Kapteijn, Jacobus Cornelius

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Kapteijn, Jacobus Cornelius Gender: M
born on 19 January 1851 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Barneveld, , 52n08, 5e35
Timezone GMT h0e
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 28°40' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 14°59'


Dutch astronomer renowned for his work in photographic astronomy and proper motion of the stars.

Died 6/18/1922 in Amsterdam.


  • business associate/partner relationship with Heymans, Gerard (born 17 April 1857). Notes: Kapteyn helped him with the statistics of his psychological experiments.
  • (has as) student relationship with Zernike, Frits (born 16 July 1888)


Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 2/3600.

svi: Same data found in the online municipal archive.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Photographic astronomy)