Kaiser, Franz

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Kaiser, Franz Gender: M
Franz Heinrich Kaiser
born on 25 April 1891 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Wiesbaden, Germany, 50n05, 8e14
Timezone LMT m8e14 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°37' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°07 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 19°31'


German astronomer who discovered 21 asteroids during the period of 1911 to 1914 when he was working at the Heidelberg-Königstuhl Observatory while doing his Ph.D. there, which he obtained in 1915.

He died on 13 March 1962 in Wiesbaden, aged 70. The outer main-belt asteroid 3183 Franzkaiser was named in his memory on 1 September 1993 (M.P.C. 22497).

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Discovered 21 asteroids)