Alexis Brandeker

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Asteroids discovered: 4
36614 Saltis August 27, 2000
(122310) 2000 QJ9 August 21, 2000
239890 Edudeldon September 1, 2000
297409 Mållgan September 1, 2000

Alexis Brandeker (born May 18, 1974) is a Swedish astronomer. In 2003 he acquired his Ph.D. (on Young stars and circumstellar disks) from the Stockholm Observatory. He went on to become a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Toronto for 2.5 years before returning to Stockholm in 2007, where he now works as a research associate at the Stockholm Observatory.


  • Berger, E.; Rutledge, R. E.; Reid, I. N.; Bildsten, L.; Gizis, J. E.; Liebert, J.; Martin, E.; Basri, G.; Jayawardhana, R.; Brandeker, A.; Fleming, T. A.; Johns‐Krull, C. M.; Giampapa, M. S.; Hawley, S. L.; Schmitt, J. H. M. M. (10 July 2005). "The Magnetic Properties of an L Dwarf Derived from Simultaneous Radio, X‐Ray, and Hα Observations". The Astrophysical Journal 627 (2): 960–973. doi:10.1086/430343. 
  • Jayawardhana, Ray; Coffey, Jaime; Scholz, Alexander; Brandeker, Alexis; van Kerkwijk, Marten H. (10 September 2006). "Accretion Disks around Young Stars: Lifetimes, Disk Locking, and Variability". The Astrophysical Journal 648 (2): 1206–1218. doi:10.1086/506171. 
  • Mentuch, Erin; Brandeker, Alexis; van Kerkwijk, Marten H.; Jayawardhana, Ray; Hauschildt, Peter H. (20 December 2008). "Lithium Depletion of Nearby Young Stellar Associations". The Astrophysical Journal 689 (2): 1127–1140. doi:10.1086/592764. 
  • Brandeker, A.; Liseau, R.; Olofsson, G.; Fridlund, M. (January 2004). "The spatial structure of the ? Pictoris gas disk". Astronomy and Astrophysics 413 (2): 681–691. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20034326. 

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