Alain Jacques Smette

European Southern Observatory
ESO
Alonso de Córdova 3107
Casilla 19001
Vitacura, Santiago
Chile

Phone: +56 2 24 63 31 13
Email: asmetteesoorg
Organization website: http://www.eso.org/public/

NCA adherence: Belgium

Last updated:
June 26, 2019

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Commission 47 Cosmology (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.6 - Astronomy Education, 1.7 - Sociology of Astronomy
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.7 - Atomic data, 2.13 - Gravitation, 2.14 - Gravitational lensing, 2.17 - Lines, 2.20 - Molecular data
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.1 - Atmospheric effects, 3.3 - Instrumentation, 3.5 - Methods, 3.9 - Techniques, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.3 - Catalogs, 4.4 - Surveys
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.8 - Reference systems, 5.9 - Time
7 - Planetary systems: 7.3 - Comets, 7.8 - Minor planets, asteroids
8 - Stars: 8.1 - Stars: abundances, 8.7 - Stars: circumstellar matter, 8.14 - Stars: Gamma-ray burst
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.6 - ISM: dust, extinction, 9.14 - ISM: magnetic fields, 9.15 - ISM: molecules
10 - The Galaxy: 10.1 - Galaxy: abundances, 10.5 - Galaxy: evolution, 10.6 - Galaxy: formation
11 - Galaxies: 11.1 - Galaxies: abundances, 11.6 - Galaxies: distances and redshifts, 11.10 - Galaxies: formation, 11.24 - Galaxies: magnetic fields, 11.28 - Galaxies: quasars
12 - Cosmology: 12.4 - Cosmology: observations, 12.7 - Cosmology: dark energy, 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe, 12.13 - Cosmology: dark ages, reionization, first stars

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