Western University Physics adn AstronomyWestern Science

Paul Wiegert, Associate Professor

Paul Wiegert

Contact Information

Office: PAB 238
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x81327
E-mail: pwiegert [at] uwo [dot] ca

Personal web page
Meteor Physics
CPSX

Research Areas

Asteroids
Comets
Planetary Dynamics




Research Interests

I'm interested in the dynamics of the Solar System, particularly its smaller bodies, asteroids, comets and meteoroid streams. I'm also interested in the dynamics of planets around other stars, and in celestial mechanics in general.

Publications

  1. Weryk, R. J.; Campbell-Brown, M. D.; Wiegert, P. A.; Brown, P. G.; Krzeminski, Z.; Musci, R., "The Canadian Automated Meteor Observatory (CAMO): System overview", Icarus, 2013.
  2. August, Tyler M.; Wiegert, Paul A.,"Color Dependence in the Size Distribution of Main Belt Asteroids Revisited", The Astronomical Journal, 2013.
  3. Jones, C. E.; Wiegert, P. A.; Tycner, C.; Henry, G. W.; Cyr, R. P.; Halonen, R. J.; Muterspaugh, M. W., "Using Photometry to Probe the Circumstellar Environment of δ Scorpii", The Astronomical Journal, 2013.

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Teaching

Undergraduate:
Astronomy 2022
Astronomy 2201

Graduate:
Astronomy 9601