Bok, Bart Jan

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Name
Bok, Bart Jan Gender: M
born on 28 April 1906 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )
Place Hoorn, Netherlands, 52n39, 5e04
Timezone LST m4e53 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°24' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°34 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 28°52'



Bart Jan Bok (in his final year, 1983)

Biography

Dutch-American astronomer who came to the U.S. in 1929 and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. An educator, he was a Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona, emeritus, 1974, and President of the American Astronomy Society. His books include "The Milky Way," 1941 and "The Astronomer's Universe," 1958.

Bok died on 5 August 1983 in Tucson, Arizona. He was 77.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1929 (Moved to U.S.)
  • Social : Joined group 1938 (Became U.S. citizen)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1941 (The Milky Way)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 (The Astronomer's Universe)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 5 August 1983 (age 77, in Tucson, AZ)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher (3:30 PM Amsterdam time). He gave 4:00 PM in "People" magazine, 1977

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Moved to U.S. from Holland)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Astronomy)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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