf candidate ChaHa8
V. Joergens, A. Müller, S. Reffert
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

ApJ 713, 935, 2010
A Multi-Site Campaign to measure Solar-Like Oscillations in Procyon:
II. Mode Frequencies

T.R. Bedding, H. Kjeldsen, T.L. Campante, T. Appourchaux, A. Bonanno, W.J. Chaplin, R.A. Garcia, M. Martic, B. Mosser, R.P. Butler, H. Bruntt, L.L. Kiss, S.J. O'Toole, E. Kambe, H. Ando, H. Izumiura, B. Sato, M. Hartmann, A. Hatzes, C. Barban, G. Berthomieu, E. Michel, J. Provost, S. Turck-Chieze, J.-C. Lebrun, J. Schmitt, J.-L. Bertaux, S. Benatti, R.U. Claudi, R. Cosentino, S. Leccia, S. Frandsen, K. Brogaard, L. Glowienka, F. Grundahl, E. Stempels, T. Arentoft, M. Bazot, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, T.H. Dall, C. Karoff, J. Lundgreen-Nielsen, F. Carrier, P. Eggenberger, D. Sosnowska, R.A. Wittenmyer, M. Endl, T.S. Metcalfe, S. Hekker, S. Reffert
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

ApJ 709, 396, 2010
Retired A Stars and Their Companions. III. Comparing the Mass-Period Distributions of Planets Around A-Type Stars and Sun-Like Stars
Brendan P. Bowler, John Asher Johnson, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Gregory Henry, Kathryn M.G. Peek, Debra A. Fischer, Kelsey I. Clubb, Michael C. Liu, Sabine Reffert, Christian Schwab, Thomas B. Lowe
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

SPIE 7735, 773513, 2010
CARMENES: Calar Alto high-resolution search for M dwarfs with exo-earths with a near-infrared Echelle spectrograph
A. Quirrenbach, P.J. Amado, H. Mandel, J.A. Caballero, R. Mundt, I. Ribas, A. Reiners, M. Abril, J. Aceituno, C. Afonso, D. Barrado Y Navascues, J.L. Bean, V.J.S. Béjar, S. Becerril, A. Böhm, M.C. Cárdenas, A. Claret, J. Colomé, L.P. Costillo, S. Dreizler, M. Fernández, X. Francisco, D. Galadí, R. Garrido, J.I. González Hernández, J. Guàrdia, E.W. Guenther, F. Gutiérrez-Soto, V. Joergens, A.P. Hatzes, J. Helmling, T. Henning, E. Herrero, M. Kürster, W. Laun, R. Lenzen, U. Mall, E.L. Martin, S. Martín-Ruiz, E. Mirabet, D. Montes, J.C. Morales, R. Morales Muñoz, A. Moya, V. Naranjo, O. Rabaza, A. Ramón, R. Rebolo, S. Reffert, F. Rodler, E. Rodríguez, A. Rodríguez Trinidad, R.R. Rohloff, M. A. Sánchez Carrasco, C. Schmidt, W. Seifert, J. Setiawan, E. Solano, O. Stahl, C. Storz, J.C. Suárez, U. Thiele, K. Wagner, G. Wiedemann, M.R. Zapatero Osorio, C. Del Burgo, E. Sánchez-Blanco, W. Xu
[html at SPIE]

PASP Conf. Series 430, 521, 2010
CARMENES: Calar Alto high-Resolution search for M dwarfs with Exo-earths with a Near-infrared Echelle Spectrograph
A. Quirrenbach, P.J. Amado, H. Mandel, J.A. Caballero, I. Ribas, A. Reiners, R. Mundt, M. Abril, C. Afonso, J.L. Bean, V.J.S. Bejar, S. Becerril, A. Boehm, C. Cardenas, A. Claret, J. Colome, L.P. Costillo, S. Dreizler, M. Fernandez, X. Francisco, R. Garrido, J.I. Gonzalez Hernandez, E.W. Guenther, J. Gutierrez-Soto, V. Joergens, A.P. Hatzes, T. Henning, E. Herrero, M. Kuerster, W. Laun, R. Lenzen, U. Mall, E.L. Martin, S. Martin-Ruiz, D. Montes, J.C. Morales, R. Morales Munoz, A. Moya, V. Naranjo, O. Rabaza, A. Ramon, R. Rebolo, S. Reffert, F. Rodler, E. Rodriguez, A. Rodriguez Trinidad, R.-R. Rohloff, M.A. Sanchez Carrasco, C. Schmidt, W. Seifert, J. Setiawan, O. Stahl, J.C. Suarez, G. Wiedemann, C. del Burgo, D. Galadi, E. Sanchez-Blanco, W. Xu
[astro-ph]

PASP Conf. Series 430, 84, 2010
Detecting and characterizing extrasolar planetary systems with astrometry: review from the Blue Dots astrometry working group
F. Malbet, A. Sozzetti, P. Lazorenko, R. Launhardt, D. Segransan, F. Delplancke, N. Elias, M. Muterspaugh, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, G. van Belle
[astro-ph]

AAS 215, #423.18, 2010
Comparing the Mass-Period Distributions of Planets Around A-Type Stars and Sun-Like Stars
Brendan P. Bowler, John Asher Johnson, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Gregory Henry, Kathryn M.G. Peek, Debra A. Fischer, Kelsey I. Clubb, Michael C. Liu, Sabine Reffert, Christian Schwab, Thomas B. Lowe

2009

AJ 137, 3529, 2009
HD 91669B: A New Brown Dwarf Candidate from the McDonald Observatory Planet Search
Robert A. Wittenmyer, Michael Endl, William D. Cochran, Ivan Ramírez, Sabine Reffert, Phillip J. MacQueen, Matthew Shretone
[html at AJ] [pdf at AJ]

PASP 121, 613, 20009
Old, Rich, and Eccentric: Two Jovian Planets Orbiting Evolved Metal-Rich Stars
Kathryn M.G. Peek, John Asher Johnson, Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Gregory W. Henry, Andrew W. Howard, Jason T. Wright, Thomas B. Lowe, Sabine Reffert, Christian Schwab, Peter K.G. Williams, Howard Isaacson, Matthew J. Giguere
[html at PASP] [pdf at PASP]

MNRAS, 2009
Imaging search for the unseen companion to ε Ind A - improving the detection limits with 4 μm observations
M. Janson, D. Apai, M. Zechmeister, W. Brandner, M. Kürster, M. Kasper, S. Reffert, M. Endl, D. Lafrenière, K. Geißler, S. Hippler, Th. Henning
[html at MNRAS] [pdf at MNRAS]

Nature 461, 373, 2009
Misaligned spin and orbital axes cause the anomalous precession of DI Herculis
Simon Albrecht, Sabine Reffert, Ignas A.G. Snellen, Joshua N. Winn
[html at Nature]

New Astronomy Reviews 53, 329, 2009
Astrometric measurement techniques
Sabine Reffert
[html at ScienceDirect]

2008

A&A 491, 531, 2008
The Discovery of Stellar Oscillations in the K Giant iota Dra
Mathias Zechmeister, Sabine Reffert, Artie P. Hatzes, Michael Endl, Andreas Quirrenbach
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

ApJ 687, 1180, 2008
A Multi-Site Campaign to measure Solar-Like Oscillations in Procyon:
I. Observations, Data Reduction and Slow Variations

Torben Arentoft, Hans Kjeldsen, Timothy R. Bedding, Michaël Bazot, Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, Thomas H. Dall, Christoffer Karoff, Fabien Carrier, Patrick Eggenberger, Danuta Sosnowska, Robert A. Wittenmyer, Michael Endl, Travis S. Metcalfe, Saskia Hekker, Sabine Reffert, R. Paul Butler, Hans Bruntt, László L. Kiss, Simon J. O'Toole, Eiji Kambe, Hiroyasu Ando, Hideyuki Izumiura, Bun'ei Sato, Michael Hartmann, Artie Hatzes, Francois Bouchy, Benoit Mosser, Thierry Appourchaux, Caroline Barban, Gabrielle Berthomieu, Rafael A. Garcia, Eric Michel, Janine Provost, Sylvaine Turck-Chièze, Milena Martić, Jean-Claude Lebrun, Jerome Schmitt, Jean-Loup Bertaux, Alfio Bonanno, Serena Benatti, Riccardo U. Claudi, Rosario Cosentino, Silvio Leccia, Søren Frandsen, Karsten Brogaard, Lars Glowienka, Frank Grundahl, Eric Stempels
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

A&A 488, 771, 2008
A comprehensive examination of the Eps Eri system - Verification of a 4 micron narrow-band high-contrast imaging approach for planet searches
Markus Janson, Sabine Reffert, Wolfgang Brandner, Thomas Henning, Rainer Lenzen, Stefan Hippler
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

A&A 483, 869, 2008
A probable close brown dwarf companion to GJ 1046 (M2.5V)
M. Kürster, M. Endl, S. Reffert
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

A&A 480, 215, 2008
Precise radial velocities of giant stars
IV. A correlation between surface gravity and radial velocity variation and a statistical investigation of companion properties

S. Hekker, I.A.G. Snellen, C. Aerts, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, D.S. Mitchell
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

ApJ 675, 784, 2008
Retired A Stars and Their Companions II: Jovian planets orbiting κ Coronae Borealis and HD 167042
John Asher Johnson, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Debra A. Fischer, Jason T. Wright, Sabine Reffert, Julia M. Kregenow, Peter K.G. Williams, Kathryn M.G. Peek
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

IAU Symp. 248, 132, 2008
ESPRI data-reduction strategy and error budget for PRIMA
R. Tubbs, N.M. Elias, R. Launhardt, S. Reffert, F. Delplancke, A. Quirrenbach, T. Henning, D. Queloz

IAU Symp. 248, 417, 2008
The ESPRI project: narrow-angle astrometry with VLTI-PRIMA
R. Launhardt, T. Henning, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, F. Delplancke, N.M. Elias, F. Pepe, S. Reffert, D. Ségransan, J. Setiawan, R. Tubbs, the ESPRI Consortium

IAU Symp. 249, 61, 2008
Preparing the exoplanet search with PRIMA: searching for reference stars and target characterization
R. Geisler, J. Setiawan, Th. Henning, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, R. Launhardt, A. Müller, S. Reffert, P. Weise

IAU Symp. 249, 119, 2008
The astrometric data reduction software (ADRS) and error budget for PRIMA
N.M. Elias, R. Köhler, S. Reffert, I. Stilz, R. Launhardt, J. de Jong, A. Quirrenbach, F. Delplancke, Th. Henning, D. Queloz

The Power of Optical/IR Interferometry: Recent Scientific Results and 2nd Generation Instrumentation
ESO Astrophysics Symposia, Springer, p. 551, 2008
The PRIMA Astrometric Planet Search Project
R. Launhardt, E.J. Bakker, P. Ballester, H. Baumeister, P. Bizenberger, H. Bleuler, R. Dändliker, F. Delplancke, F. Derie, M. Fleury, A. Glindemann, D. Gillet, H. Hanenburg, Th. Henning, W. Jaffe, J.A. de Jong, R. Köhler, C. Maire, R. J. Mathar, D. Mégevand, Y. Michellod, P. Müllhaupt, K. Murakawa, F. Pepe, R. S. Le Poole, J. Pragt, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, L. Sache, Y. Salvadé, O. Scherler, D. Séegransan, J. Setiawan, D. Sosnowska, R.N. Tubbs, L. Venema, K. Wagner, L. Weber and R. Wüthrich

SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 7013, p. 76, 2008
The ESPRI Project: astrometric exoplanet search with PRIMA
R. Launhardt, D. Queloz, Th. Henning, A. Quirrenbach, F. Delplancke, L. Andolfato, H. Baumeister, P. Bizenberger, H. Bleuler, B. Chazelas, F. Dérie, L. Di Lieto, T.P. Duc, O. Duvanel, N.M. Elias II, M. Fleury, R. Geisler, D. Gillet, U. Graser, F. Koch, R. Köhler, C. Maire, D. Mégevand, Y. Michellod, J.-M. Moresmau, A. Müller, P. Müllhaupt, V. Naranjo, F. Pepe, S. Reffert, L. Sache, D. Ségransan, Y. Salvadé, T. Schulze-Hartung, J. Setiawan, G. Simond, D. Sosnowska, I. Stilz, B. Tubbs, K. Wagner, L. Weber, P. Weise, L. Zago

SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 7013, p. 119, 2008
The astrometric data-reduction software for exoplanet detection with PRIMA
Nicholas M. Elias II, Rainer Köhler, Ingo Stilz, Sabine Reffert, Ronny Geisler, Andreas Quirrenbach, Jeroen de Jong, Françoise Delplancke, Robert N. Tubbs, Ralf Launhardt, Thomas Henning, Denis Mégevand, Didier Queloz

Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 118, 12059, 2008
Oscillations in Procyon A: First results from a multi-site campaign
S. Hekker, T. Arentoft, H. Kjeldsen, T.R. Bedding, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, S. Reffert, H. Bruntt, R.P. Butler, L.L. Kiss, S.J. O'Toole, E. Kambe, H. Ando, H. Izumiura, B. Sato, M. Hartmann, A.P. Hatzes, T. Appourchaux, C. Barban, G. Berthomieu, F. Bouchy, R.A. García, J.-C. Lebrun, M. Martić, E. Michel, B. Mosser, P.A.P. Nghiem, J. Provost, R. Samadi, F. Thévenin, S. Turck-Chièze, S.A. Bonanno, S. Benatti, R.U. Claudi, R. Cosentino, S. Leccia, S. Frandsen, K. Brogaard, F. Grundahl, H.C. Stempels, M. Bazot, T.H. Dall, C. Karoff, F. Carrier, P. Eggenberger, D. Sosnowska, R.A. Wittenmyer, M. Endl, T.S. Metcalfe
[html] [pdf]

Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 118, 12058, 2008
Radial velocities of giant stars: an investigation of line profile variations
S. Hekker, I.A.G. Snellen, C. Aerts, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, D.S. Mitchell
[html] [pdf]

2007

A&A, 474, 565, 2007
The spin axes orbital alignment of both stars within the eclipsing binary system V1143Cyg using the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect
S. Albrecht, S. Reffert,I. Snellen, A. Quirrenbach, D.S. Mitchell
[html at A&A] [pdf at A&A]

ApJ 665, 785, 2007
Retired A Stars and Their Companions: Exoplanets Orbiting Three Intermediate-Mass Subgiants
John Asher Johnson, Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Jason T. Wright, Peter Driscoll, R. Paul Butler, Saskia Hekker, Sabine Reffert, Steven S. Vogt
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

AJ 133, 2442, 2007
NACO-SDI direct imaging search for the exoplanet Eps Eri b
Markus Janson, Wolfgang Brandner, Thomas Henning, Rainer Lenzen, Barbara McArthur, G. Fritz Benedict, Sabine Reffert, Eric Nielsen, Laird Close, Beth Biller, Stephan Kellner, Eike Guenther, Artie Hatzes, Elena Masciadri, Kerstin Geissler, Markus Hartung
[html at AJ] [pdf at AJ]

Helioseismology, Asteroseismology and MHD Connections (Helas II)
ed. L. Gizon, Journal of Physics, Conference Series, 2007
Radial velocities of giant stars: an investigation of line profile variations
S. Hekker, I.A.G. Snellen, C. Aerts, A. Quirrenbach, S. Reffert, D.S. Mitchell
[available at astro-ph]

Helioseismology, Asteroseismology and MHD Connections (Helas II)
ed. L. Gizon, Journal of Physics, Conference Series, 2007
Oscillations in Procyon A: First results from a multi-site campaign
S. Hekker, S. Reffert, T.R. Bedding, and 45 co-authors
[available at astro-ph]

Solar and Stellar Physics Through Eclipses
ed. O. Demircan, S.O. Selam & B. Albayrak, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 370, 218, 2007
The Rossiter-McLaughlin Effect in the Eclipsing Binary System V1143 Cyg -- First Results
S. Albrecht, S. Reffert, A. Quirrenbach, D.S. Mitchell, I. Snellen
[abstract at ASP]

Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVI
ed. R.A. Shaw, F. Hill & D.J. Bell, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 376, 289, 2007
The PRIMA Astrometric Data Reduction Software
J.A. de Jong, F. Delplancke, R. Palsa, P. Ballester, A. Quirrenbach, N. Elias, S. Reffert, R. Köhler, R. Launhardt, R. Tubbs, I. Stilz, T. Henning, D. Mégevand, D. Ségransan, F. Pepe, D. Queloz
[abstract at ASP]

2006

ApJ 652, 661, 2006
Precise Radial Velocities of Giant Stars II. Pollux and its Planetary Companion
Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach, David S. Mitchell, Simon Albrecht, Saskia Hekker, Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, R. Paul Butler
[html at ApJ] [pdf at ApJ]

A&A 454, 943, 2006
Precise Radial Velocities of Giant Stars I. Stable Stars
S. Hekker, S. Reffert, A. Quirrenbach, D.S. Mitchell, D.A. Fischer, G.W. Marcy, R.P. Butler
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A&A 449, 699, 2006
Hipparcos Astrometric Orbits for two Brown Dwarf Companions: HD 38529 and HD 168443
Sabine Reffert, Andreas Quirrenbach
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Distant Worlds: Proceedings of the Asteroseismology Session, JENAM 2005
eds. A. Noels & C. Aerts, Communications in Asteroseismology, Vol. 147, p. 121, 2006
Radial velocity variations in K giants: planets or pulsations?
S. Hekker, S. Reffert, A. Quirrenbach

Advances in Stellar Interferometry
SPIE Proceedings, ed. J.D. Monnier, M. Schöller & W. Danchi , Vol. 6268, 2006
The PRIMA Astrometric Planet Search: Goals and Prospects
Sabine Reffert, Damien Ségransan, Ralf Launhardt, Thomas Henning, Didier Queloz, Andreas Quirrenbach, Francesco Pepe, Johny Setiawan, Patrick Weise

2005

A&A 433, 151, 2005
Identification of a complete sample of northern ROSAT All-Sky Survey X-ray sources
VIII. The late-type stellar component

F.-J. Zickgraf, J. Krautter, S. Reffert, J.M. Alcalá, R. Mujica, E. Covino, M.F. Sterzik

AAS 207, #117.02, 2005
Studying X-Ray Binaries with SIM: The Mass of the Neutron Star in Vela X-1
Tomsick, J.A., Quirrenbach, A., Reffert, S.

Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes
ASP Conf. Series Vol. 338, 81, 2005
Chossing Suitable Target, Reference and Calibration Stars for the PRIMA Astrometric Planet Search
Sabine Reffert, Ralf Launhardt, Saskia Hekker, Thomas Henning, Didier Queloz, Andreas Quirrenbach, Damien Ségransan, Johny Setiawan
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Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes
ASP Conf. Series Vol. 308, 146, 2005
PRIMA Astrometry Operations and Software
E.J. Bakker, R. Tubbs, A. Quirrenbach, W. Jaffe, R. Le Poole, S. Reffert, J. de Jong

Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes
ASP Conf. Series Vol. 308, 167, 2005
Towards High-Precision Ground-Based Astrometry: Differential Delay Lines for PRIMA@VLTI
R. Launhardt, Th. Henning, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, E.J. Bakker, H. Baumeister, P. Bizenberger, H. Bleuler, R. Dändliker, F. Delplancke, F. Derie, M. Fleury, A. Glindemann, D. Gillet, H. Hanenburg, W. Jaffe, J.A. de Jong, R. Köhler, C. Maire, R.J. Mathar, Y. Michellod, P. Müllhaupt, K. Murakawa, F. Pepe, R.S. Le Poole, J. Pragt, S. Reffert, L. Sache, O. Scherler, D. Ségransan, J. Setiawan, D. Sosnowska, R.N. Tubbs, L. Venema, K. Wagner, L. Weber, R. Wüthrich

AAS 206, #14.10, 2005
Masses and Luminosities of X-Ray Binaries from the Space Interferometry Mission
Tomsick, J.A., Quirrenbach, A., Frink, S.

2004

Bioastronomy 2002: Life Among the Stars
Proceedings of IAU Symposium #213, eds. R. Norris & F. Stootman, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, p. 65, 2004
Masses and Orbits of Extrasolar Planets: Preparation of Astrometric Observing Programs
A. Quirrenbach, S. Frink, D. Mitchell

New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
SPIE Proceedings, ed. W.Traub, Vol. 5491, p. 1166, 2004
Preparing the PRIMA Astrometric Planet Search: Selecting Suitable Target and Reference Stars
S. Frink, S. Hekker, R. Launhardt, J. Setiawan, D. Ségransan, A. Quirrenbach, T. Henning, D. Queloz

New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
SPIE Proceedings, ed. W.Traub, Vol. 5491, p. 1212, 2004
Preliminary software architecture for the PRIMA astrometric Data Analysis Facility
J. de Jong, E. Bakker, W. Jaffe, S. Frink

New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
SPIE Proceedings, ed. W.Traub, Vol. 5491, p. 424, 2004
The PRIMA Astrometric Planet Search Project
A. Quirrenbach, T. Henning, D. Queloz, S. Albrecht, E. Bakker, H. Baumeister, P. Bizenberger, H. Bleuler, R. Dändliker, J. de Jong, M. Fleury, S. Frink, D. Gillet, W. Jaffe, S.H. Hanenburg, S. Hekker, R. Launhardt, R. le Poole, C. Maire, R. Mathar, P. Mullhaupt, K. Murakawa, F. Pepe, J. Pragt, L. Sache, O. Scherler, D. Ségransan, J. Setiawan, D. Sosnowska, R. Tubbs, L. Venema, K. Wagner, L. Weber, R. Wuethrich

New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
SPIE Proceedings, ed. W.Traub, Vol. 5491, p. 1203, 2004
PRIMA Astrometry Operations and Software
Eric J. Bakker, Andreas Quirrenbach, Robert N. Tubbs, Damien Ségransan, Ralf Launhardt, Lars B. Venema, René Dändliker, Jeroen de Jong, Sabine Frink, Dennis Gillet, Saskia Hekker, Thomas Henning, Walter Jaffe, Rudolf le Poole, Philippe Müllhaupt, Koji Murakawa, Francesco Pepe, Didier Queloz, Laurent Sache, Johny Setiawan, Danuta Sosnowska, Rolf Wuethrich

Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun 13,
ESA-SP Series
Late-type field stars in the RASS at high galactic lattitude
F.-J. Zickgraf, J. Krautter, S. Frink, J.M. Alcalá, R. Mujica, E. Covino, M.F. Sterzik

2003

AN 324, 543, 2003
Proper motion and X-ray selected search for new members of the young TW Hya association
K. Tachihara, R. Neuhäuser, S. Frink, E. Guenther
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ASP Conference Series 289, 59, 2003
Proper Motion and X-ray Selected Search for New Members in the TW Hya Association of Young Stars
K. Tachihara, R. Neuhäuser, S. Frink, E. Guenther

AAS 203, #17.03, 2003
Four Substellar Companions Found Around K Giant Stars
D.S. Mitchell, S. Frink, A. Quirrenbach, D.A. Fischer, G.W. Marcy, R.P. Butler

Towards Other Earths: DARWIN/TPF and the Search for Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets,
ESA SP-539, p.413, 2003
Upper Mass Limits for Known Radial Velocity Planets from Hipparcos Intermediate Astrometric Data
Sabine Frink
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2002

ApJ 576, 478, 2002
Discovery of a Substellar Companion to the K2 III Giant ι Draconis
Sabine Frink, David S. Mitchell, Andreas Quirrenbach, Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, R. Paul Butler
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PASP 114, 35, 2002
The distance to SN 1999em in NGC 1637 from the Expanding Photosphere Method
Douglas C. Leonard, Alexei V. Fillipenko, Elinor L. Gates, Weidong Li, Ronald G. Eastman, Aaron J. Barth, Schelte J. Bus, Ryan Chornock, Alison L. Coil, Sabine Frink, Carol A. Grady, Alan W. Harris, Matthew A. Malkan, Thomas Matheson, Andreas Quirrenbach, Richard R. Treffers

2001

ApJ 551, 1107, 2001
Planetary Companions to HD 12661, HD 92788, HD 38529 and Variations in Keplerian Residuals of Extrasolar Planets
Debra A. Fischer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, R. Paul Butler, Steven S. Vogt, Sabine Frink, Kevin Apps

PASP 113, 173, 2001
A Strategy for Identifying the Grid Stars for the Space Interferometry Mission (SIM)
Sabine Frink, Andreas Quirrenbach, Debra Fischer, Siegfried Röser, Elena Schilbach

ASP Conference Series 244, 16, 2001
Kinematic Distances to TW Hya Member Stars via the Convergent Point Method
Sabine Frink

ASP Conference Series 228, 431, 2001
T Tauri Stars in Taurus-Auriga - Members of the Pleiades Supercluster?
Sabine Frink

ASP Conference Series 242, 183, 2001
Spectroscopy of the Peculiar Emission Line Star MWC 349
Andreas Quirrenbach, Sabine Frink, Clemens Thum

ASP Conference Series 223, 257, 2001
The late-type stellar component in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey at high galactic latitude
F.-J. Zickgraf, J.M. Alcalá, E. Covino, J. Krautter, I. Appenzeller, S. Frink, M.F. Sterzik

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 198, #62.01, 2001
Astrometric Grid and Reference Stars for the Space Interferometry Mission
S. Frink, A. Quirrenbach, D.A. Fischer

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 198, #62.08, 2001
SIM Search for Terrestrial Planets
D.A. Fischer, G.W. Marcy, B.R. Oppenheimer, A. Quirrenbach, S. Frink, D.G. Monet, J. Scargle, R.P. Butler

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 198, #62.11, 2001
Masses and Luminosities of X-Ray Binaries from the Space Interferometry Mission
J.A. Tomsick, A. Quirrenbach, S. Frink

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 199, #61.04, 2001
Discovery of a Substellar Companion to the K Giant Star ι Dra
S. Frink, D.S. Mitchell, A. Quirrenbach, D.A. Fischer, G.W. Marcy

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 199, #92.03, 2001
Radial Velocity Variations of K Giant Stars
D.S. Mitchell, S. Frink, A. Quirrenbach, D.A. Fischer

2000

A&A Suppl. 146, 323, 2000
Search for young stars among ROSAT All-Sky Survey X-ray sources in and around the R CrA dark cloud
R. Neuhäuser, F.M. Walter, E. Covino, J.M. Alcalá, S.J. Wolk, S. Frink, P. Guillout, M.F. Sterzik, F. Comerón

AJ 120, 950, 2000
Timescales of disk evolution and planet formation
W. Brandner, H. Zinnecker, J.M. Alcalá, F. Allard, E. Covino, S. Frink, R. Köhler, M. Kunkel, A. Moneti, A. Schweitzer

Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2000: 27-31 March 2000, Munich, Germany
K Giants as Astrometric Reference Stars for the Space Interferometry Mission
S. Frink, A. Quirrenbach, D. Fischer, S. Röser, E. Schilbach

A&A 359, 181, 2000
A study of Li-rich stars discovered by ROSAT in Taurus-Auriga
R. Wichmann, G. Torres, C.H.F. Melo, S. Frink, S. Allain, J. Bouvier, J. Krautter, E. Covino, R. Neuhäuser

1999

PhD Thesis, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 1999
Kinematics of T Tauri Stars in nearby Star Forming Regions
Sabine Frink

Working on the Fringe, ASP Conference Series, eds. S.C.Unwin & R.V.Stachnik, Vol.194, p.128-133, 1999
Testing Hipparcos K giants as grid stars for SIM
Sabine Frink, Andreas Quirrenbach, Siegfried Röser, Elena Schilbach

AG Abstract Series 15, 1999 (L02)
The late-type stellar component in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey at high galactic latitude
F.-J. Zickgraf, J.M. Alcalá, J. Krautter, M.F. Sterzik, I. Appenzeller, S. Frink, E. Covino

1998

A&A 338, 442, 1998
Kinematics of T Tauri stars in Chamaeleon
Sabine Frink, Siegfried Röser, Juan M. Alcalá, Elvira Covino, Wolfgang Brandner

A&A 334, 873, 1998
Optical and X-ray monitoring, Doppler imaging, and space motion of the young star Par 1724 in Orion
R. Neuhäuser, S.J. Wolk, G. Torres, Th. Preibisch, N.M. Stout-Batalha, A.P. Hatzes, S. Frink, R. Wichmann, E. Covino, J.M. Alcalá, W. Brandner, F.M. Walter, M.F. Sterzik, R. Köhler

A&A 333, 619, 1998
A Lithium Survey for T Tauri stars in the Upper Scorpius OB Association
Th. Preibisch, E. Guenther, H. Zinnecker, M.F. Sterzik, S. Frink, S. Röser

10th Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun,
ASP Conference Series 154, eds. R.A.Donahue & J.A.Bookbinder, p.1748-1754, 1998
Kinematics of lithium-rich stars south of Taurus
R. Neuhäuser, S. Frink, G. Torres, M.F. Sterzik, S. Röser, S. Randich
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10th Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun,
ASP Conference Series 154, eds. R.A.Donahue & J.A.Bookbinder, p.1836-1845, 1998
Young Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets as Companions to weak-line T Tauri stars
W. Brandner, S. Frink, R. Köhler, M. Kunkel
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10th Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun,
ASP Conference Series 154, eds. R.A.Donahue & J.A.Bookbinder, p.1780-1786, 1998
T Tauri stars in the Scorpius Centaurus OB Association
Th. Preibisch, H. Zinnecker, E. Guenther, M.F. Sterzik, S. Frink, S. Röser
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AG Abstract Series 14, 103, 1998 (P08)
Proper Motion Study of the Orion Nebula Cluster
S. Frink, P. Kroupa, S. Röser

AG Abstract Series 14, 16, 1998 (B15)
Low-Mass Star Formation in the Upper Scorpius OB Association
Th. Preibisch, H. Zinnecker, E. Guenther, M. Sterzik, S. Frink, S. Röser

Protostars and Planets IV
Photometric and spectroscopic monitoring of P1724 in Orion
R. Neuhäuser, S.J. Wolk, G. Torres, Th. Preibisch, N.M. Stout-Batalha, A.P. Hatzes, S. Frink, R. Wichmann, E. Covino, J.M. Alcalá, W. Brandner, F.M. Walter, M.F. Sterzik, R. Köhler, F. Bertoldi

The message of the angles - astrometry from 1798 to 1998
Proc. AG Spring Meeting Gotha, eds. P.Brosche, W.R.Dick, O.Schwarz, R.Wielen, Acta Hist. Astron. 3, 1998
Spatial distribution and kinematics of T Tauri stars discovered with ROSAT
R. Neuhäuser, S. Frink, S. Röser, G. Torres, W. Brandner, J.M. Alcalá, E. Covino, R. Wichmann

1997

A&A 325, 613-622, 1997
New proper motions of pre-main sequence stars in Taurus-Auriga
S. Frink, S. Röser, R. Neuhäuser, M.F. Sterzik

Bull. American Astron. Soc. 190, #41.04, 1997
Substellar Companions to weak-line T Tauri stars
W. Brandner, J.M. Alcalá, E. Covino, S. Frink

The Messenger 89, 37, 1997
An ESO 3.6m/Adaptive Optics Search for Young Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets
W. Brandner, J.M. Alcalá, Frink, S., Kunkel, M.

Proceedings of the Palermo Workshop on Cool Stars in Clusters and Associations:
Magnetic Activity and Age Indicators
,
MmSAI 68, eds. G.Micela, R.Pallavicini & S.Sciortino, p.1061, 1997
P 1724 and RXJ 0511.2+1031 - run-away T Tauri stars?
R. Neuhäuser, G. Torres, S. Frink, E. Covino, J.M. Alcalá

AG Abstract Series 13, 183, 1997 (P21)
The young star P1724 in Orion - a runaway T Tauri star?
R. Neuhäuser, G. Torres, S. Wolk, S. Frink, M.F. Sterzik

AG Abstract Series 13, 182, 1997 (P20)
Kinematics of T Tauri stars in and around nearby associations
S. Frink, S. Röser, J.M. Alcalá, E. Covino, Th. Preibisch, M. Kunkel, R. Neuhäuser

AG Abstract Series 13, 181, 1997 (P19)
The Low-Mass Pre-Main Sequence Stars in the Scorpius Centaurus OB Association
Th. Preibisch, H. Zinnecker, E. Guenther, M.F. Sterzik, S. Frink, S. Röser, M. Kunkel

AG Abstract Series 13, 23, 1997 (SB09)
A Lithium Survey for X-ray quiet T Tauri Stars in the Scorpius Centaurus OB Association
Th. Preibisch, E. Guenther, S. Frink, S. Röser, H. Zinnecker

1996

A&A 314, 430-437, 1996
Derivation of the galactic rotation curve using space velocities
S. Frink, B. Fuchs, S. Röser, R. Wielen

AG Abstract Series 12, 80, 1996 (E12)
A Search for kinematical members of the Scorpio-Centaurus OB association
S. Frink, S. Röser

IAU Symposium No. 169: Unsolved Problems of the Milky Way , eds. L. Blitz & P. Teuben, p. 689-695, 1996
Proper motion study of the galactic rotation curve
B. Fuchs, S. Frink, S. Röser, R. Wielen

1995

Diplomarbeit, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 1995
Die Rotation der Milchstrasse abgeleitet aus Eigenbewegungen
Sabine Frink

AG Abstract Series 11, 196, 1995 (P59)
Proper Motion Study of the Galactic Rotation Curve
S. Frink, B. Fuchs, R. Wielen
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