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, AAS journals, in review (arXiv:2008.11681)

  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. Kaye, L., Vissapragada, S., Günther, M.N., et al., 2021, Transit Timings Variations in the Three-planet System: TOI-270, MNRAS, in print

  2. 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, in print

  3. 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

  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, AAS Journals, in print (arxiv:2109.07011)

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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

  4. 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)

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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, AAS Journals, in review (arXiv:2108.09109)

  10. 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

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

  12. 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

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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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)

  17. 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

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

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

  20. 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

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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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)

  31. 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

  32. 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

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

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

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

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

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

  40. 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

  41. 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

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

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

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

  45. 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

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

  47. 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

  48. 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

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

  50. 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

  51. 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.

  52. 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

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

  54. 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

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

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

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

  58. 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.