B6 – Commission B6 Astronomical Photometry and Polarimetry


Commission B6 is concerned with photometric and polarimetric techniques and their standardization for the UV through far-IR/sub-mm spectral regions.  These are essential tools in the exploration and investigation of astronomical objects and quantities.  Solutions to a wide range of scientific problems require calibrated photometry and polarimetry at better than the 1% level.  Standardization is inescapable for exchanging data or merging data from different sources.

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Division B Facilities, Technologies and Data Science

Antonio Mario Magalhaes

Universidade de São Paulo
Instituto de Astronomia, Geofisica e Ciencias Atmosfericas
Rua do Matão 1226
Cidade Universitaria
São Paulo 05508-090
São Paulo (SP)

Phone: +55 19 9 8145-9892
Email 1: antoniomarioiaguspbr
Email 2: magalhaesantoniomariogmailcom
Personal website: http://www.astro.iag.usp.br/~mario/
Organization website: http://www.iag.usp.br/astronomia/

NCA adherence: Brazil

Last updated:
July 30, 2018

J. Allyn Smith

Austin Peay State University
Dept. Physics, Engineering, & Astronomy
P.O. Box 4608
Clarksville TN 37044
Tennessee (TN)
United States

Phone: +1 931 221 6104
Email 1: smithjapsuedu
Email 2: jallynsmith27gmailcom
Organization website: http://www.apsu.edu/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
June 20, 2019

Saul J. Adelman

The Citadel
Physics Dept
171 Moultrie St
Charleston SC 29409-0270
South Carolina (SC)
United States

Phone: +1 843 953 6943
Email: adelmanscitadeledu

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
November 9, 2018

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