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28.June.2006 We moved to the house on site

26.June.2006 Submitted to ApJL paper A Curious New Milky Way Satellite in Ursa Major, appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0606633).

13.June.2006 We have received referee report for the paper "HI in XMD Galaxies. III. GMRT observations of BCG HS~0822+3542".

06.June.2006 We have observed GRB 060605 with SALT and have submitted circular to the GCN "SALT spectroscopy of GRB 060605".

22.May.2006 The paper "HI in XMD Galaxies. III. GMRT observations of BCG HS~0822+3542" have been submitted in MNRAS.

09.March.2006 We have received referee report for the paper "High-quality Spectrophotometry of the Planetary Nebula in Fornax dSph".

03.March.2006 I had a talk "Low Surface Brightness Galaxies with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" at SAAO colloquium.

26.January.2006 We have submitted to A&A paper "High-quality Spectrophotometry of the Planetary Nebula in Fornax dSph".

04.January.2006 We have received referee report for the paper "Andromeda X, A New Dwarf Spheroidal Satellite of M31: Photometry" was submitted to ApJL.

31.December.2005 ***** Happy New Year !!!!! *****

16.December.2005 We have submitted to ApJL paper "Andromeda X, A New Dwarf Spheroidal Satellite of M31: Photometry"

04.December.2005 My first SALT on-duty visit started.

14-18.November.2005 I participated at IAU SYMPOSIUM 232: "The Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes".

10.November.2005 SALT inaguration.

02-03.November.2005 We moved from Munich to Cape Town where I have got the position of SALT astronomer.

8.September.2005 DR4 paper accepted for publication.

11.August.2005 The paper HS 2134+0400 - new very metal-poor galaxy, a representative of void population?, appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0508255).

02.August.2005 The paper Study of DDO~68: nearest candidate young galaxy?, appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0507658).

29.July.2005 The paper The Fourth Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0507711).

08.July.2005 Our paper "Study of DDO 68: nearest candidate young galaxy?" has now been accepted for publication in A&A.

05.July.2005 We put our paper "The Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies VI. The Sixth List of 126 Galaxies" on astro-ph (astro-ph/0507082). Here is this accepted paper with full-resolution figures.

27.June--02.July.2005 I had travel to Gdansk (Poland) for the conference on "Planetary Nebulae as astronomical tools".

25.June.2005 We have resubmitted our paper "Study of DDO 68: nearest candidate young galaxy?" with improvements based on referee comments.

21.June.2005 Our paper "Spectrophotometry of Sextans A and B: Chemical Abundances of HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae" has now been accepted for publication by AJ. Here is this accepted paper with full-resolution figures.

15.June.2005 Our paper "The Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies VI. The Sixth List of 126 Galaxies" has now been accepted for publication by A&A.

03.June.2005 We have resubmitted the paper "Spectrophotometry of Sextans A and B: Chemical Abundances of HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae" with improvements based on referee comments.

22.May--01.June.2005 Science visit to IAA (Granada, Spain).

03.May.2005 We have received referee report for our paper "Study of DDO 68: nearest candidate young galaxy?" was submitted to A&A.

21.April--01.May.2005 On-duty travel to LaSilla (Chile).

15.April.2005 We have received referee report for the paper "Fossil disk-like structure in the merger galaxy NGC 1316" was submitted to A&A.

13.April.2005 We have resubmitted the paper "The Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies VI. The Sixth List of 126 Galaxies" with improvements following the referee comments.

31.March.2005 We have received referee report for the paper "Spectrophotometry of Sextans A and B: Chemical Abundances of HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae".

21.March.2005 We have submitted to A&A our paper "Study of DDO 68: nearest candidate young galaxy?"

13.March.2005 The paper "The C4 Clustering Algorithm: Clusters of Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" has now been accepted for publication by AJ and will appear on astro-ph this week.

01.March.2005 The paper "Spectrophotometry of Sextans A and B: Chemical Abundances of HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0502562). Here is this paper with full-resolution figures.

27.February.2005 The paper Spectrophotometry of Sextans A and B: Chemical Abundances of HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae was submitted to AJ.

22.February.2005 We have received referee report for the paper "The Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies VI. The Sixth List of 126 Galaxies" was submitted to A&A. I am surprised how slowly the process is! We have got the referee reaction only after 3 months of submission!

21.February.2005 I have registrated for the conference on "Planetary Nebulae as astronomical tools".

25.December.2004 I have prepared poster for AAS "New Planetary Nebulae in the Outer Disk and Halo of M31".

01.December.2004 Our paper entitled "The Hamburg/SAO Survey for Emission-Line Galaxies VI. The Sixth List of 126 Galaxies" was submitted to A&A.

18.November.2004 The paper The Third Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey was accepted for publication by AJ.

08.November.2004 The paper "Sloan Digital Sky Survey Imaging of Low Galactic Latitude Fields: Technical Summary and Data Release" appeared in AJ (2004,AJ,128,2577).

20.October.2004 The abstract for the next AAS meeting was submitted.

12.October.2004 The paper The Third Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey was submitted to AJ and appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0410239).

08.October.2004 Our 2.2m CalarAlto observations had started last night. See more information about it on my PNe page.

01.October.2004 I have started to work for ESO. All my family moved to Garching.

28.September.2004 The paper Sloan Digital Sky Survey Imaging of Low Galactic Latitude Fields: Technical Summary and Data Release was accepted and appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0409700).

17.September.2004 My ESO visit to support Phase 2 have finished.

26.August.2004 It was the Phase 2 deadline for ESO time with WFI and FEROS are mounted at 2.2m at LaSilla. I have 36 runs in total to support for this period.

23.August.2004 16.August.2004 My ESO visit to support Phase 2 have started.

07.July.2004 Our contribution Spectroscopy of PNe in Sextans A, Sextans B, NGC 3109 and Fornax to proceedings of the ESO Workshop on "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0407133).

05.July.2004 We have resubmitted improved version of the paper "A New Giant Stellar Structure Near the Outer Halo of M31".

27.June.2004 It was the deadline of Phase2 preparation for MPG time with WFI 2.2m.

20.June.2004 I prepared some version of contributions to proceedings of the ESO Workshop on "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way"

18.June.2004 I had talk at MPIA Galaxy Seminar: "Probing Chemical Evolution and Homogeneity of four nearby galaxies".

01.June.2004 Our paper SBS 0335-052 E and W: implications of new broad-band and Ha-photometry, appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0405610).

31.May.2004 Our new SDSS press release appeared: Andromeda 9 - The Faintest Galaxy Ever

27-30.May.2004 We are preparing 4 posters for VAK2004 (Russia) in Moscow.

28.May.2004 I have prepared poster for AAS in Denver "Probing Chemical Evolution and Homogeneity of three Local Group galaxies" (A4-format PS-file of this poster).

27.May.2004 We have prepared improved version of our poster for AAS in Denver "Planetary Nebulae in the Outer Disk and Halo of M31" (A4-format PS-file of this poster).

19-21.May.2004 I had travel to ESO (Garching) for the ESO workshop "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way". I presented there: 07.May.2004 The paper entitled "Sloan Digital Sky Survey Imaging of Low Galactic Latitude Fields: Technical Data and Data Release" is submitted to AJ.

05.May.2004 Our paper entitled "HS 0837+4717 - a metal-deficient blue compact galaxy with large nitrogen excess" appeared in A&A (2004,A&A,419,469).

05.May.2004 We have received referee report for the paper "Andromeda IX: A New Dwarf Spheroidal Satellite of M31"

04.May.2004 My talk "Spectroscopy of PNe in Sextans A, Sextans B, NGC 3109 and Fornax" was accepted for the ESO workshop "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way".

21.April.2004 I registrated the poster "Planetary Nebulae in the Outer Disk and Halo of M31" for the ESO workshop "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way".

20.April.2004 We were informed that our paper "SBS 0335-052 E and W: implications of new broad-band and Ha-photometry" was accepted for publication by A&A.

15.April.2004 The paper "Andromeda IX: A New Dwarf Spheroidal Satellite of M31" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0404268).

14.April.2004 The paper "Andromeda IX: A New Dwarf Spheroidal Satellite of M31" was submitted to ApJ Letters.

9.April.2004 Our paper "HS 0837+4717 - a metal-deficient blue compact galaxy with large nitrogen excess" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0404171).

08.April.2004 My poster presentation "Probing Chemical Evolution and Homogeneity of three Local Group galaxies" has been scheduled for AAS meeting in Denver.

7.April.2004 Our paper "Strong Emission Line HII Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Catalog of DR1 Objects with Oxygen Abundances from Te Measurements" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0404133).

02.April.2004 The paper "Strong Emission Line HII Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Catalog of DR1 Objects with Oxygen Abundances from Te Measurements" is scheduled for the ApJS August 2004, v153 issue.

31.March.2004
  • The paper "Strong Emission Line HII Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Catalog of DR1 Objects with Oxygen Abundances from Te Measurements" was accepted for publication by ApJS.
  • I have registrated for the ESO workshop "Planetary Nebulae beyond the Milky Way".
  • We have submitted one more ESO proposal.
30.March.2004 One proposal for ESO have been prepared and submitted.

24-27.March.2004 I had visit to Basel.

23.March.2004 The abstract for the next AAS meeting in Denver was submitted.

19.March.2004 The paper "The Second Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" was accepted for publication by AJ.

23.February-19.March.2004 I had visit to Munich for WFI Phase 2 supporting.

16.March.2004 The paper "The Second Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0403325).

14.March.2004 Three proposals for Calar Alto have been prepared and submitted.

10.March.2004 MPG Phase 2 deadline for WFI supporting. I have 7 runs for this period.

8.March.2004 The paper entitled "The Second Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey" was submitted to AJ.

26.February.2004 ESO Phase 2 deadline for WFI supporting. I have 15 runs for this period.

20.February.2004 Our paper entitled "Low Surface Brightness Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Search Method and Test Sample" appeared in AJ (2004,AJ,127,704).

19.February.2004 Our paper "HS 0837+4717 - a metal-deficient blue compact galaxy with large nitrogen excess" was accepted for publication by A&A.

15.February.2004 Three nights of observations with NTT (EMMI) have been done. Great weather! Excellent data (I think so :-)).

8.February.2004 I have started to Chile for NTT observations and 2p2 supporting duty trip.

7.February.2004 We have resubmitted the paper "Strong Emission Line HII Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Catalog of DR1 Objects with Oxygen Abundances from Te Measurements".

5.February.2004
  • I had visit in Munich to get Chilean visa.
  • We have resubmitted the paper "HS 0837+4717 - a metal-deficient blue compact galaxy with large nitrogen excess" after all changes following to referee's report.

29.January.2004 We have received referee report for the paper "A New Giant Stellar Structure Near the Outer Halo of M31: Satellite or Stream?".

9.January.2004 The paper "A New Giant Stellar Structure Near the Outer Halo of M31: Satellite or Stream?" appeared in astro-ph (astro-ph/0401098).

8.January.2004 We have submitted the paper "A New Giant Stellar Structure Near the Outer Halo of M31: Satellite or Stream?" to ApJ Letters.

8.January.2004 We have resubmitted the paper "SBS0335-052E and W: implications of new broad-band and Ha-photometry" with all changes were done following to referee's report.

7.January.2004 Our poster "The metallicity-luminosity relation for Low Surface Brightness Galaxies"appeared at AAS meeting. Here you may find A4-format PS-file of this poster.

5.January.2004 Our new SDSS press release appeared: COULD GALACTIC FIND BE ANDROMEDA'S FOOD? SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY REVEALS GIANT CLUMP OF STARS NEAR THE ANDROMEDA GALAXY

18.September.2003 We have submitted our paper entitled "Strong Emission Line HII Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Catalog of DR1 Objects with Oxygen Abundances from Te Measurements" to ApJS.

18.August.2003 Our new SDSS press release appeared: "New Metal-poor Galaxies: The Youngest in the Universe?"


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