Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld

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Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld
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Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (sitting, right)
BornIngrid Groeneveld
(1921-10-21)21 October 1921[1]
Berlin, Weimar Republic
Died30 March 2015(2015-03-30) (aged 93)
Oegstgeest, Netherlands
ResidenceNetherlands
NationalityDutch
Known forMinor planets
Spouse(s)Cornelis Johannes van Houten
ChildrenKarel van Houten
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy
InstitutionsLeiden 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.