Dr. Noah Brosch
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Last updated: October 2002
E-mail: noah [at] wise.tau.ac.il
Brief Biographical Information:
Dr. Noah Brosch is director of Wise Observatory.
- Star formation in galaxies, through the study of samples of dwarf galaxies in the Virgo cluster and in the field.
- The nature of UV sources, in preparation for
TAUVEX and using data from space missions, in conjunction with ground-based observations.
- The nature of dust particles in other galaxies. Dust as a component of interstellar matter and material for star forming processes.
- Icy bodies in the Solar System, as examples of possible baryonic components of the Universe. This includes studies of Pluto Triton (satellite of Neptune) and the comet-asteroid
Chiron, as well as a number of comets.
- Preparation for TAUVEX: Construction and testing of TAUVEX.
- Leonids 1999 - The campaign in Israel.
Leonid meteor by Eran Ofek, November 18, 1999.
Research on Leonid MAC:
Study of high-altitude meteor emissions. Two-station coordinated observations from
USAF's FISTA and NASA's DC8 Airborne Laboratory. Dr. Brosch organized the local
support for the 1999 Leonid MAC mission and coordinated the ground-based
effort in Israel. Images of the 1999
Leonid campaign from Israel.