Kowal, Charles T.

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Name
Kowal, Charles T. Gender: M
born on 8 November 1940 at 05:20 (= 05:20 AM )
Place Buffalo, New York, 42n53, 78w53
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°52' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 03°19 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 26°00'



Biography

American astronomer known for his observations and discoveries in the Solar System. As a staff astronomer at Caltech's Mount Wilson and Palomar Mountain observatories between 1961 and 1984, he found the first of a new class of Solar System objects, the centaurs, discovered two moons of the planet Jupiter, and discovered or co-discovered a number of asteroids, comets andsupernovae. He was awarded the James Craig Watson Medal for his contributions to astronomy in 1979.

On 1 November 1977 he discovered Chiron.

He died 28 November 2011.


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Source Notes

Taeger quotes David Fisher via Kemp the birth time is probably speculative

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (discovery of Chiron)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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