Richard A. Shaw



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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Chemical Abundances in Angularly Small Planetary Nebulae
Lee, T.-H., Shaw, R. A., & Stanghellini, L. 2014, ApJ, in preparation

The Onset of Morphology in Angularly Small Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A., Stanghellini, L., & Villaver, E. 2014, ApJ, in preparation

A Detailed Look at Chemical Abundances in Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae. II. The Large Magellanic Cloud
Shaw, R. A., Lee, T.-H., Stanghellini, L., Davies, J. E., García-Hernández, D. A., García-Lario, P., Perea-Calderón, J. V., Villaver, E., Manchado, A., Balick, B., & Palen, S. 2014, ApJ, in preparation

Co-spatial, Long-slit UV/Optical Spectra of Ten Galactic Planetary Nebulae with HST/STIS I. Description of the Observations, Global Emission-line Measurements, and CNO Abundances
Dufour, R.~J., Kwitter, K.~B., Shaw, R. A., Henry, R. B. C., Balick, B., & Corradi, R. L. M. 2014, ApJ, submitted

On the Formation of Molecular Clumps in Planetary Nebulae with Common Envelope Binary Progenitors
Manchado, A., Stanghellini, L., Villaver, E., García-Segura, G., Shaw, R. A., & García-Hernández, D.~A. 2014, ApJ, submitted

PyNeb: A New Tool for the Analysis of Emission Lines
Luridiana, L., Morisset, C., & Shaw, R. A. 2014, A&A, in press

Infrared Study of Fullerene Planetary Nebulae
García-Hernández, D. A., Villaver, E., García-Lario, P., Acosta-Pulido, J. A., Manchado, A., Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., & Cataldo, F. 2012, ApJ, 760, 107

The Nature of Dust in Compact Planetary Nebulae from Spitzer Spectra
Stanghellini, L., García-Hernández, D. A., García-Lario, P., Davies, J. E., Shaw, R. A., Villaver, E., Manchado, A., & Perea-Calderón, J. V. 2012, ApJ, 753, 172

The Formation of Fullerenes: Clues from New C60, C70, and (Possible) Planar C24 Detections in Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae
García-Hernández, D. A., Iglesias-Groth, S., Acosta-Pulido, J. A., Manchado, A., García-Lario, P., Stanghellini, L., Villaver, E., Shaw, R. A., & Cataldo, F. 2011, ApJ, 737, L30

Calibration of BVRI Photometry for the Wide Field Channel of the HST Advanced Camera for Surveys
Saha, A., Shaw, R. A., Claver, J. A., & Dolphin, A. E. 2011, PASP, 123, 481

A Definition of the Flexible Image Transport System (FITS), Version 3.0
Pence, W. D., Chiappetti, L., Page, C. G., Shaw, R. A., & Stobie, E. 2010, A&A, 524, A42

Formation of Fullerenes in H-Containing Planetary Nebulae
García-Hernández, D. A., Manchado, A., García-Lario, P., Stanghellini, L., Villaver, E., Shaw, R. A., Szczerba, R., & Perea-Calderón, J. V. 2010, ApJ, 724, L39

A Detailed Look at Chemical Abundances in Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae. I. The Small Magellanic Cloud
Shaw, R. A., Lee, T.-H., Stanghellini, L., Davies, J. E., García-Hernández, D. A., García-Lario, P., Perea-Calderón, J. V., Villaver, E., Manchado, A., Palen, S., & Balick, B. 2010, ApJ, 717, 562

Carbon Abundance in Small Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae through Advanced Camera for Surveys Prism Spectroscopy: Constraining Low- and Intermediate-Mass Stellar Evolution at Low Metallicity
Stanghellini, L., Lee, T.-H., Shaw, R. A., Balick, B., & Villaver, E. 2009, ApJ, 702, 733

The Magellanic Cloud Calibration of the Galactic Planetary Nebula Distance Scale
Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., & Villaver, E. 2008, ApJ, 689, 194

Spitzer Infrared Observations of Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae: The Nature and Evolution of Dust in Low Metallicity Circumstellar Ejecta, Stanghellini, L., Garcia-Lario, P., Garcia-Hernandez, D. A., Perea-Calderon, J. V., Davies, J., Manchado, A., Villaver, E., & Shaw, R. A., 2007, ApJ, 671, 1669

The Unusual Variability of the Large Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebula RPJ 053059–683542
Shaw, R. A., Rest, A., Damke, G., Smith, R. C., Reid, W. A. & Parker, Q. A. 2007, ApJ, 669, 25L

The Mass Distribution of the Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae in the Large Magellanic Cloud,
Villaver, E., Stanghellini, L., & Shaw, R. A., 2007, ApJ, 656, 831

Confirmation of New Planetary Nebulae in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Shaw, R. A., Reid, W. A., & Parker, Q. A. 2007, PASP, 119, 19

Hubble Space Telescope Images of Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A., Stanghellini, L., Villaver, E., & Mutchler, M. 2006, ApJS, 167, 201

STIS Ultraviolet Spectra of Large Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae: A Study of Carbon Abundances and Stellar Evolution
Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., & Gilmore, D. 2005, ApJ, 622, 294

The Low- and Intermediate-Mass Stellar Population in the Small Magellanic Cloud: The Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae
Villaver, E., Stanghellini, L., & Shaw, R. A., 2004, ApJ, 614, 716

Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Three Very Young Star Clusters in the Small Magellanic Cloud
Stanghellini, L., Villaver, E., Shaw, R. A., & Mutchler, M. 2003, ApJ, 598, 1000

Post-AGB Evolution in the Large Magellanic Cloud: A Study of the Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae
Villaver, E., Stanghellini, L., & Shaw, R. A., 2003, ApJ, 597, 298

Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph Slitless Observations of Small Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae: A Study on Morphology, Emission Line Intensity, and Evolution
Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., Balick, B., Mutchler, M., Blades, J. C., & Villaver, E. 2003, ApJ, 596, 997

Slitless Spectroscopy of Large Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae: A Study of the Emission Lines and Morphology
Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., Mutchler, M., Palen, S., Balick, B. & Blades, J. C. 2002, ApJ, 575, 178

Morphology and Evolution of the LMC Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A., Stanghellini, L., Mutchler, M., Balick, B. & Blades, J. C. 2001, ApJ, 548, 727

LMC Planetary Nebula Morphology: Probing Stellar Populations and Evolution
Stanghellini, L., Shaw, R. A., Balick, B. & Blades, J. C. 2000, ApJ, 534, L167

Imaging and Spectroscopy of Arcs Around the Most Luminous X-ray Cluster RXJ 1347.5–1145
Sahu, K. C., Shaw, R. A., Kaiser, M. E., et al. 1998, ApJ, 492, L125

An Electronic Emission-Line Catalog for Planetary Nebulae
Kaler, J. B., & Shaw, R. A. 1997, PASP, 109, 289

Spectrophotometry of Planetary Nebulae III. IIDS Observations of Compact Nebulae
Kaler, J. B., Kwitter, K. B., Shaw, R. A. & Browning, L. 1996, PASP, 108, 980

Broad Emission Line O VI Planetary Nebula Nuclei
Stanghellini, L., Kaler, J. B., Shaw, R. A. & di Serego Alighieri, S. 1995, A&A, 302, 211

Software for the Analysis of Emission Line Nebulae
Shaw, R. A. & Dufour, R. J. 1995, PASP, 107, 896

Narrow Emission Line O VI Planetary Nebula Nuclei
Stanghellini, L., Kaler, J. B., & Shaw, R. A. 1994, A&A, 291, 604

NGC 2371: A High Excitation Planetary Nebula with an O VI Nucleus
Kaler, J. B., Stanghellini, L. & Shaw, R. A. 1993, A&A, 279, 529

PB 6 and Its Central Star
Kaler, J. B., Shaw, R. A., Feibelman, W. A. & Imhoff, C. L. 1991, PASP, 103, 67

Steps Toward the Determination of the Size and Structure of the Broad-Line Region in Active Galactic Nuclei. I. An Eight-Month MonitoringCampaign of NGC 5548 with IUE
Clavel, J., Reichert, G. A., Alloin, D., et al. 1991, ApJ, 366, 64

Large Planetary Nebulae and Their Implications for the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution
Kaler, J. B., Shaw, R. A. & Kwitter, K. B. 1990, ApJ, 359, 392

Near-Infrared Spectra of the Orion Nebula and Several Seyfert Galaxies
Osterbrock, D. E., Veilleux, S. & Shaw, R. A. 1990, ApJ, 352, 561

Line Profiles and the Kinematics of the Narrow-Line Region in Seyfert Galaxies
De&Robertis, M. M. & Shaw, R. A. 1990, ApJ, 348, 421

He 2–104: A Link Between Symbiotic Stars and Planetary Nebulae?
Lutz, J. H., Kaler, J. B., Shaw, R. A., Schwarz, H. E. & Aspin, C. 1989, PASP, 101, 966

A Case Study of a WC Planetary Nebula Nucleus: Henize 2–99
Kaler, J. B., Shaw, R. A., Feibelman, W. A. & Lutz, J. H. 1989, ApJS, 70, 213

Apparent Magnitudes of Luminous Planetary Nebula Nuclei. II. A Survey of Southern Hemisphere Planetaries
Shaw, R. A. & Kaler, J. B. 1989, ApJS, 69, 495

Kinematics of the Narrow-Line Region in Active Galaxies
De Robertis, M. M. & Shaw, R. A. 1988, JRASC, 82, 287

Long-Slit Spectroscopy of Star-Burst Galaxies
De Robertis, M. M. & Shaw, R. A. 1988, ApJ, 329, 629

The Relative Number of Seyfert 2 Galaxies. I. Spectra of Emission-Line Galaxies in the Wasilewski Field
Osterbrock, D. E. & Shaw, R. A. 1988, ApJ, 327, 89

Spectroscopic Analyses of the Stellar Planetary Nebulae K 3–66, K 3–67, and K 3–71
Tamura, S. & Shaw, R. A. 1987, PASP, 99, 1264

Photometry of the 1980 Outburst of AG Draconis
Kaler, J. B., Stoehr, C., Hartkopf, W. I., Shaw, R. A., Hufford, K., Olson, E. C., Shankar, A., Hickey, J. & Kwitter K. B. 1987, AJ, 94, 452

NGC 2242: A Newly-Discovered Planetary Nebula
Shaw, R. A. & Bidelman, W. P. 1987, PASP, 99, 27

Seven Planetary Nebula Candidates in the Direction of Baade’s Window
Shaw, R. A. & Wirth, A. 1985, PASP, 97, 1071

Apparent Magnitudes of Luminous Planetary Nebula Nuclei. I. Method and Application
Shaw, R. A. & Kaler, J. B. 1985, ApJ, 295, 537

The O VI Nucleus of the Planetary Nebula M 3–30
Kaler, J. B., &Shaw, R. A., 1984, ApJ, 278, 195

Color Gradients in Galactic Spheroids. II. Gradient as a Function of Luminosity and Morphology
Wirth A. & Shaw, R. A. 1983, AJ, 88, 171

The Absolute Hβ Flux from NGC 7027
Kaler, J. B. & Shaw, R. A. 1982, ApJ, 261, 510



SELECTED PROCEEDINGS & REVIEWS

Shape, Structure, and Morphology in Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A. 2011, invited review in Proc. IAU Symposium 283, Planetary Nebulae: an Eye to the Future, eds. A. Manchado, L. Stanghellini & D. Schönberner (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 156

Dust Properties in the Circumstellar Shells of Evolved Stars: Observational Constraints from ISO and Spitzer Infrared Spectroscopy
García-Lario, P., Perea-Calderón, J. V., García-Hernández, D. A., Stanghellini, L., Engels, D., Manchado, A., Davies, J. E., Villaver, E., Shaw, R. A., & Bobrowsky, M. 2008, in Proc. IAU Symposium 251, Organic Matter in Space, eds. S.~Kwok, & S. Sandford (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 217

Photometric Variations in LMC Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A., Rest, A., Damke, G., & Smith, R. C. 2007, in Proc. Asymmetrical Planetary Nebulae IV, eds. R. L. M. Corradi, A. Manchado, & N. Soker (Tenerife, Spain: Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias), 483

Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVI
2007, ASP Conf. Ser. 376, eds. R. A., Shaw, F. Hill, & D. J. Bell (San Francisco: ASP)

Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebulae
Shaw, R. A. 2006, invited review in Proc. IAU Symposium 234, Planetary Nebulae in Our Galaxy and Beyond, eds. M. Barlow & R. Mendez (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 305

Extragalactic Planetary Nebulae: Observational Challenges and Future Prospects
Parker, Q. A. & Shaw, R. A. 2006, in Proc. Planetary Nebulae Beyond the Milky Way, eds. L. Stanghellini, J. R. Walsh & N. Douglas (Berlin: Springer), 305

Reflections on a Decade of ADASS
Shaw, R. A., Stobie, E. B., & Barg, M. I. 2001, in ASP Conf. Ser. 238, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems X, eds. F. R. Harnden & F. Primini (San Francisco: ASP), 349

Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV
1995, ASP Conf. Ser. 77, eds. R. A., Shaw, H. E. Payne, & J. J. E. Hayes (San Francisco: ASP)

The Distribution of Planetary Nebula Nuclei on the log L - log T Plane: Inferences from Theory
Shaw, R. A. 1989, invited review in Proc. IAU Symposium 131, Planetary Nebulae, ed. S. Torres-Peimbert (Dordrecht: Kluwer), 473

The Evolution of Planetary Nebula Nuclei
R. A., Shaw 1985, Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. Illinois



SELECTED TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS

LSST Software User Guide
Shaw, R. A. (ed.) 2014 (Version 8.0; Tucson, AZ: LSST Corp.)

ODI Portal, Pipeline and Archive (ODI-PPA): A Web-Based Astronomical Compute Archive, Visualization, and Analysis Service
Gopu, A., Hayashi, S., Young, M. D., Harbeck, D. R., Boroson, T., Liu, W., Kotulla, R., Shaw, R. A., et al. 2014, in Proc. SPIE, Vol. 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, ed. G. Chiozzi & N. Radziwill, in press

LSST Data Challenge Handbook
Shaw, R. A. & Strauss, M. A. (ed.) 2012 (Version 1.2; Tucson, AZ: LSST Corp.)

Science Data Quality Assessment for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Shaw, R. A., Levine, D., Axelrod, T., Laher, R. R., & Mannings, V. G. 2010, in Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7740, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy, eds. N. M. Radziwill & A. Bridger, 14

Forensic Data Quality Assurance
Shaw, R. A., Seaman, R., Lowry, S., & Lanning, H. 2009, in ASP Conf. Ser. 411, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVIII, eds. D. Bohlender & D. Durand (San Francisco: ASP), 9

NOAO Data Handbook
Shaw, R. A. (ed.) 2009 (Version 1.1; Tucson, AZ: NOAO)

Dataset Identifiers
Shaw, R. A., 2007, DPP System Technical Report 2007–02 (Tucson, AZ: NOAO)

Essential Imaging Metadata
Shaw, R. A., & Miller, C. J. 2007, DPP System Technical Report 2007–01 (Tucson, AZ: NOAO)

The NOAO Data Products Program
Shaw, R. A., Boroson, T., & Smith, R. C. 2002, in Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4844, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return III., ed. P. J. Quinn, 197

Advanced Camera for Surveys Exposure Time Calculator. III. Baseline Tests for the Spectroscopic Modes
Boffi, F. R., Bohlin, R. C., Van Orsow, D. & Shaw, R. A. 2000, ACS Instrument Science Report 00-08 (Baltimore: ST ScI)

Advanced Camera for Surveys Exposure Time Calculator. II. Baseline Tests for the Ramp Modes
Van Orsow, D., Boffi, F. R., Bohlin, R. C. & Shaw, R. A. 2000, ACS Instrument Science Report 00-07 (Baltimore: ST ScI)

Advanced Camera for Surveys Exposure Time Calculator. I. Baseline Tests for the Broad-band Imaging Modes
Boffi, F. R., Bohlin, R. C. & Shaw, R. A. 2000, ACS Instrument Science Report 00-06 (Baltimore: ST ScI)

An Assessment of Data Analysis Software at ST ScI
Shaw, R. A., White, R. L., & Greenfield, P. 2000, in ASP Conf. Ser. 216, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IX, eds. N.~Manset C.~Veillet & D.~Crabtree (San Francisco: ASP), p. 24

Cosmic Ray Rejection in STIS CCD Images
Shaw, R. A. & Hodge, P. 1998, STIS Instrument Science Report 98-22 (Baltimore: ST~ScI)

Scattered Light from the Earth Limb Measured with the STIS CCD
Shaw, R. A., Reinhart, M., & Wilson, J. 1998, STIS Instrument Science Report 98-21 (Baltimore: STScI)

MAMA Flat-Field Status and Plans
Shaw, R. A., Kaiser, M. E., & Ferguson, H. 1998, STIS Instrument Science Report 98-15 (Baltimore: STScI)

In-flight performance of the MAMA detectors on the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph
Kimble, R. A.; Abraham, J.; Argabright, V. S.; Bohlin, R. C.; Bybee, R. L.; Culver, H. E.; Danks, A. C.; Franka, S.; Gilliland, R. L.; Joseph, C. L.; Kaiser, M. E.; Lindler, D. J.; Long, C. A.; Shaw, R. A.; Styonavich, M.; Timothy, J. G.; Van Houten, C. N.; Woodgate, B. E. 1998, in Proc. SPIE 3764, Space Telescopes and Instruments V., eds. P. Y. Bely, & J. Brecckinridge, 209

STIS On-Orbit Testing: Limiting Magnitudes, Spectral Sensitivity, Thermal Flexure, and MAMA Time-Tagging
Gull, T. R., Woodgate, B. E., Kimble, R. A., Bowers, C. W., Kraemer, S. B., Kaiser, M. E., Bohlin, R. C., Hulbert, S. A., Shaw, R. A., Feggans, K, Lindler, D. J., Sandoval, J. L, Hill, R. S., Collins, N. R., Brown, T. M. & Valenti, J. A. 1998, in Proc. SPIE 3356, Ultraviolet and X-Ray Detection, Spectroscopy, and Polarimetry III., eds. P. Y. Bely, & J. Brecckinridge, 203

Pipeline Calibration for STIS
Hodge, P. E., Hulbert, S. J., Lindler, D., Busko, I., Hsu, J. C., Baum, S., McGrath, M., Goudfrooij, P., Shaw, R.. A.. & Bohlin, R. 1998, in ASP Conf. Ser. 145, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VII, eds. R. Albrecht, R. Hook & H. Bushouse (San Francisco: ASP), p. 316

Analysis Tools for Nebular Emission Lines
Shaw, R. A., De La Pena, M. D., Katsanis, R. & Williams, R. E. 1998, in ASP Conf. Ser. 145, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VII, eds. R. Albrecht, R. Hook & H. Bushouse (San Francisco: ASP) 192

Experience with a Software Quality Process
Shaw. R. A. & Greenfield, P. 1997, in ASP Conf. Ser. 125, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VI, eds. G. Hunt & H. E. Payne (San Francisco: ASP), 26

Modelling the 2–D Response of Cameras and Spectrographs with Synphot
Shaw. R. A. & Simon, B. 1996, in ASP Conf. Ser. 101, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems V, eds. G. H. Jacoby & J. Barnes (San Francisco: ASP), 183

ASpect: A Multi-Wavelength Spectrum Analysis Package for IRAF
Hulbert, S. J., Eisenhamer, J. D., Levay, Z. G. & Shaw, R. A. 1995, in ASP Conf. Ser. 77, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV, eds. R. A. Shaw, H. E. Payne & J. J. E. Hayes (San Francisco: ASP), 121

Noise Model–Based Cosmic Ray Rejection for WFPC Images
Shaw, R. A. & Horne, K. 1992, in ASP Conf. Ser. 25, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems I, eds. D. Worrall, C. Biemesderfer, & J. Barnes (San Francisco: ASP), 311

The Archival Reprocessing of IUE Data. II. Geometric Corrections and Spectral Extraction
Bushouse, H., De La Pena, M., Nichols-Bohlin, J., & Shaw, R. A. 1992, in ASP Conf. Ser. 25, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems I, eds. D. Worrall, C. Biemesderfer, & J. Barnes (San Francisco: ASP), 460

The Archival Reprocessing of IUE Data. III. Test Results of the New Processing Method for IUE Data
Nichols-Bohlin, J., De La Pena, M. D., & Shaw, R. A. 1990, in ESA SP–310, Proc. International Symp. on Evolution in Astrophysics: IUE Astronomy in the Era of New Space Missions, 623

The Archival Reprocessing of IUE Data. II. A New Photometric Correction Technique for the IUE Final Archive
Shaw, R. A. 1990, in ESA SP–310, Proc. International Symp. on Evolution in Astrophysics: IUE Astronomy in the Era of New Space Missions, 621

The Archival Reprocessing of IUE Data. I. An Accurate Registration Technique for Distorted Images
De La Pena, M. D., Shaw, R. A., Linde, P. & Dravins, D. 1990, in ESA SP–310, Proc. International Symp. on Evolution in Astrophysics: IUE Astronomy in the Era of New Space Missions, 617

Instrumentally-Induced Periodic Signal in IUE Images
Shaw, R. A. 1989, NASA IUE Newsletter, 38, 34