Reylé Céline - Gaia
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Observatoire de Besançon
Céline Reylé received her PhD from Paris University in 1998 with a thesis on gaseous emissions from comets. She is now an astronomer in Besançon Observatory, working on the structure and history of the Milky Way. She is a member of the Photometry, Simulation and Classification Working Groups. Céline is using the Besançon model of the Galaxy to show that bulge stars will be observable with Gaia and therefore they should not be neglected in the definition of the Photometric System. She is also involved in the Gaia Simulator, as the Besançon team is working on incorporating the Besançon model of the Galaxy into the simulator.
Céline's homepage is here.
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