IAU IAU Commission 15

Physical Studies of Comets, Minor Planets and Meteorites

L'Etude Physique des Cometes, des Petites Planetes et des Meteorites

Officers for the 1997-2000 Triennium

President: Vincenzo Zappalá, zappala@to.astro.it.

Vice President: H. Uwe Keller, keller@pgate2.mpae.gwdg.de.

Secretary: Karri Muinonen, karri.muinonen@helsinki.fi.

Past President: Michael F. A'Hearn, ma@astro.umd.edu.

Organizing Committee: Mark Bailey, Richard P. Binzel, M. Theresa Capria, Paul D. Feldman, Julio Fernández, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist, Anny-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd, Karen Meech, Jun-ichi Watanabe, Richard M. West

Chairpersons of Working Groups

Tragic Recent Death

We are saddened to report the death on Nov. 3 of Fabio Migliorini who passed away as the result of a mountain climbing accident on the previous day. Although only 25 years old, Fabio was already widely known in the planetary community and will be greatly missed.

Business at the 1997 General Assembly

Items of business for the commission at the Kyoto General Assembly can be found here. The Minutes of the business meeting are now available, together with photos from Kyoto with the compliments of Ed Tedesco.

The program and abstracts for Special Session 3 on Comet Hale-Bopp are also available.

Triennial Report for 1997

We have now included all the references about asteroids!


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Created: 1997/5/5, mfa; Last Update: 1997/11/19, mfa