Kowal, Charles T.
|born on||8 November 1940 at 05:20 (= 05:20 AM )|
|Place||Buffalo, New York, 42n53, 78w53|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||15°52' 03°19 Asc. 26°00'|
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.
- associate relationship with Celestial: Chiron Discovery (born 1 November 1977)
Taeger quotes David Fisher via Kemp the birth time is probably speculative
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy
- Notable : Famous : First in Field (discovery of Chiron)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession