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Federico Marocco

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4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 169-237 Pasadena, CA 91109

Curriculum Vitae:

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Structure of the Universe


Born and raised in the north-west of Italy. I am equally passionate about astronomy and soccer.


BSc & MSc at Universita' degli Studi di Torino (Italy), PhD at the University of Hertfordshire (UK)

Professional Experience

Post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Hertfordshire (Oct 2014 - Jan 2018)

Research Interests

Low-mass stars and brown dwarfs, astrometry, binary systems

Selected Publications

  • Ultracool dwarf benchmarks with Gaia primaries; Marocco, F.; Pinfield, D. J.; Cook, N. J.; et al.; 2017, MNRAS, 470, 4885.
  • A large spectroscopic sample of L and T dwarfs from UKIDSS LAS: peculiar objects, binaries, and space density; Marocco, F.; Jones, H. R. A.; Day-Jones, A. C.; et al.; 2015, MNRAS, 449, 3651.
  • The extremely red L dwarf ULAS J222711-004547 - dominated by dust; Marocco, F.; Day-Jones, A. C.; Lucas, P. W.; et al.; 2014, MNRAS, 439, 372.
  • Parallaxes of Southern Extremely Cool Objects (PARSEC). II. Spectroscopic Follow-up and Parallaxes of 52 Targets; Marocco, F.; Andrei, A. H.; Smart, R. L.; et al.; 2013, AJ, 146, 161.
  • Parallaxes and physical properties of 11 mid-to-late T dwarfs; Marocco, F.; Smart, R. L.; Jones, H. R. A.; et al.; 2010, A&A, 524A, 38.