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Observatory Scientist
Brian McLean Picture

Brian is an Observatory Scientist in the Archive Sciences Branch. Primary areas of work include the Guide Star Catalogue and Digitized Sky Surveys, the PanSTARRS archive and the archive metadata for all MAST missions (including HST/JWST)

Science Interests:

  • Galactic structure (starcounts, proper motions)
  • Sky surveys and catalogues
  • Contact Binary Stars


Research Topics: Astronomical Databases, Catalogues, Surveys, Binaries: Sclipsing, Galaxy: Structure, Galaxies: Active


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