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Johannes Viktor Feitzinger

Johannes Viktor Feitzinger, German astronomer, observatory and planetarium administrator. Fellow Humboldt Gesellschaft; member Rotary.

Background

  • Feitzinger, Johannes Viktor was born on March 2, 1939 in Troppau, Federal Republic of Germany.

  • Education

    • Diploma in physics, University Tübingen, Germany, 1968. Doctor in Natural Sciences, University Tübingen, Germany, 1973.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Tübingen, 1968-1973, University Bochum, Germany, 1973-1979, lecturer Germany, 1979-1984, professor Germany, 1984-1987. Professor, director Observatory and Planetarium Bochum, since 1987. Speaker Rat German Planetarium, Bochum, 1988-1992.

      Delegate German representative in commission teaching astronomy International Astronomical Union., 1993.

    Works

    • Author: Unterwegs auf der Milchstrasse, 1993, (handbook) Handbuch für Sternfreunde, Galaxien, 1989, Compendium Practical Astronomy, Galaxies, 1993.

    Membership

    Fellow Humboldt Gesellschaft. Member Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Christa Mara Vassilliere, March 14, 1975. Children: Alexander, Franziska.
    • spouse: Christa Mara Vassilliere
    • children: Alexander Feitzinger
    • Franziska Feitzinger
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    • 1968
      University Tübingen
    • 1973
      University Tübingen
    • 1968 - 1973
      Research assistant, University T+-bingen
    • 1973 - 1979
      Research assistant, University T+-bingen
      Germany
    • 1987
      professor, Observatory and Planetarium Bochum
    • 1987
      director, Observatory and Planetarium Bochum