Prof. Leonid O. Akimov

Leading research scientist of Department of Solar, Lunar and Planetary Physics
of Astronomical Institute of Kharkiv V.N. Karazin National University, 35 Sumskaya St., Kharkov, 61022, Ukraine

tel. +38 (057) 707-5064

January 28, 2013

Prof. Leonid O. Akimov

Date of Birth: November 8, 1937.
Place of Birth: Kaprizka Orlovsky region, Russia.
Marital status: Married.

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Selected peer-reviewed papers:

  1. Akimov L.A. (1988) Light scattering of the Moon. I Kinematika i fisika nebesnykh tel. 1988 v.4, No 1, p. 3-10.
  2. Akimov L.A. (1988) Light scattering of the Moon. II Kinematika i fisika nebesnykh tel. 1988 v.4, No 2, p. 10-16.
  3. V.V.Korokhin, L.A.Akimov (1994) Mapping of the phase dependence of lunar surface brightness: reduction of the observations to standard conditions, construction of the equigonal albedo maps. Kinematika Fizika Nebeshykh Tel, 1994, v. 10, No 2, p. 56-64 (in Russian).
  4. V.V.Korokhin, L.A.Akimov (1997-1) Mapping of the phase parameters of the lunar surface brightness. Astronomicheskii Vestnic, 1997, v. 31, No 2, p. 143-152 [Solar System Research (Engl. transl.), 1997, v. 31, No 2, p. 128-136]
  5. Akimov L.A., Velikodsky Yu.I., Korokhin V.V. (1999) Dependence of Lunar Highlands Brightness on Photometric Latitude. Kinematika i fisika nebesnykh tel. 1999. v. 15, No 4. p. 304-309 (in Russian).
  6. Akimov L.A., Velikodsky Yu.I., and Korokhin V.V. (2000) Dependence of Latitude Brightness Distribution Over the Lunar Disk on Albedo and Relief. Kinematika i fisika nebesnykh tel. -2000. v. 16, No 2. p. 181-187 (in Russian).
  7. Starodubtseva O.M., Akimov L.A., Korokhin V.V. Seasonal variation of the North-South asymmetry of polarized light of Jupiter. Icarus. 2002. v. 157, No2, p. 419-425.
  8. Akimov, L. A.; Belkina, I. L.; Bushueva, T. P.(2003) Investigation of X-ray and optical solar flare activities during solar cycles 22 and 23  Kinematika i Fizika Nebesnykh Tel, vol. 19, no. 1, p. 3-12.
  9. Akimov, L. A.; Belkina, I. L.; et al (2008)  Quasi-synchronism of bursts in solar coronal structures in the Mg XII 0.84-nm line from CORONAS-F/SPIRIT experimental data  Astronomy Letters, Volume 34, Issue 12, pp.851-862.
  10. Yu. I. Velikodsky, N. V. Opanasenko, L. A. Akimov, V. V. Korokhin, Yu. G. Shkuratov, V. G. Kaydash, G. Videen, C. Pieters, Sh. A. Ehgamberdiev, N. E. Berdalieva. New earth-based absolute photometry of the Moon // Icarus. -2011. v.214, Issue 1, p. 30-45 (doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.04.021).
  11. Akimov, L. A.; Belkina, I. L (2012) Rieger quasi-periodicity in solar indices  Solar System Research, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp.243-252.