Carry Benoit - Gaia
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IMCCE, Observatoire de Paris and Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
Benoit Carry is an assistant astronomer working at the Institute for Celestial Mechanics and Ephemeris Computation (IMCCE) of the Observatoire de Paris and the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur. His main scientific interests are the small bodies of our solar system, linked to planet formation and the evolution of planetary systems.
Benoit joined CU4 in January 2013, working on the short term pipeline. He designed the tools (DU459) to disseminate call-for-observation alerts for newly discovered solar system objects by Gaia to a network of ground-based observers (called Gaia-FUN-SSO, organised by W. Thuillot).
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