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Mikael Granvik
Mikael Granvik

Mikael Granvik

Associate Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Onboard space systems
Space Technology
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
mikael.granvik@ltu.se
+46 (0)980 67579
Kiruna

I am an astronomer by training and my research focuses on small bodies such as asteroids and comets in the Solar System and beyond. In my research I combine observational data from ground-based and space-based telescopes with numerical modeling and experimental work in the laboratory to improve our understanding of small-body populations and individual small bodies as well as prepare for space missions to these bodies. I am the Head of the Asteroid Engineering Laboratory located on the Space Campus in Kiruna, and involved in a number of space missions such as ESA/Gaia, ESA/Hera, ESA/Euclid, ESA/Comet Interceptor, NASA/DART, and JAXA/DESTINY+. In the future, a significant part of the observational data relevant to my research will come from the Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile, in the preparations of which I have been involved  since 2010. 

Publications

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Polarimetric properties of the near-Sun asteroid (155140) 2005 UD in comparison with other asteroids and meteoritic samples (2022)

Ishiguro. M, Bach. Y, Geem. J, Naito. H, Kuroda. D, Im. M, et al.
Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 509, nr. 3, s. 4128-4142
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SHINeS: Space and High-Irradiance Near-Sun Simulator (2022)

Tsirvoulis. G, Granvik. M, Toliou. A
Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 217
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The Debiased Compositional Distribution of MITHNEOS: Global Match between the Near-Earth and Main-belt Asteroid Populations, and Excess of D-type Near-Earth Objects (2022)

Marsset. M, DeMeo. F, Burt. B, Polishook. D, Binzel. R, Granvik. M, et al.
Astronomical Journal, Vol. 163, nr. 4
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Dynamical evolution and thermal history of asteroids (3200) Phaethon and (155140) 2005 UD (2021)

MacLennan. E, Toliou. A, Granvik. M
Icarus (New York, N.Y. 1962), Vol. 366
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Gaia Early Data Release 3 (2021)

Acceleration of the Solar System from Gaia astrometry
Klioner. S, Granvik. M, Zwitter. T
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 649
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Gaia Early Data Release 3 (2021)

Structure and properties of the Magellanic Clouds
Luri. X, Granvik. M, Zwitter. T
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 649
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Gaia Early Data Release 3 (2021)

Summary of the contents and survey properties
Brown. A, Granvik. M, Zwitter. T
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 649
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Gaia Early Data Release 3 (2021)

The Galactic anticentre
Antoja. T, Granvik. M, Zwitter. T
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 649
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Gaia Early Data Release 3 (2021)

The Gaia Catalogue of Nearby Stars
Smart. R, Granvik. M, Zwitter. T
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 649
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Icarus (2021)

In-situ monitoring of the surface degradation on a near-Sun asteroid
Lehtinen. T, Granvik. M, Bellome. A, Sánchez. J
Acta Astronautica, Vol. 186, s. 98-108
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Laboratory experiments with a laser-based attachment mechanism for spacecraft at small bodies (2021)

Anthony. N, Frostevarg. J, Suhonen. H, Granvik. M
Acta Astronautica, Vol. 189, s. 391-397
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Laser processing of minerals common on asteroids (2021)

Anthony. N, Frostevarg. J, Suhonen. H, Wanhainen. C, Penttilä. A, Granvik. M
Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 135
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Laser-induced spallation of minerals common on asteroids (2021)

Anthony. N, Frostevarg. J, Suhonen. H, Wanhainen. C, Granvik. M
Acta Astronautica, Vol. 182, s. 325-331
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Latitude Variation of Flux and Impact Angle of Asteroid Collisions with Earth and the Moon (2021)

Robertson. D, Pokorný. P, Granvik. M, Wheeler. L, Rumpf. C
The Planetary Science Journal, Vol. 2, nr. 3
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Mass and Density of Asteroid (16) Psyche (2021)

Siltala. L, Granvik. M
Astrophysical Journal Letters, Vol. 909, nr. 1
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Minimum perihelion distances and associated dwell times for near-Earth asteroids (2021)

Toliou. A, Granvik. M, Tsirvoulis. G
Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 506, nr. 3, s. 3301-3312
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Potential asteroid discoveries by the ESA Gaia mission (2021)

Results from follow-up observations
Carry. B, Granvik. M, Vernet. D
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 648
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The impact and recovery of asteroid 2018 LA (2021)

Jenniskens. P, Granvik. M, Botepe. K
Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 56, nr. 4, s. 844-893
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Asteroid mass estimation with the robust adaptive Metropolis algorithm (2020)

Siltala. L, Granvik. M
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 633