Frank Pieter Israel

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Frank Pieter Israel
Frank Israel opent Skepsis Congres 2014.jpg
Israel opens the Skepsis Congres 2014.
Born 1946 (age 68–69)
Residence Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Fields Astronomer
Institutions Leiden Observatory
Alma mater Leiden Observatory

Frank Pieter Israel is a Dutch astronomer. He received his Ph.D. in astronomy at the Leiden Observatory in 1976, [1] where he now is Professor. The asteroid 7507 Israel is named for him.

Israel is chairman of the skeptical organisation Stichting Skepsis.[2]


  1. ^ Israel, Frank Pieter (1976), Radio investigations of galactic and extragalacic HII regions, Bibcode:1976PhDT........17I 
  2. ^ "Wat doet Skepsis?". Skepsis website (in Dutch). Stichting Skepsis. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 

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