Kazimierz Kordylewski

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Kazimierz Kordylewski (born 11 October 1903 in Poznań - 11 March 1981 in Kraków, Poland) was a Polish astronomer.

Kazimierz Kordylewski, April 1964.

In 1956 he claimed the discovery of the Kordylewski clouds which are believed to be large transient concentrations of dust at the Trojan points of the Earth-Moon system. The existence of the clouds is still contested.

He studied ad Posen University and Jagiellonian University with a PhD in 1932.[1]


  1. ^ Hockey, Thomas (2009). The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-387-31022-0. Retrieved August 22, 2012. 

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