Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld

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Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld
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Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (sitting, right)
Born Ingrid Groeneveld
(1921-10-21)21 October 1921[1]
Berlin, Weimar Republic
Died 30 March 2015(2015-03-30) (aged 93)
Oegstgeest, Netherlands
Residence Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Known for Minor planets
Spouse(s) Cornelis Johannes van Houten
Children Karel van Houten
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Leiden Observatory
Palomar Observatory

Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (21 October 1921 – 30 March 2015) was a Dutch astronomer. She worked at the Leiden Observatory. She analyzed new asteroids. She is thanked for finding several thousand new asteroid discoveries.[2][3]

Van Houten-Groeneveld died on 30 March 2015, at the age of 93, in Oegstgeest, Netherlands.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mitteilungen, Nummers 9-16 (in German). Astronomische Gesellschaft (Germany). 1957. p. 75. 
  2. "SETI Institute - Long-Lost, Dangerous Asteroid Is Found Again". Seti.org. 2007-10-04. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  3. Saiber, Arielle (2005). Giordano Bruno and the Geometry of Language. Ashgate. ISBN 978-0-7546-3321-1. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  4. (Dutch) Leidse sterrenkundige Ingrid van Houten overleden (21 oktober 1921-30 maart 2015), Astronomie.nl, 2015. Retrieved on 31 March 2015.