Strand, K. Aage (Kaj Aage), 1907-2000

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1907-02-27
Death 2000-10-31
English, Danish

Biographical notes:

Astronomer and scientific director of the United States Naval Observatory. Died 2000.

From the description of K. Aage Strand papers, 1875-1999 (bulk 1947-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646634443

Kaj Aage Strand, 1907-2000. Astronomer. Education: University of Copenhagen (PhD, 1938, astronomy). Professional experience: Geodetic Institute in Copenhagen (1931-1933); University of Leiden (1933-1938); Swarthmore College (1938-1946); University of Chicago (1946-1967); Director of the Dearborn Observatory (1947-1958); US Naval Observatory, Director of Astrometry and Astrophysics (1958-1963) and Science Director (1963-1967).

From the description of Oral history interview with Kaj Strand, 1983 and 1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154303750

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Subjects:

  • Astronomical photography
  • Astronomical instruments--Design and construction
  • Astrophysics--History
  • Astronomy--Research
  • Stellar activity
  • Astrodynamics
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • Astronomy
  • Astrometry
  • Double stars
  • Geodesy--Research

Occupations:

  • Astronomers

Places:

  • Kingdom of Denmark, 00, DK
  • Washington, D. C., DC, US