Ye Quan-Zhi


My name is Quan-Zhi, you can just call me QZ. I am a postdoctoral astronomer at Caltech/IPAC. I am interested in the small bodies of the solar system, such as asteroids, comets and meteoroids.

I use the 1.2-m Samuel Oschin telescope at Palomar Observatory as well as a range of worldwide facilities in the GROWTH consortium to study the population of asteroids and comets in our solar system. Apart from my day (night) work, I am an avid stargazer and plays string instrument in orchestras and chamber music groups.

Education and Professional Experience

Latest Papers

  • Ye (2018): Meteor showers from active asteroids and dormant comets in near-Earth space: a review. [NASA/ADS]
  • Ye, Wiegert and Hui (2018): Finding Long Lost Lexell's Comet: The Fate of the First Discovered Near-Earth Object. [NASA/ADS]
  • Ye (2018): A Preliminary Analysis of the Shangri-La Bolide on 2017 Oct 4. [NASA/ADS]
  • Schwamb et al. (2018): Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Solar System Science Roadmap. [NASA/ADS]
  • Ye et al. (2017): 1I/2017 U1 (`Oumuamua) is Hot: Imaging, Spectroscopy and Search of Meteor Activity. [NASA/ADS]
You can find a list of my publication on NASA/ADS, Google Scholar or Research Gate.


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