Bibliotheken Tentoonstellingen Jan Oort

Jan Oort, Astronomer

A short biography of Jan Hendrik Oort

1. Biography
2. Leiden Observatory
3. Leiden University
4. The Netherlands
5. Galactic rotation
6. Comets
7. Crab Nebula
8. International contacts
9. Mens sana...



4. The Netherlands


Oortklein_18.jpg (2555 bytes)18. J.H. Oort lecturing , probably at a Dutch Astronomers’ Conference (c. 1956)

Oortklein_19.jpg (6035 bytes)19. Official opening in 1956 of the 25-m Dwingeloo Telescope by H.M. Queen Juliana, J.H. Oort explaining. Photograph by C. de Boer

Oortklein_20.jpg (3226 bytes)20. J.H. Oort being interviewed in 1978 for a TV programme, at the Westerbork Telescope (opened in 1970). Photograph NOS.

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