Publications

Refereed Journal Articles                           all ADS articles


Virgo Redux: The Masses and Stellar Content of Nuclei in Early-Type Galaxies from Multi-Band Photometry and Spectroscopy

Spengler, C. Côté, P., Roediger, J., Ferrarese, L., Sánchez-Janssen, R., Toloba, E., Liu Y., Guhathakurta, P., Culliandre, J.-C., Gwyn, S., Zirm, A., Muñoz, R. P., Puzia, T. H., Lançon, A., Peng, E. W., Mei, S., Powalka, M.

2017, ApJ accepted


A Universe of Ultradiffuse Galaxies: Theoretical Predictions from ΛCDM Simulations

Yu Rong, Qi Guo, Liang Gao, Shihong Liao, Lizhi Xie, Thomas H. Puzia, Shuangpeng Sun, Jun Pan

2017, MNRAS 470, 4231, astro-ph/1703.06147


The Survey of Centaurus A's Baryonic Structures (SCABS). II. The Extended Globular Cluster System of NGC5128 and its Nearby Environment

Matthew A. Taylor, Thomas H. Puzia, Roberto P. Muñoz, Steffen Mieske, Hongxin Zhang, Paul Eigenthaler, Mia Sauda Bovill

2017, MNRAS 469, 3444, astro-ph/1608.07288


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). XXVI. The Issues of Photometric Age and Metallicity Estimates for Globular Clusters

Mathieu Powalka, Ariane Lançon, Thomas H. Puzia & the NGVS Team

2017, ApJ 844, 104, astro-ph/1706.04194


Simulations of Fractal Star Cluster Formation: I. A New Method for Measuring Mass Segregation of Star Clusters with Sub-Structure

Jincheng Yu, Thomas H. Puzia, Congping Lin & Yiwei Zhang

2017, ApJ 840, 91, astro-ph/1704.07962


The Globular Cluster System of NGC 1316, IV. The Nature of the Star Cluster Complex SH2

T. Richter, B. Husemann, M. Hilker, T. H. Puzia, F. Bresolin, M. Gomez

2017, A&A 601, 28, astro-ph/1703.00313


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). XXIV. The Red Sequence to ~106 Lsol and Comparisons with Galaxy Formation Models

Joel Reodiger & the NGVS Team

2017, ApJ 836, 120, astro-ph/1610.09377


The Relation between Globular Cluster Systems and Supermassive Black Holes in Spiral Galaxies: The Case Study of NGC 4258

Rosa A. Gonzalez-Lopezlira, Karla Alamo-Martínez, Yasna Ordenes-Briceno, Laurent Loinard, Roberto Munoz, Thomas H. Puzia, Iskren Y. Georgiev, Gustavo Bruzual, and Stephen Gwyn

2017, ApJ 835, 184, astro-ph/1612.05655


Dissecting the Extended Main Sequence Turn-Off of the young Star Cluster NGC 1850

Matteo Correnti, Paul Goudfrooij, Andrea Bellini, Jason Kalirai, Thomas H. Puzia

2017, MNRAS 467, 3628, astro-ph/1612.08746


The Lost Dwarfs of Centaurus A and the Formation of its Dark Globular Clusters

Mia Sauda Bovill, Thomas H. Puzia, Massimo Ricotti, Matthew A. Taylor

2016, ApJ, 832, 88, astro-ph/1608.06957


Faint Dwarf Galaxies in Hickson Compact Group 90 

Yasna Ordenes-Briceño, Matthew A. Taylor, Thomas H. Puzia, Roberto P. Muñoz, Paul Eigenthaler, Iskren Y. Georgiev, Paul Goudfrooij, Michael Hilker, Ariane Lançon, Gary Mamon, Steffen Mieske,

Bryan W. Miller, Eric W. Peng, & Rubén Sánchez-Janssen

2016, MNRAS 463, 1284, astro-ph/1608.05082


Abundance ratios and IMF slopes in the dwarf elliptical galaxy NGC 1396 with MUSE

Jaco Mentz et al.

2016, MNRAS, 463, 2819, astro-ph/1608.07042


Blue Straggler Star Populations in Globular Clusters: II. Proper-Motion Cleaned HST Catalogs of BSSs in 38 Galactic GCs

Mirko Simunovic & Thomas H. Puzia

2016, MNRAS 462, 3401, astro-ph/1610.09709


New Constraints on a Complex Relation between Globular Cluster Colors and Environment

Mathieu Powalka, Thomas H. Puzia, Ariane Lançon & the NGVS Team

2016, ApJL 829, 5, astro-ph/1608.08628


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). XXV. Fiducial Panchromatic Colors of Virgo Core Globular Clusters and their Comparison to Model Predictions

Mathieu Powalka, Ariane Lançon, Thomas H. Puzia & the NGVS Team

2016, ApJS 227, 12, astro-ph/1608.04742


Protoplanetary Discs in the Hostile Environment of Carina

Adal Mesa-Delgado, Luis Zapata, William J. Henney, Thomas H. Puzia & Yannis G. Tsamis

2016, ApJL 825, 16, astro-ph/1605.08809, PRESS RELEASE


Globular Cluster Scale Sizes in Giant Galaxies: Orbital Anisotropy and Tidally Under-filling Clusters in M87, NGC 1399, and NGC 5128

Jeremy J. Webb, Alison Sills, William E. Harris, Matias Gomez, Maurizio Paolillo, Kristin A. Woodley, & Thomas H. Puzia

2016, MNRAS 460, 2129, astro-ph/1605.03191


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). XIII. The Luminosity and Mass Function of Galaxies in the Core of the Virgo Cluster and the Contribution from Disrupted Satellites

Laura Ferrarese, et al. (NGVS Team)

2016, ApJ 824, 10, astro-ph/1604.06462


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. XX. RedGOLD Background Galaxy Cluster Detections

Rossella Licitra, Simona Mei, Anand Raichoor, Thomas Erben, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Roberto P. Muñoz, Ludovic Van Waerbeke, Patrick Côté, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Pierre-Alain Duc, Laura Ferrarese, Stephen D.J. Gwyn, Marc Huertas-Company, Ariane Lançon, Thomas H. Puzia

2016, ApJ 829, 44, astro-ph/1705.04332


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. VII. The intrinsic shapes of low-luminosity galaxies in the core of the Virgo cluster, and a comparison with the Local Group

Sanchez-Janssen, R.; Ferrarese, L.; MacArthur, L. A.; Cote, P.; Blakeslee, J. P.; Cuillandre, J. -C.; Duc, P. -A.; Durrell, P.; Gwyn, S.; McConnachie, A. W.; Boselli, A.; Courteau, S.; Emsellem, E.; Mei, S.; Peng, E.; Puzia, T. H.; Roediger, J.; Simard, L.; Boyer, F.; Santos, M.

2016, ApJ 820, 69, astro-ph/1602.00012


Compact Stellar Systems in the Polar Ring Galaxies NGC 4650A and NGC 3808B: Clues to Polar Disk Formation

Yasna Ordenes-Briceño, Iskren Y. Georgiev, Thomas H. Puzia, Paul Goudfrooij, and Magda Arnaboldi

2016, A&A 585,156, astro-ph/1511.05166


Evidence for the Rapid Formation of Low-Mass Early-Type Galaxies in Dense Environments

Yiqing Liu, Eric W. Peng, John Blakeslee, Patrick Cote, Laura Ferrarese, Andres Jordan, Thomas H. Puzia, Elisa Toloba, Hongxin Zhang

2016, ApJ 818, 179, astro-ph/1512.00253


Unveiling a Rich System of Faint Dwarf Galaxies in the Next Generation Fornax Survey

Roberto P. Muñoz, Paul Eigenthaler, Thomas H. Puzia, Matthew A. Taylor, Yasna Ordenes-Briceño, Karla Alamo-Martinez, Karen X. Ribbeck, Simon Angel, Massimo Capaccioli, Patrick Côté, Laura Ferrarese, Gaspar Galaz, Maren Hempel, Michael Hilker, Andres Jordan, Ariane Lançon, Steffen Mieske, Maurizio Paolillo, Tom Richtler, Ruben Sanchez-Janssen, Hongxin Zhang

2015, ApJL 813, 15, astro-ph/1510.02475, PRESS RELEASE


The Sensitivity of Harassment to Orbit: Mass Loss from Early-Type Dwarfs in Galaxy Clusters

Smith R., Sánchez-Janssen, R., Beasley, M. A., Candlish, G. N., Gibson, B. K., Puzia, T. H. Janz, J., Knebe, A., Aguerri, J. A. L. , Lisker, T., Hensler, G., Fellhauer, M., Ferrarese, L., Yi, S. K.

2015, MNRAS 454, 2502, astro-ph/1509.02537


The Most Massive Ultra-Compact Dwarf Galaxy in the Virgo Cluster

Chengze Liu, Eric Peng, Elisa Toloba, J. Christopher Mihos, Laura Ferrarese, Karla Alamo-Martínez, Hongxin Zhang, Patrick Côte, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Emily Cunningham, Puragra Guhathakurtha, Stephen Gwyn, Gregory Herczeg, Sungsoon Lim, Thomas Puzia, Joel Roediger, Rubén Sánchez-Janssen, and Jun Yin

2015, ApJL 812, 2, astro-ph/1508.07373


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. X. Properties of Ultra-Compact Dwarfs in the M87, M49 and M60 Regions

Chengze Liu, Eric W. Peng, Patrick Côté, Laura Ferrarese, Andrés Jordán, C. J. Mihos, Hong-Xin Zhang, Roberto P. Muñoz, Thomas H. Puzia, Ariane Lançon, Stephen Gwyn, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, John P. Blakeslee, Alessandro Boselli, Patrick R. Durrell, Pierre-Alain Duc, Puragra Guhathakurta, Lauren A. MacArthur, Simona Mei, Rubén Sánchez-Janssen, Haiguang Xu

2015, ApJ 812, 34, astro-ph/1508.07334, Corrigendum


A Spectroscopically Confirmed z = 1.327 Galaxy-Scale Deflector Magnifying a z~8 Lyman-Break Galaxy in the Brightest of Reionizing Galaxies Survey

R. L. Barone-Nugent, A. Sonnenfeld, J. S. B. Wyithe, M. Trenti, T. Treu, K. B. Schmidt, P. A. Oesch, L. Bradley, and T. H. Puzia

2015, MNRAS 453, 3068, astro-ph/1303.6109


VEGAS: A VST Early-type GAlaxy Survey, I. Presentation, Wide-Field Surface Photometry and Substructures in NGC 4472

Massimo Capaccioli et al.

2015, A&A 581, 10, astro-ph/1507.01336


Observational Evidence for a Dark Side to NGC 5128's Globular Cluster System

Matthew Taylor, Thomas H. Puzia, Matias Gomez, Kristin Woodley

2015, ApJ 805, 65, astro-ph/1503.04198, PRESS RELEASE


A Gemini/GMOS Study of Intermediate-Luminosity Early-Type Virgo Cluster Galaxies, I. Globular Clusters and Stellar Kinematics

Biao Li, Eric W. Peng, Hongxin Zhang, John P. Blakeslee, Patrick Côté, Laura Ferrarese, Andrés Jordán, Chengze Liu, Simona Mei, Thomas H. Puzia, Marianne Takamiya, Gelys Trancho, Michael West

2015, ApJ 806, 133, astro-ph/1505.05421


New Constraints on the Star Formation History of the Star Cluster NGC 1856

Matteo Correnti, Paul Goudfrooij, Thomas H. Puzia, Selma de Mink

2015, MNRAS 450, 3054, astro-ph/1504.03299


On the Interpretation of Sub-Giant Branch Morphologies of Intermediate-Age Star Clusters with Extended Main Sequence Turnoffs

Paul Goudfrooij, Léo Girardi, Philip Rosenfield, Alessandro Bressan, Paola Marigo, Matteo Correnti,  Thomas H. Puzia

2015, MNRAS 450, 1693, astro-ph/1503.07862


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. VI. The Kinematics of Ultra-Compact Dwarfs and Globular Clusters in M87

Hong-Xin Zhang et al.

2015, ApJ 802, 30, astro-ph/1501.03167


VEGAS-SSS. A VST early-type galaxy survey: analysis of small stellar systems. Testing the methodology on the globular cluster system in NGC 3115

Michele Cantiello et al.

2015, A&A 576, A14, astro-ph/1412.0469


A Starburst in the Core of a Galaxy Cluster: the Dwarf Irregular NGC 1427A in Fornax

Marcelo Mora, Julio Chaname, Thomas H. Puzia

2015, AJ 150, 93, astro-ph/1411.7314


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. XV. The Photometric Redshift Estimation for Background Sources

Anand Raichoor, et al.

2014, ApJ 797, 102, astro-ph/1410.2276


Extended Main Sequence Turnoffs in Intermediate-Age Star Clusters: A Correlation Between Turnoff Width and Early Escape Velocity

Paul Goudfrooij, Léo Girardi, Vera Kozhurina-Platais, Jason S. Kalirai, Imants Platais, Thomas H. Puzia, Matteo Correnti, Alessandro Bressan, Rupali Chandar, Leandro Kerber, Paola Marigo, and Stefano Rubele

2014, ApJ 797, 35, astro-ph/1410.3840


The Blue Straggler Star Population in NGC 1261: Evidence for a Post-Core-Collapse Bounce State

Mirko Simunovic, Thomas H. Puzia, Allison Sills

2014, ApJ, 795, L10, astro-ph/1410.0693


The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey: X - Nuclear Star Clusters in Low-Mass Early-Type Galaxies: Scaling Relations

Mark den Brok, Reynier Peletier, Anil Seth, Marc Balcells, Lilian Dominguez-Palermo, Alister Graham, David Carter, Peter Erwin, Harry Ferguson, Paul Goudfrooij, Rafael Guzman, Carlos Hoyos, Shardha Jogee, John Lucey, Steven Phillipps, Thomas H. Puzia, Edwin Valentijn, Gijs Verdoes Kleijn, Tim Weinzirl

2014, MNRAS 445, 2385, astro-ph/1409.4766


The Panchromatic High-Resolution Spectroscopic Survey of Local Group Star Clusters, I. General Data Reduction Procedures for the VLT/X-Shooter UVB and VIS Arm

Frederik Schönebeck, Thomas H. Puzia, Anna Pasquali, Eva K. Grebel, Markus Kissler-Patig, Harald Kuntschner, Mariya Lyubenova, Sibilla Perina

2014, A&A 572, A13, astro-ph/1409.4663


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey, VIII. The Spatial Distribution of Globular Clusters in the Virgo Cluster

Patrick Durrell, et al.

2014, ApJ 794, 103, astro-ph/1408.2821


New Clues to the Cause of Extended Main Sequence Turn-Offs in Intermediate-Age Star Clusters in the Magellanic Clouds

Matteo Correnti, Paul Goudfrooij, Jason K. Kalirai, Leo Girardi, Thomas H. Puzia, Leonardo Kerber

2014, ApJ 793, 121, astro-ph/1407.6957


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey, V. Modeling the Dynamics of M87 with the Made-to-Measure Method

Zhu Ling, et al.

2014, ApJ 792, 59, astro-ph/1407.2263


Searching for Dust around Hyper Metal-Poor Stars

Kim A. Venn, Thomas H. Puzia, Mike Divell, Stephanie Côté, David L. Lambert, Else Starkenburg

2014, ApJ 791, 98, astro-ph/1407.1449


A Study of Rotating Globular Clusters - The Case of the old, metal-poor Globular Cluster NGC 4372

Nikolay Kacharov, Paolo Bianchini, Andreas Koch, Matthias J. Frank, Nicholas F. Martin, Glenn van de Ven, Thomas H. Puzia, Ian McDonald, Christian I. Johnson, & Albert A. Zijlstra

2014, A&A 567, A69, astro-ph/1406.1552


Luminosity Function of Low Mass X-ray Binaries in the Globular Cluster System of NGC 1399

Giuseppe D’Ago, Maurizio Paolillo, Guiseppina Fabbiano, Thomas H. Puzia, Thomas J. Maccarone, Arunav Kundu, Paul Goudfrooij, Stephen E. Zepf

2014, A&A 567, 2, astro-ph/1405.0618


HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey - VII. Structure and Assembly of Massive Galaxies in the Center of the Coma Cluster

Tim Weinzirl, et al.

2014, MNRAS 441, 3083, astro-ph/1310.3755


Wide-Field Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the Globular Cluster System in NGC 1399

Thomas H. Puzia, Maurizio Paolillo, Paul Goudfrooij, Thomas J. Maccarone, Guiseppina Fabbiano, Lorella Angelini

2014, ApJ 786, 78, astro-ph/1402.6714, PDF


Blue Straggler Star Populations in Globular Clusters: I. Dynamical Properties of Blue Straggler Stars in NGC 3201, NGC 6218 and Omega Centauri

Mirko Simunovic & Thomas H. Puzia

2014, ApJ 782, 49, astro-ph/1312.2545


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey – Infrared (NGVS-IR): I. A New Near-UV/Optical/Near-IR Globular Cluster Selection Tool

Roberto P. Muñoz, Thomas H. Puzia, Ariane Lançon, Eric W. Peng, Patrick Coté, Laura Ferrarese, John P. Blakeslee, Simona Mei, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Patrick Hudelot, Stephane Courteau, Pierre-Alain Duc, & the NGVS team

2014, ApJS 210, 4, astro-ph/1311.0873


Symbiotic Stars in OGLE Data: I. Large Magellanic Cloud Systems

R. Angeloni, C. E. Ferreira Lopes, N. Masetti, F. Di Mille, P. Pietrukowicz, A. Udalski, B. E. Schaefer, P. Parisi, R. Landi, C. Navarrete, M. Catelan, T. H. Puzia & D. Guzman

2014, MNRAS 438, 35, astro-ph/1309.7345


An Extended Main Sequence Turn-Off in the Small Magellanic Cloud Star Cluster NGC 411

Leo Girardi, Paul Goudfrooij, Jason S. Kalirai, Leandro Kerber, Vera Kozhurina-Platais, Stefano Rubele, Alessandro Bressan, Rupali Chandar, Paola Marigo, Imants Platais, and Thomas H. Puzia

2013, MNRAS 431, 3501, astro-ph/1303.1361


The Lick-Index Calibration of the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrographs

Thomas H. Puzia, Bryan W. Miller, Gelys Trancho, Brett Basarab, Jordan Mirocha, Karen Butler

2013, AJ 145, 164, astro-ph/1304.3142, see also Erratum


The Impact of Galaxy Harassment on the Globular Cluster Systems of Cluster Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies

Rory Smith, Ruben Sanchez-Janssen, Michael Fellhauer, Thomas H. Puzia, J. A. L. Aguerri, J.-P. Farias

2013, MNRAS 429, 1066, astro-ph/1211.2802


Unearthing Foundations of a Cosmic Cathedral: Searching the Stars for M33's Halo

Robert Cockcroft, Alan McConnachie, William E. Harris, Rodrigo Ibata, Mike Irwin, Annette Ferguson, Mark Fardal, Arif Babul, Scott Chapman, Geraint Lewis, Nicolas Martin, Thomas H. Puzia

2013, MNRAS 428, 1248, astro-ph/1210.4114


The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). I. Introduction to the Survey

Laura Ferrarese, Patrick Côté, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, S.D.J. Gwyn, Eric W. Peng, Lauren A. MacArthur, Pierre-Alain Duc, A. Boselli, Simona Mei, Thomas Erben, Alan W. McConnachie, Patrick R. Durrell, J. Christopher Mihos, Andrés Jordán, Ariane Lançon, Thomas H. Puzia, Eric Emsellem, Michael L. Balogh, John P. Blakeslee, Ludovic van Waerbeke, Raphaël Gavazzi, Bernd Vollmer, J.J. Kavelaars, David Woods, Nicholas M. Ball, S. Boissier, Stéphane Courteau, E. Ferriere, G. Gavazzi, Hendrik Hildebrandt, P. Hudelot, M. Huertas-Company, Chengze Liu, Dean McLaughlin, Y. Mellier, Martha Milkeraitis, David Schade, Chantal Balkowski, Frédéric Bournaud, R.G. Carlberg, S.C. Chapman, Henk Hoekstra, Chien Peng, Marcin Sawicki, Luc Simard, James E. Taylor, R. Brent Tully, Wim van Driel, Christine D. Wilson, Todd Burdullis, Billy Mahoney, & Nadine Manset

2012, ApJS 200, 4


The Detection of Globular Clusters in Galaxies as a Data Mining Problem

M. Brescia, S. Cavuoti, Maurizio Paolillo, G. Longo & Thomas H. Puzia

2012, MNRAS 421, 1155, astro-ph/1110.2144


New Insights on the Star Formation Histories of Candidate Intermediate-Age Early-Type Galaxies from K’-band Imaging of Globular Clusters

Iskren Y. Georgiev, Paul Goudfrooij & Thomas H. Puzia

2012, MNRAS 420, 1317, astro-ph/1111.1716


The Stellar Archeology of the M33 Disk: Recent Star-Formation History and Constraints on the Timing of an Interaction with M31

Tim J. Davidge & Thomas H. Puzia

2011, ApJ, 738, 144, astro-ph/1107.0077


Population Parameters of Intermediate-Age Star Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud. III. Dynamical Evidence for a Range of Ages Being Responsible for Extended Main Sequence Turnoffs

Paul Goudfrooij, Thomas H. Puzia, Rupali Chandar, and Vera Kozhurina-Platais

2011, ApJ 737, 4, astro-ph/1105.1317, NASA press release, Hubble Heritage press release!


Population Parameters of Intermediate-Age Star Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud. II. New Insights from Extended Main Sequence Turnoffs in 7 Star Clusters

Paul Goudfrooij, Thomas H. Puzia, Vera Kozhurina-Platais, and Rupali Chandar

2011, ApJ 737, 3, astro-ph/1105.1337


Probing the GC-LMXB Connection in NGC 1399: A Wide-Field Study with HST and CHANDRA

Maurizio Paolillo,Thomas H. Puzia, Paul Goudfrooij, Stephen E. Zepf, Thomas J. Maccarone, Arunav Kundu, Giuseppina Fabbiano, & Lorella Angelini

2011, ApJ 736, 90, astro-ph/1105.2561


Density Variations in the NW Star Stream of M31

Ray G. Carlberg, Harvey B. Richer, Alan W. McConnachie, Mike Irwin, Rodrigo A. Ibata, Aaron L. Dotter, Scott Chapman, Mark Fardal, A.M.N. Ferguson, Geraint F. Lewis, Julio F. Navarro, Thomas H. Puzia, and David Valls-Gabaud

2011, ApJ 731, 124, astro-ph/1102.3501


The M33 Globular Cluster System with PAndAS Data: The Last Outer Halo Cluster?

Robert Cockcroft, William E. Harris, Annette M. N. Ferguson, Avon Huxor, Rodrigo A. Ibata, Michael J. Irwin, Alan McConnachie, Kristin A Woodley, Scott C. Chapman, Geraint F. Lewis, and Thomas Puzia

2011, ApJ 730, 112, astro-ph/1101.2450


Young Stars at the Edge: Stellar Clustering in the Outer Regions of the M33 Disk

Tim J. Davidge, Thomas H. Puzia, and Alan W. McConnachie

2011, ApJ 728, L23, astro-ph/1101.1486


The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey IV. Intergalactic Globular Clusters and the Massive Globular Cluster System at the Core of the Coma Galaxy Cluster

Eric W. Peng, Henry C. Ferguson, Paul Goudfrooij, Derek Hammer, John R. Lucey, Ronald O. Marzke, Thomas H. Puzia, David Carter, Marc Balcells, Terry Bridges, Kristin Chiboucas, Carlos del Burgo, Alister W. Graham, Rafael Guzman, Michael J. Hudson, Ana Matkovic, David Merritt, Bryan W. Miller, Mustapha Mouhcine, Steven Phillips, Ray Sharples, Russell J. Smith, Brent Tully, & Gijs Verdoes Kleijn

2011, ApJ 730, 23, astro-ph/1101.1000


The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey II - Data Description and Catalog

Derek Hammer, Gijs Verdoes Kleijn, Carlos Hoyos, Mark den Brok, Marc Balcells, Henry C. Ferguson, Paul Goudfrooij, David Carter, Rafael Guzman, Reynier F. Peletier, Alister W. Graham, Neil Trentham, Eric W. Peng, Russell J. Smith, John R. Lucey, Shardha Jogee, Alfonso L. Aguerri, Dan Batcheldor, Terry J. Bridges, Jonathan I. Davies, Carlos del Burgo, Peter Erwin, Ann Hornschemeier, Michael J. Hudson, Avon Huxor, Leigh Jenkins, Arna Karick, Habib Khosroshahi, Ehsan Kourkchi, Yutaka Komiyama, Jennifer Lotz, Ronald O. Marzke, Irina Marinova, Ana Matkovic, David Merritt, Bryan W. Miller, Neal A. Miller, Bahram Mobasher, Mustapha Mouhcine, Sadanori Okamura, Sue Percival, Steven Phillipps, Bianca M. Poggianti, Thomas H. Puzia, Ray M. Sharples, R. Brent Tully, Edwin Valentijn

2010, ApJS 191, 143, astro-ph/1005.3300


The Formation of Spheroids in Early-Type Spirals: Clues From Their Globular Clusters

Aparna Maybhate, Paul Goudfrooij, Rupali Chandar, and Thomas H. Puzia

2010, ApJ 721, 893, astro-ph/1007.4962


Globular Cluster Systems in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies - III. Formation Efficiencies of Old Globular Clusters

Iskren Y. Georgiev, Thomas H. Puzia, Michael Hilker, & Paul Goudfrooij

2010, MNRAS 406, 1967, astro-ph/1004.2039


The NGC 404 Nucleus: Star Cluster and possible Intermediate-Mass Black Hole

Anil C. Seth, Michele Cappellari, Nadine Neumayer, Nelson Caldwell, Nate Bastian, Knut Olsen, Robert D. Blum, Victor P. Debattista, Richard McDermid, Thomas H. Puzia, Andrew Stephens

2010, ApJ 714, 713, astro-ph/1003.0680


SAO-6m Telescope Spectroscopic Observations of Globular Clusters in Nearby Galaxies

Margarita E. Sharina, Rupali Chandar, Thomas H. Puzia, Paul Goudfrooij

2010, MNRAS 405, 839, astro-ph/1002.2144


Chemodynamics of Compact Stellar Systems in NGC 5128: How similar are Globular Clusters, Ultra-Compact Dwarfs, and Dwarf Galaxies?

Matthew A. Taylor, Thomas H. Puzia, William E. Harris, Gretchen L. Harris, Markus Kissler-Patig, & Michael Hilker

2010, ApJ 712, 1191, astro-ph/1002.1973


An HST/WFPC2 Survey of Bright Young Star Clusters in M31, IV. Ages and mass estimates

S. Perina, J. G. Cohen, P. Barmby, M. A. Beasley, M. Bellazzini, J. P. Brodie,  L. Federici, F. Fusi Pecci, S. Galleti, P.W. Hodge, J. P. Huchra, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, & J. Strader

2010, A&A 511, 23, astro-ph/0911.3166


The Ages, Metallicities, and Alpha-Element Enhancements of Globular Clusters in the Elliptical NGC 5128: A Homogeneous Spectroscopic Study with Gemini/GMOS

Kristin A. Woodley, William E. Harris, Thomas H. Puzia, Matias Gomez, Gretchen L. H. Harris, & Doug Geisler

2010, ApJ 708, 1335, astro-ph/0911.0955


An HST/WFPC2 Survey of Bright Young Star Clusters in M31, III. Structural Parameters

P. Barmby, S. Perina, M. Bellazzini, J.G. Cohen, P.W. Hodge, J.P. Huchra, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, J. Strader

2009, AJ 138, 1667, astro-ph/0909.4053


The Remnants of Galaxy Formation from a Panoramic Survey of the Region around M31

Alan W. McConnachie, Michael J. Irwin, Rodrigo A. Ibata, John Dubinski, Lawrence M. Widrow, Nicolas F. Martin, Patrick Cote, Aaron L. Dotter, Julio F. Navarro, Annette M. N. Ferguson, Thomas H. Puzia, Geraint F. Lewis, Arif Babul, Pauline Barmby, Olivier Bienayme, Scott C. Chapman, Robert Cockcroft, Michelle L. M. Collins, Mark A. Fardal, William E. Harris, Avon Huxor, A. Dougal Mackey, Jorge Penarrubia, R. Michael Rich, Harvey B. Richer, Arnaud Siebert, Nial Tanvir, David Valls-Gabaud, Kimberly A. Venn

2009, Nature 461, 66, astro-ph/0909.0398


An HST/WFPC2 Survey of Bright Young Star Clusters in M31, II. Photometry of Less Luminous Clusters in the Field

P.W. Hodge, O.K. Krienke, M. Bellazzini, S. Perina, P. Barmby, J.G. Cohen, T.H. Puzia, & J. Strader

2009, AJ 138, 770, astro-ph/0907.1305


The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey: V - Compact Stellar Systems in the Coma Cluster

J. Price, P. Phillips, A. Huxor, N. Trentham, H. Ferguson, R. Marzke, A. Hornschmeier, P. Goudfrooij, D. Hammer, B. Tully, K. Chiboucas, R. Smith, D. Carter, D.R. Merit, E. Balcells, P. Erwin, & T.H. Puzia

2009, MNRAS 397, 1816, astro-ph/0906.1123


Population Parameters of Intermediate-Age Star Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud, I. NGC 1846 and its Wide Main-Sequence Turnoff

P. Goudfrooij, T.H. Puzia, V. Kozhurina-Platais, & R. Chandar

2009, AJ 137, 4988, astro-ph/0903.4511


Globular Cluster Systems in nearby Dwarf Galaxies - II. Nuclear Star Clusters and their Relation to Massive Galactic Globular Clusters

I. Y. Gerogiev, M. Hilker, T. H. Puzia, P. Goudfrooij, & H. Baumgardt

2009, MNRAS 396, 1075, astro-ph/0903.2857


A HST/WFPC2 Survey of Bright Young Star Clusters in M31, I. VdB0, a Massive Star Cluster seen a t ~ 25 Myr

S. Perina, P. Barmby, M. A. Beasley, M. Bellazzini, J. P. Brodie, D. Burstein, J. Cohen, L. Federici, F. Fusi Pecci, S. Galleti, P.W. Hodge, J. P. Huchra, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, & J. Strader

2009, A&A 494, 933, astro-ph/0812.1668


Globular Cluster Systems in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies - I. HST/ACS Observations and Dynamical Properties of Old Globular Clusters at Low Environmental Density

I.Y. Georgiev, T.H. Puzia, M. Hilker, & P. Goudfrooij

2009, MNRAS 392, 879, astro-ph/0810.3660


Globular Cluster Populations in four Early-Type Post-Starburst Galaxies

A. Maybhate, P. Goudfrooij, F. Schweizer, T.H. Puzia, & D. Carter

2009, AJ 137, 383, astro-ph/0810.4621


The Rotating Nuclear Star Clusters in NGC 4244

A.C. Seth, R.D. Blum, N. Bastian, N. Caldwell, V.P. Debattista, & T.H. Puzia

2008, ApJ 687, 997, astro-ph/0807.3044, pdf


Old Globular Clusters in Magellanic-Type Dwarf Irregular Galaxies

I.Y. Georgiev, P. Goudfrooij, T.H. Puzia, & M. Hilker

2008, AJ 135, 1858 , astro-ph/0803.0551, pdf


The Hubble Space Telescope ACS Coma Cluster Survey, I. Survey Objectives and Design

D. Carter, P. Goudfrooij, B. Mobasher, H.C. Ferguson, T.H. Puzia,

and the Coma Cluster Treasury Survey team

2008, ApJS, 176, 424, astro-ph/0801.3745, pdf


A Comparison of Optical and Near-Infrared Colours of Magellanic Cloud Star Clusters with Predictions of Simple Stellar Population Models

P. Pessev, P. Goudfrooij, T.H. Puzia, & R. Chandar

2008, MNRAS, 385, 1535, astro-ph/0801.2375, pdf


VLT Spectroscopy of Globular Clusters in Low Surface Brightness Dwarf Galaxies

T.H. Puzia, & M.E. Sharina

2008, ApJ, 674, 909, astro-ph/0710.1550, pdf


The Environment of M85 Optical Transient 2006-1: Constraints on the Progenitor Age and Mass

O. Ofek, S.R. Kulkarni, A. Rau, S.B. Cenko, E.W. Peng, J.P. Blakeslee, P. Cote, L. Ferrarese, A. Jordan, S. Mei, T.H. Puzia, L.D. Bradley, D. Magee, & R. Bouwens

2008, ApJ, 674, 447, astro-ph/0710.3192, pdf


Evidence for three Sub-Populations of Globular Clusters in the Early-Type Post-Starburst Shell Galaxy AM 0139-655

A. Maybhate, P. Goudfrooij, F. Schweizer, T.H. Puzia, & D. Carter

2007, AJ, 134, 1729, astro-ph/0707.3133, pdf


Evidence for the Evolution of young Early-Type Galaxies in the GOODS/CDF-S Field

T. H. Puzia, B. Mobasher, & P. Goudfrooij

2007, AJ, 134, 1337, astro-ph/0705.4092, pdf


A Globular Cluster in the Dwarf Galaxy Sextans B

M. E. Sharina, T. H. Puzia, & A. S. Krylatyh

2007, Astrophysical Bulletin, astro-ph/0704.3908, pdf


The Formation of Globular Cluster Systems in Massive Early-Type Galaxies: Globular Cluster Multi-modality from Radial Variations of Stellar Populations

A. Pipino, T. H. Puzia, & F. Matteucci

2007, ApJ 665, 295, astro-ph/0704.0535, pdf


The Age Structure of Globular Cluster Systems in Early-Type Galaxies and its Dependence on Host Galaxy Properties

M. Hempel, M. Kissler-Patig, T. H. Puzia, & M. Hilker

2007, A&A, 463, 493, pdf


Ages, Metallicities, and [alpha/Fe] Ratios of Globular Clusters in NGC 147, NGC 185, and NGC 205

M. E. Sharina, V. L. Afanasiev, & T. H. Puzia

MNRAS, 372, 1259 (2006), astro-ph/0608227, pdf


A Genuine Intermediate-Age Globular Cluster in M33

R. Chandar, T.H. Puzia, A. Sarajedini, & P. Goudfrooij

ApJL 646, L107 (2006), astro-ph/0606419, pdf


Extremely alpha-Enriched Globular Clusters in Early-Type Galaxies: A Step towards the Dawn of Stellar Populations?

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, & P. Goudfrooij

ApJ, 648, 383 (2006), astro-ph/0605210, pdf

   

A Database of 2MASS Near-Infrared Colors of Magellanic Cloud Star Clusters

P.M. Pessev, P. Goudfrooij, T.H. Puzia, & R. Chandar

AJ, 132, 781 (2006), astro-ph/0607617, pdf


The Old Globular Cluster System of the dIrr Galaxy NGC 1427A in the Fornax Cluster

I.Y. Georgiev, M. Hilker, T.H. Puzia, J. Chaname, S. Mieske, P. Goudfrooij, A. Reisenegger, & L. Infante

A&A, 452, 141 (2006), astro-ph/0602263, pdf, see also A&A front page and the corresponding ESO press release


The Ages of Globular Clusters in NGC 4365 revisited with deep HST Observations

A. Kundu, S.E. Zepf, M. Hempel, D. Morton, K.A. Ashman, T.J. Maccarone, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, & E. Vesperini

ApJ, 631, L41 (2005), astro-ph/0510311, pdf


Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of Globular Cluster Candidates in Low Surface Brightness Dwarf Galaxies

M. E. Sharina, T.H. Puzia, D. I. Makarov

A&A, 442, 85 (2005), astro-ph/0505624, pdf


VLT Spectroscopy of Globular Cluster Systems, II. Spectroscopic Ages, Metallicites, and [alpha/Fe] Ratios of Globular Cluters in Early-Type Galaxies

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, D. Thomas, C. Maraston, R.P. Saglia, R. Bender, P. Goudfrooij, and M. Hempel

A&A, 439, 997 (2005), astro-ph/0505453, pdf


New Light on the Formation and Evolution of M31 and its Globular Cluster System

T.H. Puzia, K.M. Perrett, and T.J. Bridges

A&A, 434, 909 (2005), astro-ph/0501556, pdf


VLT Spectroscopy of Globular Cluster Systems, I. The Photometric and Spectroscopic Dataset

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, D. Thomas, C. Maraston, R.P. Saglia, R. Bender, T. Richtler, P. Goudfrooij, and M. Hempel

A&A, 415, 123 (2004), astro-ph/0505448, pdf


Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems in the near-IR, III. NGC 5846 and NGC 7192, Quantifying the Age Distribution of Sub-Populations

M. Hempel, M. Hilker, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, D. Minniti, and P. Goudfrooij

A&A, 405, 487 (2003), astro-ph/0304460, pdf


Some Constraints on the Effects of Age and Metallicity on the Low-Mass X-Ray Binary Formation Rate

A. Kundu, T.J. Maccarone, S.E. Zepf, and T.H. Puzia

ApJL, 589, 81 (2003), astro-ph/0304445, pdf


Evidence for an Intermediate-Age, Metal-rich Population of Globular Clusters in NGC 4365

S.S. Larsen, J.P. Brodie, M.A. Beasley, D.A. Forbes, M. Kissler-Patig, H. Kuntschner, and T.H. Puzia

ApJL, 585, 767 (2003), astro-ph/0211434, pdf


Integrated Spectroscopy of Bulge Globular Clusters and Fields, II. Implications for Population Synthesis Models and Elliptical Galaxies

C. Maraston, L. Greggio, A. Renzini, S. Ortolani, R.P. Saglia, T.H. Puzia, and M. Kissler-Patig

A&A, 400, 823 (2003), astro-ph/0209220, pdf


Integrated Spectroscopy of Bulge Globular Clusters and Fields. I. The Database and Comparison of Individual Lick Indices in Clusters and Bulge

T.H. Puzia, R.P. Saglia, M. Kissler-Patig, C. Maraston, L. Greggio, A. Renzini, and S. Ortolani

A&A, 395, 45 (2002), astro-ph/0209238, pdf


Extragalactic Globular Clusters in the Near-Infrared. II. The Globular Clusters Systems of NGC 3115 and NGC 4365

T.H. Puzia, S.E. Zepf, M. Kissler-Patig, M. Hilker, D. Minniti, and P. Goudfrooij

A&A, 391, 453 (2002), astro-ph/0206147, pdf, see also A&A front page and the corresponding ESO press release


Globular Clusters around Galaxies in Groups

C. Da Rocha, C.M. de Oliveira, M. Bolte, B.L. Ziegler, and T.H. Puzia

AJ, 123, 690 (2002), astro-ph/0111043, pdf


Probing the Gas Content of the Dwarf Galaxy NGC 3109 with Background X-ray Sources

P. Kahabka, T.H. Puzia, and W. Pietsch

A&A, 361, 491 (2000), astro-ph/0005482, pdf


Globular Clusters in the DE,N Galaxy NGC 3115 DW1: New Insights from Spectroscopy and Hubble Space Telescope Photometry

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, J.P. Brodie, and L.L. Schroder

AJ, 120, 777 (2000), astro-ph/0005008, pdf


The Age Difference between the Globular Cluster Subpopulations in NGC 4472

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, J.P. Brodie, and J.P. Huchra

AJ, 118, 2734 (1999), astro-ph/9908203, pdf

Submitted Articles                                        all ADS articles


Constraints on the Dark Matter Content of Four Dwarf Ellipticals in Virgo and Fornax through GMOS Spectroscopy of their Globular Clusters and Nuclei

Bryan W. Miller, Thomas H. Puzia, Michael Hilker, Ruben Sanchez-Janssen, Markus Kissler-Patig

2017, submitted to ApJ


The Survey of Centaurus A's Baryonic Structures (SCABS). I. Survey Description and Initial Source Catalogues

Matthew A. Taylor, Roberto P. Muñoz, Thomas H. Puzia, Steffen Mieske, Paul Eigenthaler, Mia Sauda Bovill

2017, submitted to MNRAS, astro-ph/1608.07285


Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. XXI. The weak lensing masses of the CFHTLS and NGVS RedGOLD galaxy clusters and calibration of the optical richness

Parroni, Carolina; Mei, Simona; Erben, Thomas, et al. (NGVS Team)

2017, submitted to ApJ, astro-ph/1705.04329

Other Publications

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope - Galaxies Science Roadmap
Robertson et al. 2017, astro-ph/1708.01617

Astronomy Picture of the Day: 2008 June 16th - Inside the Coma Cluster of Galaxies
Coma Cluster Survey Team 2008, link

ACS/WFC: Differential CTE Corrections for Photometry and Astrometry from non-Drizzled Images
V. Kozhurina-Platais, P. Goudfrooij, & T.H. Puzia, 2007, Instrument Science Report, ACS 2007-04, pdf 

PhD Thesis: Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems
T.H. Puzia, 2003, pdf

Astronomy Picture of the Day: 2002 July 4th - Young Star Clusters in an Old Galaxy
T.H. Puzia, S. E. Zepf, et al. 2002, linkhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1708.01617http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap080616.htmlPublications_files/isr0704.pdfPublications_files/PhDThomasHPuzia.pdfhttp://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap020704.htmlshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4

Selected Conference Proceedings


HIRES: the high resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT

F. M. Zerbi et al.

Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9147, id. 914723 12 pp., 2014


BOMBOLO: A 3-Arm Optical Imager for SOAR Observatory

Dani Guzmán, Rodolfo Angeloni, Thomas H. Puzia, Damien Jones, Andrés Jordán, Timo Anguita, Susan Benecchi, Eduardo Garcés

Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9147, id. 91475V 10 pp. 2014


Discovering the Dark Side of Centaurus A’s Globular Cluster System

M. Taylor, T.H. Puzia, M. Gomez, K. Woodley

Galaxies in 3D across the Universe, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 309, 2014


Stars, Gas, and Dust in Elliptical Galaxies

A. Pipino, F. Matteucci, & T.H. Puzia

Matter and Energy in the Universe: From Nucleosynthesis to Cosmology, Proceedings of XIXemes Recontres de Blois, 2007, astro-ph/0801.1769, pdf


Towards a Calibration of SSP model from the Optical to the Mid-Infrared

P.M. Pessev, P. Goudfrooij, T.H. Puzia, & R. Chandar

Stellar Populations as Building Blocks of Galaxies, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 241, 2007, astro-ph/0701911, pdf


Spectroscopy of Globular Cluster Systems

T.H. Puzia

Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes, Proceedings IAU Colloquium No. 232, 2005, pdf


Globular Clusters in Low-Mass Galaxies

M.E. Sharina, T.H. Puzia, V.L. Afanasiev, D.I. Makarov, A.E. Dolphin, and G.M. Karataeva

Near-Field Cosmology with Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies, Proceedings IAU Colloquium No. 198, 2005, pdf


Resolving Globular Clusters in NGC 1399

T.H. Puzia, M. Paolillo, S.E. Zepf, T.J. Maccarone, P. Goudfrooij, A. Kundu, G. Fabbiano, and L. Angelini

Proceeding of the STScI May Symposium 2004, Baltimore, USA


X-ray Binaries in Early-Type Galaxies and the Globular Cluster Connection

T.J. Maccarone, A. Kundu, S.E. Zepf, and T.H. Puzia

Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) Vol. 20. IAU Colloquium 194, p. 73 (2004), pdf


GMOS Spectroscopy of Globular Clusters in Virgo and Fornax dEs

B. Miller, J. Lotz, M. Hilker, M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, and M. Stiavelli

American Astronomical Society Meeting 204, #80.10


Extragalactic Globular Clusters in the Near Infrared: Revealing Intermediate-Age Populations in Early-Type Galaxies

M. Hempel, M. Kissler-Patig, M. Hilker, T.H. Puzia, J.P. Brodie, P. Goudfrooij, D. Minniti, and S.E. Zepf

New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 296, p.580


Relative Ages of Globular Clusters

T.H. Puzia

Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems, Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 27-30 August 2002, p. 267


Globular Clusters in Compact Groups

C. da Rocha, C. Mendes de Oliveira, M. Bolte, B.L. Ziegler, and T.H. Puzia

Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems, Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 27-30 August 2002, p. 179


Extragalactic Globular Clusters in the Near-Infrared

M. Hempel, M. Kissler-Patig, M. Hilker, T.H. Puzia, J.P. Brodie, P. Goudfrooij, D. Minniti, and S.E. Zepf

Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems, Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 27-30 August 2002, p. 125


The Chemistry of Extragalactic Globular Clusters

M. Kissler-Patig, T.H. Puzia, R. Bender, P. Goudfrooij, M. Hempel, C. Maraston, T. Richtler, R.P. Saglia, and D. Thomas

Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems, Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held in Garching, Germany, 27-30 August 2002, p. 117


Globular Clusters around Galaxies in Groups

C. da Rocha, C. Mendes de Oliveira, M. Bolte, B.L. Ziegler, and T.H. Puzia

Extragalactic Star Clusters, IAU Symposium 207, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2002., p.342


Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems in the Near-IR

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, J.P. Brodie, P. Goudfrooij, M. Hilker, D. Minniti, and S.E. Zepf

Extragalactic Star Clusters, IAU Symposium 207, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2002., p.294, pdf


The Globular Cluster System of the dE,N Galaxy NGC 3115 DW1

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, J.P. Brodie, K.S. de Boer

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, in Goettingen, 20-25 September 1999, p. P84


Dating the Star Formation in Early-Type Galaxies: the Age Difference between the Globular Cluster Sub-Populations in NGC 4472

T.H. Puzia, M. Kissler-Patig, J.P. Brodie, J.P. Huchra

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, in Goettingen, 20-25 September 1999, p. E04