• The AUSTRAL VLBI Observing Program

      Weston, S; Plank, L; Lovell, J; McCallum, J; Mayer, D; Reynolds, C; Quick, J; Weston, S; Titov, O; Shabala, S; Bohm, J; Natusch, T; Nickola, M; Gulyaev, S (Springer Journals, 2016)
      The AUSTRAL observing program was started in 2011, performing geodetic and astrometric very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) sessions using the new Australian AuScope VLBI antennas at Hobart, Katherine, and Yarragadee, ...
    • First Scientific VLBI Observations Using New Zealand 30 Metre Radio Telescope Wark30m

      Petrov, L; Natusch, T; Weston, S; McCallum, J; Ellingsen, S; Gulyaev, S (IOP Publishing, 2015)
      We report the results of a successful 24 hour 6.7 GHz VLBI experiment using the 30 meter radio telescope WARK30M near Warkworth, New Zealand, recently converted from a radio telecommunications antenna, and two radio ...
    • Potential Kick Velocity Distribution of Black Hole X-ray Binaries and Implications for Natal Kicks

      Atri, P; Miller-Jones, JCA; Bahramian, A; Plotkin, RM; Jonker, PG; Nelemans, G; Maccarone, TJ; Sivakoff, GR; Deller, AT; Chaty, S; Torres, MAP; Horiuchi, S; McCallum, J; Natusch, T; Phillips, CJ; Stevens, J; Weston, S
      We use Very Long Baseline Interferometry to measure the proper motions of three black hole X-ray binaries (BHXBs). Using these results together with data from the literature and Gaia-DR2 to collate the best available ...