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                          25 Selected Publications


Pulkovo Observatory: an essay on its history and scientific activity, 
    translation of the Russian-language book by A. N. Dadaev (Leningrad, 1972).  
    Springfield, Virginia: National Technical Information Service,
    N78-19012 (NASA Technical Memorandum 75083), 239 p. (January 1978). 

The History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung,
    translation of the German-language book by Dieter B. Hermann
    (3rd ed., Berlin, 1980).  Cambridge Univ. Press, 1984, x + 220 p.

Astronomical Centers of the World, by Kevin Krisciunas, Cambridge Univ. 
    Press, 1988, xii + 320 p. 

The Pictorial Atlas of the Universe, by Kevin Krisciunas and Bill Yenne,
    New York: Mallard Press, 1989, 192 p.  French translation 
    published as L'Atlas illustre de L'Univers ([Barcelona]: PML Editions), 
    1991.  German and Czech translations were also published.

A Guide to Wider Horizons, by Kevin Krisciunas, ISBN 978-1-4652-3894-8,
    Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 2014, 128 pp. Second edition, 2016,
    ISBN 978-1-5249-0115-8, 146 pp. 


The Galactic Center -

"Observations of the Broad Helium and Hydrogen Lines in
    the Very Center of the Galaxy," by T. R. Geballe, K. Krisciunas, 
    T. J. Lee, I. Gatley, R. Wade, W. D. Duncan, R. Garden, and E. E.
    Becklin, Astrophys. J., 284, No. 1, Pt. 1, 118-125 (1 September 1984). 

"The Spatial Distribution and Velocity Field of the
    Molecular Hydrogen Line Emission from the Centre of the Galaxy," 
    by I. Gatley, T. J. Jones, A. R. Hyland, R. Wade, T. R. Geballe, and 
    K. Krisciunas, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astron. Soc. 222, 
    No. 2, 299-306 (15 September 1986). 

The Moon - 

"A Model of the Brightness of Moonlight," by K. Krisciunas and B. E.
    Schaefer, Publications of the Astr. Soc. of the Pacific, 103, 1033-1039
    (September 1991). 

"Determining the eccentricity of the Moon's orbit without a telescope,"
    by Kevin Krisciunas, American J. of Physics, vol. 78, pp. 828-833 
    (August 2010).  

"A Mixture of Ancient and Modern Understanding Concerning the
    Distance and Motion of the Moon," by Kevin Krisciunas,
    Asian Journal of Physics, vol. 23, No. 1 (2014), pp. 109-114. 
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.2798

Discovery of gamma Doradus variable stars -

"9 Aurigae: strong evidence for non-radial pulsations,"
    by K. Krisciunas, R. F. Griffin, E. F. Guinan, K. D.
    Luedeke, and G. P. McCook, Monthly Notices of the
    Royal Astr. Soc., 273, no. 3, 662-674 (1 April 1995).

"The discovery of non-radial gravity-mode pulsations in gamma
    Doradus-type stars,'' by Kevin Krisciunas, in F.-L. Deubner et al., eds., 
    New Eyes  to See Inside the Sun and Stars,  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998,
    IAU Symposium 185 (Kyoto), pp. 339-346. 

"gamma Doradus Stars: defining a new class of pulsating variables,"
    by A. B. Kaye, G. Handler, K. Krisciunas, E. Poretti, and
    F. M. Zerbi, Public. Astron. Soc. Pacific, vol. 111, 840-844 (July 1999). 

Supernova science -

"Uniformity of V minus Near Infrared Color Evolution
    of Type Ia Supernovae, and Implications for Host Galaxy
    Extinction Determination," by Kevin Krisciunas,
    N. C. Hastings, Karen Loomis, Russet McMillan, Armin Rest,
    Adam G. Riess, and Christopher Stubbs, Astrophys. J.,
    539, no. 2, 658-674 (20 August 2000).  

"Optical and infrared photometry of the nearby Type Ia supernova 2001el," 
    by K. Krisciunas, N. B. Suntzeff, P. Candia, J. Arenas, J. Espinoza, 
    D. Gonzalez, S. Gonzalez, P. A. Hoeflich, A. U. Landolt, M. M. Phillips, 
    and S. Pizarro, Astron. J., 125, 166-180 (January 2003).

"Hubble Diagrams of Type Ia Supernovae in the Near Infrared," by K.
    Krisciunas, M. M. Phillips, and N. B. Suntzeff, Astrophys. J., vol. 602,
    no. 2, pt. 2, pp. L81-L84 (20 February 2004).

"Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Nine ESSENCE Supernovae" by
    K. Krisciunas and 31 coauthors.  Astron. J., vol. 130, pp.
    2453-2472 (December 2005). 

"The Type Ia supernova 2004S, a clone of SN 2001el, and the optimal
    photometric bands for extinction determination,"
    by Kevin Krisciunas, Peter M. Garnavich, Vallery Stanishev, and
    9 more coauthors, Astron. J., vol. 133, pp. 58-72 (January 2007).

"Fixing the U-band photometry of Type Ia supernovae," by K. Krisciunas,
    D. Bastola, J. Espinoza, D. Gonzalez, L. Gonzalez, S. Gonzalez,
    M. Hamuy, N. Morrell, M. M. Phillips, and N. B. Suntzeff,
    Astron. J., vol. 145, article 11 (January 2013).

"The Carnegie Supernova Project I: Third Photometry Data Release of
    Low-Redshift Type~Ia Supernovae and Other White Dwarf Explosions," by
    Kevin Krisciunas and 29 coauthors, Astronomical Journal, vol. 154,
    article 211, 34 pp. (November 2017). 

Star clusters (reddening, distances, ages, metallicities) -

"CCD Photometry of NGC 2482 and Five Previously Unobserved Open Star Clusters,"
    by Kevin Krisciunas, Hektor Monteiro, and Wilton Dias. Public. of the
    Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, vol. 127, pp. 31-50 (January 2015). 

Spectrophotometry of bright stars -

"Spectrophotometry of Very Bright Stars in the Southern Sky," by Kevin Krisciunas,
    Nicholas B. Suntzeff, Bethany Kelarek, Kyle Bonar, and Joshua Stenzel,
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 129, 054504 (May 2017).  

History of astronomy -

"A Short History of Pulkovo Observatory," Vistas in Astronomy, vol. 22, 
     Pt. 1, 27-37 (1978).

"The End of Pulkovo Observatory's Reign as the 'Astronomical Capital of 
    the World'," Quarterly J. of the Royal Astr. Soc. 25, 301-305 (September 1984).

"A more complete analysis of the errors in Ulugh Beg's
    star catalogue," J. for the History of Astronomy, vol. 24, 269-280 
    (November 1993).

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