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Daniela Bettoni Edit Profile

Astrophysicist

Daniela Bettoni, Italian astrophysicist. Achievements include discovery of gas-counterrotation in elliptical galaxies; current research on dynamics of galaxies and small compact groups of galaxies. Member European Astronomical Society (founding member), International Astronomical Union.

Background

Bettoni, Daniela was born on August 18, 1954 in Padova, Italy. Daughter of Angelo and Laura (Varise) Bettoni.

Education

Diploma in physics, University Padova, 1978.

Career

Astronomer Astronomical Observatory, Milan, 1981-1983, researcher Padova, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of gas-counterrotation in elliptical galaxies. Current research on dynamics of galaxies and small compact groups of galaxies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Astrophysical Journal, Astronomical Journal, Nature, Astronomy and Astrophysics, others.

Membership

Member European Astronomical Society (founding member), International Astronomical Union.

Connections

Married Giuseppe Galletta, May 31, 1979. Children: Eva, Anna.

father:
Angelo Bettoni

mother:
Laura (Varise) Bettoni

spouse:
Giuseppe Galletta

children:
Eva Bettoni

Anna Bettoni