Division F Planetary Systems and Astrobiology

Description


Division F deals with our Solar System, extrasolar planetary systems, and bioastronomy.

To this purpose, the Division promotes studies concerning planetary systems, including our own, aimed at the understanding of their formation and evolution, from the point of view of the dynamics and of the physics, as well as of the occurrence of conditions favourable to the development of life in the universe.

Division F promotes the dissemination of reliable physical and dynamical data concerning the astronomical objects in the above fields, and oversees the assignment of proper nomenclature and discovery credits, where appropriate.


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Division Members

  • Total number of active members: 2339
  • Number of junior members: 143

Participating Commissions

Inter-Division A-F Commission Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy
Commission F1 Meteors, Meteorites and Interplanetary Dust
Commission F2 Exoplanets and the Solar system
Commission F3 Astrobiology
Cross-Division A-F Commission Solar System Ephemerides

Division Working Groups

Division F WG Near Earth Objects
Division F WG Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Division F WG Small Bodies Nomenclature (SBN)

Inter-Division Working Groups

Inter-Division A-F WG Cartographic Coordinates & Rotational Elements
Inter-Division E-F-G WG Impact of Magnetic Activity on Solar and Stellar Environments


Gonzalo Tancredi

Facultad de Ciencias
Departamento de Astronomía
Igua 4225
Montevideo 11400
Uruguay

Phone: +598 2 525 86 24
Fax: +598 2 525 05 80
Email: gonzalofisicaeduuy
Personal website: http://www.fisica.edu.uy/~gonzalo

NCA adherence: Uruguay

Last updated:
May 8, 2019

Maria A. Barucci

Observatoire Paris-Site de Meudon
LESIA
5 Pl Jules Janssen
92195 Meudon Cedex
France

Phone: +33 1 45 07 77 75
Email: AntonellaBarucciobspmfr
Organization website: http://www.lesia.obspm.fr/

NCA adherence: France

Last updated:
February 6, 2019

Nader Haghighipour

Planetary Science Institute
1700 East Fort Lowell
Tucson AZ 85719
Arizona (AZ)
United States

Email: naderpsiedu
Personal website: http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/~nader/
Organization website: http://www.psi.edu

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
March 11, 2021

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