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The Australian National University

Dr Dougal Mackey

B.A., B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D.
Australian Research Fellow, RSAA
ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Astronomical And Space Sciences 0201
  • Galactic Astronomy 020104
  • Cosmology And Extragalactic Astronomy 020103

Research interests

  • Properties, formation and evolution of globular clusters and massive star clusters;
  • Galaxy formation and evolution, especially through the study of galaxy haloes;
  • The Milky Way, Andromeda, Magellanic Clouds and other galaxies in the Local Group;
  • Dwarf galaxies;
  • Stellar dynamics and N-body modelling;
  • Observational astronomy -- photometry and spectroscopy;
  • Survey astronomy.


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