George Fritz Benedict

University of Texas Austin
McDonald Observatory
1 University Station C1402
Austin TX 78712-0259
Texas (TX)
United States

Phone: +1 512 471 3448
Email 1: fritzastroasutexasedu
Email 2: gfritzbswbellnet
Personal website: http://www.as.utexas.edu/~fritz/
Organization website: http://www.as.utexas.edu/mcdonald/mcdonald.html

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
October 4, 2019

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Commission 8 Astrometry (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 44 Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division I Fundamental Astronomy (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division XI Space & High Energy Astrophysics (until 2012)

Other past affiliation(s)

  • Past Secretary of the National Committee for Astronomy in United States (until 2019)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.6 - Parallaxes, 5.7 - Proper motions
7 - Planetary systems: 7.14 - Exoplanets
8 - Stars: 8.4 - Stars: binaries, 8.9 - Stars: distances, 8.21 - Stars: low-mass, 8.38 - Stars: variables
11 - Galaxies: 11.27 - Galaxies: photometry
12 - Cosmology: 12.9 - Cosmology: distance scale

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