Hovhannessian Rafik




Senior research associate, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)

Fellow of V.A. Ambartsumian museum


Born 12.11.1933 in Sarnaghbyur (Ani), Armenia

Graduated from the Yerevan State University (YSU), Department of Astrophysics (1956)

Works at BAO since 1956

Ph.D. degree (1971)


Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)


Research fields: interstellar matter, stars with dust shells

Publications: more than 50 papers in Astron. J., Astrophysics, J. Korean Astron. Soc., and Communications of BAO; papers in proceedings of international meetings


Address:          Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), Byurakan 0213, Aragatzotn province, Armenia

Tel.:                 +374-10-657843

E-mail:             rhovhan@bao.sci.am