Grotrian, Walter

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Grotrian, Walter Gender: M
born on 21 April 1890 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Aachen, Germany, 50n47, 6e05
Timezone LMT m6e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 01°08' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 25°19 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°19'


German astronomer and astrophysicist.

Grotrian studied the emission line from the solar corona in the green region of the spectrum; this emission line could not be attributed to any known chemical element and was thought to be a new element (which scientists named "coronium"). Grotrian and Bengt Edlén from Sweden demonstrated that the two observed emission lines arise from iron atoms that have lost about half their 26 electrons.

He died 3 March 1954.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 2


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy