Gösta Gahm

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Gösta Gahm
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Gösta Gahm in September 2013.
Born
Gösta Fredrik Gahm

(1942-07-07) 7 July 1942 (age 79)
DiedDecember 27, 2020(2020-12-27) (aged 78)
Other namesGösta F. Gahm
Alma materStockholm University
OccupationAstronomer

Gösta Fredrik Gahm (7 July 1942 - 27 December 2020) was a Swedish astronomer.

Gösta Gahm was the professor emeritus of astronomy at Stockholm University. He was, until 2010, the chairman of the Swedish Astronomical Society, and was the main initiator of the popular science project Sweden Solar System.[1]

10997 Gahm, a main-belt asteroid discovered on 2 September 1978, is named in honour of Gahm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Med enorm nyfikenhet på universum". folkuniversitetet.se (in Swedish). Folkuniversitetet. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ "(10997) Gahm = 1978 RX7". uu.se. Uppsala University. Retrieved 19 January 2014.