Luyten

2007 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Willem Jacob Luyten {1899-1994}, emeritus professor of astronomy at the University of Minnesota, well known for his investigations on stars with large proper motion. (M 5038)

Obituaries published in I.A.P.P.P. Commun., No. 58, p. 60-61 (1994); Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 1480-1481 (1995); Q.J.R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 37, No. 3, p. 453-456 (1996); Phys. Today, Vol. 68, No. 4, p. 107 (1995).

Telescopes Mastery

Telescopes Mastery

Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know all about the telescopes that can provide a fun and rewarding hobby for you and your family!

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment