Jan Palous

Jan Palous

Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
Astronomical Institute
Boční II 1401
141 31 Praha 4
Czech Republic

Phone: +420 226258440
Email: palousigcascz
Organization website: http://www.cas.cz/en/

NCA adherence: Czech Republic

home address Jan Palous Vsehrdova 14 118 00 Praha 1 Czech Republic tel. no. home: +420-257312841 mobile: +420-602324280

Last updated:
July 23, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (2012-2015)
  • Past Vice-President of Executive Committee (2009-2012)
  • Past Chair of Executive Committee WG IAU General Assemblies (2006-2009)
  • Past Co-Chair of Executive Committee WG IAU General Assemblies (2009-2012)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Inter-Division G-H-J Commission Stellar Clusters throughout Cosmic Space and Time (2015-2018)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (1997-2000)
  • Past Member of Division VII Galactic System (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 33 Structure & Dynamics of the Galactic System (until 2015)

Other affiliation(s)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.16 - Hydrodynamics
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.3 - Instrumentation
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.5 - Virtual observatory tools
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.7 - Proper motions
7 - Planetary systems: 7.11 - Protoplanetary disks
8 - Stars: 8.37 - Stars: supernovae
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.7 - ISM: evolution
10 - The Galaxy: 10.12 - Galaxy: local insterstellar matter
11 - Galaxies: 11.34 - Galaxies: star formation
12 - Cosmology: 12.4 - Cosmology: observations

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