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Ricky Patterson

  • PhD
  • Research Librarian in Science and Engineering
  • University of Virginia
  • 39

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Research interests

Astrometry Galactic Structure Galaxy Formation Scientific Outreach History of Astronomy

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Publications

A 2MASS ALL-SKY VIEW OF THE SAGITTARIUS DWARF GALAXY. VII. KINEMATICS OF THE MAIN BODY OF THE SAGITTARIUS dSph

  • Frinchaboy P
  • Majewski S
  • Muñoz R
  • Law D
  • Łokas E
  • Kunkel W
  • Patterson R
  • Johnston K
The Astrophysical Journal (2012)
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GLOBAL PROPERTIES OF M31'S STELLAR HALO FROM THE SPLASH SURVEY. I. SURFACE BRIGHTNESS PROFILE

  • Gilbert K
  • Guhathakurta P
  • Beaton R
  • Bullock J
  • Geha M
  • Kalirai J
  • Kirby E
  • Majewski S
  • Ostheimer J
  • Patterson R
  • Tollerud E
  • Tanaka M
  • Chiba M
The Astrophysical Journal (2012)
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IDENTIFYING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STELLAR HALO FROM ACCRETED, KICKED-OUT, AND IN SITU POPULATIONS

  • Sheffield A
  • Majewski S
  • Johnston K
  • Cunha K
  • Smith V
  • Cheung A
  • Hampton C
  • David T
  • Wagner-Kaiser R
  • Johnson M
  • Kaplan E
  • Miller J
  • Patterson R
The Astrophysical Journal (2012)
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The SPLASH Survey: Photometric Properties of Sixteen Andromeda dSphs

  • Beaton R
  • Majewski S
  • Patterson R
  • Ostheimer J
  • Guhathakurta P
  • Tollerud E
  • Geha M
  • Team S
American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #122.04 (2012)
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The SPLASH Survey: Surface Brightness Profile and Metallicity Gradient of Andromeda's Stellar Halo

  • Gilbert K
  • Beaton R
  • Bullock J
  • Chiba M
  • Geha M
  • Guhathakurta P
  • Kalirai J
  • Kirby E
  • Majewski S
  • Patterson R
  • Tanaka M
  • Tollerud E
  • Collaboration S
American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #146.16 (2012)
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Professional experience

Research Librarian in Science and Engineering

University of Virginia

November 2015 - Present

Data Consultant, Data Management Consulting Group

University of Virginia

April 2013 - November 2015 (3 years)

Senior Scientist

University of Virginia

December 2000 - November 2015 (15 years)

Education history

University of Virginia

Ph.D.

University of Virginia

M.A. in Astronomy

January 1986 - May 1989 (3 years)

University of Virginia

B.A. Astronomy-Physics

August 1980 - May 1984 (4 years)