Halton Arp

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Halton Arp
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Halton Arp in London, Oct 2000
Born(1927-03-21)March 21, 1927
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedDecember 28, 2013(2013-12-28) (aged 86)
Munich, Germany
ResidenceGermany
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology
Known forIntrinsic redshift
Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy
InstitutionsPalomar Observatory
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Doctoral advisorWalter Baade

Halton Christian "Chip" Arp (March 21, 1927 – December 28, 2013) was an American astronomer. He was known for his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, published in 1966. Arp was also known as a critic of the Big Bang theory and for helping a non-standard cosmology to create an intrinsic redshift.[needs simplifying]

Arp was born on March 21, 1927 in New York City. He studied at the California Institute of Technology. Arp was married three times. He had four daughters.

Arp died on December 28, 2013 in Munich. He died from a stroke, aged 86.[1]

Books[change | change source]

  • Halton Arp (1989). Quasars, Redshifts and Controversies. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-36314-4.
  • Halton Arp, Seeing Red, Aperion (August 1998) ISBN 0-9683689-0-5
  • Halton Arp, Catalogue of Discordant Redshift Associations, Aperion (September 1, 2003) ISBN 0-9683689-9-9
  • G. Burbidge, E.M. Burbidge, H.C. Arp, W.M. Napier: Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, High Redshift QSOs and Active Galaxies.
  • J. Kanipe, D. Webb The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, A Chronicle and Observer's Guide, Willmann-Bell Inc. (2006) ISBN 978-0-943396-76-7

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