Bartholomeus Jan Bok
April 28, 1906
|Died||August 5, 1983 (aged 77)|
Tucson, Arizona, United States
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Alma mater||Leiden; Groningen|
|Known for||The Milky Way; Bok globules|
|Spouse(s)||Priscilla Fairfield Bok|
|Children||Joyce and John|
Bartholomeus Jan "Bart" Bok (April 28, 1906 – August 5, 1983) was a Dutch-American astronomer, teacher, and lecturer. He is best known for his work on the Milky Way galaxy, and for the discovery of Bok globules.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Millman, Peter M. (1984). "Bart Jan Bok, 1906–1983". Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. 78: 7. Bibcode:1984JRASC..78....3M.