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Harriet L Dinerstein

Department of Astronomy


Phone: 512-471-3449

Office Location
RLM 16.324

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
2515 SPEEDWAY, Stop C1400
AUSTIN, TX 78712-1205

B.S., Yale University (1975)
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz (1980)

Research Interests

Planetary nebulae; abundances in gaseous nebulae; infrared, optical, and ultraviolet spectroscopy of emission lines; extragalactic H II regions and star formation in disk galaxies; classical novae.

  • 1989 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy (American Astronomical Society)
  • 1984 Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy (American Association of University Women/American Astronomical Society)

Recently Taught Courses:

AST 309N: Lives and Deaths of the Stars (Fall 2016)
AST 307: Introductory Astronomy (Fall 2015)
AST 352K: Stellar Astronomy (Fall 2014)
AST 152M: Stellar Astronomy Laboratory (Fall 2014)
AST 393F: Survey of the Interstellar Medium (Spring 2013)