Daniel Tafoya

Senior Research Engineer at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Onsala Space Observatory, Onsala Space Observatory, Observation Support

Daniel is a researcher working in the Department of Astronomy and Plasma Physics located at the Onsala Space Observatory (Department of Space, Earth and Environment). His research is focused on the study of circumstellar envelopes of stars that are reaching the end of their lives, so called evolved stars. The main goal of the research is to understand how the existence of stars, like our sun, comes to an end. To carry out his investigations he uses radio telescopes such as APEX, ALMA, and the JVLA. He also dedicates part of his working time to support the activities at the Nordic ALMA Regional Center.

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Showing 13 publications

2017

Limits to the magnetic field in the planetary nebula NGC 246 from faraday rotation

L. F. Rodriguez, C. Carrasco-Gonzalez, J. Canto et al
Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica. Vol. 53 (1), p. 45-52
Journal article
2017

Deep into the Water Fountains: The case of IRAS 18043 - 2116

A. F. Perez-Sanchez, Daniel Tafoya Martinez, R. García López et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 601 (May), p. Article no A68-
Journal article
2017

First detection of methanol towards a post-AGB object, HD 101584

Hans Olofsson, Wouter Vlemmings, Per Bergman et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 603, p. L2-
Journal article
2017

Magnetically aligned dust and SiO maser polarisation in the envelope of the red supergiant VY Canis Majoris

Wouter Vlemmings, Theo Khouri, Ivan Marti-Vidal et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 603, p. A92-
Journal article
2017

(Sub)millimeter emission lines of molecules in born-again stars

Daniel Tafoya Martinez, J. A. Toala, Wouter Vlemmings et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 600
Journal article
2017

The shock-heated atmosphere of an asymptotic giant branch star resolved by ALMA

Wouter Vlemmings, Theo Khouri, Eamon O Gorman et al
Nature Astronomy. Vol. 1 (12), p. 848-853
Journal article
2014

The first synchrotron jet resolved towards a post-AGB star

A. Pérez-Sánchez, Wouter Vlemmings, Daniel Tafoya Martinez et al
Asymmetrical Planetary Nebulae VI conference, Proceedings of the conference held 4-8 November, 2013, p. 71-
Conference contribution
2014

CRL 618: A Nascent Planetary Nebula

Daniel Tafoya Martinez, L. Loinard, J. P. Fonfría et al
Asymmetrical Planetary Nebulae VI conference, Proceedings of the conference held 4-8 November, 2013, p. 101-
Conference contribution
2014

Submillimeter H2O masers in water-fountain nebulae

Daniel Tafoya Martinez, R. Franco-Hernandez, Wouter Vlemmings et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 562, p. 4-
Journal article
2013

A synchrotron jet from a post-asymptotic giant branch star

A.F. Perez-Sanchez, Wouter Vlemmings, Daniel Tafoya Martinez et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 436 (1), p. L79-L83
Journal article
2013

Rapid angular expansion of the ionized core of CRL 618

Daniel Tafoya Martinez, L. Loinard, J.P. Fonfría et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 556 (August), p. article no. A35-
Journal article
2012

Multipolar Planetary Nebulae: Not As Geometrically Diversified As Thought

S. N. Chong, S. Kwok, H. Imai et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 760 (2)
Journal article

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