Artie P. Hatzes

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Artie P. Hatzes is an American astronomer. He is a professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and director of the Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (Thuringian State Observatory).

Artie P. Hatzes
Born
May 24, 1957 (age 65)

Havre De Grace, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology University of California, Santa Cruz
Known forDiscovering numerous extrasolar planets

Hatzes is a pioneer in the search of extrasolar planets and is working on the COROT space mission. His achievements have included discovering the extrasolar planets Pollux b, Epsilon Eridani b and the star HD 13189's planet known as HD 13189 b.