Charles Kerton

Charles Kerton

Position
  • Associate Professor
  • Astronomy
Dr. Kerton received his Ph.D. in Astronomy at the University of Toronto in 2000. After graduating he was a postdoctoral research associate for three years at the National Research Council of Canada working on the International Galactic Plane Survey. In 2003 he joined the faculty at Iowa State. His research is in the area of observational studies of star formation and the physics of the interstellar medium and makes use of a wide variety of observational facilities ranging from the enormous 110-m diameter Green Bank radio telescope to the 0.8-m orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope in the infrared.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2000

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Recent Publications

  • Lundquist, M.J., Kobulnicky, H.A., Alexander, M.J., Kerton, C.R.,  & Arvidsson, K. 2015, A 13CO Survey of Intermediate-mass Star-forming Regions, ApJ, 806, 40
  • Kerton, C.R., Wolf-Chase, G., Arvidsson, K., Lintott, C.J., & Simpson, R. J. 2015, The Milky Way Project: What are Yellowballs?, ApJ, 799, 153
  • Lundquist, M.J., Kobulnicky, H.A., Alexander, M.J., Kerton, C.R.,  & Arvidsson, K. 2014, An All-sky Sample of Intermediate-mass Star-forming Regions, ApJ, 784, 111
  • Kerton, C.R., Arvidsson, K., & Alexander, M.J. 2013, Massive Star Formation at the Periphery of the Evolved Giant H II Region W 39, AJ, 145, 78