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Marcelo Assafin

  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Valongo's Observatory
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Research interests

photometryastrometrymutual phenomenastellar occultations

About

Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since 1993. PhD in Astronomy at National Observatory of Rio de Janeiro (1996). Posdoc at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington DC in 2001-2002. President of the Working Group "Astrometry by Small Ground-Based Telescopes", Division A of the International Astronomical Union (2012-2018). Associated researcher at the IMCCE/Observatorie de Paris since 2007. Has experience in Astronomy, focusing on the following subjects: astrometry, photometry, refererence systems, astrometric catalogues, stellar occultations by TNOs, planets and satellites,mutual phenomena between binary asteroids and natural satellites.

Co-authors (736)

Publications (5)

  • The future of stellar occultations by distant solar system bodies: Perspectives from the Gaia astrometry and the deep sky surveys

    • Camargo J
    • Desmars J
    • Braga-Ribas F
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  • The size, shape, density and ring of the dwarf planet Haumea from a stellar occultation

    • Ortiz J
    • Santos-Sanz P
    • Sicardy B
    • et al.
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    11Citations
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  • The Structure of Chariklo's Rings from Stellar Occultations

    • Bérard D
    • Sicardy B
    • Camargo J
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  • Pluto's atmosphere from the 2015 June 29 ground-based stellar occultation at the time of the new horizons flyby

    • Sicardy B
    • Talbot J
    • Meza E
    • et al.
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    14Citations
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  • The PHEMU09 catalogue and astrometric results of the observations of the mutual occultations and eclipses of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter made in 2009

    • Arlot J
    • Emelyanov N
    • Varfolomeev M
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Professional experience

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Observatorio do Valongo