Artie P. Hatzes
|Artie P. Hatzes|
May 24, 1957 |
Havre de Grace, Maryland
|Alma mater||California Institute of Technology
University of California at Santa Cruz
|Known for||Discovering numerous extrasolar planets|
|Institutions||Karl Schwarzschild Observatory|
Artie P. Hatzes (born May 24, 1957) is an American astronomer. He is a professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and director of the Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (Thuringian State Observatory).
Hatzes is a pioneer in the search of extrasolar planets and is working on the COROT space mission. His achievements have included discovering the extrasolar planets Pollux b, Epsilon Eridani b and HD 13189 companion.
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