at Yunnán Observatory (China) At Yunnán National Observatory (China, May 2006)
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Research interests:

Refereed publications:

  1. Arlot J.-E. et al. (94 auteurs), 2014, The PHEMU09 catalogue and astrometric results of the observations of the mutual occultations and eclipses of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter made in 2009, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 572, A120
  2. Arridge C.S. et al. (114 auteurs), 2014, The science case for an orbital mission to Uranus: Exploring the origins and evolution of ice giant planets, Planetary and Space Science, 104, 122-140
  3. Tajeddine R., Rambaux N., Lainey V., Charnoz S., Richard A., Rivoldini A. & Noyelles B., 2014, Constraints on Mimas' interior from Cassini ISS libration measurements, Science, 346, 322-324
  4. Noyelles B., Frouard J., Makarov V.V. & Efroimsky M., 2014, Spin-orbit evolution of Mercury revisited, Icarus, 241, 26-44
  5. Noyelles B. & Lhotka C., 2013, The influence of orbital dynamics, shape and tides on the obliquity of Mercury, Advances in Space Research, 52, 2085-2101, Supplementary Material
  6. Verheylewegen É., Noyelles B. & Lemaître A., 2013, A numerical exploration of Miranda's dynamical history, The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 435, 1776-1787
  7. Noyelles B., 2013, The rotation of Io predicted by the Poincaré-Hough model, Icarus, 223, 621-624
  8. Oberst J. et al. (29 authors), 2012, GETEMME - a mission to explore the Martian satellites and the fundamentals of solar system physics, Experimental Astronomy, 34, 243-271
  9. Noyelles B., 2012, Behavior of nearby synchronous rotation of a Poincaré-Hough satellite at low eccentricity, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 112, 353-383
  10. Arridge C.S. et al. (79 authors), 2012, Uranus Pathfinder: Exploring the origins and evolution of ice giant planets, Experimental Astronomy, 33, 753-791
  11. Noyelles B. & D'Hoedt S., 2012, Modeling the obliquity of Mercury, Planetary and Space Science, 60, 274-286
  12. Noyelles B., Karatekin Ö & Rambaux N., 2011, The rotation of Mimas, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 536, A61
  13. Noyelles B., Dufey J. & Lemaître A., 2010, Core-mantle interactions for Mercury, The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 407, 479-496
  14. D'Hoedt S., Noyelles B., Dufey J. & Lemaître A., 2010, A secondary resonance in Mercury's rotation, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 107, 93-100
  15. Noyelles B., 2010, Theory of the rotation of Janus and Epimetheus, Icarus, 207, 887-902
  16. Dufey J., Noyelles B., Rambaux N. & Lemaître A., 2009, Latitudinal librations of Mercury with a fluid core, Icarus, 203, 1-12
  17. D'Hoedt S., Noyelles B., Dufey J. & Lemaître A., 2009, Determination of an instantaneous Laplace plane for Mercury's rotation, Advances in Space Research, 44, 597-603
  18. Noyelles B., 2009, Expression of the third Cassini Law for Callisto, and theory of its rotation, Icarus, 202, 225-239
  19. Arlot J.-E. et al. (118 authors), 2009, The PHEMU03 catalogue of observations of the mutual phenomena of the Galilean satellites of Jupiter, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 493, 1171-1182
  20. Peng Q.Y., Vienne A., Lainey V. & Noyelles B., 2008, New evidence of precision premium for Galilean satellites from CCD imaging, Planetary and Space Science, 56, 1807-1811
  21. Noyelles B., 2008, Titan's rotational state: The effects of a forced "free" resonant wobble, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 101, 13-30
  22. Noyelles B., Lemaître A. & Vienne A., 2008, Titan's rotation: A 3-dimensional theory, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 478, 959-970
  23. Noyelles B. & Vienne A., 2007, Chaos induced by De Haerdtl inequality in the Galilean system, Icarus, 190, 594-607
  24. Peng Q.Y. & Noyelles B., 2007, Eclipses and Occultations of Galilean satellites observed in 2003 at Yunnan Observatory, The Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 7, 317-324
  25. Vienne A., Noyelles B. & Amossé A., 2003, Observation of 13 mutual events of Jovian satellites performed at Lille Observatory, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 411, 343-347
  26. Noyelles B., Vienne A. & Descamps P., 2003, Astrometric reduction of lightcurves observed during the PHESAT95 campaign of Saturnian satellites, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 401, 1159-1175

International conferences:

Press releases:

The despinning of Mercury: Vers l'avenir (Belgium), MEDIA INAF (Italy), La Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil), SpaceRef, University of Namur
The rotation of Mimas: INSU (France), BBC (UK), Chicago Tribune (USA), Toronto Sun (Canada), Noticias 24 (Venezuela), Der Standard (Austria), University of Namur

PhD thesis:

Noyelles B., 2005, Effets des marées sur la dynamique des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne, Ph.D thesis, Paris Observatory abstract

HDR thesis:

Noyelles B., 2014, Contribution à l'étude de la rotation résonnante dans le Système Solaire, Université de Lille 1


My homepage at the University of Namur: here,
at the International Astronomical Union: here
IAU-Symposium: Complex Planetary Systems 07-11 July 2014, Namur, Belgium