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Kurtz, Michael

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory staff

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Hwang, Ho Seong, Geller, Margaret J., Park, Changbom, Fabricant, Daniel G., Kurtz, Michael J., Rines, Kenneth J., Kim, Juhan, Diaferio, Antonaldo, Zahid, H. Jabran, Berlind, Perry, Calkins, Michael, Tokarz, Susan, and Moran, Sean. 2016. "HectoMAP and Horizon Run 4: Dense Structures and Voids in the Real and Simulated Universe." The Astrophysical Journal 818:173. https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/818/2/173 2016
    • Geller, Margaret J., Hwang, Ho Seong, Dell'Antonio, Ian P., Zahid, Harus Jabran, Kurtz, Michael J., and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2016. "SHELS: Complete Redshift Surveys of Two Widely Separated Fields." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 224:11. https://doi.org/10.3847/0067-0049/224/1/11 2016
    • Geller, Margaret J., Hwang, Ho Seong, Diaferio, Antonaldo, Kurtz, Michael J., Coe, Dan, and Rines, Kenneth J. 2014. "A Redshift Survey of the Strong-lensing Cluster Abell 383." The Astrophysical Journal 783:52. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/783/1/52 2014
    • Starikova, Svetlana, Jones, Christine, Forman, William R., Vikhlinin, Alexey A., Kurtz, Michael J., Geller, Margaret J., Fabricant, Daniel G., Murray, Stephen S., and Dell'Antonio, Ian P. 2014. "Comparison of Galaxy Clusters Selected by Weak-lensing, Optical Spectroscopy, and X-Rays in the Deep Lens Survey F2 Field." The Astrophysical Journal 786:125. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/786/2/125 2014
    • Utsumi, Yousuke, Miyazaki, Satoshi, Geller, Margaret J., Dell'Antonio, Ian P., Oguri, Masamune, Kurtz, Michael J., Hamana, Takashi, and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2014. "Reducing Systematic Error in Weak Lensing Cluster Surveys." The Astrophysical Journal 786:93. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/786/2/93 2014
    • Geller, Margaret J., Hwang, Ho Seong, Fabricant, Daniel G., Kurtz, Michael J., Dell'Antonio, Ian P., and Zahid, Harus Jabran. 2014. "SHELS: A Complete Galaxy Redshift Survey with R <= 20.6." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 213:35. https://doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/213/2/35 2014
    • Fabricant, Daniel, Chilingarian, Igor, Seong Hwang, Ho, Kurtz, Michael J., Geller, Margaret J., Del''Antonio, Ian P., and Rines, Kenneth J. 2013. "Measuring Galaxy Velocity Dispersions with Hectospec." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 125:1362-1369. https://doi.org/10.1086/673499 2013
    • Rines, Kenneth, Geller, Margaret J., Diaferio, Antonaldo, and Kurtz, Michael J. 2013. "Measuring the Ultimate Halo Mass of Galaxy Clusters: Redshifts and Mass Profiles from the Hectospec Cluster Survey (HeCS)." The Astrophysical Journal 767:15. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/767/1/15 2013
    • Zahid, H. Jabran, Geller, Margaret J., Kewley, Lisa J., Hwang, Ho Seong, Fabricant, Daniel G., and Kurtz, Michael J. 2013. "The Chemical Evolution of Star-forming Galaxies over the Last 11 Billion Years." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 771, L19. IOP Publishing, https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/771/2/L19. 2013
    • Coe, Dan, Umetsu, Keiichi, Zitrin, Adi, Donahue, Megan, Medezinski, Elinor, Postman, Marc, Carrasco, Mauricio, Anguita, Timo, Geller, Margaret J., Rines, Kenneth J., Diaferio, Antonaldo, Kurtz, Michael J., Bradley, Larry, Koekemoer, Anton, Zheng, Wei, Nonino, Mario, Molino, Alberto, Mahdavi, Andisheh, Lemze, Doron, Infante, Leopoldo, Ogaz, Sara, Melchior, Peter, Host, Ole, Ford, Holland, Grillo, Claudio et al. 2012. "CLASH: Precise New Constraints on the Mass Profile of the Galaxy Cluster A2261." The Astrophysical Journal 757:22. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/757/1/22 2012
    • Hwang, Ho Seong, Geller, Margaret J., Kurtz, Michael J., Dell'Antonio, Ian P., and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2012. "SHELS: Optical Spectral Properties of WISE 22 μm Selected Galaxies." The Astrophysical Journal 758:25. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/758/1/25 2012
    • Kurtz, Michael J., Geller, Margaret J., Utsumi, Yousuke, Miyazaki, Satoshi, Dell'Antonio, Ian P., and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2012. "Testing Weak-lensing Maps with Redshift Surveys: A Subaru Field." The Astrophysical Journal 750:168. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/750/2/168 2012
    • Geller, Margaret J., Diaferio, Antonaldo, Kurtz, Michael J., Dell'Antonio, Ian P., and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2012. "The Faint End of the Luminosity Function and Low Surface Brightness Galaxies." The Astronomical Journal 143:102. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/143/4/102 2012
    • Geller, Margaret J., Diaferio, Antonaldo, and Kurtz, Michael J. 2011. "Mapping the Universe: The 2010 Russell Lecture." The Astronomical Journal 142:133. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/142/4/133 2011
    • Westra, Eduard, Geller, Margaret J., Kurtz, Michael J., Fabricant, Daniel G., and Dell'Antonio, Ian. 2010. "Empirical Optical k-Corrections for Redshifts." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 122:1258-1284. https://doi.org/10.1086/657452 2010
    • Westra, Eduard, Geller, Margaret J., Kurtz, Michael J., Fabricant, Daniel G., and Dell'Antonio, Ian. 2010. "Evolution of the H? Luminosity Function." The Astrophysical Journal 708:534-549. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/708/1/534 2010
    • Geller, Margaret J., Kurtz, Michael J., Dell'Antonio, Ian P., Ramella, Massimo, and Fabricant, Daniel G. 2010. "SHELS: Testing Weak-Lensing Maps with Redshift Surveys." The Astrophysical Journal 709:832-850. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/709/2/832 2010
    • Freedman Woods, Deborah, Geller, Margaret J., Kurtz, Michael J., Westra, Eduard, Fabricant, Daniel G., and Dell'Antonio, Ian. 2010. "Triggered Star Formation in Galaxy Pairs at z = 0.08-0.38." The Astronomical Journal 139:1857-1870. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/139/5/1857 2010
    • Fabricant, Daniel G., Kurtz, Michael J., Geller, Margaret J., Caldwell, Nelson, Woods, Deborah, and Dell'Antonio, Ian. 2008. "Spectrophotometry with Hectospec, the MMT's Fiber-Fed Spectrograph." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 120:1222-1232. 2008
    • Brown, Warren R., Beers, Timothy C., Wilhelm, Ronald, Allende Prieto, Carlos, Geller, Margaret J., Kenyon, Scott J., and Kurtz, Michael J. 2008. "The Century Survey Galactic Halo Project. III. a Complete 4300 DEG2 Survey of Blue Horizontal Branch Stars in the Metal-Weak Thick Disk and Inner Halo." The Astronomical Journal 135:564-574. 2008
    • Brown, Warren R., Geller, Margaret J., Kenyon, Scott J., Kurtz, Michael J., and Bromley, Benjamin C. 2007. "Hypervelocity Stars. III. The Space Density and Ejection History of Main-Sequence Stars from the Galactic Center." The Astrophysical Journal, 671 1708–1716. 2007
    • Kurtz, Michael J., Geller, Margaret J., Fabricant, Daniel G., Wyatt, William F., and Dell'Antonio, Ian P. 2007. "mu-PhotoZ: Photometric Redshifts by Inverting the Tolman Surface Brightness Test." The Astronomical Journal 134:1360-1367. 2007

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