The Rio Group

The Rio Group

Posted on March 13, 2018

Since 2005, an international team has been dedicated to the study of distant bodies in the Solar System through stellar occultations. It is led by Dr. Bruno Sicardy, researcher of the Paris-Meudon Observatory, and includes researchers from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalucia, led by Dr. José Luiz Ortiz and also researchers from Brazil, led by Dr. Roberto Vieira Martins from National Observatory in Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian team has an infrastructure of LIneA and the support of INCT of e-Universo, and has researchers and students from National Observatoy (ON/MCTIC: Dr. Roberto Vieira Martins, Dr. Julio IB Camargo, Dr. Gustavo Benedetti Rossi), Valongo Observatory (OV/UFRJ: Prof. Dr. Marcelo Assafin, Dr. Altair Gomes Junior) and Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR/Curitiba: Prof. Dr. Felipe Braga Ribas).
Title: chariklo article

doi: 10.1038/nature13155
The Rio Group

Figure 1

Figure 1: Light curve of the occultation by the Chariklo system.
Link: light_curve.jpg

Description: Curva de luz de ocultação por Chariklo
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