Recent Preprints of

Leonid Petrov



  1. Petrov, L., Kovalev, Y.Y., "Observational consequences of optical range milliarcsecond-scale structure in active galactic nuclei discovered by Gaia", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astonomical Society, 2017, 471, 3775-3787.
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  2. F. Shu, L. Petrov, W. Jiang, B. Xia, T. Jiang, Y. Cui, K. Takefuji, J. McCallum, J. Lovell, S.-O Yi, L. Hao, W. Yang, H. Zhang, Z. Chen, J. Li, "VLBI ecliptic plane survey VEPS-1", 2017, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 230:13 (10pp). http://arxiv.org/abs/1701.07287
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  3. Schinzel, F.K., Petrov, L., Taylor, G.B., Edwards, P.G. "Radio Follow-up on all Unassociated Gamma-ray Sources from the Third Fermi Large Area Telescope Source Catalog, accepted by Astropysical Journal, 2017, http://arxiv.org/abs/1702.07036
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  4. Kovalev, Y.Y., Petrov, L., Plavin, A. V, "VLBI-Gaia offsets favour parsec-scale jet direction in Active Galactic Nuclei", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2017, 598, L1.
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  5. Petrov, L., Kovalev, Y.Y., "On significance of VLBI/Gaia offsets", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astonomical Society Letters, 2017, L71-L75.
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  6. J.J. Condon, J. Darling, Y.Y. Kovalev, L. Petrov, "A nearly naked supermassive black hole", Astrophys. Joirnal, 2017, 834:184.
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  7. A.T. Deller, S.J. Vigeland, D.L. Kaplan, W.M. Goss, W.F. Brisken, S.Chatterjee, J.M. Cordes, G.H. Janssen, T.J.W. Lazio, L.Petrov, B.W. Stappers, A.Lyne, "Microarcsecond VLBI pulsar astrometry with PSRPI I. Two binary millisecond pulsars with white dwarf companions", 2016, ApJ, 828, 8D
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  8. Petrov, "VLBA Calibrator Survey 9 (VCS-9)", to appear in proceedings of the 13th European VLBI Network Symposium, 2016. http://arxiv.org/abs/1610.04951
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  9. Y. Y. Kovalev, N. S. Kardashev, K. I. Kellermann, A. P. Lobanov, M. D. Johnson, L. I. Gurvits, P. A. Voitsik, J. A. Zensus, J. M. Anderson, U. Bach, D. L. Jauncey, F. Ghigo, T. Ghosh, A. Kraus, Yu. A. Kovalev, M. M. Lisakov, L. Yu. Petrov, J. D. Romney, C. Salter, K. V. Sokolovsky, RadioAstron Observations of the Quasar 3C273: a Challenge to the Brightness Temperature Limit, 2016 Astrophysical Journal Letters, 820(1), L9.
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  10. K. Lehtinen, U. Bach, K. Muinonen, M. Poutanen, and L. Petrov, Asteroid sizing by radiogalaxy occultation at 5 GHz, Astrophysial Journal Letters, 2016, 822, L21
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  11. L. Petrov, The International Mass Loading Service Proceedings of the Reference Frames for Applications in Geosciences Simposium, held in Luxemboug in October 2014 http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.00191
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  12. L. Petrov, Modeling of path delay in the neutral atmosphere: a paradigm shift to appear in the Proceedings of the 12th European VLBI Network Symposium and Users Meeting, 7-10 October 2014 Cagliari, Italy, http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.06678
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  13. L. Petrov, T. Natusch, S. Weston, J. McCallum, S. Ellingsen, S. Gulyaev, First scientific VLBI observations using New Zealand 30 meter radio telescope WARK30M, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2015, 127, 516-522
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  14. J. Strader, L. Chomiuk, C.C. Cheung, D. Sand, D. Donato, R. Corbet, D. Koeppe, P. Edwards, J. Stevens, L. Petrov, R. Salinas, M. Peacock, T. Finzell, D. E. Reichart, J. Haislip 1FGL J1417.7-4407: A likely gamma-ray bright binary with a massive neutron star and a giant secondary, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2015, 804L, 12S

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  15. F. Schinzel, L. Petrov, G. Taylor, E. Mahony, P. Edwards, Y. Kovalev New Associations of Gamma-Ray Sources from the Fermi Second Source Catalog, Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series, 2015, 217, 4S arxiv.org/abs/1408.6217
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  16. S.-S. Lee, L. Petrov, D.-Y. Byun, J. Kim, T. Jung, M.-G. Song, C. S. Oh, D.-G. Roh, D.-H. Je, S.-O. Wi, B. W. Sohn, S.-J. Oh, K.-T. Kim, J.-H. Yeom, M.-H. Chung, J. Kang, S.-T. Han, J.-W. Lee, B. G. Kim, H. Chung, H.-G. Kim, H. R. Kim, Y.-W. Kang, S.-H. Cho, "Early science with Korean VLBI network: evaluation of system performance", 2014, Astronomical Journal, 146, 77.
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  17. L. Petrov, "The catalogue of positions of optically bright extragalactic radio sources OBRS-2", 2013, Astronomical Journal, 146, 5
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1301.5407
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  18. L. Petrov, E. K. Mahony, P. G. Edwards, E. M. Sadler, F. K. Schinzel, "ATCA observations of Fermi unassociated sources", 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432, 1294--1302
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1301.2386
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  19. L. Petrov, S.-S. Lee, J. Kim, T. Jung, J. Oh, B. W. Sohn, D.-Y. Byun, M.-H. Chung, D.-H. Je, S.-O. Wi, M.-G. Song, J. Kang, S.-T. Han, J.-W. Lee, B. G. Kim, H. Chung, H.-G. Kim, "Early science with Korean VLBI network: the QCAL-1 KVN 43 GHz calibrator survey", 2012, Astron. J., 144, 150.
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1207.5872
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  20. N. Bartel, Bietenholz, M.F., Lebach, D.E., Lederman, J. I., Petrov, L., Ransom, R., Ratner, M. I., and Shapiro, I. I., "VLBI for Gravity Probe B. III. A Limit on the Proper Motion of the 'core' of the Quasar 3C 454.3", 2012, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 201, 3B
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1204.4637
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  21. L. Petrov, "The EVN Galactic Plane Survey - EGaPS", 2012, MNRAS, 416M, 1097
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.4883
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  22. L. Petrov, Taylor, G.B. "Precise absolute astrometry from the VLBA imaging and polarimetry survey at 5 GHz", 2011, Astron. J., 142, 89
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.2382
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  23. L. Petrov, Honma M., Shibata K. M. "The KCAL VERA 22 GHz calibrator survey", Astron. J., 143, 35
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1107.2463
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  24. L. Petrov, "The catalogue of positions of optically bright extragalactic radio sources OBRS-1", Astron. J., 142, 105
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1103.2840
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  25. L. Petrov, C., Phillips, A. Bertarini, T. Murphy, E. M. Sadler, "The LBA Calibrator Survey of southern compact extragalactic radio sources — LCS1", Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 2011 Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 414(3), 2528-2539.
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1012.2607
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  26. L. Petrov, C. Phillips, T. Tzioumis, B. Stansby, C. Reynolds, H. E. Bignall, S. Gulyaev, T. Natusch, N. Palmer, D. Collett, J. E. Reynolds, S. W. Amy, R. Wayth, S. J. Tingay, "First geodetic observations using new VLBI stations ASKAP-29 and WARK12M", Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, Publ. Astronom. Soc. Australia, 2011, 28(2), 107--116.
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1012.4243
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  27. L. Petrov, Y. Y. Kovalev, E. B. Fomalont, D. Gordon, The VLBA Galactic Plane Survey — VGaPS, 2011 Astroon. J., 142, 35
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1101.1460
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  28. L. Petrov, C. Phillips, A. Bertarini, A. Deller, S. Pogrebenko, A. Mujunen, "The use of the Long Baseline Array in Australia for precise geodesy and absolute astrometry", Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 26(1), 75-84, 2009. DOI: 10.1071/AS08030
    http://arXiv.org/abs/0809.0627
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  29. L. Petrov, D. Gordon, J. Gipson, D. MacMillan, C. Ma, E. Fomalont, R. C. Walker, C. Carabajal, "Precise geodesy with the Very Long Baseline Array", Journal of Geodesy, 2009, 83(9), 859.
    http://arXiv.org/abs/0806.0167
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  30. L. Petrov, Y. Kovalev, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, "The Sixth VLBA Calibrator Survery - VCS6", Astronomical Journal, 2008, 136, 580.
    http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0801.3895
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  31. L. Petrov, "On observability of the free core nutation", in Proceedints of the Journees 2007 Systemes de reference spatio-temporels, 99-102, 2008.
    http://arXiv.org/abs/0712.0018
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  32. L. Petrov, "Using source maps for scheduling and data analysis: approaches and strategies", Proceedings of the 18th European VLBI for geodesy and astrometery working meeting, ed. by J. Boem, A. Pany and H. Schuh, p. 141-146, 2007.
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  33. L. Petrov, "The empirical Earth rotation model from VLBI observations", Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 467, p. 359, 2007
    http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0611781
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  34. L. Petrov, Empirical Earth rotation model: a consistent way to evaluate Earth orientation parameters", to be published in the Proceedings of the Geodetic Reference Frame symposium held in Muenchen in October 2006
    http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0611782
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  35. L. Petrov, T. Hirota, M. Honma, S.M. Shibata, T. Jike, H. Kobayashi, "VERA 22 GHz fringe search survey", Astronomical Journal, 133, pp.2487-2494, 2007
    http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0609557
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  36. Y. Kovalev, L. Petrov, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, "The fifth VLBA Calibrator Survery - VCS5", Astronomical Journal, 133, pp.1236-142, 2007.     http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0607524
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  37. L. Petrov, Y. Kovalev, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, "The fourth VLBA Calibrator Survery - VCS4", Astronomical Journal, 131, pp.1872-1879, 2006.     http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0508506
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  38. L. Petrov, "Approaches for modeling non-linear site position variations", Proceedints of the 17th working meeting on European VLBI for geodesy and astrometery, ed. by M. Vennenbusch and A. Nothnagel, p. 113--117, 2005.
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  39. L. Petrov, Y. Kovalev, E. Fomalont, D. Gordon, "The third VLBA Calibrator Survery - VCS3", Astronomical Journal, 129, p. 1163--1170, 2005.     http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0409698
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  40. L. Petrov, "Preliminary results of the IVS gravity experiment grav01", International VLBI service for geodesy and astrometry 2002 general meeting proceedings, ed. by N. Vandenberg and K. Baver, 2004.
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  41. L. Petrov, J.-P. Boy, "Study of the atmospheric pressure loading signal in VLBI observations", J. Geophys. Res., 109, No. B03405, 10.1029/2003JB002500, 2004.
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  42. E. Fomalont, L. Petrov, D.S. McMillan, D. Gordon, C. Ma, "The second VLBA Calibrator Survery - VCS2", Astronomical Journal, 126 (N5), p. 2562-2566, 2003.
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  43. L. Petrov, "Contribution of the VLBA Network to Geodynamics", to appear in the Proceedings of 'Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: A Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the VLBA' meeting in Socorro in June 2003. http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0309393
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  44. L. Petrov, D. Gordon, A. Beasley, E. Fomalont, "VLBA Calibrator Survey: Astrometric and Image Results", to appear in the Proceedings of 'Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: A Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the VLBA' meeting in Socorro in June 2003. http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0309392
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  45. A. Niell, L. Petrov "Using a Numerical Weather model to Improve Geodesy", to appear in the Proceedings of 'The State of GPS Vertical Positioning Precision: Separation of Earth Processes by Space Geodesy' meeting held in April 2003 in Luxemburg. http://arXiv.org/physics/0401118
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  46. L. Petrov, C. Ma, "Study of harmonic site position variations determined by VLBI", J. Geophys. Res., 108, No. B4, 2190, doi: 10.1029/2002JB001801, 2003.
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  47. A.J. Beasley, D. Gordron, A.B. Peck, L. Petrov, D.S.McMillan, E.B. Fomalont, C. Ma, "The VLBA Calibrator Survey-VCS1", Asrophys. J., Supp., 141, p.13-21, 2002. http://arXiv.org/astro-ph/0201414
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  48. L. Petrov, O. Volvach, N. Nesterov, "Measurements of horizontal motion of the station Simeiz using VLBI", Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies, 17, N5, p.424-436, 2001
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  49. L. Petrov: "Instrumental errors of geodetic VLBI" in International VLBI service for geodesy and astrometry 2000 general meeting proceedings, ed by N. Vandenberg and K. Baver, 2000, p. 230-235.
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  50. L. Petrov: "Optimal estimation of the Earth orientation paramreters using VLBI" in International VLBI service for geodesy and astrometry 2000 general meeting proceedings, ed by N. Vandenberg and K. Baver, 2000, p. 243-246.
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  51. H. Hase, L. Petrov: "The First Campaign of Observations with the VLBI-Module of TIGO", In Proceedings of the 13th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry, ed. by W. Schlüter and H. Hase, BKG, Wettzell, p. 19-24, 1999.
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  52. M. Sorgente, L. Petrov: "Overview of performance of European VLBI Geodetic Network in the Europe campaigns in 1998", In Proceedings of the 13th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry, ed. by W. Schlüter and H. Hase, BKG, Wettzell, p. 95-199, 1999.
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  53. L. Petrov: "Absolute methods for determination of reference system from VLBI observations", In Proceedings of the 13th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry, ed. by W. Schlüter and H. Hase, BKG, Wettzell, p. 138-143, 1999.
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  54. L. Petrov: "Steps towards phase delay VLBI", In Proceedings of the 13th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry, ed. by W. Schlüter and H. Hase, BKG, Wettzell, p. 144-151, 1999.
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  55. L. Petrov "Usage of phase delay measurements produced by VLBI for geodetic applications", Annales Geophysicae, Supp. 1 to Vol. 16, 1998, p. C399. nice.ps.gz (151Kb)
  56. Petrov L.Y. "VLBI measurements of the crustal deformations induced by polar motion", Izvestiya, Physics of the Solid Earth, 1998, Vol.34, N3, p.228-230, Translated from Fizika Zemli N.3, 1998, pp. p.58-61. papers/ptd_eng.pdf (1502Kb)
  57. Petrov L.Y. "Secondary data analysis of geodetic VLBI observations. I. Reduction model", Communications of IPA RAN, N.74-75, 119p, 1995 (in Russian)
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  58. Petrov L.Y. "Secondary data analysis of geodetic VLBI observations. II. Parameters estimation", Communications of IPA RAN, N.76, 45p, 1995 (in Russian)
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