VSOP Literature

Last modified: November 2007

A short list of references to papers and articles related to the VSOP mission and space VLBI are given below. Post-script versions are available of papers with titles in bold-face.

If preparing a paper which uses VSOP data, please include the VSOP Standard Acknowledgment.

Publications

2007

  • "The VSOP 5 GHz Active Galactic Nucleus Survey: V. Imaging Results for the Remaining 140 sources," Authors: R. Dodson, E. B. Fomalont, K. Wiik, S. Horiuchi, H. Hirabayashi, P. G. Edwards, Y. Murata, Y. Asaki, G. A. Moellenbrock, W. K. Scott, A. R. Taylor, L. I. Gurvits, Z. Paragi, S. Frey, Z.-Q. Shen, J. E. J. Lovell, S. J. Tingay, M. J. Rioja, S. Fodor, M. L. Lister, L. Mosoni, G. Coldwell, B. G. Piner, J. Yang Astrophysical Journal Supplement, in press (arXiv:0710.5707)

  • "Physical properties of the jet in 0836+710 revealed by its transversal structure," M. Perucho, A.P. Lobanov, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 469,, L23--L26 (2007)

  • "Verification of the Effectiveness of VSOP-2 Phase Referencing with a Newly Developed Simulation Tool, ARIS," Y. Asaki, H. Sudou, Y. Kono, A. Doi, R. Dodson, N. Pradel, Y. Murata, N. Mochizuki, P.G. Edwards, T. Sasao, E. Fomalont Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 59, 397 (2007)

  • "Design of the Near-term Next Generation Space-VLBI Mission VSOP-2," H. Hirabayashi, Y. Murata, P.G. Edwards, Y. Asaki, N. Mochizuki, M. Inoue, T. Umemoto, S. Kameno, L.I. Gurvits, A.P., Lobanov, in Exploring the Cosmic Frontier: Astrophysical Instruments for the 21st Century, ESO Astrophysics Symposia, European Southern Observatory series. Edited by A.P. Lobanov, J.A. Zensus, C. Cesarsky and P.J. Diamond., (Springer-Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg) p.37 (2007)

    2006

  • "Space very long baseline interferometry observations of polarization in the jet of 3C380," A. Papageorgiou, T.V. Cawthorne, A. Stirling, D.C. Gabuzda, A.G. Polatidis, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 373, 449-456 (2006)

  • "An Extremely Curved Relativistic Jet in PKS 2136+141," T. Savolainen, K. Wiik, E. Valtaoja, M. Kadler, E. Ros, M. Tornikoski, M.F. Aller, H.D. Aller, Astrophysical Journal, 647, 172-184 (2006)

  • "Dual-frequency VSOP Imaging of a High-redshift Radio Quasar PKS 1402+044," J. Yang, L. Gurvits, A. Lobanov, S. Frey, X.-Y. Hong, 2006, Proceedings of the 8th European VLBI Network Symposium, (astro-ph/0611425)

  • "Multi-frequency VSOP and VLBI observations of the quasar 3C309.1," M.P. Gawronski, A.J. Kus, 2006, Proceedings of the 8th European VLBI Network Symposium, (astro-ph/0612573)

  • "The VSOP Survey: Final individual results," R. Dodson, S. Horiuchi, W. Scott, E. Fomalont, Z. Paragi, S. Frey, K. Wiik, H. Hirabayashi, P. Edwards, Y. Murata, G. Moellenbrock, L. Gurvits, S. Tingay, 2006, Proceedings of the 8th European VLBI Network Symposium, (astro-ph/0612373 [pp. 1-3])

  • "The VSOP Survey: Final aggregate results," R. Dodson, S. Horiuchi, W. Scott, E. Fomalont, Z. Paragi, S. Frey, K. Wiik, H. Hirabayashi, P. Edwards, Y. Murata, G. Moellenbrock, L. Gurvits, Z. Shen, J. Lovell, 2006, Proceedings IAU Symposium 238, (astro-ph/0612373 [pp. 4-5])

  • ``Space-VLBI Polarimetry of the BL Lac Object S5 0716+714: Rapid Polarization Variability in the VLBI core,'' Authors: U. Bach, T.P. Krichbaum, A. Kraus, A. Witzel, J.A. Zensus, 2006, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 452, 83 (astro-ph/0511761)

  • "Ten Milliparsec-Scale Structure of the Nucleus Region in Centaurus A," S. Horiuchi, D.L. Meier, R.A. Preston, S.J. Tingay, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 2006, 58, 211-216 (astro-ph/0508445)

  • "VSOP Monitoring of the Compact BL Lac Object AO 0235+164," S. Frey, L.I. Gurvits, D.C. Gabuzda, C.J .Salter, D.R. Altschuler, P. Perillat, M.F. Aller, H.D. Aller, H. Hirabayashi, M.M. Davis, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58, 217-222 (astro-ph/0509528)

  • "Milliarcsecond-Scale Structure in the Gamma-Ray Loud Quasar PKS 1622-297," K. Wajima, H.E. Bignall, H. Kobayashi, H. Hirabayashi, Y. Murata, P.G. Edwards, M. Tsuboi, K. Fujisawa, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58, 223-232

  • "The Parsec-Scale Jet of PKS 0637-752," P.G. Edwards, B.G. Piner, S.J. Tingay, J.E.J. Lovell, J. Kataoka, R. Ojha, Y. Murata, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58 233-241

  • "Milliarcsecond-Scale Spectral Properties and Jet Motions in M87," R. Dodson, P.G. Edwards, H. Hirabayashi, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58, 243-251 (astro-ph/0511383)

  • "Dual-Frequency VSOP Imaging of the Jet in S5 0836+710," A.P. Lobanov, T.P. Krichbaum, A. Witzel, J.A. Zensus, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58, 253-259 (astro-ph/0507667)

  • "The Expanding Radio Lobe of 3C 84 Revealed by VSOP Observations," K. Asada, S. Kameno, Z.-Q. Shen, S. Horiuchi, D.C. Gabuzda, M. Inoue, 2006, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 58, 261-270

    2005

  • ``VSOP Observations of the Gamma-Ray Sources J1733-1304, J1625-2527 and J1015+4926'', A. Nakagawa, P.G. Edwards, Y. Murata, K. Wajima, T. Omodaka, 2005, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 57, 295-308.


    The following papers appear in: Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: The 10th Anniversary of the VLBA, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 340. Eds. J. Romney and M. Reid. (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific)


    2004

  • "The VSOP 5-GHz AGN Survey: IV. The Angular Size/Brightness Temperature Distribution" S. Horiuchi, E.B. Fomalont, W.K. Scott, A.R. Taylor, J.E.J. Lovell, G.A. Moellenbrock, R. Dodson, Y. Murata, H. Hirabayashi, P.G. Edwards, L.I. Gurvits, Z-Q. Shen, 2004, Astrophysical Journal, 616, 110-122. (astro-ph/0407069)

  • "The VSOP 5 GHz AGN Survey: III. Imaging Results for the First 102 Sources" W.K. Scott, E.B. Fomalont, S. Horiuchi, J.E.J. Lovell, G.A. Moellenbrock, R.G. Dodson, P.G. Edwards, G.V. Coldwell, S. Fodor, S. Frey, L.I. Gurvits, H. Hirabayashi, M.L. Lister, L. Mosoni, Y. Murata, Z. Paragi, B.G. Piner, Z.-Q. Shen, A.R. Taylor, S.J. Tingay, 2004, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 155, 33-72. (astro-ph/0407041)

  • "The VSOP 5 GHz AGN Survey II. Data Calibration and Imaging" J.E.J. Lovell, G.A. Moellenbrock, S. Horiuchi, E.B. Fomalont, W.K. Scott, H. Hirabayashi, R.G. Dodson, S.M. Dougherty, P.G. Edwards, S. Frey, L.I. Gurvits, M.L. Lister, D.W. Murphy, Z. Paragi, B.G. Piner, Z.-Q. Shen, A.R. Taylor, S.J. Tingay, Y. Asaki, D. Moffett, Y. Murata, 2004, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 155, 27-31. (astro-ph/0407038)


    The following papers appear in: Proceedings of the 7th European VLBI Network Symposium , 2004. ( on-line version here )


  • "Parsec Scale Properties of Markarian 501" M. Giroletti, G. Giovannini, L. Feretti, W.D. Cotton, P.G. Edwards, L. Lara, A.P. Marscher, J.R. Mattox, B.G. Piner, T. Venturi, 2004, Astrophysical Journal, 600, 127-140 (astro-ph/0309285).

  • "A relativistic helical jet in the gamma-ray AGN 1156+295", X.Y. Hong, D.R. Jiang, L.I. Gurvits, M.A. Garrett, S.T. Garrington, R.T. Schilizzi, N.D. Nan, H. Hirabayashi, W.H. Wang, G.D. Nicolson, 2004, Astronomy and Astrophysics 417, 887-904. (astro-ph/0401627)

    2003

  • "Multi-epoch VSOP observations of 1928+738", D.W. Murphy, R.A. Preston, H. Hirabayashi, 2003, New Astronomy Review, 47, 633-635

  • "Multi-Frequency VSOP and VLBA Polarization Observations of 3C279 and 3C345", C.C. Cheung, D.H. Roberts, J.F.C. Wardle, G.A. Moellenbrock, D.C. Homan in "Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: A Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the VLBA" ASP Conf Series, J.D. Romney & M.J. Reid (eds.), in press (astro-ph/0309408)

  • "VSOP Observations of the EGRET Blazar 1633+382" C.C. Cheung, J.S. Ulvestad, W.T. Vestrand, J.G. Stacy in "Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: A Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the VLBA" ASP Conf Series, J.D. Romney & M.J. Reid (eds.), in press (astro-ph/0309407)

  • "ATCA Monitoring Observations of 202 Compact Radio Sources in Support of the VSOP AGN Survey" S.J. Tingay, D.L. Jauncey, E.A. King, A.K. Tzioumis, J.E.J. Lovell, P.G. Edwards, 2003, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan 55, 351-384.

  • "Space VLBI and High Brightness Temperature Observations" H. Hirabayashi, 2003, in "Radio Astronomy at the Fringe" ASP Conference Series, 300, Eds J. Anton Zensus, Marshall H. Cohen and Eduardo Ros. p. 193-

  • "Highlights from the First Five Years of the VSOP Mission" Hirabayashi, H., Edwards, P.G., Murata, Y., Asaki, Y., Murphy, D.W., Kobyashi, H., Inoue, M., Kameno, S., Umemoto, T., 2003, in "The Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting" Volume I, ASP Conference Series, 289 Eds. Satoru Ikeuchi, John Hearnshaw and Tomoyuki Hanawa. p. 375--379

  • "The VSOP Survey Program of 402 AGN at 5 GHz" P.G. Edwards, H. Hirabayashi, E.B. Fomalont, L.I. Gurvits, S. Horiuchi, J.E.J. Lovell, G.A. Moellenbrock, W.K. Scott, 2003, in "Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting", Volume II, Eds. S. Ikeuchi, J. Hearnshaw, & T. Hanawa, (Astronomical Society of Japan) p. 375-376

  • "The VSOP Data Archive System" S. Sawada-Satoh, Y. Murata, Z.-Q. Shen, P.G. Edwards, H. Hirabayashi, M. Watanabe, H. Baba, F. Nagase 2003, in "Proceedings of the IAU 8th Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting", Volume II, Eds. S. Ikeuchi, J. Hearnshaw, & T. Hanawa, (Astronomical Society of Japan) p. 399-400

  • "Dense Plasma Torus in the GPS Galaxy NGC 1052" S. Kameno, M. Inoue, K. Wajima, S. Sawada-Satoh, Z.-Q. Shen, 2003, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia 20, pp. 134-139

    2002

  • "Space-VLBI observations of OH masers" V.I. Slysh, M.A. Voronkov, I.E. Val'Tts, V. Migenes, K.M. Shibata, T. Umemoto, M. Inoue, 2002, in Cosmic Masers: From Proto-Stars to Black Holes (IAU Symposium 206), Eds V Migenes and M. Reid (ASP) p.105

  • "The Sub-Luminal Parsec-scale Jet of Mkn 501" P.G. Edwards & B.G. Piner, 2002, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 579, L67-L70

  • "The Parsec-Scale Structure and Evolution of PKS 0521-365" S.J. Tingay & P.G. Edwards, 2002, Astronomical Journal, 124, 652

  • "Engineering Accomplishments of the space-VLBI satellite HALCA and the VLBI space observatory programme (VSOP)" H. Hirosawa & H. Hirabayashi, 2002, Recent Research Developments in Electronics and Communications, 1, 1

  • "VSOP space VLBI and Geodetic VLBI Investigations of Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources", S.J. Tingay, J.E. Reynolds, A.K. Tzioumis, D.L. Jauncey, J.E.J. Lovell, R. Dodson, M.E. Costa, P.M. McCulloch, P.G. Edwards, H. Hirabayashi, D.W. Murphy, R.A. Preston, B.G. Piner, G. Nicolson, J. Quick, H. Kobayashi and K.M. Shibata, 2002, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 141, 311

  • "Space VLBI Satellite HALCA and its Engineering Accomplishments", H. Hirabayashi, H. Hirosawa, H. Kobayashi, Y. Murata, T. Kii, P.G. Edwards, M. Natori, T. Takano, Z. Yamamoto, T. Hashimoto, K. Inoue, A. Ohnishi, T. Ohshima, T. Ichikawa, K. Fujisawa, K. Wajima, R. Okayasu, M. Inoue, N. Kawaguchi, S. Kameno, K.M. Shibata, and Y. Asaki, 2002, Acta Astronautica, 50, 301--309


    The following papers appear in: Proceedings of the 6th European VLBI Network Symposium , 2002. ( on-line version here )


    2001

  • "An ESE Event for PSR 0329+54", A. Minter 2001, Astrophysics and Space Science, 278, 159

  • "In the Shadow of the Accretion Disk: Higher Resolution Imaging of the Central Parsec in NGC 4261", D.L. Jones, A.E. Wehrle, B.G. Piner, D.L. Meier, 2001, Astrophysical Journal, 553, 968

  • "Evidence for parsec-scale absorption from VSOP observations of the BL Lacertae object 0735+178", D.C. Gabuzda, J.L. Gomez, I. Agudo, 2001, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 328, 719

  • "VSOP observations of the BL Lac object 2007+777" C. Jin, T.P. Krichbaum, A. Witzel, R. Nan, B. Peng, A. Kraus, A. Lobanov, S. Qian, J.A. Zensus, 2001, Astrophysics and Space Science, 278, 97

  • "VSOP Observations of the X-Ray Binary LS I +61o303" M. Peracaula, J.M. Paredes, A.R. Taylor, S.M. Dougherty, W.K. Scott 2001, Astrophysics and Space Science, 276, 123

  • "A Cosmic Double Helix in the Archetypical Quasar 3C273," A.P. Lobanov and J.A. Zensus 2001, Science, 294 128-131

  • "Space VLBI mission: VSOP" Y. Murata, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, K. Shibata, T. Umemoto and P.G. Edwards 2001, Journal of the Communications Research Laboratory, 48 41-46


    The following papers appear in: Galaxies and their Constituents at the Highest Angular Resolutions (IAU Symposium 205), eds. R.T. Schilizzi, S.N. Vogel, F. Paresce and M. Elvis, 2001


  • "Space-VLBI phase-reference mapping and astrometry," J.C. Guirado, E. Ros, D.L. Jones, J.F. Lestrade, J.M. Marcaide, M.A. Perez-Torres, R.A. Preston 2001, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 371, 766-770 (astro-ph/0104365)

  • "The Pearson-Readhead Survey of Compact Extragalactic Radio Sources From Space. I. The Images," M.L. Lister, S.J. Tingay, D.W. Murphy, B.G. Piner, D.L. Jones, R.A. Preston, 2001, Astrophysical Journal, 554, 948-963 (astro-ph/0102273)

  • "The Pearson-Readhead Survey of Compact Extragalactic Radio Sources From Space. II. Analysis of Source Properties," M.L. Lister, S.J. Tingay, R.A. Preston, 2001, Astrophysical Journal, 554, 964-980 (astro-ph/0102276)

  • "Measuring the Brightness Temperature Distribution of Extragalactic Radio Sources with Space VLBI," S.J. Tingay, R.A. Preston, M.L. Lister, B.G. Piner, D.W. Murphy, D.L. Jones, D.L. Meier, T.J. Pearson, A.C.S. Readhead, H. Hirabayashi, Y. Murata, H. Kobayashi, M. Inoue, Astrophysical Journal, 549, L55-L58

  • "VSOP polarization observations of the BL Lacertae object OJ 287," D.C. Gabuzda and J.L. Gomez, 2001, MNRAS, 320, L49-L54

  • "VSOP observation of the quasar PKS 2215+020: a new laboratory for core-jet physics at z=3.57," A.P. Lobanov, L.I. Gurvits, S. Frey, R.T. Schilizzi, K.I. Kellermann, N. Kawaguchi, I.I.K. Pauliny-Toth, 2001, Astrophysical Journal, 547, 714-721

    2000

  • "The VSOP Mission", H. Hirabayashi, 2000, Proceedings of the 5th EVN Symposium, (eds. J.E Conway, A.G. Polatidis, R.S. Booth and Y.M. Pihlstrom) 1--6

  • "Space-VLBI observations of the OH maser OH34.26+0.15: low interstellar scattering" Slysh, V.I., Voronkov, M.A., Migenes, V., Shibata, K.M., Umemoto, T., Altunin, V.I., Val'Tts, I.E., Kanevsky, B.Z., Popov, M.V., Kovalenko, A.V., Fomalont, E.B., Poperechenko, B.A., Gorshenkov, YU.N., Carlson, B.R., Dougherty, S.M., Reynolds, J.E., Jiang, D.R., Smirnov, A. I., and Grachev, V.G., 2000, MNRAS, 320, 217-223

  • "The GHz-peaked spectrum radio galaxy 2021+614: detection of slow motion in a compact symmetric object" Tschager, W., Schilizzi, R.T., Röttgering, H.J.A., Snellen, I.A.G., Miley, G.K., 2000, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 360 887-895

  • "Space VLBI Observations of Gamma-Ray Sources," Edwards, P.G. and Hirabayashi, H., 2000, AIP Conf. Proc. (The Fifth Compton Symposium), 510, 367-371


    The following papers appear in: Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan volume 52, issue number 6.


  • "HALCA: the radio telescope for the space VLBI mission", Y. Murata, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, H. Hirosawa, P. Edwards, T. Kii, Y. Asaki, K. Wajima, M. Inoue, T. Miyaji, K. Shibata, K. Fujisawa, R. Okayasu, N. Kawaguchi, S. Kameno, 2000, "Radio Telescopes", Proc. SPIE, 4015, 204--214.

  • "Experiment of real-time space VLBI by VSOP", H. Kobayashi, N. Kawaguchi, K. Fujisawa, S. Iguchi, S. Uose, S. Iwamura, T. Hoshino, Y. Murata, H. Hirabayashi, 2000, "Radio Telescopes", Proc. SPIE, 4015, 540--539.


    The following papers appear in: Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI (Proceedings of the VSOP Symposium), 2000, eds. H. Hirabayashi, P.G. Edwards and D.W. Murphy (ISAS)


    The following papers appear in: Advances in Space Science vol. 26 (no. 4) 2000, "VSOP Results and Future of Space VLBI"


  • "Two-Epoch Space VLBI Observations of the Gamma-Ray Loud Quasar PKS 1741-038", K. Wajima, J.E.J. Lovell, H. Kobayashi, H. Hirabayashi, K. Fujisawa and M. Tsuboi, 2000, Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, 52, 329.

  • "Space VLBI observations of 3C279 at 1.6 and 5 GHz", B.G. Piner, P.G. Edwards, A.E. Wehrle, H. Hirabayashi, J.E.J. Lovell and S.C. Unwin, 2000, Astrophysical Journal, 537, 91.

  • "GINS: a new multi-technique software for VLBI analysis," U. Meyer, P. Charlot and R. Biancale, 2000, Proc. First International VLBI Service General Meeting, (Feb. 21-24, 2000, Koetzting, Germany) in press

  • "Asymmetric free-free absorption towards a double lobe of OQ 208", S. Kameno, S. Horiuchi, Z.-Q. Shen, M. Inoue, H. Kobayashi, H. Hirabayashi, Y. Murata, 2000, Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, 52, 209

  • "Space VLBI Observations of 3C 371" J.L. Gomez and A.P. Marscher, 2000, Astrophysical Journal , 530, 245.

  • "Measuring the Size of the Vela Pulsar's Radio Emission Region," C.R. Gwinn, J.E. Reynolds, D.L. Jauncey, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, Y. Murata, P.G. Edwards, B. Carlson, S. Dougherty, D. Del Rizzo, M.C. Britton, P.M. McCulloch and J.E.J. Lovell, 2000, Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 177: Pulsar Astronomy -- 2000 and Beyond, eds. M. Kramer, N. Wex, and R. Wielebinski, (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific) p. 211

  • "Origin of Major L-Band Interference Received by the HALCA Space Radio Telescope." S.Yu. Lyubchenko, M.V. Popov, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, Preserving the astronomical sky (IAU Symposium 196), pp. 1--6.

    1999

  • "Correlation of Quantized Spectrally-Varying Noise," C.R. Gwinn, B. Carlson, S. Dougherty, D. Del Rizzo, J.E. Reynolds, D.L. Jauncey, P. M. McCulloch, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, and Y. Murata, 1999, PASP, submitted.

  • "Formation of the radio jet in M87 at 100 Schwarzschild radii from the central black hole", W. Junor, J.A. Biretta and M. Livio, 1999, Nature 401, 891.

  • "VLBI Observations of Mrk421 and Mrk501", G. Giovannini, L. Feretti, T. Venturi, W.D. Cotton and L. Larat, 1999, ASP Conference Series 159: BL Lac Phenomena, eds. L.O. Takalo & A. Sillanpaa (San Francisco: ASP), 439--442.

  • "High Resolution VSOP Imaging of a Southern Blazar PKS 1921-293 at 1.6 GHz", Z.-Q. Shen, P.G. Edwards, J.E.J. Lovell, K. Fujisawa, S. Kameno and M. Inoue, 1999, Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan, 51, 513--518

  • "Space VLBI observations of 3C279 with HALCA", P.G. Edwards, H. Hirabayashi, J.E.J. Lovell, B.G. Piner, S.C. Unwin, A.E. Wehrle, 1999, (Proc. 4th ASCA Symposium "Heating and Acceleration in the Universe") Astron. Nachr. 320, 230--231

  • "The S2 VLBI Correlator: A Correlator for Space VLBI and Geodetic Signal Processing" B.R. Carlson, P.E. Dewdney, T.A. Burgess, R.V. Casorso, W.T. Petrachenko, W.H. Cannon, 1999, Pub. Astron. Soc. Pacific 111, 1025--1047

  • "Space-VLBI observations of the twisted jet in 3C395", L. Lara, A. Alberdi, J.M. Marcaide and T.W.B. Muxlow, 1999, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 352, 443

  • "Space-to-Ground Interferometry for Radio Astronomy", H. Hirabayashi, 1999, in Modern Radio Science 1999, ed. M.A. Stuchly (Oxford University Press), pp. 51--62

  • "VSOP and Ground-Based VLBI Imaging of the TeV Blazar Markarian 421 at Multiple Epochs", B.G. Piner, S.C. Unwin, A.E. Wehrle, P.G. Edwards, A.L. Fey, and K.A. Kingham, 1999, Astrophysical Journal, 525, 176.


    The following papers appear in: New Astronomy Reviews vol. 43 (EVN/JIVE Symposium no. 4), 1999. ( Preprints available here )


  • "Recent Results from VLBI Space Observatory Programme (VSOP) Observations", H. Hirabayashi and P.G. Edwards, 1999, (Proceedings 3rd INTEGRAL workshop "The Extreme Universe") Astrophysical Letters and Communications 39, 141--148.

  • "Space Very Long Baseline Interferometry", Ulvestad, J.S., 1999, in Synthesis Imaging in Radio Astronomy II (ASP Conf. Series 180) Eds. G.B. Taylor, C.L. Carilli and R.A. Perley, pp. 513--535.

    1998

  • "Overview and Initial Results of the Very Long Baseline Interferometry Space Observatory Programme", H. Hirabayashi, H. Hirosawa, H. Kobayashi, Y.Murata et al. 1998, Science, 281, 1825.
    see also "Corrections and Clarifications", Science 282 p.1995. (The numerical factors given to convert a brightness temperature derived assuming a gaussian component to that for an optically thin or thick sphere were a factor of 1.56 smaller than they should have been. The correct factors are 0.67 and 0.57 respectively.)

  • "VSOP imaging of S5 0836+710: a close-up on plasma instabilities in the jet", A.P. Lobanov, T.P. Krichbaum, A. Witzel, A. Kraus et al., 1998, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 340, 60.

  • "Space VLBI Satellite HALCA and Its Engineering Accomplishments", H. Hirosawa, H. Hirabayashi, H. Kobayashi, Y.Murata et al., 1998, Proceedings 49th International Astronautical Congress, paper IAF-98-Q.1.01

  • "Space VLBI Observations Show T_b > 10^12 K in the Quasar NRAO 530", G.C. Bower and D.C. Backer, 1998, Astrophysical Journal (Letters), 507, L117.

  • "HALCA, the First Satellite of the World to Challenge Space VLBI", Hirosawa, H., et al., 1998, Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, paper ISTS 98-j-03.

  • "In-Orbit Deployment of a High Precision Mesh Antenna System for Space VLBI Mission", Natori, M.C, Takano, T., Ohnishi, A., Miyoshi, K., Inoue, T., Tabata, M. and Kondo, K., in 39th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conf. 20--23 April 1998, Long Beach, California, paper AIAA-98-1837.

  • "Ground Adjustment Procedure of a Deployable High Accuracy Mesh Antenna for Space VLBI Mission", Natori, M.C., Takano, T. Noda, T., Tashima, T. and Tabata, M., in 39th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conf. 20--23 April 1998, Long Beach, California, paper AIAA-98-1923.


    The following papers all appear in: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources (ASP Conf. Series 144) Eds. J.A. Zensus, G.B. Taylor, J.M. Wrobel, (ASP, San Francisco, 1998)


    Published 1990-1997

  • "Interference Sharpens the View", Vogel, G., 1997, Science 277, (11 July 1997) p. 178.

  • "First radiotelescope images from space", 1997, Nature 388, (10 July 1997) p. 107.

  • "M-5 Launches Unique Radio Observatory", Sekigawa, E. and Mecham, M. 1997, Aviation Week and Space Technology (17 February 1997) p. 56--57.

  • "Japan's successful launch...", Swinbanks, D., 1997, Nature 385, (20 February 1997) p. 663.

  • "Japanese Mission Stretches Limits of Interferometry", Normile, D., 1997, Science 275, (31 January 1997) p. 620.

  • "An eye bigger than the Earth", Chown, M., 1997, New Scientist 153, No. 2064, (11 January 1997) p. 26--29.


    The following papers appear in: Proceedings of the Technical Workshop for APT and APSG 1996 (1997)


  • "Design and Development of the Space VLBI Satellite for the VSOP (VLBI Space Observatory Programme)", Hirosawa, H. and Hirabayashi, H., 1996, Space Technology 16, No. 3, p. 161--167.

  • "VSOP: VLBI Space Observatory Programme", Hirabayashi, H., 1996, Springer Science (Quarterly) 2, No. 11, p. 6--12.

  • "The VSOP Mission for Extra-Galactic Radio Sources", Hirabayashi, H., 1996, Extragalactic Radio Sources, (IAU Symposium 175) ed. R. Ekers, C. Fanti and L. Padrielli, P. 529--530.

  • "Imaging of Extragalactic Radio Sources with the VSOP Space VLBI Mission", Murphy, D.W., 1996, Extragalactic Radio Sources, (IAU Symposium 175) ed. R. Ekers, C. Fanti and L. Padrielli, P. 530--531.

  • "The VSOP Project", Edwards, P., 1996, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope workshop, ed. E.A. King, pp. 188--192.

  • "Space VLBI and the APT", Murphy, D., 1996, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope workshop, ed. E.A. King, pp. 193--198.

  • "Radioastronomy floats into space on VSOP", 1996, Nature 381, No. 6582, (6 June 1996) p. 463.

  • Article about ISAS and VSOP, 1995, New Scientist (25 November 1995)

  • "Current Developments in VLBI Astronomy on the Ground and in Space", Schilizzi, R.T., 1995, in The Radio Science Bulletin No. 274, p. 14.

  • "VLBI Space Observatory Programme (VSOP) Satellite" Hirosawa, H. and Hirabayashi, H., 1995, IEEE AES Systems Magazine 10, No. 6, p. 17.

  • "MUSES-B Satellite as an Imaging Sensor of Active Galactic Nuclei" Kawaguchi, N. 1994, in Proceedings of the 1994 International Symposium on Noise and Clutter Rejection in Radars and Imaging Systems; ed. T. Musha, S. Fujimura, and M. Sekine (Published by ISNCR-94 Organizing Committee, Japan).

  • "Design of the Space-VLBI Satellite MUSES-B," Hirosawa, H., Hirabayashi, H., Orii, T., and Nakagawa, E. 1994, Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science; eds. M. Hinada, Y. Arakawa, Y. Horikawa, J. Kawaguchi, T. Nakajima and I. Nakatani (Agne Shofu; Tokyo) p. 775.

  • "Large Deployable Antenna for the Space VLBI Satellite MUSES-B," Takano, T., Natori, M., Ohnishi, A., Miura, K., Inoue, T., Noguchi, T. and Kitamura, T. 1994, Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science; eds. by M. Hinada, Y. Arakawa, Y. Horikawa, J. Kawaguchi, T. Nakajima and I. Nakatani (Agne Shofu; Tokyo) p. 483.

    The following papers all appear in: VLBI Technology: Progress and Future Observational Possibilities; (1994) ed. T. Sasao, S. Manabe, O. Kameya, and M. Inoue (Tokyo: TERRAPUB).

  • "International Mission Planning for Space Very Long Baseline Interferometry," Ulvestad, J. S. 1994, in Third International Symposium on Space Mission Operations and Ground Data Systems; ed. J. L. Rash (Goddard Space Flight Center: Greenbelt, Maryland), p. 329.

  • "International Data Transfer for Space Very Long Baseline Interferometry," Wiercigroch, A. B. 1994, in Third International Symposium on Space Mission Operations and Ground Data Systems; ed. J. L. Rash (Goddard Space Flight Center: Greenbelt, Maryland), p. 169.

  • "DSN 70-m Co-observing for Space VLBI," Altunin, V. I., Kuiper, T. B., and Wolken, P. R. 1994, in Third International Symposium on Space Mission Operations and Ground Data Systems; ed. J. L. Rash (Goddard Space Flight Center: Greenbelt, Maryland), p. 767.

  • "Design and Development of a Deployable Mesh Antenna for MUSES-B Spacecraft," 1993, submitted to 34th AIAA/ASME/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference; La Jolla, California, Paper AIAA 93-1460.

  • "Space VLBI Project VSOP," Inoue, M. 1993, in IAU Symposium 156, Developments in Astrometry and Their Impact on Astrophysics and Geodynamics; ed. I. I. Muller and B. Kolaczek (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers), p. 203.

  • "Space VLBI Project VSOP," Inoue, M. 1993, in Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy; ed. R. J. Davis and R. S. Booth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), p. 434.

  • "Preliminary Space VLBI Requirements for Observing Time on Ground Radio Telescopes," Meier, D. L., Murphy, D. W., and Preston, R. A. 1993, in Sub-Arcsecond Radio Astronomy; ed. R. J. Davis and R. S. Booth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), p. 437.

  • "Observing with VSOP," Hirabayashi, H., et al. 1992, in Proceedings of 18th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science; Kagoshima, Japan, p. 1813

  • Frontiers of VLBI, Proceedings of the International VSOP Symposium, 1991, H. Hirabayashi, M. Inoue, and H. Kobayashi, eds. (Tokyo: Universal Academy Press, Inc.).

    The following papers all appear in: in COSPAR: Adv. Space Res., 11 , No. 2, (1991)

  • "VSOP, A Space VLBI Programme," Hirabayashi, H. 1990, in Observatories in Earth Orbit and Beyond; ed. Y. Kondo (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers), p. 263.

    Pre-1990

  • "VLBI Activities in Japan and a Projected Space-VLBI Program," Hirabayashi, H. 1988, in IAU Symposium 129, The Impact of VLBI on Astronomy and Geophysics; ed. M. J. Reid and J. M. Moran (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers), p. 449.

  • "Japanese Space VLBI Mission," Nishimura, T., Takano, T., Yamada, T., and Hirabayashi, H. 1986, in Proceedings of the Symposium on Applications of Space Technologies to Astronomy and Astrophysics; Tokyo, p. 152.

  • "Toward the Optimum Selection of the Orbit of a Japanese Space-VLBI Satellite," Tsuboi, M., and Hirabayashi, H. 1985, Annals of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory, 2nd Series, 20, No. 3, p. 191.

  • "Orbiting VLBI: A Survey," Burke, B. F. 1984, in IAU Symposium 110, VLBI and Compact Radio Sources; ed. R. Fanti, K. Kellermann, and G. Setti (Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company), p. 397.

  • "A VLBI Observatory in Space--An Enhancement of the VLBA," Preston, R. A. 1983, in Multidisciplinary Use of the Very Long Baseline Array; (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press), p. 132.

  • "The Future of VLBI Observatories in Space," Preston, R. A., et al. 1983, in Proceedings of CNES Conference on VLBI Techniques; Toulose, France, August 31-September 2, 1982, p. 199.

  • "Radio Telescopes Bigger than the Earth," Burke, B. F. 1982, Astronautics and Aeronautics, October 1982, p. 44.