Arlo U. Landolt
|Arlo U. Landolt|
September 29, 1935 |
Highland, Illinois, U.S.
|Institutions||Louisiana State University|
|Alma mater||Indiana University|
|Notable awards||George van Biesbroeck Prize (1995)|
Arlo Udell Landolt (born September 29, 1935) is an American astronomer. Landolt has worked principally in photometry and has published a number of widely used lists of standard stars. In 1995, he received the George van Biesbroeck Prize from the American Astronomical Society. Landolt was the first discoverer of a pulsating white dwarf when he observed in 1965 and 1966 that the luminosity of HL Tau 76 varied with a period of approximately 12.5 minutes. The asteroid 15072 Landolt is named after him.
- UBVRI photometric standard stars around the celestial equator, Arlo U. Landolt, Astronomical Journal, 88, #3 (March 1983), pp. 439–460.
- UBV photoelectric sequences in the celestial equatorial selected areas 92–115, Arlo U. Landolt, Astronomical Journal, 78, #9 (November 1973), pp. 959–981.
- UBVRI photometric standard stars in the magnitude range 11.5<V<16.0 around the celestial equator, Arlo U. Landolt, Astronomical Journal 104, #1 (July 1992), pp. 340–371, 436–491.
- Arlo U. Landolt, web page at Louisiana State University. Accessed on line September 19, 2007.
- 15072 Landolt (1999 BS12), web page from the JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Accessed on line September 19, 2007.
- AAS — Grants, Prizes and Awards, web page, accessed on line September 19, 2007.
- A New Short-Period Blue Variable, Arlo U. Landolt, Astrophysical Journal 153, #1 (July 1968), pp. 151–164.
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