Welcome to Ricky Patterson’s homepage   

I am a Senior Scientist in the
Galactic Astronomy Program and the Virginia Parallax Program:

   Department of Astronomy
   P.O. Box 400325
   University of Virginia
   Charlottesville,VA 22904-4325

I am also a Data Consultant in the Research Data Services in the University of Virginia Library.

In addition, I am a Lecturer in the Department of Astronomy. I have taught ASTR 1210 (Introduction to the Sky and Solar System) and ASTR 1230 (Introduction to Astronomical Observation).
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