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dr. A. (Aleksandar) Shulevski

Faculty of Science
Anton Pannekoek Institute of Astronomy

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C4.139
Postal address
  • Postbus 94249
    1090 GE Amsterdam
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    All-sky radio surveys (Galaxy, transients - AARTFAAC, and beyond - LOFAR). AGN radio remnants, AGN activity duty cycles, The AGN - galaxy cluster radio phenomenology connection, low frequency radio astronomy, SETI.


    BSc, MSc - Leiden Observatory. PhD - Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Groningen. LOFAR Telescope Scientist - ASTRON.

  • Publications


    • Hare, B. M., Scholten, O., Dwyer, J., Trinh, T. N. G., Buitink, S., ter Veen, S., ... Zucca, P. (2019). Needle-like structures discovered on positively charged lightning branches. Nature, 568(7752), 360-363.
    • Shimwell, T. W., Tasse, C., Hardcastle, M. J., Mechev, A. P., Williams, W. L., Best, P. N., ... Wilber, A. (2019). The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey: II. First data release. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 622, [A1].


    • Chyży, K. T., Jurusik, W., Piotrowska, J., Nikiel-Wroczyński, B., Heesen, V., Vacca, V., ... van Weeren, R. J. (2018). LOFAR MSSS: Flattening low-frequency radio continuum spectra of nearby galaxies. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 619, [A36]. [details]
    • Heesen, V., Croston, J. H., Morganti, R., Hardcastle, M. J., Stewart, A. J., Best, P. N., ... Williams, W. L. (2018). LOFAR reveals the giant: a low-frequency radio continuum study of the outflow in the nearby FR I radio galaxy 3C 31. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(4), 5049-5067.
    • Savini, F., Bonafede, A., Brüggen, M., Wilber, A., Harwood, J. J., Murgia, M., ... Cassano, R. (2018). Studying the late evolution of a radio-loud AGN in a galaxy group with LOFAR. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(4), 5023-5035.
    • Zucca, P., Morosan, D. E., Rouillard, A. P., Fallows, R., Gallagher, P. T., Magdalenic, J., ... Zarka, P. (2018). Shock location and CME 3D reconstruction of a solar type II radio burst with LOFAR. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 615, [A89]. [details]


    • Abbott, B. P., Abbott, R., Kaper, L., Rowlinson, A., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Balzer, A., ... Shulevski, A. (2017). Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 848(2), [L12].
    • Brienza, M., Godfrey, L., Morganti, R., Prandoni, I., Harwood, J., Mahony, E. K., ... Shulevski, A. (2017). Search and modelling of remnant radio galaxies in the LOFAR Lockman Hole field. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 606, [A98].
    • Clarke, A. O., Heald, G., Jarrett, T., Bray, J. D., Hardcastle, M. J., Cantwell, T. M., ... Wise, M. W. (2017). LOFAR MSSS: Discovery of a 2.56 Mpc giant radio galaxy associated with a disturbed galaxy group. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 601, [A25]. [details]
    • Harwood, J. J., Hardcastle, M. J., Morganti, R., Croston, J. H., Brüggen, M., Brunetti, G., ... White, G. J. (2017). FR II radio galaxies at low frequencies - II. Spectral ageing and source dynamics. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469(1), 639-655.
    • Kokotanekov, G., Wise, M., Heald, G. H., McKean, J. P., Bîrzan, L., Rafferty, D. A., ... Mulcahy, D. D. (2017). LOFAR MSSS: The scaling relation between AGN cavity power and radio luminosity at low radio frequencies. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 605, [A48]. [details]
    • Morabito, L. K., Williams, W. L., Duncan, K. J., Röttgering, H. J. A., Miley, G., Saxena, A., ... Tasse, C. (2017). Investigating the unification of LOFAR-detected powerful AGN in the Boötes field. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 469(2), 1883-1896.
    • Shimwell, T. W., Rottgering, H. J. A., Best, P. N., Williams, W. L., Dijkema, T. J., de Gasperin, F., ... Zwart, J. T. L. (2017). VizieR Online Data Catalog: LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey (Shimwell+, 2017). VizieR Online Data Catalog, 359.
    • Shimwell, T. W., Röttgering, H. J. A., Best, P. N., Williams, W. L., Dijkema, T. J., de Gasperin, F., ... Zwart, J. T. L. (2017). The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey: I. Survey description and preliminary data release. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 598, [A104].
    • Shulevski, A., Morganti, R., Harwood, J-J., Barthel, P. D., Jamrozy, M., Brienza, M., ... Bruggen, M. (2017). Radiative age mapping of the remnant radio galaxy B2 0924+30: the LOFAR perspective. VizieR Online Data Catalog, 360.
    • Shulevski, A., Morganti, R., Harwood, J. J., Barthel, P. D., Jamrozy, M., Brienza, M., ... Brüggen, M. (2017). Radiative age mapping of the remnant radio galaxy B2 0924+30: the LOFAR perspective. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 600, [A65].
    • van Weeren, R. J., Williams, W. L., Tasse, C., Rottgering, H. J. A., Rafferty, D. A., van der Tol, S., ... Zarka, P. (2017). LOFAR Bootes and 3C295 field sources (van Weeren+, 2014). VizieR Online Data Catalog, 179.


    • Harwood, J. J., Croston, J. H., Intema, H. T., Stewart, A. J., Ineson, J., Hardcastle, M. J., ... Wise, M. W. (2016). FR II radio galaxies at low frequencies - I. Morphology, magnetic field strength and energetics. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 458(4), 4443-4455.
    • Jackson, N., Tagore, A., Deller, A., Moldón, J., Varenius, E., Morabito, L., ... Zarka, P. (2016). LBCS: The LOFAR Long-Baseline Calibrator Survey. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 595, [A86]. [details]
    • McKean, J. P., Godfrey, L. E. H., Vegetti, S., Wise, M. W., Morganti, R., Hardcastle, M. J., ... Zarka, P. (2016). LOFAR imaging of Cygnus A - direct detection of a turnover in the hotspot radio spectra. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 463(3), 3143-3150. [details]
    • Stewart, A. J., Fender, R. P., Broderick, J. W., Hassall, T. E., Muñoz-Darias, T., Rowlinson, A., ... Yatawatta, S. (2016). LOFAR MSSS: detection of a low-frequency radio transient in 400 h of monitoring of the North Celestial Pole. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 456(3), 2321-2342.


    • Heald, G. H., Pizzo, R. F., Orrú, E., Breton, R. P., Carbone, D., Ferrari, C., ... Zarka, P. (2015). The LOFAR Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS). I. Survey description and first results. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 582, [A123]. [details]
    • Hopkins, A. M., Whiting, M. T., Seymour, N., Chow, K. E., Norris, R. P., Bonavera, L., ... van der Horst, A. J. (2015). The ASKAP/EMU Source Finding Data Challenge. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 32, [e037]. [details]
    • Shulevski, A., Morganti, R., Barthel, P. D., Harwood, J. J., Brunetti, G., van Weeren, R. J., ... Vilchez, N. (2015). AGN duty cycle estimates for the ultra-steep spectrum radio relic VLSS J1431.8+1331. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 583, [A89].
    • Shulevski, A., et al., U., Carbone, D., van der Horst, A. J., Swinbank, J., Wijers, R. A. M. J., & Wise, M. W. (2015). The peculiar radio galaxy 4C 35.06: a case for recurrent AGN activity? Astronomy & Astrophysics, 579, [A27]. [details]


    • Shulevski, A., Morganti, R., Oosterloo, T., & Struve, C. (2012). Recurrent radio emission and gas supply: the radio galaxy B2 0258+35. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 545, [A91].


    • Heald, G., McKean, J., Pizzo, R., van Diepen, G., van Zwieten, J. E., van Weeren, R. J., ... Ferrari, C. (2010). Progress with the LOFAR Imaging Pipeline. Proceedings of Science, 112, [057]. [details]


    • Ferrari, C., van Bemmel, I., Bonafede, A., Bîrzan, L., Brüggen, M., Brunetti, G., ... LOFAR Collaboration, U. (2012). First LOFAR results on galaxy clusters. In S. Boissier, P. de Laverny, N. Nardetto, R. Samadi, D. Valls-Gabaud, & H. Wozniak (Eds.), Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the French Society of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Nice, June 5-8, 2012 (pp. 677-680). Société Francaise d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique. [details]


    • Rowlinson, A., Broderick, J., Jonker, P. G., Fender, R. P., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Stappers, B. W., ... Shulevski, A. (2017). LIGO/Virgo G211117 / GW151226: LOFAR follow-up. GRB Coordinates Network, Circular Service, 20372. [details]

    Talk / presentation

    • Shulevski, A. (speaker) (29-10-2018). A new large diffuse radio remnant in Abell 1318, LOFAR Surveys KSP meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.
    • Shulevski, A. (speaker) (13-6-2018). AARTFAAC¬12 commissioning highlights, LOFAR status meeting, Dwingeloo, Netherlands.
    • Shulevski, A. (speaker) (26-3-2018). The life and times of 3C236, Energetics and life¬cycles of radio sources workshop , Dwingeloo, Netherlands.


    • Muna, D., Alexander, M., Allen, A., Ashley, R., Asmus, D., Azzollini, R., ... Zonca, A. (2016). The Astropy Problem.
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