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us: Bruggencate, P. ten (Paul), 1901-1961

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    • us: Bruggencate, Paul ten, 1901-
    • us: Ten Bruggencate, P. (Paul), 1901-1961
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        (naf) Arosa (Switzerland)
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        • Organization: (naf) Universität Göttingen
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        • Organization: (naf) Observatorium Bosscha
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Universität Greifswald
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        (lcsh) Astronomers
          (lcsh) Astrophysicists
      • Sources

        • found: His Sternhaufen, 1927.
        • found: LCCN 49-3909: His Astronomy, astrophysics and cosmogony, 1948 (hdg.: Bruggencate, Paul, 1901- ; usage: P. ten Bruggencate)
        • found: Zur erforschung des weltalls: acht vorträge über probleme der astronomie und astrophysik, 1934: titlep age (P. ten Bruggencate)
        • found: Wikipedia, January 22, 2015 (Paul ten Bruggencate; German astronomer and astrophysicist; Ten Bruggencate was born on February 24, 1901 in Arosa, Switzerland; he graduated from the University of Munich and in 1924 moved to the Göttingen University Observatory; Ten Bruggencate stayed as an assistant at the Göttingen University until 1926, when he traveled to Java; he worked there with the Dutch astronomer Joan Voûte at the Bosscha Observatory near Lembang and started a survey of Cepheid variable stars; after two years at the Bosscha Observatory, he visited the Mt. Wilson Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory In the United States; in 1929 he moved to the University of Greifswald in northern Germany, where he finished his habilitation on Cepheid variable stars in 1935; Ten Bruggencate became chief astronomer at the Potsdam Observatory in 1935; from that time on, the main focus of ten Bruggencate's research became the Sun; in 1941 ten Bruggencate became the director at the Göttingen University Observatory; Ten Bruggencate was the president of the Academy of Sciences Göttingen from 1958 until 1961 he also remained as director of the Göttingen University Observatory until his death on September 14, 1961; the crater Ten Bruggencate on the Moon is named after him)
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