Baade, Walter

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Baade, Walter Gender: M
Baade, Wilhelm Heinrich Walter
born on 24 March 1893 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Schrottinghausen, Germany, 52n20, 8e20
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 04°04' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°36 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 29°26'


German-American astronomer outstanding in the use of the large telescope. He discovered the asteroid Icarus and had a permanent post in the Mt. Wilson Observatory from 1931 until his retirement in 1958. He studied globular clusters and supernovas with special emphasis on the Andromeda nebula. Died on 6/25/1960, Gottingham, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Zanstra, Herman (born 3 November 1894). Notes: interested him for astrophysics


  • Work : New Job 1931 (Post in Mt. Wilson Observatory)
  • Work : Retired 1958 (From post in Mt. Wilson Observatory)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.R.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy