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George H. Herbig

 

Maintained by LG

photo of G. Herbig

Astronomer
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1948
herbig at ifa.hawaii.edu

  • Spectra of Variable and Peculiar Stars
  • Optical Absorption Spectra of Interstellar Material
  • Early Stellar Evolution

 

Honors and Awards

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Member Correspondant, Societé Royale des Sciences de Liège
Warner Prize, American Astronomical Society, 1955
Foreign Scientific Member, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg
Henry Norris Russell Lecturer, American Astronomical Society, 1975
Medaille, Université de Liège, 1969
Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1980
Petrie Prize and Lectureship, Canadian Astronomical Society, 1995

Selected Publications

The Carbon Mira UV Aurigae and its Companion
G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 138, 1502-1507 (2009)

The Outflowing Wind Of V1057 Cygni
G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 138, 448-451 (2009)

Young Stars and Molecular Clouds in the IC 5146 Region
G. H. Herbig and B. Reipurth 
Handbook of Star Forming Regions, Volume I, pp. 108-123 (2008)

The Unusual Object IC 2144/MWC 778
G. H. Herbig and W. D. Vacca
The Astronomical Journal, 136,  1995--2010 (2008) 

Line Structure in the Spectrum of FU Orionis
P. P. Petrov and G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 136,  676--683 (2008)

History and Spectroscopy of EXor Candidates
G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 135,  637--648 (2008)

EX Lupi: History and Spectroscopy
G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 133, 2679--2683 (2007) 

V733 Cep (Persson's Star): A New FU Orionis Object in Cepheus
B. Reipurth, C. Aspin, T. Beck, C. Brogan, M. S. Connelley, and G. H. Herbig 
The Astronomical Journal, 133,  1000--1011 (2007)  

θ1 Orionis E as a Spectroscopic Binary
G. H. Herbig and R. F. Griffin
The Astronomical Journal, 132, 1763-1767 (2006)

The Pre-Main-Sequence Population of L988
G. H. Herbig and S. E. Dahm
The Astronomical Journal, 131, 1530-1543 (2006)

IX Ophiuchi: A High-Velocity Star Near a Molecular Cloud
G. H. Herbig
The Astronomical Journal, 130, 815-824 (2005)

LkHα 101 and the Young Cluster in NGC 1579
G. H. Herbig, Sean M. Andrews, and S. E. Dahm
The Astronomical Journal, 128, 1233-1253 (2004)

High-Resolution Spectroscopy of FU Orionis Stars
G. H. Herbig, P. P. Petrov, and R. Duemmler
The Astrophysical Journal, 595, 384-411 (2003)

The Young Cluster IC 5146
G. H. Herbig and S. E. Dahm
The Astronomical Journal, 123, 304-327 (2002)

Historical Introduction. Star Formation: The Early History
G. H. Herbig
Physics of Star Formation in Galaxies (Saas Fee Course 29)
Edited by A. Maeder and G. Meynet (Springer), 1-7 (2002)

The 1993-1994 Activity of EX Lupi
G. H. Herbig , C. Aspin , A. C. Gilmore , C. L. Imhoff , A. F. Jones
Publications of the Astronomical Society ofthe Pacific, 113, 1547-1553 (2001)

Barnard's Merope Nebula Revisited: New Observational Results
G. H. Herbig and T. Simon
The Astronomical Journal, 121, 3138-3148 (2001)

On the Be and Ae Stars in NGC 6611
G. H. Herbig and S. E. Dahm
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 113, 195-196 (2001)

The Search for Interstellar C60
G. H. Herbig
The Astrophysical Journal, 542, 334-343 (2000)

Examination of the Interstellar Spectrum of AE Aur for Long-Term Changes
G. H. Herbig
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 111, 809-811 (1999)

The Optical Spectrum of the O-Type Subdwarf BD +28°4211
G. H. Herbig
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 111, 1144-1148 (1999)

A Search for the Presence of Diffuse Interstellar Bands in the Coma of Comet Hale-Bopp
G. H. Herbig and D. McNally
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 304, 951-956 (1999) 

Parallaxes and Proper Motions of Prototypes of Astrophysically Interesting Classes of Stars
V. Trimble, G. H. Herbig, and A. Kundu
Highlights of Astronomy, Vol. 11B, as presented at the XXIIIrd General Assembly of the IAU, 1997
Edited by Johannes Andersen (Kluwer), 559 ( 1998)

The Young Cluster IC 348
G. H. Herbig
The Astrophysical Journal, 497, 736-758 (1998)