CV & Publications

CV

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Publications

Peer-reviewed, as a supervisor

Peer-reviewed, lead author

  1. Günther, M.N. et al., 2021b, Complex Modulation of Rapidly Rotating Young M Dwarfs: Adding Pieces to the Puzzle, AJ, 163, 144

  2. Günther, M.N. & Daylan, T., 2021a, Allesfitter: Flexible Star and Exoplanet Inference From Photometry and Radial Velocity, ApJS, 254, 13

  3. Günther, M.N. et al., 2020, Stellar Flares from the First Tess Data Release: Exploring a New Sample of M Dwarfs, AJ, 159 (2): 60

  4. Günther, M.N. et al., 2019, A Super-Earth and two sub-Neptunes transiting the bright, nearby, and quiet M-dwarf TOI-270, Nature Astronomy, 409

  5. Günther, M.N. et al., 2018, Unmasking the hidden NGTS-3Ab: a hot Jupiter in an unresolved binary system, MNRAS, 478 (4): 4720–4737

  6. Günther, M.N. et al., 2017b, Centroid vetting of transiting planet candidates from the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 472 (1): 295-307

  7. Günther, M.N. et al., 2017a, A New Yield Simulator for Transiting Planets and False Positives: Application to the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 465 (3): 3379-3389

  8. Günther, M.N. et al., 2016, Quantifying and predicting Drosophila larvae crawling phenotypes, Nature Scientific Reports, 6: 27972

Peer-reviewed, co-lead author

  1. Günther, H.M., Hoadley, K., Günther, M.N., et al., 2022, X-ray emission from candidate stellar merger remnant TYC 2597-735-1 and its Blue Ring Nebula, AJ, 163 (4), 173

  2. Kaye, L., Vissapragada, S., Günther, M.N., et al., 2022, Transit Timings Variations in the Three-planet System: TOI-270, MNRAS, 510, 14

  3. Schanche N., Pozuelos F.J., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, TOI-2257 b: A Highly Eccentric Long-Period sub-Neptune Transiting a Nearby M dwarf, A&A, 657, A45

  4. Feinstein, A., Seligman, D.Z., Günther, M.N. & Adams, F. 2021, Testing Self-Organized Criticality Across the Main Sequence using Stellar Flares from TESS, ApJ, 925(1), L9

  5. Pope, B.J.S., Callingham, J.R., Feinstein, A., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, The TESS View of LOFAR Radio-Emitting Stars, ApJ, 919, L10

  6. Seager, S., Petkowski J.J., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, Possibilities for an Aerial Biosphere in Temperate Sub Neptune-Sized Exoplanet Atmospheres, Universe, 7(6), 172

  7. Krishnamutri, A., Knapp, M., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, Transit Search for Exoplanets around Alpha Centauri A and B with ASTERIA, AJ, 161, 275

  8. Daylan, T., Günther, M. N., et al., 2021, TESS observations of the WASP-121 b phase curve, AJ, 161, 131

  9. Daylan, T., Pingle, K., Wright, J., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, TESS discovery of a super-Earth and three sub-Neptunes hosted by the bright, Sun-like star HD 108236, AJ, 161, 85

  10. Oláh, K., Kővári, Zs., Günther, M.N. et al., 2021, The true number of flaring giant stars in the Kepler field - Are there flaring specialties associated with the giant nature?, A&A, 647, A62

  11. Kővári, Zs., Oláh, K., Günther, M.N. et al., 2020, Superflares on the late-type giant KIC 2852961 - Scaling effect behind flaring at different energy levels, A&A, 641, A83

  12. Zhan, Z., Günther, M.N., et al., 2019, Complex Rotational Modulation of Rapidly Rotating M-Stars Observed with TESS, ApJ, 876: 127

  13. Dragomir, D., Teske, J., Günther, M.N., et al. 2018, TESS delivers its first Earth-sized planet and a warm sub-Neptune, ApJ, 875: L7

  14. Huang, C.X., Burt, J., Vanderburg, A., Günther, M.N., et al. 2018, TESS Discovery of a Transiting Super-Earth in the Pi Mensae System, ApJ, 868 (2): L39

  15. Armstrong, D.J., Günther, M.N., et al., 2018, Automatic vetting of planet candidates from ground-based surveys: machine learning with NGTS, MNRAS, 478 (3): 4225–4237

Peer-reviewed, co-author

  1. Gan et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2022, TESS discovery of a sub-Neptune orbiting a mid-M dwarf TOI-2136, MNRAS, in review (arXiv:2202.10024)

  2. Huber D. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, A 20-Second Cadence View of Solar-Type Stars and Their Planets with TESS: Asteroseismology of Solar Analogs and a Re-characterization of pi Men c, AJ, 163(2), 79

  3. Seligman, D.Z. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, Theoretical and Observational Evidence for Coriolis Effects in Coronal Magnetic Fields Via Direct Current Driven Flaring Events, AAS Journals, in review (arXiv:2201.03697)

  4. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, TIC-320687387 B: a long-period eclipsing M-dwarf close to the hydrogen burning limit, MNRAS, in review (arXiv:2201.01713)

  5. Addison, B. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, TOI-1431b/MASCARA-5b: A Highly Irradiated Ultra-Hot Jupiter Orbiting One of the Hottest & Brightest Known Exoplanet Host Stars, AJ, 162, 292

  6. Vach S., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, TOI-712: A System of Adolescent mini-Neptunes Extending to the Habitable Zone, AAS Journals, in review (arXiv:2111.02416)

  7. Smith G.D. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, NGTS clusters survey - III. A low-mass eclipsing binary in the Blanco 1 open cluster spanning the fully convective boundary, MNRAS, 507, 5991

  8. Osborn A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, TOI-431/HIP 26013: a super-Earth and a sub-Neptune transiting a bright, early K dwarf, with a third RV planet, MNRAS, 507, 2782

  9. Addison, B. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, The Youngest Planet to Have a Spin-Orbit Alignment Measurement AU Mic b, AJ, 162, 137

  10. Wells R.D., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, A large sub-Neptune transiting the thick-disk M4V TOI-2406, A&A, 653, A97

  11. Acton J.S., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, NGTS-19b: a high-mass transiting brown dwarf in a 17-d eccentric orbit, MNRAS, 505, 2741

  12. Costes, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, Long-term stellar activity variations and their effect on radial-velocity measurements, MNRAS, 505, 830

  13. Tilbrook R.H., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, NGTS 15b, 16b, 17b and 18b: four hot Jupiters from the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 504, 6018

  14. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, Stellar flares detected with the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 504, 3246

  15. Bryant, E.M. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, A transit timing variation observed for the long-period extremely low-density exoplanet HIP 41378 f, MNRAS, 504, L45

  16. Leleu, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, Six transiting planets and a chain of Laplace resonances in TOI-178, A&A, 649, A26

  17. Guerrero, N. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, The TESS Objects of Interest Catalog from the TESS Prime Mission, APJS, in print (arXiv:2103.12538)

  18. Grieves, N. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, NGTS-13b: A hot 4.8 Jupiter-mass planet transiting a subgiant star, A&A, 647, A180

  19. Smith, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, NGTS-14Ab: a Neptune-sized transiting planet in the desert, A&A, 646, A183

  20. Sebstian, D. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, SPECULOOS: Ultracool Dwarf Transit Survey: Target List and Strategy, A&A, 645, A100

  21. Bryant, E. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-12b: A sub-Saturn mass transiting exoplanet in a 7.53 day orbit, MNRAS, 499, 3139

  22. Acton, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, An eclipsing M-dwarf close to the hydrogen burning limit from NGTS, MNRAS, 498, 3115

  23. Davis, A. B. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TOI 564 b and TOI 905 b: Grazing and Fully Transiting Hot Jupiters Discovered by TESS, AJ, 160, 229

  24. Feinstein, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, Flare Statistics for Young Stars from a Convolutional Neural Network Analysis of TESS Data, AJ, 160, 219

  25. Ikwut-Ukwa, M., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, The K2&TESS Synergy I: Updated Ephemerides and Parameters for K2-114, K2-167, K2-237, & K2-261, AAS journals, AJ, 160, 209

  26. Dei, F. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, The TESS-Keck Survey III: A Stellar Obliquity Measurement of TOI-1726 c, AJ, 160, 193

  27. Niraula, P., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, Pi Earth: a 3.14 days Earth-sized Planet from K2's Kitchen served warm by the SPECULOOS Team, AJ, 160, 172

  28. Burt, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TOI-824 b: A New Planet on the Lower Edge of the Hot Neptune Desert, AJ 160, 153

  29. Mireles, I., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2021, TOI 694 b and TIC 220568520 b: Two Low-Mass Companions Near the Hydrogen Burning Mass Limit Orbiting Sun-like Stars, AJ, 160, 133

  30. Rodriguez, J.E. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, The First Habitable Zone Earth-Sized Planet From TESS II: Spitzer Confirms TOI-700 d, AJ, 160, 117

  31. Rodríguez Martínez, R. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, KELT-25b and KELT-26b: A Hot Jupiter and a Substellar Companion Transiting Young A-stars Observed by TESS, AJ, 160, 111 (arXiv:1912.01017)

  32. Pozuelos, F. J., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, GJ 273: On the formation, dynamical evolution and habitability of a planetary system hosted by an M dwarf at 3.75 parsec, A&A, 641, A23

  33. Ducrot, E., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TRAPPIST-1: Global Results of the Spitzer Exploration Science Program Red Worlds, A&A, 640, A112

  34. Armstrong, D.J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, A remnant planetary core in the hot Neptunian desert, Nature, 583, 7814: 39

  35. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-11 b (TOI-1847 b): A Transiting Warm Saturn Recovered from a TESS Single-transit Event, ApJL, 898, 1: L11

  36. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, A long-period (P=61.8-d) M5V dwarf eclipsing a Sun-like star from TESS and NGTS, MNRAS, 495, 2713

  37. Murray, C.A.. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, Photometry and Performance of SPECULOOS-South, MNRAS, 495, 2446

  38. Pepper, J., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TESS Reveals HD 118203 b to be a Transiting Planet, AJ, 159, 243

  39. McCormac, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-10b: The shortest period hot Jupiter yet discovered, MNRAS, 493, 126

  40. Huang, C.X., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TESS Spots a Hot Jupiter with an Inner Transiting Neptune , ApJ, 892 (1): L7

  41. Lendl, M. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TOI-222: a single-transit TESS candidate revealed to be a 34-day eclipsing binary with CORALIE, EulerCam and NGTS, MNRAS, 492: 1761L

  42. Shporer, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, GJ 1252 b: A 1.2 Rearth planet transiting an M-dwarf at 20.4 pc, ApJL, 890, L7

  43. Jenkins, J. et a. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, An ultrahot Neptune in the Neptune desert, Nature Astronomy, 180J

  44. Costes, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-8b and NGTS-9b: Two non-inflated hot-Jupiters, MNRAS, 491: 2834C

  45. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS and WASP photometric recovery of a single-transit candidate from TESS, MNRAS, 491: 1548G

  46. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, NGTS-7Ab: An ultra-short period brown dwarf transiting a tidally-locked and active M dwarf, MNRAS, 489: 5146

  47. West, R.G. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, NGTS-4b: A sub-Neptune transiting in the desert, MNRAS, 486: 5094

  48. Osborn, H.P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, The PDS 110 observing campaign - photometric and spectroscopic observations reveal eclipses are aperiodic, MNRAS, 485: 1614

  49. Rodriguez, J.E. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, An Eccentric Massive Jupiter Orbiting a Sub-Giant on a 9.5 Day Period Discovered in the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Full Frame Images, AJ, 157: 191

  50. Shporer, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, TESS Full Orbital Phase Curve of the WASP-18b System, AJ, 157: 178

  51. Eigmüller, P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N. 2019, NGTS-5b - a highly inflated planet offering insights into the sub-Jovian desert, A&A, 625: A142

  52. Songhu, W. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, HD 202772A b: A Transiting Hot Jupiter around a Bright, Mildly Evolved Star in a Visual Binary Discovered by TESS, AJ, 157, 51.

  53. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, Detection of a giant flare displaying quasi-periodic pulsations from a pre-main-sequence M star by the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 482 (4): 5553-5566

  54. Raynard, L., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, NGTS-2b: An inflated hot-Jupiter transiting a bright F-dwarf, MNRAS, 481, 4960–4970

  55. Casewell, S., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, A low-mass eclipsing binary within the fully convective zone from the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 481 (2): 1897–1907

  56. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, Ground-based detection of G star superflares with NGTS, MNRAS, 477 (4): 4655–4664

  57. Wheatley, P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2017, The Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS), MNRAS, 475 (4): 4476-4493

  58. Bayliss, D. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2017, NGTS-1b: a hot Jupiter transiting an M-dwarf, MNRAS, 475 (4): 4467-4475

  59. Demory, B.-O. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2015, Hubble Space Telescope search for the transit of the Earth-mass exoplanet Alpha Centauri B b, MNRAS, 450 (2): 2043-2051

Software

  • Günther, M.N. & Daylan, T., 2019, allesfitter: Flexible star and exoplanet inference from photometry and radial velocity, Astrophysics Source Code Library (ascl:1903.003)

PhD Thesis

Contact

European Space Agency (ESA)European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The NetherlandsEmail: maximilian.guenther [at] esa.int Twitter: @m_n_guenther

Image Credits

Personality type images are taken from 16 Personalities, and aim to illustrate the variety of traits needed to fulfill different tasks.