Arnold H. Rots

Arnold H. Rots

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Smithsoninan Astrophysical Observatory
MS 67
60 Garden Street
Cambridge MA 02138-1516
Massachusetts (MA)
United States

Phone: +1 617 721 6756
Email 1: arotscfaharvardedu
Email 2: arnoldrotsnet
Organization website: http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/sao/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
July 19, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission B2 Data and Documentation (2015-2018)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 5 WG FITS (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division XII Union-Wide Activities (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 Documentation & Astronomical Data (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Designations (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG FITS (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division A WG Redefinition of UTC (2013-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 5 WG Time Domain Astronomy (2014-2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.4 - Miscellaneous, 1.5 - Publications, bibliography, 1.11 - Standards
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.8 - Space instruments, 3.11 - Telescopes: radio, 3.13 - Interferometry
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.3 - Catalogs, 4.5 - Virtual observatory tools
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.4 - Ephemerides, 5.8 - Reference systems, 5.9 - Time
11 - Galaxies: 11.6 - Galaxies: distances and redshifts, 11.20 - Galaxies: kinematics and dynamics, 11.30 - Galaxies: spiral, 11.35 - Galaxies: statistics, 11.37 - Galaxies: structure
12 - Cosmology: 12.9 - Cosmology: distance scale

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