Horace Smith

Horace Smith

Professor Emeritus

Astronomy and Astrophysics [ASTRO]


(517) 884-5615

2169 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Biomedical and Physical Sciences Bldg.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-2320

Research Interests

Variable stars

RR Lyrae Stars

Stellar populations

Star clusters

Favorite stars: XZ Cygni and RR Lyrae


Information on the MSU campus observatory, as opposed to the off-campus SOAR telescope, can be found here.

The story of the Great Meteor Procession of February 9, 1913 can be found here.

Before It Came to Delphos: The Story of Leslie Peltier's 12 inch Telescope can be found here.


American Association of Variable Star Observers

Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society