Oddbjørn Engvold

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Oddbjørn Engvold in 2003

Oddbjørn Engvold (born 7 April 1938) is a Norwegian astronomer.

He was born in Askim. His specialty is solar physics, and he was appointed as a professor at the University of Oslo in 1989. He was secretary general of the International Astronomical Union from 2003 to 2006 and a member of the board of Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters from 1993 to 1998.



  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Oddbjørn Engvold". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 April 2009.