Rachel Street

Project Scientist


  • OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb: First Spitzer Bulge Planet Lies Near the Planet/Brown-Dwarf Boundary
    eprint arXiv:1710.09974
  • RoboTAP - target priorities for robotic microlensing observations
    ArXiv e-prints, 2017
  • pyLIMA : an open source package for microlensing modeling. I. presentation of the software and analysis on single lens models
    eprint arXiv:1709.08704
  • Science-Driven Optimization of the LSST Observing Strategy
    eprint arXiv:1708.04058
  • Ground-based parallax confirmed by Spitzer: binary microlensing event MOA-2015-BLG-020
    The Astrophysical Journal, 2017 845 2
  • MOA-2016-BLG-227Lb: A Massive Planet Characterized by Combining Lightcurve Analysis and Keck AO Imaging
    eprint arXiv:1704.01724
  • Faint source star planetary microlensing: the discovery of the cold gas giant planet OGLE-2014-BLG-0676Lb
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2017 466 3
  • Variable stars in the bulge globular cluster NGC 6401
    eprint arXiv:1610.09911
  • Maximizing Science in the Era of LSST: A Community-Based Study of Needed US Capabilities
    eprint arXiv:1610.01661
  • The First Circumbinary Planet Found by Microlensing: OGLE-2007-BLG-349L(AB)c
    The Astronomical Journal, Volume 152, Issue 5, article id. 125, 14 pp. (2016).
  • WASP-86b and WASP-102b: super-dense versus bloated planets
    eprint arXiv:1608.04225
  • A Reverberation-Based Black Hole Mass for MCG-06-30-15
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 830, Issue 2, article id. 136, 13 pp. (2016)
  • First simultaneous microlensing observations by two space telescopes: $Spitzer$ & $Swift$ reveal a brown dwarf in event OGLE-2015-BLG-1319
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 831, Issue 2, article id. 183, 11 pp. (2016)
  • Many new variable stars discovered in the core of the globular cluster NGC 6715 (M54) with EMCCD observations
    eprint arXiv:1605.06141
  • The OGLE-III planet detection efficiency from six years of microlensing observations (2003-2008)
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 457, Issue 2, p.1320-1331
  • Campaign 9 of the K2 Mission: Observational Parameters, Scientific Drivers, and Community Involvement for a Simultaneous Space- and Ground-based Microlensing Survey
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of Pacific, Volume 128, Issue 970, pp. 124401 (2016)
  • Spitzer Microlensing Program as a Probe for Globular Cluster Planets. Analysis of OGLE-2015-BLG-0448
  • Exploring the crowded central region of 10 Galactic globular clusters using EMCCDs. Variable star searches and new discoveries
    eprint arXiv:1512.07913
  • Red Noise versus Planetary Interpretations in the Microlensing Event Ogle-2013-BLG-446
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 812, Issue 2, article id. 136, 11 pp. (2015).
  • Mass Measurements of Isolated Objects from Space-based Microlensing
    eprint arXiv:1510.02097
  • Spitzer Parallax of OGLE-2015-BLG-0966: A Cold Neptune in the Galactic Disk
    eprint arXiv:1508.07027
  • Spitzer Microlens Measurement of a Massive Remnant in a Well-Separated Binary
    eprint arXiv:1508.06636
  • OGLE-2012-BLG-0563Lb: A Saturn-mass Planet around an M Dwarf with the Mass Constrained by Subaru AO Imaging
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 809, Issue 1, article id. 74, 16 pp. (2015).
  • MOA-2007-BLG-197: Exploring the brown dwarf desert
    eprint arXiv:1505.06037
  • The central star candidate of the planetary nebula Sh2-71: photometric and spectroscopic variability
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 451, Issue 1, p.5389-5396
  • Weighted tensor products of Joyal species, graphs, and charades
    eprint arXiv:1503.02783
  • A Census of Variability in Globular Cluster M68 (NGC 4590)
    eprint arXiv:1502.07345
  • Reanalyses of Anomalous Gravitational Microlensing Events in the OGLE-III Early Warning System Database with Combined Data
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 804, Issue 1, article id. 38, 11 pp. (2015).
  • KELT-7b: A Hot Jupiter Transiting a Bright V = 8.54 Rapidly Rotating F-star
    The Astronomical Journal, Volume 150, Issue 1, article id. 12, 14 pp. (2015).
  • Pathway to the Galactic Distribution of Planets: Combined Spitzer and Ground-Based Microlens Parallax Measurements of 21 Single-Lens Events
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 804, Issue 1, article id. 20, 25 pp. (2015).
  • Searching for variable stars in the cores of five metal rich globular clusters using EMCCD observations
  • OGLE-2011-BLG-0265Lb: A Jovian Microlensing Planet Orbiting an M Dwarf
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 804, Issue 1, article id. 33, 12 pp. (2015).
  • NASA ExoPAG Study Analysis Group 11: Preparing for the WFIRST Microlensing Survey
    eprint arXiv:1409.2759
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing. VI. WASP-24, WASP-25 and WASP-26
  • Physical properties of the WASP-67 planetary system from multi-colour photometry
  • Candidate Gravitational Microlensing Events for Future Direct Lens Imaging
  • A Monitoring Campaign for Luhman 16AB. I. Detection of Resolved Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Variability
  • OGLE-LMC-ECL-11893: The discovery of a long-period eclipsing binary with a circumstellar disk
  • Physical properties and transmission spectrum of the WASP-80 planetary system from multi-colour photometry
  • MOA-2011-BLG-262Lb: A Sub-Earth-Mass Moon Orbiting a Gas Giant Primary or a High Velocity Planetary System in the Galactic Bulge
  • Statistical Searches for Microlensing Events in Large, Non-uniformly Sampled Time-Domain Surveys: A Test Using Palomar Transient Factory Data
  • A Super-Jupiter Orbiting a Late-type Star: A Refined Analysis of Microlensing Event OGLE-2012-BLG-0406
  • MOA-2010-BLG-328Lb: A Sub-Neptune Orbiting very Late M Dwarf?
  • Simulator for Microlens Planet Surveys
  • KELT-6b: A P \~ 7.9 Day Hot Saturn Transiting a Metal-poor Star with a Long-period Companion
  • Luhman 16AB: A Remarkable, Variable L/T Transition Binary 2 pc from the Sun
  • Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network
  • EMCCD photometry reveals two new variable stars in the crowded central region of the globular cluster NGC 6981
  • A giant planet beyond the snow line in microlensing event OGLE-2011-BLG-0251
  • Habitable Planets Eclipsing Brown Dwarfs: Strategies for Detection and Characterization
  • Transit timing variations in WASP-10b induced by stellar activity?
  • KELT-3b: A Hot Jupiter Transiting a V = 9.8 Late-F Star
  • KELT-1b: A Strongly Irradiated, Highly Inflated, Short Period, 27 Jupiter-mass Companion Transiting a Mid-F Star
  • OGLE-2008-BLG-510: first automated real-time detection of a weak microlensing anomaly - brown dwarf or stellar binary?
  • Three New Eclipsing White-dwarf-M-dwarf Binaries Discovered in a Search for Transiting Planets around M-dwarfs
  • Qatar-2: A K Dwarf Orbited by a Transiting Hot Jupiter and a More Massive Companion in an Outer Orbit
  • The abstract observatory: an interface for networking telescopes
    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 2018 10704
  • The SOAR Telescope as a node in a time domain followup-network: concepts and plans
    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 2018 10704
  • Astrophysics with New Horizons: Making the Most of a Generational Opportunity
    ArXiv e-prints, 2018
  • The WFIRST Exoplanet Microlensing Survey
    ArXiv e-prints, 2018
  • White Paper: Exoplanetary Microlensing from the Ground in the 2020s
    ArXiv e-prints, 2018
  • The First Post-Kepler Brightness Dips of KIC 8462852
    The Astrophysical Journal, 2018 853 1
  • OGLE-2014-BLG-0289: Precise Characterization of a Quintuple-Peak Gravitational Microlensing Event
    ArXiv e-prints, 2018
  • Measuring the microlensing parallax from various space observatories
    ArXiv e-prints, 2018
  • RoboTAP: Target priorities for robotic microlensing observations
    Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2018 609
  • Extended Baseline Photometry of Rapidly Changing Weather Patterns on the Brown Dwarf Binary Luhman-16
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 812, Issue 2, article id. 161, 21 pp. (2015).
  • A census of variability in globular cluster M 68 (NGC 4590)
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 578, id.A128, 23 pp.
  • Science operations for LCOGT: a global telescope network
  • Dynamic Follow-up of Transient Events with the LCOGT Robotic Telescope Network
    The Third Hot-wiring the Transient Universe Workshop (HTU-III), held 13-15 November, 2013 in Santa Fe, NM. Edited by P.R. Wozniak et al. Online at http://www.slac.stanford.edu/econf/C131113.1/, p. 189-195
  • General-Purpose Software for Managing Astronomical Observing Programs in the LSST Era
    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 2018 10707
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