Refereed Journal Publications

The LSST Science Collaboration: K. M. Hambleton, F. B. Bianco, R. Street, K. Bell, D. Buckley, M. Graham, N. Hernitschek, et al., Rubin Observatory LSST Transients and Variable Stars Roadmap, PASP accepted (2022) [arXiv:2208.04499 [astro-ph.IM]]

N. Hernitschek, K. G. Stassun, The Impact of Observing Strategy on Reliable Classification of Standard Candle Stars: Detection of Amplitude, Period, and Phase Modulation (Blazhko Effect) of RR Lyrae Stars with LSST, ApJS 258, 2 (2022) [AJ] [arXiv:2109.13212 [astro-ph.SR]]

S. A. Stanford, D. Masters, B. Darvish, D. Stern, J. G. Cohen, P. Capak, N. Hernitschek et al. (Euclid Collaboration), Preparation: XIV. The Complete Calibration of the Color-Redshift Relation (C3R2) Survey: Data Release 3, ApJS 256, 9 (2021) [AJ]

K. Hambleton, F. Bianco, G. Clementini, M. Dall'Ora, R. Egeland, N. Hernitschek et al., Impact of Rubin Observatory LSST Template Acquisition Strategies on Early Science from the Transients and Variable Stars Science Collaboration: Non-time-critical Science Cases, Research Notes of the AAS, 4, 3 (2020)
[AJ]

R. A. Arnold, M. V. McSwain, J. Pepper, N. Hernitschek et. al., Long-Period High-Amplitude Red Variables in the KELT Survey, ApJ 247, 2 (2020) [AJ] [arXiv:2001.06498 [astro-ph.SR]]

D. D. Whitten, T. C. Beers, V. M. Placco, R. M. Santucci, P. Denisenkov, P. B. Tissera, N. Hernitschek, Constraints on inner halo assembly history from identification of blue horizontal-branch age gradient and break radius in the inner halo, ApJ 884, 1 (2019) [AJ] [arXiv:1909.12910 [astro-ph.GA]]

D. C. Masters, D. K. Stern, J. G. Cohen, P. L. Capak, S. A. Stanford, N. Hernitschek et al., The Complete Calibration of the Color–Redshift Relation (C3R2) Survey: Analysis and Data Release 2, (2019) , ApJ 877, 2 (2019) [AJ] [arXiv:1904.06394 [astro-ph.GA]]

N. Hernitschek, J. G. Cohen, H.-W. Rix et al., Precision distances to dwarf galaxies and globular clusters from Pan-STARRS1 3π RR Lyrae, ApJ 871, 1 (2019) [AJ] [arXiv:1811.10808 [astro-ph.GA]]

M. A. Fardal, R. P. van der Marel, D. R. Law, S. T. Sohn, B. Sesar, N. Hernitschek, H.-W. Rix, Connecting the Milky Way potential profile to the orbital timescales and spatial structure of the Sagittarius Stream, MNRAS 483, 4 (2019) [MNRAS] [arXiv:1804.04995 [astro-ph.GA]]

P. Capak, D. Sconlic, J-C. Cuillandre, F. Castander, A. Bolton, R. Bowler, C. Chang, A. Dey, T. Eifler, D. Eisenstein, C. Grillmair, P. Gris, N. Hernitschek, et al., Mini-survey of the northern sky to Dec <+30, LSST Survey White Paper Submitted in Dec 2018 [arXiv:1904.10438 [astro-ph.IM]]

N. Hernitschek, J. G. Cohen, H.-W. Rix et al., The Profile of the Galactic Halo from Pan-STARRS1 3π RR Lyrae, ApJ 859, 31 (2018) [ApJ] [arXiv:1801.10260 [astro-ph.GA]]

N. Hernitschek, B. Sesar, H.-W. Rix et al., The Geometry of Sagittarius Stream from Pan-STARRS1 3π RR Lyrae, ApJ 850, 96 (2017) [AJ] [arXiv:1710.09436 [astro-ph.GA]]

B. Sesar, N. Hernitschek, M. I. P. Dierickx et al., The > 100 kpc Distant Spur of the Sagittarius Stream and the Outer Virgo Overdensity, as seen in PS1 RR Lyrae stars, AJ 844, L4 (2017) [AJ] [arXiv:1706.10187]

B. Sesar, N. Hernitschek, S. Mitrović, Z. Ivezić et al., Machine-Learned Identification of RR Lyrae Stars from Sparse, Multi-band Data: the PS1 Sample, AJ 153, 5 (2017) [AJ] [arXiv:1611.08596]

N. Hernitschek, H.-W. Rix, E. F. Schlafly, B. Sesar, D. Hogg, Z. Ivezić et al., Finding, characterizing and classifying variable sources in multi-epoch sky surveys: QSOs and RR Lyrae in PS1 3π data, ApJ 817, 73 (2016) [ApJ] [ADS][arXiv/1511.05527]

N. Hernitschek, H.-W. Rix, J. Bovy, & E. Morganson, Estimating Black Hole Masses in Hundreds of Quasars, ApJ 801, 45 (2015) [ApJ] [ADS] [arXiv/1412.6531]

N. Hernitschek, E. Schmidt, M. Vollmer, Lunar eclipse photometry: absolute luminance measurements and modeling, Appl. Optics 47, 62 (2008) [ADS]



White Papers

N. Hernitschek, K. Stassun, LSST Cadence Note: Cadence impacts on reliable classification of standard-candle variable stars (2021) https://docushare.lsst.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-37673



Conference Proceedings

N. Hernitschek, B. Sesar, H.-W. Rix, J. G. Cohen (2018), The Geometry of Sagittarius Stream from Pan-STARRS1 3π RR Lyrae In Radek Smolec, Karen Kinemuchi, Richard Anderson (Eds.), The RR Lyrae 2017 Conference. Revival of the Classical Pulsators: from Galactic Structure to Stellar Interior Diagnostics, Proceedings of the Polish Astronomical Society, vol. 6, pp. 72-76 https://www.pta.edu.pl/proc/v6p72

N. Hernitschek, E. F. Schlafly, B. Sesar et al. (2016), Finding, characterizing and classifying variable sources in multi-epoch sky surveys: QSOs and RR Lyraes in PS1 3π In L. Szabados, R. Szabo, K. Kinemuchi (Eds.), RRL2015 High-Precision Studies of RR Lyrae Stars No. 105 COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE KONKOLY OBSERVATORY OF THE HUNGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (pp. 85-92) http://www.konkoly.hu/Mitteilungen/Mitt105/105.pdf

N. Hernitschek, E. F. Schlafly, B. Sesar et al. (2016), Pan-STARRS1 as pilot-survey for panoptic time-domain science. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 12(S325), (pp. 118-121). doi:10.1017/S1743921316012667 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/proceedings-of-the-international-astronomical-union/issue/E992FC19B0DD8B57AA4FC2F6B58E3FA6