Charles Bailyn

Faculty | Biography

Charles Bailyn

Thomas E. Donnelley Professor, Astronomy & Physics

Past Courses Taught

Astronomy 160: Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
Astronomy 171: Religion and the Big Bang
Astronomy 255/PHYS 295: Research Methods in Astrophysics
Astronomy 710: Professional Seminar
Astronomy 715: Research Seminar in High Energy Astrophysics
Astronomy 725: Topics in High Energy Astrophysics: Accretion and Jets

Research Interests

Recent Publications

"X-Ray Observations of V4641 SGR during the Brief and Violent Outburst of 2003", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 637, Issue 2, pp. 992-1001.

"The 2002 Outburst of the Black Hole X-Ray Binary 4U 1543-47: Optical and Infrared Light Curves", Buxton and Bailyn, 2004, ApJ, 615, 880

"Evolution of Spectral States of Aquila X-1 during the 2000 Outburst", Maitra, D. and Bailyn, C. D. 2004, ApJ, 608, 444

"Imaging X-Ray, Optical, and Infrared Observations of the Transient Anomalous X-Ray Pulsar XTE J1810-197", 2004, ApJ, 605, 368

"Optical-Infrared ANDICAM Observations of the Transient Associated with GRB 030329", 2004, AJ, 127, 252

"Can high-velocity stars reveal black holes in globular clusters?",Drukier, G. A. and Bailyn, C. D. 2003, ApJL, 597, L125

"Central Proper-Motion Kinematics of NGC 6752", G.A. Drukier, C. D. Bailyn, W.F. Van Altena, T.M. Girard 2003, AJ, 125, 2559

List of Publications

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Curriculum Vitae

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