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

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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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correspondedWith Beer, Arthur, 1900- person
correspondedWith Bok, Bart J. (Bart Jan), 1906-1983 person
correspondedWith Brouwer, Dirk, 1902- person
associatedWith Dearborn Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith DeVorkin, David H., 1944- person
associatedWith Dick, Steven J. person
correspondedWith Fowler, William A. person
correspondedWith Fricke, W. (Walter), 1915- person
correspondedWith Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000 person
correspondedWith Giclas, H. L. (Henry L.) person
associatedWith Hertzsprung, Ejnar, 1873-1967. person
correspondedWith Hoag, Arthur Allen, 1921-1999 person
correspondedWith Houziaux, L. (Léo) person
correspondedWith Jaschek, Carlos person
associatedWith Københavns universitet corporateBody
correspondedWith Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973 person
associatedWith National Air and Space Museum. Dept. of Space History. corporateBody
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Oort, Jan Hendrik person
associatedWith Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. corporateBody
associatedWith Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972. person
correspondedWith Strand family family
associatedWith Strömgren, Bengt, 1908- person
correspondedWith Struve, Otto, 1897-1963 person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Observatory corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Observatory. Astrometry and Astrophysics Division. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. corporateBody
correspondedWith Upgren, Arthur R. person
associatedWith Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Kingdom of Denmark 00 DK
Washington, D. C. DC US
Astronomical instruments
Astronomical photography
Double stars
Stellar activity
World War, 1939-1945


Birth 1907-02-27

Death 2000-10-31





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