Nikolay Britavskiy


I’m a postdoctoral fellow at the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Tenerife). I’m a member of the “Physical Properties and Evolution of Massive Stars” work group (P.I. Artemio Herrero Davo).

My current research is focused on ground-based spectroscopic observations and physical properties analysis of massive stars in the Local Universe.  The evolutionary stages and physical properties of such stars e.g. red supergiants and blue supergiants,  mark them out as an important, however, poorly studied objects in the galaxies.  Detailed investigation of the observed massive stars is crucial for developing reliable theoretical models of the stellar evolution.

On my PhD student stage in 2013-2016 years, at the National Observatory of Athens  (Thesis Supervisor: Alceste Bonanos), my work was devoted to discovery and further investigation of dusty massive stars (RSGs, LBVs SgB[e]) in the Local Group.

I completed my MSc in Odessa Astronomical Observatory, where I worked on a chemical analysis of variable stars (RR Lyrae, semiregulars etc).

Simple downloads of my articles in ADS  are available on my ResearchGate account.

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