Kristof Petrovay

Kristof Petrovay

Eötvös Loránd University
Department of Astronomy
XI. Pázmány Péter sétány
1/A
1117 Budapest
Hungary

Phone: +36 20 3404907
Email: KPetrovayastroeltehu
Personal website: http://astro.elte.hu/~kris
Organization website: http://astro.elte.hu/

NCA adherence: Hungary

Last updated:
July 30, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Commission 10 Solar Activity (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 12 Solar Radiation & Structure (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division II Sun & Heliosphere (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.4 - Miscellaneous, 1.6 - Astronomy Education
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.5 - Accretion, accretion disks, 2.16 - Hydrodynamics, 2.18 - Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), 2.25 - Plasmas, 2.26 - Polarization
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.5 - Methods, 3.8 - Space instruments
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.5 - Virtual observatory tools
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.7 - Proper motions
6 - The Sun: 6.2 - Sun: activity, 6.12 - Sun: general, 6.17 - Sun: interior, 6.18 - Sun: magnetic fields, 6.26 - Sun: sunspots
7 - Planetary systems: 7.1 - Earth, 7.10 - Planets and satellites:
8 - Stars: 8.6 - Stars: brown dwarfs, 8.13 - Stars: general, 8.17 - Stars: interiors, 8.33 - Stars: rotation, 8.34 - Stars: solar-type
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.8 - ISM: general, 9.12 - ISM: kinematics and dynamics, 9.14 - ISM: magnetic fields
10 - The Galaxy: 10.12 - Galaxy: local insterstellar matter, 10.13 - Galaxy: kinematics and dynamics
11 - Galaxies: 11.12 - Galaxies: general, 11.20 - Galaxies: kinematics and dynamics, 11.24 - Galaxies: magnetic fields
12 - Cosmology: 12.5 - Cosmology: theory

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