Ricky Patterson PhD

Data Consultant, Data Management Consulting Group

University of Virginia

Location
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Discipline
Astronomy / Astrophysics / Space Science
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 et al.

    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 et al.

    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 et al.

    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 et al.

    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 et al.

    American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #146.16 (2012)

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  • Parallaxes of metal-poor main-sequence stars

    Chaboyer B, Feiden G, Benedict G, McArthur B, Harrison T, McWilliam A et al.

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union (2013)

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  • OPEN CLUSTERS IN THE MILKY WAY OUTER DISK: NEWLY DISCOVERED AND UNSTUDIED CLUSTERS IN THE SPITZER GLIMPSE-360, CYG-X, AND SMOG SURVEYS

    Zasowski G, Beaton R, Hamm K, Majewski S, Babler B, Benjamin R et al.

    The Astronomical Journal (2013)

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  • Life in the Outer Limits: Insight into Hierarchical Merging from the Outermost Structure of the Andromeda Stellar Halo

    Beaton R, Majewski S, Patterson R, Guhathakurta P, Gilbert K, Kalirai J et al.

    American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, #329.03 (2013)

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  • EXPLORING HALO SUBSTRUCTURE WITH GIANT STARS: SUBSTRUCTURE IN THE LOCAL HALO AS SEEN IN THE GRID GIANT STAR SURVEY INCLUDING EXTENDED TIDAL DEBRIS FROM ωCENTAURI

    Majewski S, Nidever D, Smith V, Damke G, Kunkel W, Patterson R et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2012)

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  • 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 et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2012)

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • Parallaxes of metal-poor main-sequence stars

    Chaboyer B, Feiden G, Benedict G, McArthur B, Harrison T, McWilliam A et al.

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union (2013)

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  • Unveiling the Boxy Bulge and Bar of the Andromeda Spiral Galaxy

    Beaton R, Majewski S, Guhathakurta P, Skrutskie M, Cutri R, Good J et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2006)

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  • Discovery of an Extended Halo of Metal-poor Stars in the Andromeda Spiral Galaxy

    Guhathakurta P, Ostheimer J, Gilbert K, Rich R, Majewski S, Kalirai J et al.

    Recherche (2006)

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  • Astrometry with the Hubble Space Telescope: trigonometric parallaxes of planetary nebula nuclei NGC 6853, NGC 7293, Abell 31 and DeHt 5.

    Benedict G, McArthur B, Napiwotzki R, Harrison T, Harris H, Nelan E et al.

    The Astronomical (2009)

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  • Kinematics and Chemistry of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and Constraints on the Milky Way Mass Distribution

    Carlin J, Majewski S, Casetti-Dinescu D, Law D, Girard T, Patterson R

    arxivorg (2011)

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  • Kinematics of Stars in Kapteyn Selected Area 71: Sampling the Monoceros and Sagittarius Tidal Streams

    Casetti-Dinescu D, Carlin J, Girard T, Majewski S, Peñarrubia J, Patterson R

    The Astrophysical Journal (2008)

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  • Discovery of a Large Stellar Periphery Around the Small Magellanic Cloud

    Nidever D, Majewski S, Munoz R, Beaton R, Patterson R, Kunkel W

    Twentieth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition 2005 APEC 2005 (2011)

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  • The Dog on the Ship: The "Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy" as an Outlying Part of the Argo Star System

    Rocha-Pinto H, Majewski S, Skrutskie M, Patterson R, Nakanishi H, Munoz R et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2005)

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  • Detection of the Main Sequence Turn-off of a Newly Discovered Milky Way Halo Structure in the Triangulum-Andromeda Region

    Majewski S, Ostheimer J, Rocha-Pinto H, Patterson R, Guhathakurta P, Reitzel D

    The Astrophysical Journal (2004)

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  • Exploring Halo Substructure with Giant Stars VIII: The Extended Structure of the Sculptor Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy

    Westfall K, Majewski S, Ostheimer J, Frinchaboy P, Kunkel W, Patterson R et al.

    The Astronomical Journal (2002)

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  • The Chemical Evolution of the Monoceros Ring/Galactic Anticenter Stellar Structure

    Chou M, Majewski S, Cunha K, Smith V, Patterson R, Martinez-Delgado D

    ArXiv eprints (2010)

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  • Exploring Halo Substructure with Giant Stars: I. Survey Description and Calibration of the Photometric Search Technique

    Majewski S, Ostheimer J, Kunkel W, Patterson R

    The Astronomical Journal (2000)

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  • The Frequency of Rapid Rotation Among K Giant Stars

    Carlberg J, Majewski S, Patterson R, Bizyaev D, Smith V, Cunha K

    The Astrophysical Journal (2011)

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  • First Chemical Analysis of Stars in The Triangulum-Andromeda Star Cloud

    Chou M, Majewski S, Cunha K, Smith V, Patterson R, Martinez-Delgado D

    Astronomy (2011)

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  • Exploring Halo Substructure with Giant Stars: A diffuse star cloud or tidal debris around the Milky Way in Triangulum-Andromeda

    Rocha-Pinto H, Majewski S, Skrutskie M, Crane J, Patterson R

    The Astrophysical Journal (2004)

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  • A New Culprit in the Second Parameter Problem in the Sculptor Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy?

    Majewski S, Siegel M, Patterson R, Rood R

    Astrophysical Journal Letters (1999)

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Professional experience

Data Consultant, Data Management Consulting Group

University of Virginia

April 2013 - Present

Senior Scientist

University of Virginia

December 2000 - Present

Education history

University of Virginia

Ph.D.

January 1996

University of Virginia

M.A. in Astronomy

January 1986 - May 1989 (3 years 4 months)

University of Virginia

B.A. Astronomy-Physics

August 1980 - May 1984 (3 years 9 months)