R. Kent Honeycutt

R. Kent Honeycutt

Professor Emeritus, Astronomy


  • Ph.D., Astronomy, Case-Western Reserve University, 1968
  • M.S., Physics, Vanderbilt University, 1964
  • A.B., Physics, Mathematics, King College, 1962

Research interests

accretion disks

About R. Kent Honeycutt

Professor Honeycutt is the John W. Hill Professor of Astronomy at Indiana University Bloomington. He joined the IU Astronomy faculty in 1968 and served as a visiting astronomer at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Flagstaff during 1974-5, 1978, and 1987. Professor Honeycutt received an A.B. in physics and mathematics from King College in 1962, an M.S. in physics from Vanderbilt University in 1964, and a Ph.D. in astronomy from Case Western Reserve University in 1968. He has served as the director of IU's Goethe Link Observatories since 1980, and has served twice as the Chair of the Department of Astronomy.

Selected publications

M Dwarf Variability and Periodicities in Praesepe, Hamper, R., Honeycutt, R. K. 2018, AJ, 155, 97.

Orbital Light Curves of UU Aquarii in Stunted Outburst, obertson, J. W., Honeycutt, R. K., Henden, A. A., Campbell, R. T. 2018, AJ, 155, 61.

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