Kevin Covey

  • Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Western Washington University
  • Physics and Astronomy

Research Interests

Star & Planet Formation Rotation & Magnetic Activity in Low-mass stars Open Clusters Astronomy

Followers (4)

  • Muhammad Taqiyuddien

    Muhammad Taqiyuddien

  • Eli Bressert

    Eli Bressert University of Exeter

  • August Muench

    August Muench Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  • Thomas Robitaille

    Thomas Robitaille Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Following (3)

  • Eli Bressert

    Eli Bressert University of Exeter

  • August Muench

    August Muench Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  • Thomas Robitaille

    Thomas Robitaille Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Publications

IN-SYNC IV - The Young Stellar Population in the Orion A Molecular Cloud

Da Rio N, Tan J, Covey K, Cottaar M, Foster J, Cullen N, et al.

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

IN-SYNC. III. THE DYNAMICAL STATE OF IC 348—A SUPER-VIRIAL VELOCITY DISPERSION AND A PUZZLING SIGN OF CONVERGENCE

Cottaar M, Covey K, Foster J, Meyer M, Tan J, Nidever D, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal (2015)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

LINKING STELLAR CORONAL ACTIVITY AND ROTATION AT 500 MYR: A DEEP CHANDRA OBSERVATION OF M37

Núñez A, Agüeros M, Covey K, Hartman J, Kraus A, Bowsher E, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal (2015)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

THE ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH DATA RELEASES OF THE SLOAN DIGITAL SKY SURVEY: FINAL DATA FROM SDSS-III

Alam S, Albareti F, Prieto C, Anders F, Anderson S, Anderton T, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (2015)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

THE MASS–RADIUS RELATION OF YOUNG STARS. I. USCO 5, AN M4.5 ECLIPSING BINARY IN UPPER SCORPIUS OBSERVED BY K2

Kraus A, Cody A, Covey K, Rizzuto A, Mann A, Ireland M

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

YSOVAR: MID-INFRARED VARIABILITY IN NGC 1333

Rebull L, Stauffer J, Cody A, Günther H, Hillenbrand L, Poppenhaeger K, et al.

The Astronomical Journal (2015)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

YSOVAR: MID-INFRARED VARIABILITY OF YOUNG STELLAR OBJECTS AND THEIR DISKS IN THE CLUSTER IRAS 20050+2720

Poppenhaeger K, Cody A, Covey K, Günther H, Hillenbrand L, Plavchan P, et al.

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

YSOVAR: Mid-infrared Variability Among YSOs in the Star Formation Region GGD 12-15

Wolk S, Günther H, Poppenhaeger K, Cody A, Rebull L, Forbrich J, et al.

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

IN-SYNC I: HOMOGENEOUS STELLAR PARAMETERS FROM HIGH-RESOLUTION APOGEE SPECTRA FOR THOUSANDS OF PRE-MAIN SEQUENCE STARS

Cottaar M, Covey K, Meyer M, Nidever D, Stassun K, Foster J, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal (2014)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

IN-SYNC II: Virial Stars from Sub-Virial Cores--The Velocity Dispersion of Embedded Pre-Main-Sequence Stars in NGC 1333

Foster J, Cottaar M, Covey K

arXiv preprint arXiv: … (2014)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

THE FACTORY AND THE BEEHIVE. II. ACTIVITY AND ROTATION IN PRAESEPE AND THE HYADES

Douglas S, Agueros M, Covey K, Bowsher E, Bochanski J, Cargile P, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal (2014)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The SDSS-2MASS-WISE 10-dimensional stellar colour locus

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2013)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

A Census of Rotation and Variability in L1495: A Uniform Analysis of Trans-atlantic Exoplanet Survey Light Curves for Pre-main-sequence Stars in Taurus

Xiao H, Covey K, Rebull L, Charbonneau D, Mandushev G, O'Donovan F, et al.

Astrophysical Journal Supplements (2012)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

PTF10nvg: An Outbursting Class I Protostar in the Pelican/North American Nebula

Covey K, Hillenbrand L, Miller A, Poznanski D, Cenko S, Silverman J, et al.

eprint arXiv:1011.2565 (2010)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

THE AGE, STELLAR CONTENT, AND STAR FORMATION TIMESCALE OF THE B59 DENSE CORE

Covey K, Lada C, Román-Zúñiga C, Muench A, Forbrich J, Ascenso J

The Astrophysical Journal (2010)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Age-Rotation-Activity Relation: From Myrs to Gyrs

Covey K, Agueros M, Lemonias J, Law N, Kraus A

eprint arXiv:1012.0061 (2010)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Young Stars in the Time Domain: A Cool Stars 16 Splinter Summary

Covey K, Plavchan P, Bastien F, Flaccomio E, Flaherty K, Marsden S, et al.

eprint arXiv:1012.3732 (2010)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

THE LUMINOSITY AND MASS FUNCTIONS OF LOW-MASS STARS IN THE GALACTIC DISK. I. THE CALIBRATION REGION

Covey K, Hawley S, Bochanski J, West A, Reid I, Golimowski D, et al.

The Astronomical Journal (2008)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The ChaMP Extended Stellar Survey (ChESS): Photometric and Spectroscopic Properties of Serendipitously Detected Stellar X‐Ray Sources

Covey K, Agüeros M, Green P, Haggard D, Barkhouse W, Drake J, et al.

The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (2008)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Stellar SEDs from 0.3 to 2.5 μm: Tracing the Stellar Locus and Searching for Color Outliers in the SDSS and 2MASS

The Astronomical Journal (2007)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Radial Velocity Distribution of Class I and Flat-Spectrum Protostars

Covey K, Greene T, Doppmann G, Lada C

The Astronomical Journal (2006)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Searching for proto-brown dwarfs: Extending near IR spectroscopy of protostars below the hydrogen burning limit

Covey K, Greene T, Doppmann G, Lada C, Wilking B

Astronomische Nachrichten (2005)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Angular Momentum Content and Evolution of Class I and Flat-Spectrum Protostars

Covey K, Greene T, Doppmann G, Lada C

The Astronomical Journal (2005)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The physical natures of class I and flat-spectrum protostellar photospheres: A near-infrared spectroscopic study

Doppmann G, Greene T, Covey K, Lada C

Astronomical Journal (2005)

  • Get full text at journal
  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Western Washington University

September 2014 - Present

Research Astronomer

Lowell Observatory

September 2012 - August 2014 (1 year 11 months)

Hubble Fellow

Cornell University

September 2009 - August 2012 (2 years 11 months)

Spitzer Fellow

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

September 2006 - August 2009 (2 years 11 months)

Education history

University of Washington

M.S., PhD

September 2000 - August 2006 (5 years 11 months)

Carleton College

BA - Physics

September 1996 - June 2000 (3 years 9 months)