Robert M. Nelson

Robert M. Nelson

Planetary Science institute
775 North Mentor Avenue
Pasadena CA 91104
California (CA)
United States

Phone: +1 626 791 8858
Fax: +1 818 393 6030
Email 1: rnelsonpsiedu
Email 2: rmnelson2earthlinknet
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Last updated:
March 3, 2015

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Active Member

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Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Division III Planetary Systems Sciences (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 14 Atomic & Molecular Data (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 16 Physical Study of Planets & Satellites (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 25 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 51 Bio-Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 55 Communicating Astronomy with the Public (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Inter-Commission 4-7-8-16-20 WG Natural Planetary Satellites (2015-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 14 WG Solids & Their Surfaces (2015-2015)

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