Nadejda I. Shakhovskaya

Russian Federation

1938-2021


Obituary:

N.I. Shakhovskaya was born on June 30, 1938. In 1955–1960 – student at the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Stalinabad (Dushanbe) State University. In 1960–1965 – laboratory assistant at the Dushanbe Observatory of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan. In 1967–1970 – Ph.D. student at CrAO of the USSR Acad. of Sci. In 1973 she did the Ph.D. thesis “Flaring activity of red dwarf stars in the vicinity of the Sun”. In 1965–2013 – researcher at CrAO. Her scientific interests were UV Cet stars and observations of different non-stationary objects: Novas, T Tauri type stars, ε Aur; she participated in compiling the Crimean catalogue of flaring stars GKL99. N.I. Shakhovskaya authored about 90 scientific publications. Being the Academic Secretary of CrAO for a long time she was actively involved in the popularization of scientific knowledge.In 2000–2013 – head of the editing group of the journal “Izvestiya Krymskoi Astrofizicheskoi Observatorii”.

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Division G Stars and Stellar Physics (until 2018)
  • Past Member of Commission 27 Variable Stars (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division V Variable Stars (until 2012)

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