Harvey Butcher

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials H.R.
Main position Director Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Disciplines Astronomy, astrophysics
Chair Observational Techniques in astronomy
Domain Natural Sciences and Engineering
Membership Member
Since 2007
Member of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Employed by Australian National University
Mt Stromlo Observatory
Via Cotter Road
A.C.T. 2611 Weston
tel.  +61 2 6125 0266

Harvey is an astronomer who has made significant contributions in observational astronomy and instrumentation which have advanced understanding of the formation of stars and of the universe. He received a B.Sc. in Astrophysics from the California Institute of Technology in 1969, where he contributed to the development of advanced infrared spectrometry applied in the first survey of the sky at infrared wavelengths (the Two Micron Sky Survey project).