Vol 9, No 6 (2009)

Jay M. Pasachoff

Posted: Mar 23, 2022

Jay M. Pasachoff 

Director of Williams College's Hopkins Observatory; 

Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy

Contact Information

Thompson Physics and Astronomy Lab 115,

Williams College,

33 Lab Campus Drive,

Williamstown, MA 01267

Phone: (413) 597-2105 

FAX: (413) 597-3200 

E-mail: jay.m.pasachoff@williams.edu


Bronx High School of Science H.S. 1959 

Harvard College  A.B. 1963

Harvard University  A.M. 1965 

Harvard University  Ph.D. 1969

Significant Honors:

2003 Education Prize, American Astronomical Society

2003 Honorary Member, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

2003-2006 President, Commission on Education and Development of the International Astronomical Union

current Chair, Working Group on Solar Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union

Sabbatical and Other Leaves

Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii 1980-81, 1984-85

Institut d'Astrophysique, Paris  1988

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton  1989-90

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 1993-4 

Harvard University Visiting Lecturer in Astronomy, 1993-4

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Visiting Scientist, 1993-4 

Harvard University: Associate of the Astronomy Dept.  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: Visiting Scientist 2001-2 

Catrfornia Institute of Technology  2008-9 

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  2009-11 


www.solarcorona.com for a list of his published books 

www.solarcorona.net for the Web pages for his astronomy texts 


tinyurl.com/ctfpg3 for Brooks/Cole's Web pages for his texts 

www.eclipses.info for the Program Group on Public Education

at the Times of Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union

www.williams.edu/astronomy/eclipse 48 past eclipse expeditions as of 2009 

www.williams.edu/astronomy/eclipses for the Working Group on Eclipses

of the International Astronomical Union