Institute of Astronomy

Dr Derek H P Jones


Office: Obs O32
Office Tel: (01223) 330894
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History of Astronomy, Public Outreach, Star Clusters, Astrometry, Solar System, Interactive Binaries, Contributor to Wikipedia, Idle Curiosity

Selected papers

1971 MNRAS 152,231,The Kinematics of the Scorpio-Centaurus Association and Gould's Belt

1972 Ap.J., 178, 467, The Dynamics of M Stars in the Southern Galactic Cap

1973 Ap.J.Supp, 25,}487,Intermediate Band Photometry of RR Lyraes II, Colours of RR Lyraes and Ultrashort Period Variables

 1981 MNRAS, 196, 943,Linear Polarization of Optical Radiation from the Crab Pulsar

 1981 MNRAS, 194, 403,Narrow Band Photometry of Faint Red Stars

 1984 A&A Supp., 56,449, The Radial Velocities of 116 Southern Red Stars



1958-1961   Royal Greenwich Observatory
1961-1963   Harkness Fellow of the Commonwealth Fund, California Institute of Technology
and Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories.
1963-1965   Royal Greenwich Observatory
1965-1969   Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria
1969-1972   Australian National University, Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories
1972-1980   Royal Greenwich Observatory,  Research into Galactic Structure, Cataclysmic Variables and Pulsars.
1981-1994   Planning, construction and operation of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes on La Palma.   1973-1977   Editor of  The Observatory magazine
1977-1982   Editor of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Council Member of the Royal Astronomical Society 1979-1981, Vice-President 1981.
1975-1989   Visiting Lecturer at the University of Sussex.
1994- Present   Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge\\



University of Cambridge: BA 1958, MA 1990
University of London: B Sc  1960, Ph D 1965

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