Robert D. Blum

Robert D. Blum

LSST
Robert David Blum
3911 North Mount Royal Place
Tucson 85749
Arizona (AZ)
United States

Phone: +1 5206686290
Email 1: rblumlsstorg
Email 2: rblumlsstorg
Organization website: https://www.lsst.org

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
July 29, 2019

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Division VII Galactic System (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 37 Star Clusters & Associations (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division B WG Site Testing Instruments (until 2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.2 - Extraterrestrial intelligence, 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public, 1.9 - Astronomy outreach, 1.10 - Astronomy for Development
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.7 - Atomic data, 2.8 - Atomic processes
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.4 - Light pollution, 3.5 - Methods, 3.6 - Site testing, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical, 3.12- Adaptive optics
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.3 - Catalogs, 4.4 - Surveys
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.8 - Reference systems
6 - The Sun: 6.7 - Sun: evolution
7 - Planetary systems: 7.9 - Near Earth Objects
8 - Stars: 8.2 - Stars: atmospheres, 8.9 - Stars: distances, 8.10 - Stars: formation, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.16 - Stars: horizontal-branch
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.2 - ISM: atoms, 9.3 - ISM: bubbles, 9.4 - ISM: clouds, 9.9 - ISM: HII regions, 9.17 - ISM: supernova remnants
10 - The Galaxy: 10.2 - Galaxy: bulge, 10.3 - Galaxy: center, 10.11 - Galaxy: halo, 10.13 - Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics
11 - Galaxies: 11.5 - Galaxies: clusters, 11.6 - Galaxies: distances and redshifts, 11.7 - Galaxies: dwarf, 11.23 - Galaxies: Magellanic Clouds
12 - Cosmology: 12.2 - Cosmology: cosmological parameters, 12.4 - Cosmology: observations, 12.6 - Cosmology: dark matter, 12.7 - Cosmology: dark energy

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